Travels in Greece

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Joseph Booker, ... and R. Priestley, 1817
 

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Σελίδα 139 - ... hanging loosely about her limbs; the lower portion embroidered with flowers, and appearing beneath the shift, which has the sleeves wide and open, and the seams and edges curiously adorned with needle-work. Her vest is of silk, exactly fitted to the form of the bosom, and the shape of the body, which it rather covers than conceals, and is'shorter than the shift.
Σελίδα 140 - Aurora, is rosy-fingered, the tips being stained. — Her necklace is a string of zechins, a species of gold coin, or of the pieces called byzantines. At her cheeks is a lock of hair, made to curl towards the face ; and down her back falls a profusion of tresses, spreading over her shoulders.
Σελίδα 59 - The door of the cell was on the left hand, and at the farther end of the passage was a door leading down into the pandroseum, which was contiguous. Before the temple of Neptune...
Σελίδα 53 - The Venetians, under Koningsmark, when they besieged the acropolis in 1687, threw a bomb, which demolished the roof, and, setting fire to some powder, did much damage to the fabric. The floor, which is indented, still witnesses the place of its fall. This was the sad forerunner of farther destruction ; the Turks breaking the stones, and applying them to the building of a new mosque, which stands within the ruin, or to the repairing of their houses and the walls of the fortress. The vast pile of ponderous...
Σελίδα 46 - The propylea have ceased to be the entrance of the acropolis. The passage, which was between the columns in the centre, is walled up almost to their capitals, and above is a battery of cannon. The way now winds before the front of the ancient...
Σελίδα 139 - There the girl, like Thetis, treading on a soft carpet, has her white and delicate feet naked, the nails tinged with red. Her trowsers, which in winter are of red cloth, and in summer of fine calico, or thin gauze, descend from the hip to the ancle, hanging...
Σελίδα 136 - He was abfent when we arrived; but on his return to Athens, fent us a prefent of fine fruit and of honey from M. Hymettus ; and came to vifit us at the convent, on horfeback, attended by a virger and fome of his clergy on foot, He was a comely and portly man, with a black thick beard. A .traditional...
Σελίδα 53 - Koningsmark, when they besieged the acropolis in 1687, threw a bomb, which demolished the roof, and, setting fire to some powder, did much damage to the fabric. The floor, which is indented, still witnesses the place of its fall. This was the sad forerunner of farther destruction ; the Turks breaking the stones, and applying them to the building of a new mosque, which stands within the ruin, or to the repairing of their houses and the walls of the fortress. The vast pile of ponderous materials, which...
Σελίδα 137 - Turkiih women, is not only impenetrable, but mult not be regarded on the outfide with any degree of attention. To approach them, when" abroad, will give offence; and in the town, if they cannot be avoided, it is the culiom to turn to the wall and uand dill, without looking toward them while they pafs.
Σελίδα 53 - Paul/icon, and the temple of the unknown God. The Venetians under Koningsmark, when they besieged the acropolis in 1687, threw a bomb, which demolished the roof, and setting fire to some powder, did much damage to the fabric. The floor, which is indented, still witnesses the place of its fall. This...

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