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Page 490 - Spelunca alta fuit vastoque immanis hiatu, Scrupea, tuta lacu nigro nemorumque tenebris, Quam super haud ullae poterant impune volantes Tendere iter pennis : talis sese halitus atris 240 Faucibus effundens supera ad convexa ferebat ; [Unde locum Graii dixerunt nomine Aornon...
Page 539 - IBAM forte via Sacra, sicut meus est mos, Nescio quid meditans nugarum, totus in illis : Accurrit quidam notus mihi nomine tantum, Arreptaque manu, "Quid agis, dulcissime rerum?" " Suaviter ut nunc est," inquam, " et cupio omnia quae vis." Cum assectaretur: "Num quid vis?" occupo. At ille, "Noris nos," inquit;
Page 12 - Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah, And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
Page 493 - Antenor potuit mediis elapsus Achivis Illyricos penetrare sinus atque intima tutus regna Liburnorum et fontem superare Timavi, unde per ora novem vasto cum murmure montis 245 it mare proruptum et pelago premit arva sonanti.
Page 291 - is occupied by a moderately elevated table-land, whose edge runs parallel to the coast, to which it sinks down in a succession of terraces, clothed with verdure, intersected by mountain streams running through ravines filled with the richest vegetation ; well watered by frequent rains, exposed to the cool sea breeze from the north, and sheltered by the mass of the mountain from the sands and hot winds of the Sahara.
Page 566 - Excisum Euboicae latus ingens rupis in antrum, quo lati ducunt aditus centum, ostia centum; unde ruunt totidem voces, responsa Sibyllae. Ventum erat ad limen, cum virgo 'Poscere fata 45 tempus
Page 213 - Persarum statuit Babylona Semiramis urbem, ut solidum cocto tolleret aggere opus, et duo in adversum missi per moenia currus ne possent tacto stringere ab axe latus, 25 duxit et Euphratem medium, qua condidit arces, iussit et imperio subdere Bactra caput.