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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . inspired expression of terror, such as Cassandra may haveworn while darkly presaging her own fate, and the evilsabout to fall on the house of Atreus. But it is very difficultto convey the expression of a mask by an engraving. Thecomic masks are still more numerous than the tragic. Theannexed masks belong to some of Terences characters: theyare given by Mad. Dacier, on the authority of a very anc

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . inspired expression of terror, such as Cassandra may haveworn while darkly presaging her own fate, and the evilsabout to fall on the house of Atreus. But it is very difficultto convey the expression of a mask by an engraving. Thecomic masks are still more numerous than the tragic. Theannexed masks belong to some of Terences characters: theyare given by Mad. Dacier, on the authority of a very anc Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . inspired expression of terror, such as Cassandra may haveworn while darkly presaging her own fate, and the evilsabout to fall on the house of Atreus. But it is very difficultto convey the expression of a mask by an engraving. Thecomic masks are still more numerous than the tragic. Theannexed masks belong to some of Terences characters: theyare given by Mad. Dacier, on the authority of a very ancientmanuscript in the Royal Library at Paris, and serve to illus- 198 POMPEII. trate the varieties of countenance considered applicable todifferent characters.. There are others devoted to the satyric drama. This wassomething of a medium between tragedy and comedy ; inspirit and cheerfulness it resembled the latter, but its ex-ternal form was derived from the former, and its subject was

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