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" At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes, when they have finished supper, a man carries round in a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 126
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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The soul's exodus and pilgrimage [sermons].

James Baldwin Brown - 1862 - 415 pages
...by the Father of History, who saw it there four hundred and fifty years before Christ:—"At these convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes, when...to each of the company he says, ' Look upon this, and then drink and enjoy yourself, for when dead you will be like this.' "—Herod, ii. 78. And is...
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London Society, Volume 1

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - 1862
...Macedon. The ancient Egyptians, at their banquets, sent round an attendant with a coffin in which was the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in colour and workmanship, and generally atout one or two cubits in length. ' Look upon tin's,' would the attendant say to the guest,...
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A Study: With Critical and Explanatory Notes, of Lord Tennyson's Poem, The ...

Samuel Edward Dawson - 1884 - 120 pages
...head at the wine. Allusion is here made to a custom of the ancient Egyptians recorded by Herodotus (i. 78) : "At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy...finished supper, a man carries round in a coffin the imao'e of a dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in colour and workmanship, and in size...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1890 - 190 pages
...to me." 69. A death's-head at the mine. According to the Egyptian custom mentioned by Herodotus (i. 78) : " At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length ; and showing this to...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1884 - 190 pages
...to me." 69. A death's-head at the wine. According to the Egyptian custom mentioned by Herodotus (i. 78) : " At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length ; and showing this to...
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Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1897 - 187 pages
...Cf. Herodotus I. 78 : ' At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes [of the Egyptians], when they have finished supper, a man carries round...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length ; and showing this to...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1898 - 887 pages
...Line fi'J. A death's-head at the wine. According to the Egyptian custom mentioned by Herodotus (i. 78): 'At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length; and showing this to...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1898 - 887 pages
...o'il. .-I death' s-hemi at the wine. According to the Egyptian custom mentioned by Herodotus (i. 7H): 'At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes,...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length ; and showing this to...
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Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1898 - 187 pages
...Cf. Herodotus I. 78 : ' At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes [of the Egyptians], when they have finished supper, a man carries round...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length ; and showing this to...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1898 - 887 pages
...mentioned by Herodotus (i. 78): At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes, when tliuy have finished supper, a man carries round in a coffin...dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubit* in length; and showing this to...
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