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" ... and workmanship, and in size generally about one or two cubits in length; and showing this to each of the company, he says: 'Look upon this, then drink and enjoy yourself; for when dead you will be like this. "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ... - Page 120
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
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The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and ...

James Talboys Wheeler - 1854 - 607 pages
...colour and workmanship. Showing this to each of the company, the bearer cried, " Look upon this, and then drink and enjoy yourself; for when dead you will be like unto this/" One of the most extraordinary relics of antiquity preserved by the Aegyptians was one peculiar...
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The Life and Travels of Herodotus in the Fifth Century: Before ..., Volume 2

James Talboys Wheeler - 1855
...imitation of a corpse. Showing this to each of the company, the bearer would cry, " Look upon this, and then drink and enjoy yourself; for, when dead, you will be like unto this." The conviviality of the party, however, would be scarcely disturbed by this gloomy apparition,...
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The soul's exodus and pilgrimage [sermons].

James Baldwin Brown - 1862 - 415 pages
...one or two cubits in length ; and showing this 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 not this the world ? Is not the wisdom, which might have traced the path...
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London society, Volume 1

1862
...generally about one or two cubits in length. ' Look upon this,' would the attendant say to the guest, ' then drink and enjoy yourself; for when dead you will be like this.' So Cyrenaic a version of the dum v! sim us viiiem.ui is, perhaps, not the truest homily to put into...
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Biblical Natural Science: Being the Explanation of All References ..., Volume 1

John Duns - 1863 - 624 pages
...which, if true, would seem to imply a struggle against, and a wish to abstain from, a common sin : — " At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes,...This practice they have at their drinking parties." Perhaps it may be regarded as . corroborative evidence in favour of the simple manners claimed for...
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 2

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - 1873
...supper, a man carries round in a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as life-like as possible in colour and workmanship, and in size...This practice they have at their drinking parties." IT A similar practice appears to have been followed by the Greeks and Romans.** Among the Greeks, the...
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Edna

Julian St. Clare - 1880 - 273 pages
...coffin the image of a dead body, which each one contemplated while this exhortation was pronounced — " Look upon this, then drink and enjoy yourself, for when dead you will be like it" — a custom introduced at first to curb lawless passion, and reprove unseemly mirth, but which...
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A Study: With Critical and Explanatory Notes, of Lord Tennyson's Poem, The ...

Samuel Edward Dawson - 1884 - 120 pages
...among the wealthy classes, when they have finished supper, a man carries round in a coffin the imao'e of a dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible...This practice they have at their drinking parties." Line 84. Oh were I thou, that she might take me in, And lay me on her bosom, and her heart Would rock...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1884 - 190 pages
...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...enjoy yourself ; for when dead you will be like this.' " 85. And her heart, etc. Cf. Shakespeare, V. and A. 1185: " Lo, in this hollow cradle take thy rest,...
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Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1897 - 187 pages
...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...enjoy yourself ; for when dead you will be like this." ' 71. What time. From Milton? See my note in Paradise Lost, Books land II (on I. 36). —Swallow. Cf....
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