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  • The Milanese possess many villas here.

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  • There are numerous Roman villas in the district, but Andover itself is not a Roman site.

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  • There are numerous Roman villas in the district, but Andover itself is not a Roman site.

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  • Of late years it has become a much frequented winter resort, and many handsome villas (among them that built by the 3rd marquess of Salisbury) have been constructed in the neighbourhood.

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  • The place consists almost entirely of villas and is a favourite summer resort.

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  • All this space is filled with villas, gardens and hotels, and is a favourite summer resort not only of Alexandrians but also of Cairenes.

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  • Remains of villas can also be traced, and to the largest of these, which occupied the summit of the promontory, and belonged first to Marius, then to Lucullus, and then to the imperial house, probably belongs the subterranean Grotta Dragonara.

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  • Around the outer lake are grouped the suburbs Harvestehude and PBsseldorf on the western shore, and Uhlenhorst on the eastern, with park-like promenades and villas surrounded by well-kept gardens.

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  • It lies on the south bank of the Thames and extends up the hills above the shore, many villas having been erected on the higher ground.

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  • It is added that the remains of cats from Roman villas at Silchester and Dursley are probably referable to the domesticated breed.

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  • Farther south-east, a line of sand dunes, covering the ruins of ancient villas, marks the coastline of the Roman period.

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  • It was one of the oldest cities of Etruria, but does not appear in history till the Roman colonization of 247 B.C., and was never of great importance, except as a resort of wealthy Romans, many of whom (Pompey, the Antonine emperors) had villas there.

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  • Considerable remains of ancient villas still exist along the low sandy coast, one of which, about 1 m.

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  • Here are the summer palace of the governor-general, many fine Moorish and French villas and luxurious hotels, all surrounded by beautiful gardens.

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  • Cicero may have had villas both at Portus Caietae and at Formiae' proper, and the emperors certainly possessed property at both places.

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  • coast, enclosed by an amphitheatre of lofty mountains, the slopes of which are covered with villas and gardens.

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  • Constantine the Great, who generally resided here from 306 to 331, and his successors also, beautified the city with public works, and villas arose upon the hill-sides.

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  • At right angles to this street lanes ascend the hill-side to Hillhead, where the more modern structures and villas have been built.

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  • Tiberius, who spent the last ten years of his life at Capri, built no fewer than twelve villas there; to these the great majority of the numerous and considerable ancient remains on the island belong.

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  • All these villas can be identified with more or less certainty, the best preserved being those on the east extremity, consisting of a large number of vaulted substructures and the foundations perhaps of a Pharos (lighthouse).

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  • Their houses, at any rate those in the towns, had thus the characteristics of Moorish villas; and in them they lived a Moorish life.

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  • This was the City of Hadrian (Hadrianapolis) or New Athens (Novae Athenae); a handsome suburb with numerous villas, baths and gardens; some traces remain of its walls, which, like those of Themistocles, were fortified with rectangular towers.

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  • Hotels and villas were built in the new part of the town that sprang up outside the picturesque walled fortress, and there is quite a contrast between the part inside the heavy, half-ruined ramparts, with its narrow, steep streets and curious gable-roofed houses, its fine old church and castle and its massive town hall, and the new suburbs and fishermen's quarter facing the estuary of the Bidassoa.

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  • of Havana to CienfuegosVuelta Abajo and Vuelta Arriba are also used colloquially at any point in the island to mean " east " and " west " - Las Cinco Villas - i.e.

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  • The town is built in a picturesquely irregular manner, and a large part of it consists of districts called "parks" occupied by villas and mansions.

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  • A fleet of shallow-draught screw steamers provides a favourite means of communication between the business centre of the city and the outlying colonies of villas.

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  • In the environs are the ducal villas of Georgium and Luisium, the gardens of which, as well as those of the neighbouring town of Worlitz, are much admired.

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  • The old town, surrounded by arms of the Ill, has narrow and irregular streets, while to the south, on the canal, lie the handsome villas and promenades of the new town.

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  • Remains of Roman villas are found in Southwark, which was evidently a portion of Londinium, and it therefore hardly seems likely that a bridge-building people such as the Romans would remain contented with a ferry.

