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seems to have used his own eyes and the learning of Gyllius. 4 There are very
few conječtures so happy as that of Le Clerc (Bibliotheque Universelle, tom. i. p.
148.), who supposes that the harpies were only locusts. The Syriac or Phoenician
A sea contracted within such narroWs c H. A. P. row limits, may seem but ill. 35
See an admirable ... must undoubtedly be all of the same species ; but it seems
impossible to reconcile them either with truth or with each other. 16. The oblique
c H. A. P. row limits, may seem but ill to deserve the finXVII, gular epithet of broad,
which Homer, as well as 'TT' Orpheus, has frequently bestowed on the
Hellespont. But our ideas of greatness are of a relative nature: the traveller, and ...
Even the last of those writers seems to confound the Forum of Constantine with
the Augusteum, or court of the palace. I am not satisfied whether I have properly
distiamarble marble twenty feet high; and was composed of ten pieces 26 THE ...
History seems to connect them with St. Sophia and the palace; but the original
plan, inserted in Banduri, places them on the other fide of the city, near the
harbour. For their beauties, see Chron. Paschal, p. 185, and Gyllius de Byzant...l.
ii. c. 7.
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