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" ... who passed through it. He therefore opened the sepulchre, and instead of money, found only the body, and these words written : HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOU WOULDST NOT HAVE OPENED THE CHAMBERS OF... "
Irish Pursuits of Literature: In A.D. 1798, and 1799 ... - Page 60
by William Hales - 1799 - 252 pages
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - Greece - 1737
...render'd unferviceable, broke up the Sepulchre, and inftead of Money found only the Body and thefe Words ; HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOUWOULD'ST NOT HAVE VIOLATED THE SEPULCHRE OF THE DEAD. And this is the Account they give of Nitocris...
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Irish Pursuits of literature, in A.D. 1798, and 1799 [by W. Hales ...

William Hales, Thomas James Mathias - 1799 - 71 pages
...gateways. But inftead of money he found only the body — and thefe words of fevere reprehenfion : HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY...SEPULCHRES OF THE DEAD." Herodotus. ** Such Chriftians en the French are" — are guilty indeed of atrocities^ at which the moft rapacious Pagans would blufli,...
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 1

Herodotus - Greece - 1824
...unserviceable, broke open the sepulchre, and instead of money, found only the body and these words; HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOU WOULDEST NOT HAVE VIOLATED THE SEPULCHRE OF THE DEAD. And this is the account they give of Nitocris...
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the university

Herodotus - 1824
...unserviceable, broke open the sepulchre, and instead of money, found only the body and these words; HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOU WOULDEST NOT HAVE VIOLATED THE SEPULCHRE OF THE DEAD. And this is the account they give of Nitocris...
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A Classical Dictionary: Containing ... Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient ...

Charles Anthon - Classical dictionaries - 1841
...Nitocris, and the following inscription : " Hadst thou not been insatiably covetous, and greedy after the most sordid gain, thou wouldst not have violated the sepulchres of the dead." (Herod., 1, 187.) Plutarch tells the same story of Semiramia. (Apophth., Reg. et Duc. — vol. 6, p....
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1848
...sepulchre, where he found only the remains of the body, and the following inscription : " l lädst thou not been insatiably covetous, and greedy of the...most sordid gain thou wouldst not have violated the sepulchre of the dead." The entrance of Alexander into Babylon was an event of much interest to the...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - Greece - 1848 - 613 pages
...therefore opened the sepulchre, and instead of money, found only the body, and these words written : HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOU WOULDEST NOT HAVE OPENED THE CHAMBERS OF THE DEAD. Such then is the account given of this queen. 188....
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The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and ...

James Talboys Wheeler - Classical geography - 1854 - 607 pages
...He therefore opened the tomb, but found no money, and only the body and these words : "Were thou not insatiably covetous and greedy of the most sordid gain, thou wouldst not have opened the resting-place of the dead." 4 Five of the city gates are mentioned to us by name, namely,...
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The history of woman

Stephen Watson Fullom - 1855
...he found within nothing but the mouldering corpse of the Queen, surmounted by this inscription — " HADST THOU NOT BEEN INSATIABLY COVETOUS, AND GREEDY OF THE MOST SORDID GAIN, THOU WOULD8T NOT HAVE SOUGHT GOLD IN THE CHAMBERS OF THE DEAD." A third Queen of Babylon, Amytis, wife of...
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The life and travels of Herodotus in the fifth century: before Christ: an ...

James Talboys Wheeler - History - 1855
...therefore opened the tomb, but found no money, and only the body and these words : — " Wert thou not insatiably covetous and greedy of the most sordid gain, thou wouldst not have opened the resting-place of the dead." Of all the Babylonian customs of which Herodotus obtained any...
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