A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece: During the Years 1801, 1805, and 1806, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Rodwell & Martin, 1819 - Greece
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Page 33 - And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw ought. 24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.
Page 159 - Scilicet et tempus veniet, cum finibus illis agricola incurvo terram molitus aratro exesa inveniet scabra robigine pila, aut gravibus rastris galeas pulsabit inanes, grandiaque effossis mirabitur ossa sepulcris.
Page 50 - ... me quidem ipsae illae nostrae Athenae non tam operibus magnificis exquisitisque antiquorum artibus delectant, quam recordatione summorum virorum, ubi quisque habitare, ubi sedere, ubi disputare sit solitus, studioseque eorum etiam sepulcra contemplor.
Page 31 - Isigonus, qui visu quoque effascinent interimantque quos diutius intueantur, iratis praecipue oculis, quod eorum malum facilius sentire puberes; notabilius esse, quod pupillas binas in singulis habeant oculis.
Page 459 - And heaven-bred horror, on the Grecian part, Sat on each face, and sadden'd every heart. As, from its cloudy dungeon issuing forth, A double tempest of the west and north Swells o'er the sea, from Thracia's frozen shore, Heaps waves on waves, and bids the ^Egean r.oar ; This way and that the boiling deeps are toss'd ; Such various passions urged the troubled host.
Page 10 - For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn.
Page 165 - Sounds do not always give us pleasure according to their sweetness and melody, nor do harsh sounds always displease. We are more apt to be captivated or disgusted with the associations which they promote, than with the notes themselves. Thus the shrilling of the field-cricket, though sharp and stridulous, yet marvellously delights some hearers, filling their minds with a train of summer ideas of everything that is rural, verdurous, and joyous.
Page 115 - Nam praeter angustias per quinque milia, qua exiguum iumento onusto iter est, rupes utrimque ita abscisae sunt, ut despici vix sine vertigine quadam simul oculorum animique possit. Terret et sonitus et altitude per mediam 9 vallem fluentis Penei amnis.
Page 462 - Tis thus they sail, pleased with the wanton game, The fish, the sailor, and the ship, the same. But when the swimmers dread some dangers near The sportive pleasure yields to stronger fear.
Page 271 - Of goats are blown to inclose the hoarded wines : The mountain yet retains a mountain's face, And gather'd rubbish heals the hollow space. Of many wonders, which I heard or knew, Retrenching most, I will relate but few : What, are not springs with qualities...

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