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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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The Buried Cities of Campania, Or, Pompeii and Herculaneum: Their History ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1869 - 282 pągines
...follow, to some extent, the version of the latter. 28 PLINY'S DESCRIPTION. the Historia 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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Catalogue of the museum collections

Marlborough coll, nat. hist. soc - 1880
...eye-witness of the scenes he describes, is so great that I think I am justified in introducing them— " Your request that I would send you an account of my...more exact relation of it to posterity, deserves my acknowledgements; for, if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it, I am well...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...Consul, and afterwards Governor of Bithynia and Pontica. He died 113 AD THE DESTRUCTION OF POMPEII 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...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volum 16

1901
...by their gentle application. Farewell. To TACITUS: THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS. (From the "Letters.") 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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Nelson's Literature Readers, Llibre 2

Richard Garnett - 1905 - 464 pągines
...and life ! Oh come, Make once more my heart thy home ! SHELL 8. DEATH OF PLINY THE ELDER. (AD 79.) Your request that I would send you an account of my...well assured, will be rendered for ever illustrious. It is with extreme willingness, therefore, I execute your commands. He was at that time with the fleet...
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The Great Events by Famous Historians: A.D. 13-409

Charles Francis Horne - 1905 - 440 pągines
...country promise results as interesting as those already obtained within the city limits. PLINY OUR request that I would send you an account of my uncle's...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 Scrap Book, Volum 1

1906
...archeologist to uncover after two thousand years of burial beneath the Vesuvian scoriae. Letter No. 1. 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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San Francisco's Great Disaster: A Full Account of the Recent Terrible ...

Sydney Tyler - 1906 - 424 pągines
...eyewitness, in two letters which he wrote to Tacitus. "Your request/' he wrote in the first epistle, "that I would send you an account of my uncle's death,...transmit a more exact relation of it to posterity, de-- serves my acknowledgments, for if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen the glory of it,...
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The Italian Lakes: Being the Record of Pilgrimages to Familiar and ...

William Denison McCrackan - 1907 - 362 pągines
...Cornelius Tacitus, at the latter's special request. In Book vi., 16, of the " Letters " we read : " Your request that I would send you an account of my...more exact relation of it to posterity, deserves my acknowledgment; for, if this accident shall be celebrated by your pen, the glory of it, I am well assured,...
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The World's Great Events ...: An Indexed History of the World from ..., Volum 2

Esther Singleton - 1908
...ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS (AD 79) PLINY 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, merits my acknowledgments; for, if the glorious circumstances which occasioned this accident shall...
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