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" Within this rocky honeycomb — ' cette ville en monolithe,' as it has been aptly called, for it is literally scooped out of one mountain block — live about two hundred poor people, foddering their wretched goats at carved piscina and stately sideboards,... "
The south of France. East half - Page 58
by Charles Bertram Black - 1885 - 396 pages
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 18

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1868
...column shaft ; the doors and windows of old pleasure rooms are hung with ivy and wild fig for tapestry ; winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and lead to vacancy. High overhead suspended in mid aii hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's einging room — now inaccessible, the haunt of hawks...
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Guide to the south of France and to the north of Italy

Charles Bertram Black - France - 1873 - 238 pages
...winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and lead to vacancy. High overhead, suspended in mid air, hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's singing room...literally scooped out of one mountain block — live about two hundred poor people, foddering their wretched goats at carved piscina and stately sideboards,...
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Guide to the south of France and to the north of Italy

Charles Bertram Black - France - 1873 - 238 pages
...vacancy. High overhead, suspended in mid air, hang chambers—lady's bower or poet's singing room—now inaccessible, the haunt of hawks and swallows. Within...called, for it is literally scooped out of one mountain block—live about two hundred poor people, foddering their wretched goats at carved piscina and stately...
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Guide to France, Belgium, Holland [&c.].

1874
...•winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and lead to vacancy. High overhead, suspended in mid air, hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's singing room...literally scooped out of one mountain block — live about two hundred poor people, foddering their wretched goats at carved piscina and stately sideboards,...
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Sketches in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - Greece - 1874 - 339 pages
...column-shaft ; the doors and windows of old pleasure-rooms are hung with ivy and wild fig for tapestry ; winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and...in mid-air hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's singing-room — now inaccessible, the haunt of hawks and swallows. Within this rocky honeycomb —...
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Sketches and Studies in Southern Europe, Volume 2

John Addington Symonds - Alps - 1880
...column-shaft ; the doors and windows of old pleasure-rooms arc hung with ivy and wild fig for tapestry ; winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and...of hawks and swallows. Within this rocky honeycomb — "cctte ville en monolithe," as it has been aptly called, for it is literally scooped out of one...
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Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - Athens (Greece) - 1898
...column-shaft ; the doors and windows of old pleasure-rooms are hung with ivy and wild fig for tapestry ; winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and...in mid-air hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's singing-room — now inaccessible, the haunt of hawks and swallows. Within this rocky honeycomb —...
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Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - Athens (Greece) - 1898
...column-shaft ; the doors and windows of old pleasure-rooms are hung with ivy and wild fig for tapestry ; winding staircases start midway upon the cliff, and...in mid-air hang chambers — lady's bower or poet's singing-room — now inaccessible, the haunt of hawks and swallows. Within this rocky honeycomb —...
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