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  • Of the Palladian villas in the neighbourhood, La Rotonda, or Villa Palladiana, 12 m.

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  • The more modern quarters are built with great regularity and the suburbs contain several substantial villas surrounded by gardens.

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  • Numerous villas have also been erected along the beautiful western coast of the island, while Stanley, in the south, is favoured as a watering-place.

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  • Beyond the walls extended the gardens and villas of a prosperous Oriental population, especially on the south-west towards the suburb of Meram.

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  • The slopes of the hill on which Fiesole stands are covered with fine villas.

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  • Peterhof is connected with Oranienbaum on the west and with Stryelna on the east by series of gardens and villas.

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  • It has fine streets, handsome villas and public buildings, government offices and churches.

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  • The town has extended greatly on the southern side of the stream, where, in the direction of the racecourse, there are now numerous fine villas.

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  • On the villas, Burn's Rome and the Campagna (1871), 411-415; Aitchison, in the Builder (Feb.

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  • The place was prosperous; it had an important iron industry; and the banks of the lake were, as now, dotted with villas.

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  • The country surrounding Belfast is agreeable and picturesque, whether along the shores of the Lough or towards the girdle of hills to the west; and is well wooded and studded with country seats and villas.

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  • The month before, the citizens of Utrecht had refused to raze their suburban villas, and defence of the fortifications had consequently been impossible.

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  • It is much frequented as a resort in spring, summer and autumn, and has many beautiful villas.

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  • and is partly occupied by villas.

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  • Landazuri y Romarate contain much material for a provincial history: - Historia ecclesiastics, &c. (Pamplona, 1797); Historia civil, &c. (Vitoria, 1798); Compendios historicos de la ciudad y villas de.

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  • Above, on the western side, and partly lying on the site of the old ramparts, is the residential quarter, consisting mainly of villas and commanding a fine prospect of the Oder valley.

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  • Even in ancient times it was famous for its groves of bay-trees (laurus) from which its name was perhaps derived, and which in imperial times gave the villas of its territory a name for salubrity, so that both Vitellius and Commodus resorted there.

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  • The remains of numerous other villas lie along the ancient coast-line (which was half a mile inland of the modern, being now marked by a row of sand-hills, and was followed by the Via Severiana), both north-west and south-east of Tor Paterno: they extended as a fact in an almost unbroken line along the low sandy coast - now entirely deserted and largely occupied by the low scrub which serves as cover for the wild boars of the king of Italy's preserves - from the mouth of the Tiber to Antium, and thence again to Astura; but there are no traces of any buildings previous to the imperial period.

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  • In one of these villas, excavated by the king of Italy in 1906, was found a fine replica of the famous discobolus of Myron.

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  • Other ruins - of a circus, of tombs, &c., exist, and there are also considerable remains of villas in the neighbourhood.

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  • It consists of two scattered townships, Low Harrogate and High Harrogate, which have gradually been connected by a continuous range of handsome houses and villas.

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  • Of the once splendid villas and baths of Baiae and its district, the foundations of which were often thrown far out into the sea, considerable, though fragmentary, remains exist.

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  • Wide suburbs extend to the S.W., and the right bank of the Aksai is dotted with the villas of the Cossack officials.

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  • The place thus became of considerable strategic and commercial importance, and the comparatively mild climate (considering its northerly situation) led to the erection of villas which Martial (Epigr.

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  • It is mainly occupied by small villas.

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  • This route is extremely picturesque, traverses part of the forest of Soignies, and is lined by many fashionable villas and country houses.

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  • But, while lacking the medieval appearance of Fribourg or Bern, or Sion or Coire, the great number of modern fine buildings in Geneva, hotels, villas, &c., gives it an air of prosperity and comfort that attracts many visitors, though on others modern French architecture produces a blinding glare.

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  • are remains of villas of the Roman period, and here tombs have been found.

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  • In the neighbourhood are the remains of several ancient villas, and along the Via Appia still stands an ancient wall of opus reticulatum, with an inscription, in large letters, of one Varronianus, the letters being at intervals of 25 ft.

