Roman Conversations: Or, A Short Description of the Antiquities of Rome: Interspersed with Characters of Eminent Romans; and Reflections, Religious and Moral, on Roman History, Volum 1
R. Bickerstaff, 1797
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Pàgina 502 - Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Pàgina xlvi - Many of these apartments have an elevated part that runs all round the wall, being a part of the rock left for that purpose.
Pàgina 384 - Vaga echoes thro' her winding bounds, And rapid Severn hoarfe applaufe refounds. Who hung with woods yon mountain's fultry brow ?• From the dry rock who bade the waters flow ? Not to the fkies in ufelefs columns toft, 255 Or in proud falls magnificently loft, But clear and artlefs, pouring thro' the plain Health to the fick, and folace to the fwain.
Pàgina xxiv - Sir, that man is one .of the greatest rascals we have in the parish !' Mr. Wilcocks said nothing for the moment : but, after some time, he sent again for the man, and was heard to say to him ; ' I find you have behaved so ill as not to have a friend in the world : there is half a guinea for you to keep you from immediate want ; and now endeavour to behave better.
Pàgina xlvii - Some of them are plain ; but others, particularly three, are richly adorned; having a double row of Etrufcan infcriptions running round the upper parts of the walls, and under it a kind of frieze, of figures in painting. Some have an ornament under the figures, that feems to fupply the place of an architrave.
Pàgina 377 - tis given, It blesses, like the dews of Heaven ; Like Heaven, it hears the orphan's cries, And wipes the tears from widows
Pàgina xlv - ... is an hill of an oblong form, the fummit of which is almoft one continued plain. From the quantities of medals, intaglios, fragments of infcriptions, &c. that are occasionally found here, this is believed to be the very fpot, where the powerful and moft ancient city of Tarquinii once flood : though at prefent it is only one continued field of corn.