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. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. ed theirtongues and drew their heiirts out of them. Here in the pediment were Athene andPoseidon striving for Athens. There stoodtheir horses and chariots, large as life.Poseidon angrily turned to go. Athenejoyfully strode to step into her chariot.And the pediment was crowded with herhappy friends. All these statues shone withbronze and gold and color. Below werethe great white columns and the shadyporch. The wall at the back was bright-ened with painted and gilded vines andbands. The porch stretched down the longside and all around the building. Underits r

. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. ed theirtongues and drew their heiirts out of them. Here in the pediment were Athene andPoseidon striving for Athens. There stoodtheir horses and chariots, large as life.Poseidon angrily turned to go. Athenejoyfully strode to step into her chariot.And the pediment was crowded with herhappy friends. All these statues shone withbronze and gold and color. Below werethe great white columns and the shadyporch. The wall at the back was bright-ened with painted and gilded vines andbands. The porch stretched down the longside and all around the building. Underits r Stock Photo
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. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. ed theirtongues and drew their heiirts out of them. Here in the pediment were Athene andPoseidon striving for Athens. There stoodtheir horses and chariots, large as life.Poseidon angrily turned to go. Athenejoyfully strode to step into her chariot.And the pediment was crowded with herhappy friends. All these statues shone withbronze and gold and color. Below werethe great white columns and the shadyporch. The wall at the back was bright-ened with painted and gilded vines andbands. The porch stretched down the longside and all around the building. Underits roof, at the top of the flat wall, the peoplesaw in painted marble relief the very pro-cession in which they were marching. Itwas going, as they were going, toward theeast. All this they saw in the soft shadow of the 214 Men of Old Greece morning sun. Then they turned the cornerand saw the eastern end in a flood of goldensunshine. Every blue and red backgroundin metope or pediment glowed. The gilded ....•>-.••- -,-,.•„.,.

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