Archaeologia Graeca Or the Antiquities of Greece, Volume 1

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Page 66 - And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads : and that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the Beast, or the number of his name.
Page 236 - And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
Page 336 - But the rich matron, who has more to give, Her anfwers from the Brachman will receive : Skill'd in the globe and fphere, he gravely ftancjs, And, with his compafs, meafures feas and lands.
Page 449 - The expiring serpent wallow'd in his gore. Then to preserve the fame of such a deed, For Python slain, he Pythian games decreed, Where noble youths for mastership should strive, To quoit, to run, and steeds and chariots drive. The prize was fame, in witness of renown, An oaken garland did the victor crown. The laurel was not yet for triumphs born, But every green alike by Phoebus worn 605 Did, with promiscuous grace, his flowing locks adorn.
Page 336 - But the Rich Matron, who has more to give, Her Answers from the •' Brachman will receive : Skill'd in the Globe and Sphere, he Gravely stands, 760 And, with his Compass, measures Seas and Lands.
Page 271 - Byzantian, describes the matter thus : that there were two pillars, on one of which was placed a kettle, upon the other a boy holding in his hand a whip, with lashes of brass, which being by the violence of the wind struck against the kettle, caused a continual sound ; whence came the proverb A4>J«N»i»» ^cXxeitir, m T«» ft(xgoA«yB>T*», or rather «•/ rai jt**xgeAoy»»T«ir, for it was applied to talkative persons.
Page 353 - ... exposed to the wind ; and as many of the letters as remained in their own places were taken up, and being joined together, contained an answer to the question.
Page 339 - If a man sneezed at the table while they were taking away, or if another happened to sneeze upon his left hand, it was unlucky ; if on the right hand, fortunate. If, in the undertaking any business, two or four sneezes happened, it was a lucky omen, and gave encouragement to proceed ; if more than four, the omen was neither good nor bad ; if one or three, it was unlucky, and dehorted them from proceeding in what they had designed. If two men were deliberating about any business, and both of them...
Page 441 - ... as high as the shoulder ; and in time they came to be used not only as defensive arms, but to annoy the enemy, being filled with plummets of lead and iron, to add force to the blows.
Page 302 - Such was the soul of Hermodorus the Clazomenian, of which it is reported that for several nights and days it would leave his body, travel over many countries, and return after it had viewed things and discoursed with persons at a great distance ; till at last, by the treachery of his wife, his body was delivered to his enemies, and they burnt the house while the inhabitant was abroad.

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