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Ashore In Greece
One arriving for the first time on the shores of Greece Patras is likely to be disappointing. The town is not in high repute as a tourist center.
Athens - Impressions Of The Capital
The Athens station was crowded with a hurrying, chattering throng, but we had no more than put our feet on the platform when two young men came forward to meet us.
Athens - In Search Of Antiquities
The monuments of Athens are in the main neither obscure nor difficult to find.
The Acropolis Of Athens
Nobody, I am sure, will seriously challenge the right of the Acropolis of Athens to recognition as foremost of all monuments of antiquity.
A Motor Trip To Delphi
We were going to Delphi and willy-nilly there was nothing to do but get up. John, the night porter, was taking no chances.
Easter In Athens
Easter is the great festival of the Greek church. In its celebration are combined the joy of Christmas—the exuberance of the Fourth of July.
Greece- The Field Of Marathon
Once heard Mr. Baldwin, the British Prime Minister, whimsically remark that if the Greeks had not prevailed at Marathon there would be no blondes in Europe.
Greece- Its Country And Its People
Since the great transfers of population of recent years Greece properly claims to be one of the most homogeneous of European states.
Greece - Over The Aegean Sea
From the Messageries Maritime had not changed a sailing date I should have missed the interesting experience of a voyage to Constantinople on the so Abassieh.
Idling About Constantinople
This solitary European, amidst the crowd of Turks, was Mr. de Peruta, born an Italian, but for sixty years a resident of Constantinople.
Down The Asian Coast
We left Constantinople amidst the lamentations of the three porters who carried our bags to the shore boat.
Greece - Out By Olympia
Olympia is usually the first ancient center visited by the traveler who enters Greece by the port of Patras.
The Dancing Of Ancient Egypt And Greece
So on through the gamut of simple emotions—love and hate, fealty and jealousy, desire and achievement—primitive man expresses his mood in terms of the dance.
Greek Comedy Dancing In Rome
And the mere direction of attention to Rome's relation to the arts anticipates the story of her treatment of the dance, leaving only details to be told.
Dance - The Middle Ages And The Renaissance
CHRISTIANITY, like the religions of the Hebrews of old and the Greeks, employed dancing as an important part of the ritual of worship.
A Glance At The Ballet's Technique
Pantomime, to be sure, is carried to a high development in both French and Italian academies; they present mimo-dramas calling for practically unlimited scope of expression.
The Golden Age Of Dancing
LOUIS XIV brought public interest in the ballet to a point of eager excitement.
Spanish Dancing
Since earliest Occidental history, the dances of Spain have been famous. Today their richness, variety and fundamental nobility give them a position in advance of any other group of national dances.
Italian Dances
Past are the splendid pageants of the Medici, nor do the floors of Castel San Angelo remember the caress of the winged feet of choral dancers.
European Folk-Dancing In General
In response to this demand of nature there exists one class of folk-dancing—the genre of the careless, energetic romp of people bedecked in bright colours.
Oriental Dancing
In light mood it narrates the passing occurrence or the amusing anecdote. And not the least of the wonders of the Arab dancing is the emphasis it places upon the beauty of womankind.
The Ballet In Its Dark Age
The years that followed produced a certain amount of dancing that was good, notably some of the operatic ballets of Europe, and a few ballet spectacles of the seventies and eighties.
Dance - The Romantic Revolution
Miss Duncan is not in attunement with the ballet, and never was. She is a worshipper of nature; not as translated into abstract terms, but as nature is, as revealed in the waves and clouds and running water.
Dance - The Russian Academy And Its Working
Naturally, a member of the Imperial ballet must have government consent to leave his country; departing with-out such consent, he automatically forfeits his pension.
Dance - A Layman's Estimate Of Conditions
That great dancing is a useful and desirable addition to human happiness needs no argument. Its power to delight the vision and expand the imagination.
Water-Plantain Family
Wading into shallow water or standing on some muddy shore, this striking plant is quite as decorative in a picture, and, happily, far more approachable in life.
Arum Family
A jolly-looking preacher is Jack, standing erect in his parti-colored pulpit with a sounding-board over his head; but he is a gay deceiver.
Spiderwort Family
Flowers—Blue, 1 in. broad or less, irregular, grouped at end of stem, and upheld by long leaf-like bracts.
Pickerel-Weed Family
Flowers—Bright purplish blue, including filaments, anthers, and style; crowded in a dense spike; quickly fading.
Lily Family
Flowers—Dingy, pale yellowish or whitish green, growing greener with age, 1 in. or less across, very numerous.
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