Hellas, Her Monuments and Scenery

Sever and Francis, 1863 - 220 páginas
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Página 152 - Ye men of Athens, all things which I behold bear witness to your carefulness in religion ; for, as I passed through your city and beheld the objects of your worship, I found amongst them an altar with this inscription, To THE UNKNOWN GOD ; whom, therefore, ye worship, though ye know Him not, Him declare I unto you.
Página 152 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Página 110 - Earth proudly wears the Parthenon, As the best gem upon her zone. And Morning opes with haste her lids To gaze upon the Pyramids; O'er England's abbeys bends the sky. As on its friends, with kindred eye; For out of thought's interior sphere These wonders rose to upper air...
Página 183 - Another Athens shall arise, And to remoter time Bequeath, like sunset to the skies, The splendour of its prime; And leave, if nought so bright may live, All earth can take or Heaven can give.
Página 1 - Ionian blast, Hail the bright clime of battle and of song; Long shall thine annals and immortal tongue Fill with thy fame the youth of many a shore ; Boast of the aged! lesson of the young! Which sages venerate, and bards adore, As Pallas and the Muse unveil their awful lore.
Página 161 - ... time described it as the most splendid building they had ever seen; only 16 Corinthian columns now remain. Hadrian not only finished the building, but also built the Arch of Hadrian next to it, which served as the marker between two cities; on one side , the Arch carries the inscription: 'This is Athens, the Ancient City of Theseus'; on the other, "This is the City of Hadrian, and not of Theseus.
Página 153 - ... he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead. And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter.
Página 130 - We possess in England the most precious examples of Grecian power in the sculpture of animals. The horses of the frieze in the Elgin Collection appear to live and move, to roll their eyes, to gallop, prance, and curvet...
Página 20 - Romaic and Modern Greek compared with one another and with. Ancient Greek...

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