A Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum: With Engravings...

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W. Bulmer and Company, and sold at the British museum, 1818 - Marble sculpture, Greek
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Page vi - Liberator baud dubie Germaniae et qui non primordia populi Romani, sicut alii reges ducesque, sed florentissimum imperium lacessierit, proeliis ambiguus, bello non victus...
Page iv - Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, and Roman. Selected from different Collections in Great Britain by the SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI. Vol. II. 5/. 5s. SEATON (Dr. Edward C.).— A HANDBOOK OF VACCINATION. Extra fcp. 8vo. Bs. 6d. SEELEY (Prof. JR). — LECTURES AND ESSAYS. 8vo. loi. 6< THE EXPANSION OF ENGLAND.
Page vi - Gallica differunt consuetudine. Interiores plerique frumenta non serunt, sed lacte et carne vivunt pellibusque sunt vestiti. Omnes vero se Britanni vitro inficiunt, quod caeruleum efficit colorem, atque hoc horridiores sunt in pugna aspectu; capilloque sunt promisso atque omni parte corporis rasa praeter caput et labrum superius.
Page 5 - The novel sight of a man seated on a horse, and galloping over the plains with more than human velocity, might easily suggest to the minds of an ignorant peasantry, the idea of an animal composed partly of a man and partly of a horse ; and it was from this simple origin, according to some explanations, that the fable of the Centaurs sprung. We must remark, that we place no confidence in the proposed etymology of the word Centauros, and almost as little in the explanation of the story.
Page 7 - ... effects of wine, offered violence to the person of Hippodamia, the bride. This outrageous act was immediately resented by Theseus, the friend of Pirhitous, who hurled a large vessel of wine at the head of the offender, which brought him lifeless to the ground. A general engagement then ensued between the two parties; and the Centaurs not only sought to revenge the death of their companion, Eurytus, but likewise attempted to carry off the females who were guests at the nuptials. In this conflict,...
Page xi - Bacchus is inclined towards his companion, whom he appears to regard with an expression of great benignity. The figure of Ampelus is represented at the period of his transformation into the vine-plant, but before the metamorphosis has been quite completed. The lower part of his body appears to have taken root, while the transformation, which is gradually proceeding, has not deprived Ampelus of the power of looking up affec32 Liber muliebri et delicato corpore pingitur.
Page 34 - ... igne tremunt oculi, lunataque dentibus uncis ora sonant ; spectat pugnas de rupe propinqua venator pallens canibusque silentia suadet : sic avidi incurrunt ; necdum letalia miscent 535 volnera, sed coeptus sanguis, facinusque peractum est. Nec iam opus est Furiis ; tantum mirantur et adstant laudantes, hominumque dolent plus posse furores.
Page xiv - The bow and quiver, when the statue was perfect, were doubtless of bronze, and the place occupied by the latter behind the right shoulder is very perceptible, as well as the holes and the metal by which it was fastened to the.
Page xiv - No. 11. of it with other similar figures, that this statue of Diana was originally represented holding a bow in the left hand, and with the right hand drawing an arrow from a quiver fastened behind her shoulder. Such is the action of the Diana formerly in the Villa Pamphili, but now in the...
Page ix - Arvorum sacerdotes Romulus in primis instituit , seque duodecimum fratrem appellavit inter illos . ab Acca Laurentia nutrice sua genitos, spicea corona, quœ vitta alba colligaretur, in sacerdotio eis pro religiosissimo insigni data, quae prima apud Romanos fuit corona : honosque is non nisi vita (mit nr , et exsuies etiam captosque comitatur.

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