Niniveh arose on the same great plain, on the banks of the Tigris, with the glittering line of the snowy Kurdistan chain bounding its horizon. To come down to comparatively modern times, ROME has been equally fortunate with her predecessors in a site worthy of her greatness and renown.
Where is their pomp and pride, and those ecstasies of frequent transport? "In Rome are fulfilled the prophet's words against Niniveh: 'Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding-place of the young lions? Were not its commanders and its princes lions who overran the whole world, and ravened, and slaughtered the prey?
In Ford's Lady's Trial, Gifford altered "sister's thread" to "silver thread." The Woman Hater in Beaumont and Fletcher's play. "Canaries" was the name of a quick, lively dance. Cf. In Sidney's Arcadia. Cf. Jonson's Every Man out of his Humour, II. 1: "They say there's a new motion of the city of Niniveh with Jonas and the whale to be seen at Fleet bridge." ... "A bird to be made much on.