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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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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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Alcoholism: A Study in Heredity

Sir George Archdall O'Brien Reid - 1901 - 293 pages
...festival than in all the rest of the year" (Herodotus, ii., 59-60). Herodotus visited Egypt, Bc 454. " At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes,...in 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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A Popular Handbook to the Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum

Sir Edward Tyas Cook - 1903 - 794 pages
...brought to Rome from Egypt. " At their convivial banquets," says Herodotus of the Egyptians (ii. 78), " among the wealthy classes, when they have finished...as like as possible in colour and workmanship, and showing this to each of the company, he says, ' Look upon this, then drink and enjoy ourselves ; for...
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Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1904 - 249 pages
...to the retrospect? 69. A death's-head at the wine. Herodotus, speaking of Egyptian customs, says (i. 78) : " At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy classes, when they have f1nished supper, a man carries round in a coff1n the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as like...
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Select Poems: Being the Literature Prescribed for the Junior Matriculation ...

John Marshall, Orlando John Stevenson - 1904 - 239 pages
...feast. A reference to an eastern custom described by Herodotus in speaking of the Egyptians, as follows: "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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Letters from Catalonia, and other parts of Spain, by Rowland Thirlmere, Volume 1

John Walker - 1905
...to Egypt, 454 BC, states that after supper among the wealthy it was the custom for a slave to carry round in a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, saying to each : " Look upon this then drink and enjoy yourselves, for when dead you will be like...
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The Princess, a Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1912 - 190 pages
...to me." 169. A death's-head at the wine. According to the Egyptian custom mentioned by Herodotus (i. 78) : "At their convivial banquets, among the wealthy...when they have finished supper, a man carries round ma coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, made as like as possible in color and workmanship,...
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Columbus Medical Journal: A Magazine of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 29

1905
...conventional banquets among the wealthy classes when they had finished supper a man carried around in a coffin the image of a dead body, carved in wood, and showing this to each of the company he said, "look upon this, then drink and enjoy yourselves,...
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Letters from Catalonia and Other Parts of Spain, Volume 1

Rowland Thirlmere - 1905 - 802 pages
...to Egypt, 454 BC, states that after supper among the wealthy it was the custom for a slave to carry round in a coffin the image of a dead body carved in wood, saying to each : " Look upon this then drink and enjoy yourselves, for when dead you will be like...
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