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" The temple and the village were deeply bosomed in a thick grove of laurels and cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water,... "
The Ladies' Companion - Page 124
1857
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1781
...and impenetrable made. A thoufand ftreams of the pureft \vater, iffuing from every hill, preferved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air ; the fenfes were gratified with harmonious founds and aromatic odours ; and the peaceful grove was confecrated...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - 1804
...cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams...peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires; and the blushing...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams...issuing from every hill, preserved the verdure of the 1 4 earth, * Hadrian read the history of his future fortunes on a leaf dipped in the Castnlian stream...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...(Hudson, Geograph. Minor, tom. iii). CHAP. earth, and the temperature of the air ; the senses J^l'┬╗lU were gratified with harmonious sounds and aromatic...peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires ; and the blushing...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry sn aimers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from every bill, preserved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air ; the senses were gratified...
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An Encyclopaedia of Gardening, comprehending the theory and practice of ...

John Claudius Loudon - 1822 - 1469 pages
...described by Gibbon as (* composed of laurels and cypress, which formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams...peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love." Decline und Fall of the Roman Empire, chap. xiii. We learn little or nothing of...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams...the purest water, issuing from every hill, preserved CHAP, the venlure of the earth, and the temperature of the _1 1. air; the senses were gratified with...
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History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

John Colin Dunlop - 1827
...hue and odour, interspersed with statues of the most exquisite workmanship, pure, streams of water preserved the verdure of the earth and the temperature of the air ; and while, on the one hand, the distant prospect caught the eye, on the other, the close retreat...
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De Catilinae Conjuratione Belloque Jugurthino Historiae

Sallust - 1829 - 386 pages
...every hue and odour, interspersed with statues of the most exquisite workmanship, pure streams of water preserved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air; and while, on the one hand, the distant prospect caught the eye, on the other, the closf retreat invited...
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On the Revenues of the Church of England: Exhibiting the Rise and Progress ...

George Coventry - 1830 - 205 pages
...treatise De Legibus. reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams...peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires; and the blushing...
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