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  • Tibur was a favourite place of resort in Roman times, and both Augustus and Maecenas had villas here, and possibly Horace also.

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  • These three suburbs - as well as the little hamlet of Demirtash, containing about Soo houses all occupied by Bulgars - are all built in the native fashion; but the, fifth suburb, Karagatch, which is on the right bank of the Maritza, and occupies the region between the railway station and the city, is Western in its design, consisting of detached residences in gardens, many of them handsome villas, and all of modern European type.

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  • For their accommodation numerous hotels and villas have been erected.

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  • Remains of fine villas have been found about half a mile to the east of the modern town, and also the remains of a temple to the genius of Stabiae, which no doubt occupied the same site as it had done in Oscan times.

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  • along the shore, and bordered by a firm sandy beach, frequented by bathers, and the winter town, farther inland, consisting of numerous villas scattered amongst the pines.

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  • Behind is a range of hills, the most conspicuous of which, the Monte Nero, is crowned by a frequented pilgrimage church and also by villas and hotels, to which a funicular railway runs.

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  • Great numbers of villas occupied by those whose work lies in London have grown up; and many of the inhabitants are employed in the Royal Small Arms factory at Enfield Lock.

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  • The country, as opposed to the towns, of Roman Britain seems to have been divided into estates, commonly (though perhaps incorrectly) known as " villas."

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  • Remains of Roman villas are conspicuous all along the shore, both to the east and to the north-west of the town.

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  • The modern place is a summer resort and has several villas, among them the Villa B orghese.

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  • long, above and parallel with which is the Coblenzer-strasse, with beautiful villas and pretty gardens reaching down to the Rhine.

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  • It is remarkable for the beauty of its scenery and for its fine villas, and is a favourite resort in spring, summer and autumn.

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  • At all these places are beautiful villas.

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  • This design was happily abandoned, and around the Parco Nuovo has grown up a new quarter of wide streets, spacious gardens and private villas.

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  • Terentius Varro Lucullus, who was consul in 73 B.C. Under the empire Praeneste, from its elevated situation and cool salubrious air, became a favourite summer resort of the wealthy Romans, whose villas studded the neighbourhood.

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  • Amongst private persons who owned villas at Praeneste were Pliny the younger and Symmachus.

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  • In the case of villas or picturesque residences, gardens of irregular form may be permitted; when adapted to the conditions of the locality, they associate better with surrounding objects, but in such gardens wall space is usually limited.

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  • The still smaller gardens of villas are generally bounded by a wall or wood fence, the inner side of which is appropriated to fruit trees.

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  • Villas and gardens engirdle it on the north and east sides and extend up the hills behind.

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  • The general character of the place, with its numerous hotels, pensions, bathing establishments, villas and places of entertainment, is largely determined by the requirements of visitors, who in 1907 numbered 180,000.

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  • There are several modern churches and chapels, numerous villas, a pier and a lift connecting the town with the esplanade beneath the cliff.

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  • Between the volcanic tract of the Campagna and the sea there is a broad strip of sandy plain, evidently formed merely by the accumulation of sand from the sea, and constituting a barren tract, still covered almost entirely with wood as it was in ancient times, except for the almost uninterrupted line of villas along the ancient coastline, which is now marked by a line of sandhills, some 2 m.

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  • The emperors Claudius, Nerva and Trajan turned their attention to the district, and under their example and exhortation the Roman aristocracy erected numerous villas within its boundaries, and used them at least for summer residences.

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  • In the Renaissance, it is true, falls the erection of many fine villas in the neighbourhood of Rome - not only in the hills round the Campagna, but even in certain places in the lower ground, e.g.

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  • The neighbourhood contains some remains of villas, but not proportionately very many; there are more on the side towards Lanuvium (W.).

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  • Most of the white inhabitants live in Ermita and Malate, or in San Miguel, where there are several handsome villas along the river front, among them that of the governor-general of the Philippines.

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  • Before the close of the republic it became a resort of the Roman nobles, many of whom acquired villas in the neighbourhood.

