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" It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of their former existence. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Strana 193
1837
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, System of universal knowledge, Zväzok 11

Encyclopaedia - 1850
...j^ ctur " 1 entering a city of giants, who, after a long conflict, had been all destroyed, leaving ruins of their various temples, as the only proofs of their former existence." And again, speaking of the temple of Luxor, he says: "It presents to the traveller at once one of the...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1851
...its present remains, that a celebrated modern traveller in Egypt declares, " his approach to them was like entering a city of giants, who after a long conflict...temples as the only proofs of their former existence." Among the monuments of ancient Egyptian art remaining to the present day, may be mentioned the Pyramids,...
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A History of Greece, Taken from the Greek Historians

Mrs. Harriet Toogood - 1851
...younger born world. " It appeared to me," says a traveller, in speaking of the ruins of Memphis, " like entering a city of giants, who after a long conflict...leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proof of their former existence. Among these ruins were colossal statues, obelisks, and sphinxes. The...
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The Triumphs of Perseverance and Enterprise: Recorded as Examples for the Young

Thomas Cooper - 1854 - Počet stránok 376
...and construction, that even the pencil can convey but a faint idea of the whole. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants who, after a long conflict,...as the only proofs of their former existence. The temple of Luxor presents to the traveller at once one of the most splendid groups of Egyptian grandeur....
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages

Lydia Maria Child - 1855
...specimens of our present architecture would give a very incorrect picture of these ruins. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...as the only proofs of their former existence." The most celebrated of these structures is now universally known under the name of El Karnac. It faces...
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages

Lydia Maria Child - 1855
...specimens of our present architecture would give a very incorrect picture of these ruins. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...as the only proofs of their former existence." The most celebrated of these structures is now universally known under the name of El Karnac. It faces...
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The Wonders of the World, in Nature, Art, and Mind ...

Robert Sears - 1856
...wonders of Thebes rise before the astonished spectator, like the creations of some superior power. " It appeared to me," says Belzoni, "like entering a...ruins of their various temples as the only proofs of tneir former existence. " Denon's descriptions of the first view of Thebes by the French army, which...
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The triumphs of perseverance and enterprise [by T. Cooper].

Thomas Cooper - 1856 - Počet stránok 280
...and construction, that even the pencil can convey but a faint idea of the whole. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proof of their former existence. The temple of Luxor presents to the traveller at once one of the most...
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The triumphs of perseverance and enterprise [by T. Cooper].

Thomas Cooper - 1856 - Počet stránok 280
...and construction, that even the pencil can convey but a faint idea of the whole. It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who, after a long...conflict, were all destroyed, leaving the ruins of their irious temples as the only proof of their former exist«. The temple of Luxor presents to the traveller...
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Juvenalis et Persii Satirae

Juvenal, A. J. Macleane - 1857 - Počet stránok 452
...usually described as overpowering. One sentence of Uelzoni's expresses this effect : " It appeared to me like entering a city of giants, who after a long conflict...leaving the ruins of their various temples as the only proof of their former existence " (p. 37). 7. IIHc aeh,rns,] This reading is not found in any MS. All...
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