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" ... smell of which was thought peculiarly palatable to the ghosts. Perfumes and flowers were also thrown upon the tomb ; and the inexpediency of wasting rich wines and precious oils * on a cold stone and dead body, when they might be employed in comforting... "
Pompeii [by W. Clarke]. - Seite 255
von William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
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Pompeii ...

George Clarke (F.S.A.) - 1832
...dead body, when they might be employed in comforting the living, was a favourite subject with the bans vivans of the age. It was with the same design to...their father's tomb. Roses were in especial request for this service, and lilies also : — Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mixed with the purple...
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Pompeii, Band 2

William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
...dead body, when they might be employed in comforting the living, was a favourite subject with the bans vivans of the age. It was with the same design to...service, and lilies also : — Full canisters of fragrant IBies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow^...
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Flowers; their moral, language, and poetry, ed. by H.G. Adams

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844
...Anchises'-speech to his son, in which he alludes to bestrewing the funeral pile of Marcellus with flowers : — " Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring : Let me with fun'ral flowers his body strow ; This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift,...
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The Archaeological mine, antiquarian nuggets relating to Kent by A.J. Dunkin

Archaeological mine - 1855
...dead body, when they might be employed in comforting the living, was a favourite subject with the bans vivans of the age. It was with the same design to crown it with garlands, and honour it with libations, that Electra and Orestes met and recognized each other at their father's...
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Pompeii: Its History, Buildings, and Antiquities ; an Account of the ...

Thomas Henry Dyer - 1867 - 579 Seiten
...dead body, when they might be employed in comforting the living, was a favourite subject with the hems vivans of the age. It •was with the same design...with garlands, and to honour it with libations, that Electro and Orestes met and recognized each other at their father's tomb. Roses were in especial request...
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The buried cities of Campania, or, Pompeii and Herculaneum, their history ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1868 - 282 Seiten
...— of roses, lilies, myrtle, and the amaranth — a custom which has descended to our own time. " Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mixed with...roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his hody strew, — This gift, which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least I may...
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History and characteristics of Bishop Auckland

Matthew Richley - 1872 - 190 Seiten
...period of Greece and Rome." Vigil, describing Anchises grieving for Marcellus, makes him say : — Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mixed with...the purple roses of the spring : Let me with funeral flow'rs his body strew : This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least...
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Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life : the Employments ...

Levi W. Yaggy - 1881 - 944 Seiten
...dead body, when they might be employed in comforting the living, was a favorite subject with the bons vivans of the age. It was with the same design to crown it with garlands, and to honor it with libations, that Electra and Orestes met and recognized each other at their father's tomb....
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Man's departure and the invisible world: a collection of opinions and facts ...

Man - 1885 - 240 Seiten
...being buried in dishonour rise again in glory." Virgil recording an ancient custom writes : — " Pull canisters of fragrant lilies bring Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with finest flowers his body strew, This gift which parents to their children owe. This unavailing gift,...
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Yorkshire Notes and Queries, Bände 1-2

1888
...pagans in this respect, but afterwards adopted them. Virgil, as translated, has the following : — Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with fun'ral flowers his body strow, This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift...
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