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  • Beyond the walls and the deep moat, especially on the northward side towards the port of Gravosa, are many pleasant villas, surrounded by gardens in which the aloe, palm and cypress are conspicuous among a number of flowering trees and shrubs.

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  • Several of the villas in the vicinity of the city are also his work.

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  • Including Kirn and Hunter's Quay, it presents a practically continuous front of seaside villas.

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  • The neighbourhood, which is now covered with vineyards, contains remains of many Roman villas, one of which is traditionally attributed to Antoninus Pius.

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  • It ran along the shore at first, just behind the line of villas which fronted upon the sea, and are now half a mile inland, or even upon its edge (for an inscription records its being damaged by the waves).

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  • In the outskirts are many beautiful villas and gardens.

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  • Remains of ancient villas and baths have been found here.

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  • It is a busy thoroughfare, lined in its first half with magnificent new buildings, and in its second half, where it attains a width of 150 ft., with handsome villas standing in their own gardens, which give the impression rather of a fashionable summer resort than the centre of a great city.

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  • A still more delightful resort is the Margaret island, a long narrow island in the Danube, the property of the archduke Joseph, which has been laid out in the style of an English park, with fine trees, velvety turf and a group of villas and bath-houses.

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  • To the west of Buda extends the hill (1463 ft.) of Svab-Hegy (Schwabenberg), with extensive view and numerous villas; it is ascended by a rack-and-pinion railway.

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  • It is divided into two parts by a small headland once the site of the villa of the empress Eugenie, between which and the main promontory are the two casinos, the principal baths and many luxurious villas and fine hotels.

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  • As far as can be seen at present, there are remains of only one villa on the island itself; 1 but along the coast a mile to the north-west a line of villas begins, which continues as far as Antium.

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  • Every year thousands spend the summer months in the wilderness, where cabins, hunting lodges, villas and hotels are numerous.

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  • Ems is largely frequented in the summer months by visitors from all parts of the world - the numbers amounting to about I i,000 annually - and many handsome villas have been erected for their accommodation.

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  • It afterwards became a municipium, and enjoyed great prosperity towards the close of the republic and in the earlier times of the empire, since many noble families of Rome selected this pleasant spot for the construction of splendid villas, one of which indeed belonged to the imperial house(Seneca, De ira, iii.), and another to the 1 A fragment of L.

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  • On his arrival at Rome he was received with enthusiasm by all classes, but did not find the nobles at all eager to give him compensation for the loss of his house and villas, which had been destroyed by Clodius.

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  • In his time many fine palaces and beautiful villas were built in Syria, and Becker's conjecture seems not altogether improbable, that from this period dates the palace of Mashetta, the façade of which is now in the Kaiser Friedrich Museum at Berlin, as perhaps also the country houses discovered by Musil in the land of Moab.

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  • On the main quay is a statue of William Tell by the sculptor Vincenzo Vela (1820-1891), a native of the town, while other works by him are in the gardens of private villas in the neighbourhood.

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  • They own two palaces in Florence, one of which on the Lung' Arno Corsini contains the finest private picture gallery in the city, and many villas and estates in various parts of Italy.

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  • north-east by water, is a pleasant fishing-village where numerous villas have been built.

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  • Government offices and private villas are on either side of the palace, and beyond, on the east, are the Sudan Club, the military hospital, and the Gordon Memorial College.

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  • The town has of late years become a favourite residential resort and has greatly extended towards the west, where there is a colony of pleasant villas.

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  • The town contains a summer palace of the bey, the old seraglio, arsenal and customhouse, and many villas, gardens and pleasure resorts, Goletta being a favourite place for sea-bathing.

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  • His park and pleasure grounds near Rome, and the costly and laborious works in his parks and villas at Tusculum, near Naples, earned for him from Pompey (it is said) the title of the "Roman Xerxes."

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  • It possesses cotton manufactures, but consists chiefly of handsome mansions and villas inhabited by Manchester merchants.

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  • The west end contains numerous handsome villas and a fine esplanade, i 2m.

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  • Behind the harbour the houses rise picturesquely on gentle wooded slopes, and numerous villas adorn the vicinity.

