We speak of Apollo and of Diana they were born here; of the metamorphosis of Syrinx into a reed it was done here; of the great god Pan he dwelt in the caves of this hill of Coressus; of the Amazons this was their best prized home; of Bacchus and Hercules both fought the warlike women here; of the Cyclops they laid the ponderous marble blocks of some of the ruins yonder; of Homer this was one of his many birthplaces; of Cirmon of Athens; of Alcibiades, Lysander, Agesilaus they visited here; so did Alexander the Great; so did Hannibal and Antiochus, Scipio, Lucullus and Sylla; Brutus, Cassius, Pompey, Cicero, and Augustus; Antony was a judge in this place, and left his seat in the open court, while the advocates were speaking, to run after Cleopatra, who passed the door; from this city these two sailed on pleasure excursions, in galleys with silver oars and perfumed sails, and with companies of beautiful girls to serve them, and actors and musicians to amuse them; in days that seem almost modern, so remote are they from the early history of this city, Paul the Apostle preached the new religion here, and so did John, and here it is supposed the former was pitted against wild beasts, for in 1 Corinthians, xv. 32 he says: "If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus," &c.,

We speak of Apollo and of Diana they were born here; of the metamorphosis of Syrinx into a reed it was done here; of the great god Pan he dwelt in the caves of this hill of Coressus; of the Amazons this was their best prized home; of Bacchus and Hercules both fought the warlike women here; of the Cyclops they laid the ponderous marble blocks of some of the ruins yonder; of Homer this was one of his many birthplaces; of Cirmon of Athens; of Alcibiades, Lysander, Agesilaus they visited here; so did Alexander the Great; so did Hannibal and Antiochus, Scipio, Lucullus and Sylla; Brutus, Cassius, Pompey, Cicero, and Augustus; Antony was a judge in this place, and left his seat in the open court, while the advocates were speaking, to run after Cleopatra, who passed the door; from this city these two sailed on pleasure excursions, in galleys with silver oars and perfumed sails, and with companies of beautiful girls to serve them, and actors and musicians to amuse them; in days that seem almost modern, so remote are they from the early history of this city, Paul the Apostle preached the new religion here, and so did John, and here it is supposed the former was pitted against wild beasts, for in 1 Corinthians, xv. 32 he says: "If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus," &c.,

We speak of Apollo and of Diana they were born here; of the metamorphosis of Syrinx into a reed it was done here; of the great god Pan he dwelt in the caves of this hill of Coressus; of the Amazons this was their best prized home; of Bacchus and Hercules both fought the warlike women here; of the Cyclops they laid the ponderous marble blocks of some of the ruins yonder; of Homer this was one of his many birthplaces; of Cirmon of Athens; of Alcibiades, Lysander, Agesilaus they visited here; so did Alexander the Great; so did Hannibal and Antiochus, Scipio, Lucullus and Sylla; Brutus, Cassius, Pompey, Cicero, and Augustus; Antony was a judge in this place, and left his seat in the open court, while the advocates were speaking, to run after Cleopatra, who passed the door; from this city these two sailed on pleasure excursions, in galleys with silver oars and perfumed sails, and with companies of beautiful girls to serve them, and actors and musicians to amuse them; in days that seem almost modern, so remote are they from the early history of this city, Paul the Apostle preached the new religion here, and so did John, and here it is supposed the former was pitted against wild beasts, for in 1 Corinthians, xv. 32 he says: "If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus," &c.,