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Travels in Italy

By: François de Chateaubriand; Tony Kline, Translator

...e Capitoline Museum The Doria Gallery A Moonlit Walk through Rome A Trip To Naples Pozzuoli and Solfatara Vesuvius. Patria, or Liternum Baiae Herculaneum, Portici, Pompeii To Monsieur de Fontanes...

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Edingburgh Picturesque Notes

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...of feet below your path. Is it T orre del Greco that is built above buried Herculaneum? Herculaneum was dead at least; but the sun still shines upon t...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...how much more awful and impressive is it, viewed from the ghostly ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii! Stand at the bottom of the great market place of P... ...hrunk, 157 Charles Dickens inside, to scanty bones. So, in the theatre of Herculaneum, a comic mask, floating on the stream when it was hot and liqui... ... and skulls of all the skeletons, were stuffed with this terrible hail. In Herculaneum, where the flood was of a different and a heavier kind, it roll... ...ch they seem) at the bottom of the excavation—and found the buried city of Herculaneum. Presently going down, with lighted torches, we are perplexed b...

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A Second Home

By: Honoré de Balzac

...he events of life have swept over my heart like the lavas of Vesuvius over Herculaneum. The town is there—dead.” “Those who have brought a soul as war...

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Mosses from an Old Manse

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ingered in the cloisters of a university, digging new treasures out of the Herculaneum of antique lore, diffusing depth and accuracy of literature thr...

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Father Goriot

By: Honoré de Balzac

...g the recesses of her drawers and boxes (known respectively as Pompeii and Herculaneum), having brought to light a fair piece of cambric whereof she w...

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A Set of Six

By: Joseph Conrad

...rooms on the ground floor containing the famous collection of bronzes from Herculaneum and Pompeii: that mar- vellous legacy of antique art whose deli...

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...t makes the port of Croisic. This fascinating little town is therefore the Herculaneum of feudality, less its winding sheet of lava. It is afoot, but ...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...id his first piloting in the St. Louis trade; his first watch extending from Herculaneum to St. Genevieve. On May 26, 1836, he com pleted and left Pi...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...chanted attitudes, like the standing, or stepping, or running skeletons in Herculaneum, others remained rooted to the deck; but all their eyes upcast....

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Little Dorrit Book Two Riches

By: Charles Dickens

...ht have been taken—had been taken—to the top of the Alps and the bottom of Herculaneum, without disarranging a fold in her dress, or displacing a pin....

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...chanted attitudes, like the standing, or stepping, or running skeletons in Herculaneum, others remained rooted to the deck; but all their eyes upcast....

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Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica

By: Hugh G. Evelyn White

...y the mountain-bred Centaurs.’ Fragment #57 — Voll. Herculan. (Papyri from Herculaneum), 2nd Collec- tion, viii. 105: The author of the “Cypria” (38) ...

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The House of the Seven Gables

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...e, as the observer of to-day finds the wheel-tracks of ancient vehicles in Herculaneum. The butcher’s cart, with its snowy canopy, was an acceptable o...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...nice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, an... ...ht have been taken—had been taken—to the top of the Alps and the bottom of Herculaneum, without disarranging a fold in her dress, or displacing a pin....

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

... good store of Johnsoniana was treasured in his mind; and I compared it to Herculaneum, or some old Roman field, which when dug, fully rewards the lab...

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Little Dorrit Book One Poverty

By: Charles Dickens

...nice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, an...

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