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  • Many remains of ancient villas may be seen round the lake: above its west bank is the station of Forum Clodii, and on its north shore the village of Trevignano, which retains traces of the fortifications of an ancient town of unknown name.

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  • The more modern quarter which has grown up at the southern foot of the hill has handsome broad boulevards and villas, many of them with beautiful gardens, filled with semis tropical plants.

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  • Prosperous villages and handsome villas stud its shores, and it is one of the most frequented summer resorts in the vicinity of Munich.

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  • Remains of other villas may be seen, but the most important ruin is the reservoir of the (subterranean) aqueducts just outside the town on the east, which had no less than twenty-seven chambers each about 90 ft.

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  • Farther west again are villas, as far as the temple of Athena on the promontory named after her at the extremity of the peninsula (now Punta Campanella).

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  • Several members of the Austrian imperial family have made Baden their summer residence and have built here beautiful villas.

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  • It was a favourite resort of the Venetian nobility before they began to build their villas on the mainland; and in the 15th and 16th centuries its gardens and casinos, of which some traces remain, were famous.

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  • It is situated in a wide and very fertile valley, and is surrounded by many villas, built by natives who have made their fortune in Mexico, and are locally known as les Americains.

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  • Here are a health resort, a tower commanding an extensive view, and numerous villas.

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  • It also contains many villas of the wealthy inhabitants of Palermo, among the most beautiful of which is La Favorita, at the foot of Monte Pellegrino on the west, belonging to the Crown.

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  • Our earliest information about the land and its people is derived from geological, ethnological and archaeological studies, from the remains in British harrows and caves, Roman roads, walls and villas, coins, place-names and inscriptions.

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  • There are numerous handsome villas.

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  • Some of the gardens of its villas are remarkably fine.

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  • The modern town of Zobeir, a sort of health suburb, occupied by the villas of well-to-do inhabitants of Basra, lies near the ruin mounds which mark the situation of the ancient city.

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  • Following either the Zutphen or the Utrecht road, numerous pleasing views of the Rhine valley present themselves, and country houses and villas appear among the woods on every side.

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  • Art, so widespread in the wealthy villas of Gaul, contented itself with imitation, produced nothing original and remained mediocre.

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  • On the north lies the bay of Monaco; along the lower ground on the west of the bay stretches the health and bathing resort of Condamine, with orange-gardens, manufactures of perfumes and liqueurs, and the chapel of Ste Devote, the patron saint of Monaco; to the north of the bay on the rocky slopes of the Spelugues (speluncae) are grouped the various buildings of the Casino of Monte Carlo with the elaborate gardens and the numerous villas and hotels which it has called into existence.

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  • The village, which is beautifully situated, contains several handsome stone villas occupied by families attracted to the town by its educational facilities.

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  • N.E., is one of the most noteworthy Roman villas in England.

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  • In time some of them took to living barbarously that is to say, they fortified their villas, collected an armed following and fought for their lives, families and property.

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  • A large number of country-houses and villas are to be found here, and the river-side villages of Dieren, Velp and Renkum.

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  • Its area is for the most part occupied by villas.

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  • All villas offer spacious living accommodation, with French windows leading to outside terraces.

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  • Six Royal and Presidential Villas with private swimming pools and garden offer the ultimate in luxury accommodation.

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  • Please click on the images above for larger photographs Chabil Mar Villas boasts almost 400 feet of private beachfront and offers exclusive privacy.

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  • The village consists of 3 bedroom beachfront villas and bungalows, 2 and 3 bedroom penthouse apartments and 2 and 3 bedroom garden apartments.

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  • The earlier villas were completed in Regency cottage style, which was later to give way to mid and early Victorian Palladian classicism.

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  • Collins aikman Private Villas exclude the activity.

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  • Alto do Golfe is a luxurious private condominium comprising 16 villas with private gardens and also a communal garden and large swimming pool.

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  • Along with the scheme for completing the Sidgwick Site, these proposals involve the eventual demolition of most of the remaining villas.

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  • detached villas lay along part of the south side of Spring Place.

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  • detached villas at Long Beach, Kusadasi.

