Adana Algeria Algiers anchorage ancient aqueduct Arabs arches Argostoli Asia Minor Athens beautiful Beyrout Bosphorus building built called Cape Carthage Castelorizo castle celebrated centre chapel Christian church citadel cliff coast Constantinople contains Corfu Cyprus distance English entrance erected excursion feet formed fortress France French Galata gate Gozo Grand Master Greece Greek Gulf harbour hill inhabitants inscription interesting Ionian Islands island islet Knights lake land Larnaka Limassol Malta Maltese marble Mediterranean Mersina mètres miles modern monastery mosques mountain narrow nearly occupied Palace Pasha pass Phoenician picturesque Piræus plain port principal promontory Pyrgos remains rise river road rock rocky Roman round ruins shelter shore side situated Skutari Smyrna steamers stone Sultan summit Tarsous temple tion tomb tower town traveller Tripoli Tunis Turkish Turks Valletta valley Vathy Venetian vessels village walls winds yacht
97 psl. - The lonely mountains o'er and the resounding shore a voice of weeping heard and loud lament ; from haunted spring and dale edged with poplar pale the parting Genius is with sighing sent; with flower-inwoven tresses torn the nymphs in twilight shade of tangled thickets mourn.
lix psl. - Now whosoever of them did eat the honey-sweet fruit of the lotus, had no more wish to bring tidings nor to come back, but there he chose to abide with the lotus-eating men, ever feeding on the lotus, and forgetful of his homeward way.
4 psl. - And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee. and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea...
41 psl. - VI. That if Russia restores to Turkey Kars and the other conquests made by her in Armenia during the last war, the Island of Cyprus will be evacuated by England, and the Convention of the 4th of June, 1878, will be at an end.
97 psl. - Swift as a swallow sweeps the liquid way, The winged pinnace shot along the sea. The god arrests her with a sudden stroke, And roots her down an everlasting rock.
xxxii psl. - English in 1662, as the dowry of Catherine of Braganza on her marriage with Charles II.
97 psl. - Thamus ! who, giving ear to the cry (for he was pilot of the ship), was bidden, when he came near to Pelodes, to tell that the great god Pan was dead, which he doubting to do, yet for that when he came to...
93 psl. - is by far the most striking object that I have ever seen, either abroad or at home. Neither the Acropolis of Athens, nor the Larissa of Argos, nor even Gibraltar, can enter into the remotest competition with this gigantic citadel.
41 psl. - Batoum, Ardahan, Kars, or any of them shall be retained by Russia, and if any attempt shall be made at any future time by Russia to take possession of any further territories of his Imperial Majesty the Sultan in Asia, as fixed by the definitive Treaty of Peace, England engages to join his Imperial Majesty the Sultan in defending them by force of arms.