Winter evenings at college, a description of the manners [&c.] of the ancient Greeks, by a clergyman [B.T.H. Cole].

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Side 101 - Consider yee, and call for the mourning women, that they may come, and send for cunning women, that they may come. And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with teares, and our eyelids gush out with waters.
Side 64 - ... women to unite elegance with taste. The latter wear, first, a white tunic, which is fastened with buttons over the shoulder, closely bound under the bosom with a broad sash, and which descends in waving folds down to the heels : secondly, a shorter robe, confined round the waiste by a broad ribbon, and, like the tunic, bordered at the bottom by stripes or edgings of different colours ; sometimes it has sleeves covering only part of the arm: thirdly, a robe, which is sometimes worn gathered up...
Side 134 - ... to be brought from his tomb, and when it was presented to him upon the stage, " he seized it with a trembling hand, and taking it in his arms, pressed it to his heart, uttering accents of such lively grief, so moving, and so fearfully expressive, that the whole theatre resounded with exclamations ; and the spectators shed torrents of tears in commiseration of the unhappy fate of the son, and the wretched condition of the father...
Side 68 - The Athenian virgins were presented to Diana before it was lawful for them to marry, on which occasion they offered baskets full of little curiosities to that goddess, to gain leave to depart out of her train, and change their state of life.
Side 119 - ... to rush from the gulf of Tartarus. In one of his pieces these infernal divinities appeared for the first time with masks of a horrid paleness, torches in their hands, serpents entwined in their hairs, and followed by a numerous retinue of dreadful spectres. It is said that at the sight of them, and the sound of their terrific...
Side 100 - When public magistrates, or persons of note died, or any public calamity happened, all public meetings were intermitted, the schools of exercise, baths, shops, temples, and all places of concourse, were shut up, and the whole city put on a face of sorrow.
Side 34 - ... 1 That he would have to give an account of the manner in which he had discharged his trust, that he would receive reward or suffer loss according to the measure of his zeal, industry, and courage, was a motive to fidelity. But it was not only of the judgment-seat of Christ that he thought. "The love of Christ constraineth us.
Side 145 - ... form of rain; and man, seated beneath trees loaded with fruits, beheld birds ready dressed and seasoned flying around him, and requesting him to feast on them. That time...
Side 89 - Cynosarges ; in doing which, he seemed with some ingenuity to take away the distinction between the truly noble and the stranger ; and between those of the whole, and those of the half, blood of Athens...

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