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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 102
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 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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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...cyllestis ; and they use wine made of barley, for they have no vines in that country. Some fish they^ry in the sun, and eat raw, others salted with brine...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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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 2

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - 1873
...following extraordinary custom in connection with Egyptian feasts is mentioned by Herodotus : — " At convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes, when...coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as life-like as possible in colour and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length...
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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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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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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
...world, as I think, on account of the seasons, because they are not liable to change ; for men are most subject to disease at periods of change, and, above...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
...Death's-head. 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
...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: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1900 - 138 pages
...hemlock. 69 Death's-head : " At their convivial banquets among the wealthy classes [of Egyptians], when they have finished supper, a man carries round...a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, . . . and showing this to each of the company, he says, 'Look upon this, then drink and enjoy yourself;...
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Tennyson's The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1900 - 138 pages
...: hemlock. 69 Death's-head: "At their convivial banquets among the wealthy classes [of Egyptians], when they have finished supper, a man carries round...a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, . . . and showing this to each of the company, he says, 'Look upon this, then drink and enjoy yourself;...
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