It is an essentially tame and civilized literature, reflecting Greece and Rome
Here, among pillows enough for six, I soon fell asleep in a blissful condition, and dreamed of ancient Rome
, Steerforth, and friendship, until the early morning coaches, rumbling out of the archway underneath, made me dream of thunder and the gods.
Greece and Rome
are more real in print than ever they were in marble.
So spake the Enemie of Mankind, enclos'd In Serpent, Inmate bad, and toward EVE Address'd his way, not with indented wave, Prone on the ground, as since, but on his reare, Circular base of rising foulds, that tour'd Fould above fould a surging Maze, his Head Crested aloft, and Carbuncle his Eyes; With burnisht Neck of verdant Gold, erect Amidst his circling Spires, that on the grass Floted redundant: pleasing was his shape, And lovely, never since of Serpent kind Lovelier, not those that in ILLYRIA chang'd HERMIONE and CADMUS, or the God In EPIDAURUS; nor to which transformd AMMONIAN JOVE, or CAPITOLINE was seen, Hee with OLYMPIAS, this with her who bore SCIPIO the highth of ROME
I will appeal to Rome
against thee,'' said the Grand Master, ``for usurpation on the immunities and privileges of our Order.
I desired that the senate of Rome
might appear before me, in one large chamber, and an assembly of somewhat a later age in counterview, in another.
For, while he was but too ready to accept the position that was almost immediately offered to him on his coming of age, and found, indeed, a subtle pleasure in the thought that he might really become to the London of his own day what to imperial Neronian Rome
the author of the Satyricon once had been, yet in his inmost heart he desired to be something more than a mere arbiter elegantiarum, to be consulted on the wearing of a jewel, or the knotting of a necktie, or the conduct of a cane.
And something of the same sort is what happened in the case of the great emperor Charles V and a gentleman in Rome
When Franz had once again set foot on shore, he forgot, for the moment at least, the events which had just passed, while he finished his affairs of pleasure at Florence, and then thought of nothing but how he should rejoin his companion, who was awaiting him at Rome
For the first thing he weakened the Orsini and Colonnesi parties in Rome
, by gaining to himself all their adherents who were gentlemen, making them his gentlemen, giving them good pay, and, according to their rank, honouring them with office and command in such a way that in a few months all attachment to the factions was destroyed and turned entirely to the duke.
Here, where the dames of Rome
their gilded hair Waved to the wind, now wave the reed and thistle
They both spoke to the dingy dresser by name, calling him Parkinson, and asking for the lady as Miss Aurora Rome