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  • ACCOMMODATION 14 twin bedroomed duplex villas, each sleeping up to four guests.

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  • fashionable suburb of villas and market gardens.

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  • From holiday cottages to luxury villas, seaside apartments to country hideaways.

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  • hillside villas.

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  • homey villas.

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  • ironworkers ' cottages or Victorian villas that line the slopes of Coalbrookdale.

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  • Lagoon Villas are one bedroom 2 story suites with private boat jetty 's built over the lagoon.

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  • DNP Millendreath - We offer the choice of 2 self-catering holiday villas in a quiet and peaceful seaside location.

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  • low-rise apartments, duplexes, & detached villas.

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  • mercery business at Brunswick House, 3 Promenade Villas, London, was purchased on favorable terms.

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  • Interesting that they should be looking to sign a right-sided midfielder - have the Beckhams been seen checking villas around Rome recently?

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  • Bill Bensley designed the property which comprises of 33 pool villas and 12 privately owned villa residences set amidst 40 acres of gardens.

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  • This highly residential district is home to many opulent villas.

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  • Villas for honeymooners, villas for families, villas for celebrating a special occasion, villas for long planned reunions of friends or family.

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  • rustic farmhouses and cottages, with villas abroad.

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  • RESIDENCIAL SUCINA is a residential development where we are offering DETACHED VILLAS with a communal swimming pool, tennis court and large green areas.

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  • A cottage, 5 Stanley Villas, near the railroad terminus, was rented for £ 14 a year.

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  • The villas are freehold and each villa will receive the full title deed.

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  • understated villas, contemporary villas, homey villas.

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  • vacation villas Bali.

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  • A few detached villas lay along part of the south side of Spring Place.

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  • Two and three bedroom semi-detached duplex villas equipped with kitchen, bathroom, parking and large gardens.

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  • We can recommend North Cyprus rentals Website who have a great selection of rental villas from large to small.

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  • In Portugal, glorious views, gardens and pools, sumptuous modern villas with access to superb sports facilities and beautiful beaches.

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  • DNP Millendreath - We offer the choice of 2 self-catering holiday villas in a quiet and peaceful seaside location.

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  • wow factor villas, understated villas, contemporary villas, homey villas.

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  • along both banks of the river, the mills and factories occupying the valley by the stream, the villas and better-class houses the high-lying ground on either side.

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  • It lies on the south bank of the Thames and extends up the hills above the shore, many villas having been erected on the higher ground.

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  • It is added that the remains of cats from Roman villas at Silchester and Dursley are probably referable to the domesticated breed.

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  • Farther south-east, a line of sand dunes, covering the ruins of ancient villas, marks the coastline of the Roman period.

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  • It was one of the oldest cities of Etruria, but does not appear in history till the Roman colonization of 247 B.C., and was never of great importance, except as a resort of wealthy Romans, many of whom (Pompey, the Antonine emperors) had villas there.

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  • Considerable remains of ancient villas still exist along the low sandy coast, one of which, about 1 m.

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  • Here are the summer palace of the governor-general, many fine Moorish and French villas and luxurious hotels, all surrounded by beautiful gardens.

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  • Cicero may have had villas both at Portus Caietae and at Formiae' proper, and the emperors certainly possessed property at both places.

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  • coast, enclosed by an amphitheatre of lofty mountains, the slopes of which are covered with villas and gardens.

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  • Constantine the Great, who generally resided here from 306 to 331, and his successors also, beautified the city with public works, and villas arose upon the hill-sides.

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  • Remains of villas can also be traced, and to the largest of these, which occupied the summit of the promontory, and belonged first to Marius, then to Lucullus, and then to the imperial house, probably belongs the subterranean Grotta Dragonara.

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  • At right angles to this street lanes ascend the hill-side to Hillhead, where the more modern structures and villas have been built.

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  • Tiberius, who spent the last ten years of his life at Capri, built no fewer than twelve villas there; to these the great majority of the numerous and considerable ancient remains on the island belong.

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  • All these villas can be identified with more or less certainty, the best preserved being those on the east extremity, consisting of a large number of vaulted substructures and the foundations perhaps of a Pharos (lighthouse).

