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" For the proud banquet, stood the hall prepar'd: Thick golden plates the latent beams infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with gold: Of solid marble all the walls were made, And onyx e'en the meaner floor inlay'd-; While porphyry and agat, round... "
Lucan's Pharsalia, tr. into Engl. verse by N. Rowe - Page 261
by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, James Welwood - 1722
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Medulla poetarum romanorum, The most beautiful and instructive ..., Volume 1

Henry Baker - 1737
...gall'd and ratling Chains Dart. BAN QJJ ET. See HOSPITALITY. Rich as ibme Fane by lavi/h Zealots rear'd, For the proud Banquet, flood the Hall prepar'd : Thick...latent Beams infold, And the high Roof was fretted o'er v/ith Gold : Nee imms cruftata damns, foftflque-mtefatf Marmoribus : ftabtque fibi пол fegnis...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 28

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...wealthy ftore, Excefs unknown to frugal Rome before. Rich, as fome fane by lavifh zealots rear'd, 1fi5 For the proud banquet, flood the hall prepar'd : Thick...the walls were made, And onyx ev'n the meaner floor inlay'd ; 17* "While porphyry and agat, round the court, In mafly columns, rofe a proud fupport. Of...
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The Works of the English Poets: Rowe's Lucan

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...before. Rich, as fome fane by lavim zealots rear'd, 1^5 For the proud banquet, flood the hall prepar'di Thick golden plates the latent beams infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with goldi Of folid marble all, the walls were made, And onyx ev'n the meaner floor inlay'd ; ; -e While...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 20

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...unknown to frugal Rome before. Rich, as some fane by slavish zealots rcar'd, For the proud banquet, stood the hall prepar'd: Thick golden plates the latent...infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with gold: Of solid marble all the walls were made, And onyx e'en the meaner floor inlay'd-; While porphyry and agat,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...before. Rich as some fane by lavish zealots rear'd, For the proud banquet, stood the hall prepared: Thick golden plates the latent beams infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with gold: 14 Ca-sar had, to all outward appearance, reconciled l'!lemy and his sister. Of solid marble all...
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Domestic architecture: containing a history of the science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture - 1841 - 342 pages
...: " Rich as some fane by lavish zealots reared, For the proud banquet stood the hall prepared ; Thick golden plates the latent beams infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with gold ; Of solid marble all the walls were made, And onyx ev'n the meaner floor inlaid; While porphyry and agate,...
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The discrepancies of freemasonry examined during a week's gossip with ...

George Oliver - 1875
...is intimated in Lucan's vivid description of the decorations of Cleopatra's banqueting-hall: " ' Thick golden plates the latent beams infold, And the high roof was fretted o'er with gold. Of solid marble all the halls were made, And onyx ev'n the meaner floor inlay'd ; While porphyry and agate...
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