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" The ruins of Baalbek astonish every visitant. Their great delineators, who took only an artistic view of them, say: — 'When we compare them with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Asia, we cannot... "
The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels - Page 94
1815
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A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing ..., Volume 6

Voyages and travels - 1767
...in Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Afia, we cannot help thinking them 'the -remains of the boldeft plan that appears to have been ever attempted in architecture. In taking a view of this city from the foiuh, we fee the prefent town encompafled with its wall, and at the eaft end the moft confiderable...
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An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels ..., Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - Discoveries in geography - 1802
...declined together, and the modern ladies of Balbec have the character of being more chaste and less fair. When we compare the ruins of Balbec with those of...at the east end the most considerable ruins of the ancient Heliopolis, particularly the remains of its magnificent temple, which are mostly surrounded...
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Remarks on the Architecture, Sculpture, and Zodiac of Palmyra: With a Key to ...

Bartholomew Prescot - Tadmur (Syria) - 1830 - 20 pages
...follows:—" When we compare the ruins of Balbec with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture. Is it not strange then, that the age and undertaker of works,...
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The Holy Bible: According to the Authorized Version, Containing ..., Volume 2

Bible - 1837
...of admiration as the ruined temples at Baalbec. Wood says, " Wiien we compare the t'lins of Baalbec d over Israel : and let the house of thy servant David...saying, 1 will build thcc an house : therefore hath t These "mains consist of the grand temple of the sun, with its courts and most magnificent portico ;...
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Ruins of Ancient Cities: With General and Particular Accounts of ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - Cities and towns, Ancient - 1841
...Mr. Wood, " with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, and Egypt, and in other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture." " The enormity of the scale," says Mr. Buckingham, " and the...
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Great Cities of the World in Their Glory and in Their Desolation: Embracing ...

John Frost - Africa - 1852 - 544 pages
...of them, say: — 'When we compare them with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture.' Speaking even of the smaller temple, Maundrell...
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The Great Cities of the Ancient World: In Their Glory and Their Desolation

Theodore Alois Buckley - Cities and towns, Ancient - 1852 - 380 pages
...them, say : — ' When we compare them with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture.' Speaking even of the smaller temple, Maundrell...
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Outlines of Scripture geography and history

Edward Hughes - 1853
...them, say : ' When we compare' them ' with those of many ancient cities winch we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt. and other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the boldest plan we ever iaw attempted in architecture.' strikes the mind with an air of greatness beyond...
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The Monthly Religious Magazine, Volumes 25-26

Unitarianism - 1861
...says Robert Wood, " with those of many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and in other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture." There confront you now in Ba'albek the remains of two temples,...
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Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c. Illustrated: In a Series of ..., Volume 3

John Carne - Middle East
...remarks, " When we compare the ruins of Balbec with many ancient cities which we visited in Italy, Greece, Egypt, and other parts of Asia, we cannot help thinking them the remains of the boldest plan we ever saw attempted in architecture. Is it not strange then that the age and undertaker of works...
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