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" Greeks were very fond of flesh. Their usual drink was water, either hot or cold, but most commonly the latter, which was sometimes cooled with ice. Wines were very generally used, and even perfumed wines were introduced at the tables of the rich. 6. Before... "
Peter Parley's Common School History: Ilustrated by Engravings - Page 104
by Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1850 - 309 pages
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Pinnock's improved edition of dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece, abridged ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822
...according to their quality. 20. Immediately on the provisions being set on the table, and before they began to eat, a part was offered, as a sort of first-fruits, to the gods. And, at the bringing in of the second course, the guests adorned themselves with garlands of flowers,...
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Catechism of Grecian Antiquities: Being an Account of the Religion ...

Christopher Irving - 1824
...their heads raised up, and their backs supported with pillows.* Q. How did the feast commence ? A. As soon as the provisions were set on the table, and...was offered as a sort of first-fruits to the gods. T. Describe the feast. P. The G -eciao entertainmentsusually consisted of three courses : the first...
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1837
...they adopted the eastern custom of reclining on beds or couches. As soon as the dishes were set upon the table, and before the guests began to eat, a part...first-fruits to the gods. 8. They had a custom similar to our-, of drinking health*, not only to those present, but to their absent friends ; and at every name...
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A classical and archæological dictionary of the manners, customs, laws ...

P Austin Nuttall - 1840
...length, leaning on their left arms, with their heads raised up, »ml their hacks supported with pillows. As soon as the provisions were set on the table, and before the guests began to eat, a part was offcred as a sort ot first fruits to the gods. The Grecian entertainments usually consisted of three...
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1860
...Wines were very generally used, and even perfumed wines were introduced at the tables of the rich. fi. Before the Greeks went to an entertainment, they washed...and at every name they poured a little wine on the ground, which was called a libation. 9. The entertainment being ended, a hymn was sung to the gods....
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1862
...consisted of a white tunic fastened with a broad sash, and descending in folds down to their heels. 4. In the early ages, the food of the Greeks was the...and at every name they poured a little wine on the ground, which was called a libation. 9. The entertainment being ended, a hymn was sung to the gods....
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1867
...the food of the Greeks was the fruits of the earth, and their drink, water ; the flesh of animals waa introduced at a later period. This brought on the...and at every name they poured a little wine on the ground, which was called a libation. 9. The entertainment being ended, a hymn was sting to the gods....
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - History - 1869 - 512 pages
...anointed themselves; when they arrived, the1 entertainer took them by the hand, or kissed their lipa, hands, knees, or feet, as they deserved more or less...had a custom similar to ours, of drinking healths, -pi not only to those present, but to their absent friends ; and at every name they poured a little...
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Parley's Common School History of the World: A Pictorial History of the ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - World history - 1870 - 360 pages
...quite upright, or leaning a little backward; but in more degenerate ages, they adopted the Asiatic custom of reclining on beds or couches. As soon as...and at every name they poured a little wine on the ground, which was called a libation. 9. The entertainment being ended, a hymn was sung to the gods....
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Peter Parley's Universal history, on the basis of geography

Peter Parley (pseud.), Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne - 1871
...introduced at a later period. This brought on the luxuries of the table, and some of the cities of Oreece became renowned for producing excellent cooks. The...had a custom similar to ours, of drinking healths, M not only to those present, but to their absent friends ; and at every name they poured a little wine...
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