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" Beyond these is a walk planted with the smooth and twining acanthus, where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end is an alcove of white marble, shaded with vines, supported by four small Carystian pillars. "
Lectures on roman husbandry, delivered before the university of - Page 215
1857
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul: With Occasional Remarks, Volume 1

Pliny (the Younger) - Lawyers - 1807
...tinkling fountains sweetly murmur by. the smooth and twining acanthus, { where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end...Carystian pillars. From this bench the water gushing t It is probable the acanthus, here mentioned, is not the same plant with that described above; it...
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul, Volume 1

Pliny (the Younger.) - 1809
...Beyond these is a walk planted with the smooth and twining acanthus,t where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end is an alcove of white marble, shaded with vines, * The plane-tree was much cultivated among the Homans, upon account of its extraordinary shade, and...
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul, Volumes 1-2

Pliny (the Younger.), William Melmoth - 1809
...Beyond these is a walk planted with the smooth and twining acanthus,t where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end is an aleove of white marble, shaded with vines, * The plane-tree was much cultivated among the Romans, upon...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...extraordinary shade, and they used t* with the smooth and twining acanthus*, where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end...white marble, shaded with vines, supported by four smalt Carystian pillars t. From this bench the water gushing through several little pipes, as if it...
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Sketches of the domestic manners and institutions of the romans

History - 1821 - 347 pages
...dwarf-plane-trees. Beyond these is a walk planted with the smooth and twining acanthus, where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end...shaded with vines, supported by four small Carystian pillars.7 Fram tihis bench the water gushing through several little pipes, as if it were pressed out...
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Sketches of the domestic manners and institutions of the Romans

Romans - 1821
...dwarf-plane-trees. Beyond these is a walk planted with the smooth and twining acanthus, where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end is an alcove of white marble, shaded with vine*, supported by four small Carystian pillars.7 From this bench the water gushing throng!) several...
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Sketches of the domestic manners, and institutions, of the Romans

Rome - 1823 - 272 pages
...twining acanthus, ' where the trees are also cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the tipper end is an alcove of white marble, shaded with vines,...Carystian 'pillars.* From this bench the water gushing " Caryttian Pillars." This marble was obtained from ': an Island in the Grecian Archipelago, now...
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Outlines of the history of ancient Rome: embracing its antiquities; on the ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Rome - 1828 - 312 pages
...planted with the smooth and twining acanthus, where the trees are also cut into a variety of manners and shapes. At the upper end is an alcove of white...small Carystian pillars. From this bench the water gushes through several little pipes and falls into a stone cistern underneath, from whence it is received...
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A History of English Gardening, Chronological, Biographical, Literary, and ...

George William Johnson - Gardening - 1829 - 445 pages
...Beyond these is a walk interspersed with the smooth and twining Acanthus, where Trees also are cut into a variety of names and shapes. At the upper end...marble shaded with Vines, supported by four small Pillars of Coryxtian Marble. From this bench the Water gushing through several small Pipes, falls into...
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