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" YOUR request that I would send you an account of my uncle's death, in order to transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, deserves my acknowledgments ; for, if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it, I am well assured,... "
Pompeii - Pągina 40
per William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volum 2

Half hours - 1847
...there is * English translation by Melmoth. He is supposed to have died at*; the end of Trajan's reign.] Your request that I would send you an account of my uncle's deaa in order to transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, desefS my acknowledgments ; for,...
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The natural history of pigeons

William Jardine, P. J. Selby - 1850 - 252 pągines
...Pompeii were destroyed, that we shall lay the entire epistle before the reader. " PLINY to TACITUS. — Your request that I would send you an account of my...to posterity, deserves my acknowledgments ; for if the circumstances which occasioned this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the manner of his...
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Europa; or, Notes of a recent ramble through England, France, Italy and ...

Daniel Clarke Eddy - 1852 - 504 pągines
...our minds with great distinctness and probable truthfulness. In one of these letters, he says, — " Your request that I would send you an account of my...the glory of it, I am well assured, will be rendered forever illustrious. And notwithstanding he perished by a misfortune which, as it involved at the same...
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The Travels and Adventures of Celebrated Travelers in the Principal ...

Henry Howe - 1854 - 804 pągines
...collection of the author. The following is the first and most valuable of these celebrated letters: 'Your request that I would send you an account of...the glory of it, I am well assured, will be rendered forever illustrious ; and, notwithstanding he perished by a misfortune, which, as it involved at the...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volum 1

Half hours - 1856
...is an English translation by Melmoth. He is supposed to have died about the end of Trajan's reign.] Your request that I would send you an account of my...if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, tho glory of it I am well assured will be rendered for ever illustrious. And notwithstanding he perished...
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EUROPA: OR SCENES AND SOCIETY IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, ITALY AND SWITZERLAND

DANIEL C. EDDY - 1859
...our minds with great distinctness and probable truthfulness. In one of these letters, he says, — " Your request that I would send you an account of my...the glory of it, I am well assured, will be rendered forever illustrious. And notwithstanding he perished by a misfortune which, as it involved at the same...
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Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Zurcher, Margollé - 1868 - 253 pągines
...his humanity and his love of science. Pliny the Tounger's account of the Death of the Elder Pliny* ' Your request that I would send you an account of my...more exact relation of it to posterity, deserves my acknowledg* Pliny's Letters, vol. i. book vi. p. 325, Melmoth's translation. ments ; for if this accident...
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The Buried Cities of Campania: Or, Pompeii and Herculaneum, Their History ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1868 - 282 pągines
...would send you an account of my uncle's death [the elder Pliny, author of the IIistoria Naturalis], in order to transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, merits my acknowledgments; for should the calamity be celebrated by your pen, its memory, I feel assured,...
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Vesuvius

John Phillips - 1869 - 355 pągines
...the ordinary text. The letters are given entire, though some parts are merely specimens of style. ' Your request that I would send you an account of my...shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it, I am assured, will be rendered for ever illustrious. And, notwithstanding he perished by a misfortune which,...
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GOLDEN SHEAVES

H.A. CLEVELAND - 1869
...cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii, occasioning the death of thousands of the unfortunate inhabitants. "Your request that I would send you an account of...transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, doserves my acknowledgments ; for if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it,...
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