Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 25 on The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most costly monuments of elegance....  
" The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude ; the perfect arts of architecture, painting, and sculpture, have been prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the... "
A classical tour through Italy ... - Page 42
by John Chetwode Eustace - 1818
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...childless pontiff at the eiLXXI pense of the church and country. The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude...prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the most precious works of antiquity, which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book

A tour through Italy, Volume 1

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1813 - 650 pages
...scene of splendor and beauty seldom equalled even in Italy.* * Of the Roman palaces, many of which have been erected by the nephews or relations of different Popes, Gibbon speaks with admiration, but severe censure. " They are," says he, (ch. 71), " the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude;...
Full view - About this book

A classical tour through Italy, an. MDCCCII.

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1815
...scene of splendor and beauty seldom equalled even in Italy.* * Of the Roman palaces, many of which have been erected, by the nephews or relations of different...says he, (ch. 71), " the most costly monuments of elei gance and servitude ; the perfect arts of architecture, painting, 1and sculpture, have been prostituted...
Full view - About this book

A Classical Tour Through Italy, An. MDCCCII.

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1816
...scene of splendor and beauty seldom equalled even in Italy.* * Of the Roman palaces, many of which have been erected by the nephews Or relations of different...prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the most precious works of antiquity which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...at the expense of the church and country. The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most custly monuments of elegance and servitude; the perfect arts...prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the mo.st precious works of antiquity, which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book

A classical tour through Italy: an. MDCCCII, Volume 2

John Chetwode Eustace - Italy - 1817
...scene of splendor and beauty seldom equalled even in Italy.* * Of the Roman palaces, many of which have been erected by the nephews or relations of different...but with severe censure. "They are," says he, (ch. 70., " the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude ; the perfect arts of architecture, painting,...
Full view - About this book

The classic and connoisseur in Italy and Sicily, with an appendix ..., Volume 1

George William D. Evans, Luigi Antonio Lanzi - 1835
...Rome, many of which were built by the nephews or relatives of Popes, are, as Gibbon expresses it, " the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude:...prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the most precious works of antiquity, which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book

A classical tour through Italy. From the 6th Lond. ed

John Chetwode Eustace - 1837
...horses, to enable' him to enter Rome with becoming dignity. » Of the Roman palaces, many of which have been erected by the nephews or relations of different...admiration, but with severe censure. " They are," gays he, (cb. 71 ) " the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude; the perfect arts of architecture,...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1851
...childish pontiff at the expense of the church and country. The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude...prostituted in their service ; and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the most precious works of antiquity, which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon, M. Guizot (François) - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...childless pontiff, at the expense of the church and country. The palaces of these fortunate nephews are the most costly monuments of elegance and servitude...prostituted in their service, and their galleries and gardens are decorated with the most precious works of antiquity, which taste or vanity has prompted...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF