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" The walls were painted in fresco, representing scenes from Ovid,* and hung above with silk drawn up in festoons and richly fringed. The sofas were of a silk to suit the hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the Armida... "
The romance of the forest, by the authoress of 'A Sicilian romance'. - Page 195
by Ann Radcliffe - 1820
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces ..., Volume 43, Part 1

English literature - 1820
...silk to suit the hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the Armida of Tasso, decended a silver lamp of Etruscan form;...vases breathed the most delicious perfume. In the mid* die of the apartment stood a small table spread with a collation of fruits, ices, and liqueurs....
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The Novels of Mrs. Ann Radcliffe ...: To which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the ...

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1824
...silver lamp of Etruscan form ; it diffused a blaze of light,that, reflected from large pier-glassses, completely illuminated the saloon. Busts of Horace,...delicious perfume. In the middle of the apartment stood a table, spread with a collation of fruits, ices, and liqueurs. No person appeared. The whole seemed...
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The Romance of the Forest: Interspersed with Some Pieces of Poetry, Volume 1

Ann Ward Radcliffe - English fiction - 1825
...hangings. Fi-om t lie centre of the ceiling, which exhihited a scene from the Armida of Tasso, descended a silver lamp of Etruscan form; it diffused a blaze...of Horace, Ovid, Anacreon, Tibullus, and Petronius Arhiter, adorned the recesses, and stands of flowers, placed in Etruscan vases, breathed the most delicious...
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The Mysteries of Udolpho: And A Sicilian Romance

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1826 - 740 pages
...hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the Anuida of Tasso, descended a silver lamp of Etruscan form ; it diffused a blaze of light that, re fleeted from large pier glasses, completely illuminated the saloon. Busts of Horace, Ovid, Anacreon,...
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The Romance of the Forest

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1872 - 429 pages
...hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the AT mida of Tasso, descended, a silver lamp of Etruscan form ; it diffused a blaze...saloon. Busts of Horace, Ovid, Anacreon, Tibullus, and Petroniua Arbiter, adorned the recesses, and stands of flowers, placed in Etruscan vases, breathed...
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Mrs. Radcliffe's novels. The Italian, The romance of the forest, The ...

Ann Radcliffe - 1877
...hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the Armida of Tasso, descended a silver lamp of Etruscan form ; it diffused a blaze...illuminated the saloon. Busts of Horace, Ovid, Anacreon, Tibuilus, and Petronius Arbiter adorned the recesses, and stands of flowers, placed in Etruscan vases,...
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The Romance of the Forest

Ann Ward Radcliffe - Fiction - 1999 - 397 pages
...hangings. From the centre of the ceiling, which exhibited a scene from the Armida of Tasso,* descended a silver lamp of Etruscan form:* it diffused a blaze...table, spread with a collation of fruits, ices, and liquors.* No person appeared. The whole seemed the works of enchantment, and rather resembled the palace...
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La questione romantica. Rivista interdisciplinare di studi romantici vol. 15 ...

Literary Criticism - 2007 - 256 pages
...hangings: from thè centre of thè ceiling, which exhibited a scene from Armida of Tasso, descended a silver lamp of Etruscan form; it diffused a blaze of light which completely illuminated the saloon. Busts of Horace, Ovid and Anacreon, Tibullus and Petronius...
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