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T. R. Marvin & son, printers, 1902

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21. oldal - Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel and lower the proud ; Turn thy wild wheel thro' sunshine, storm, and cloud ; Thy wheel and thee we neither love nor hate. 'Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel with smile or frown ; With that wild wheel we go not up or down ; Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great. ' Smile and we smile, the lords of many lands ; Frown and we smile, the lords...
15. oldal - Salamis the glory of the Athenians, which is their due/ and in Sparta I shall celebrate the fight at Cithseron, in which the Medes armed with the crooked bow, were worsted ; and by the well-watered shore of Himera, paying...
21. oldal - GARRISON. 333 and cold by night, heart-sickness and the insufferable stench of putrefying corpses. The steady waste of precious lives is illustrated by the following figures. Of the 927 Europeans and East Indian men present on the 1st of July, only 577 remained alive on the day of relief (25th September), and of these many were sick or wounded. Of 765 Natives, 130 were dead and 230 had deserted. Thus...
17. oldal - APEQOZA, struck about 409 B C. These coins represent the supreme development of Kimon's style, and the individuality of features and expression clearly indicate that they are both of them taken from the same living model, whose beautiful but distinctly haughty face haunts all Kimon's later presentations of the tutelary Nymph, in much the same manner as the idealised heads of Andrea's wife or Raffaelle's mistress look forth from their Madonnas".
21. oldal - Arethousa, by quick turns an honored bride Or slave despised and spurned, losing her clear-cut face, Finds mingled in her veins, of Greek blood scarce a trace, But Saracenic fire, with lordly Angevin pride. Time ruins all. O'er shattered tower and shrine we muse. Bright Akragas lies shadow-like, while Syracuse Sleeps 'neath the azure shroud of her indulgent sky. Alone the metal, which love's skill could glorify, Has kept, in full perfection on a coin displayed, The deathless beauty of a pure Sicilian...
21. oldal - TROPHEKS by JM de Heredia.) ETNA matures e'en now the golden purple wine, Of which, in days long gone, Theocritus drank deep ; Yet vainly would the poet now his vigil keep For those of whom his verses sang the grace divine. Fair Arethusa, by quick turns an honored bride Or slave despised and spurned, losing her clear-cut face, Finds mingled in her veins, of Greek blood scarce a trace, But Saracenic fire, with lordly Angevin pride. Time ruins all. O'er shattered tower and shrine we muse. Bright Akragas...
21. oldal - Head of nymph to left, wearing earring and plain necklace ; hair bound with cord, a few tresses flying loose ; around, four dolphins. Rev. Quadriga to left, horses galloping in step ; charioteer crowned by flying Nike ; in exergue, dolphin pursuing fish.

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