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  • - Ruins of palaces, palatial villas, houses, built domeor cist-graves and fortifications (Aegean isles, Greek mainland and N.W.

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  • Their houses, at any rate those in the towns, had thus the characteristics of Moorish villas; and in them they lived a Moorish life.

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  • This was the City of Hadrian (Hadrianapolis) or New Athens (Novae Athenae); a handsome suburb with numerous villas, baths and gardens; some traces remain of its walls, which, like those of Themistocles, were fortified with rectangular towers.

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  • Hotels and villas were built in the new part of the town that sprang up outside the picturesque walled fortress, and there is quite a contrast between the part inside the heavy, half-ruined ramparts, with its narrow, steep streets and curious gable-roofed houses, its fine old church and castle and its massive town hall, and the new suburbs and fishermen's quarter facing the estuary of the Bidassoa.

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  • Of late years it has become a much frequented winter resort, and many handsome villas (among them that built by the 3rd marquess of Salisbury) have been constructed in the neighbourhood.

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  • All this space is filled with villas, gardens and hotels, and is a favourite summer resort not only of Alexandrians but also of Cairenes.

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  • It contains many villas of the aristocracy of Palermo, the majority of which were erected in the 18th century, but have now fallen into decay.

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  • of Havana to CienfuegosVuelta Abajo and Vuelta Arriba are also used colloquially at any point in the island to mean " east " and " west " - Las Cinco Villas - i.e.

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  • The town is built in a picturesquely irregular manner, and a large part of it consists of districts called "parks" occupied by villas and mansions.

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  • Around the outer lake are grouped the suburbs Harvestehude and PBsseldorf on the western shore, and Uhlenhorst on the eastern, with park-like promenades and villas surrounded by well-kept gardens.

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  • A fleet of shallow-draught screw steamers provides a favourite means of communication between the business centre of the city and the outlying colonies of villas.

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  • In the environs are the ducal villas of Georgium and Luisium, the gardens of which, as well as those of the neighbouring town of Worlitz, are much admired.

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  • The old town, surrounded by arms of the Ill, has narrow and irregular streets, while to the south, on the canal, lie the handsome villas and promenades of the new town.

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  • Remains of Roman villas are found in Southwark, which was evidently a portion of Londinium, and it therefore hardly seems likely that a bridge-building people such as the Romans would remain contented with a ferry.

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  • Of the Palladian villas in the neighbourhood, La Rotonda, or Villa Palladiana, 12 m.

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  • The more modern quarters are built with great regularity and the suburbs contain several substantial villas surrounded by gardens.

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  • Towards the west is the Si-hu or Western Lake, a beautiful sheet of water, with its banks and islands studded with villas, monuments and gardens, and its surface traversed by gaily-painted pleasure boats.

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  • Numerous villas have also been erected along the beautiful western coast of the island, while Stanley, in the south, is favoured as a watering-place.

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  • Beyond the walls extended the gardens and villas of a prosperous Oriental population, especially on the south-west towards the suburb of Meram.

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  • The slopes of the hill on which Fiesole stands are covered with fine villas.

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  • The Adige embankment gave an impetus to building enterprise, the banks of the river being now flanked by villas and large dwellinghouses.

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  • Peterhof is connected with Oranienbaum on the west and with Stryelna on the east by series of gardens and villas.

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  • It has fine streets, handsome villas and public buildings, government offices and churches.

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  • The town has extended greatly on the southern side of the stream, where, in the direction of the racecourse, there are now numerous fine villas.

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  • On the villas, Burn's Rome and the Campagna (1871), 411-415; Aitchison, in the Builder (Feb.

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  • The Milanese possess many villas here.

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  • The place was prosperous; it had an important iron industry; and the banks of the lake were, as now, dotted with villas.

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  • The country surrounding Belfast is agreeable and picturesque, whether along the shores of the Lough or towards the girdle of hills to the west; and is well wooded and studded with country seats and villas.

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  • The month before, the citizens of Utrecht had refused to raze their suburban villas, and defence of the fortifications had consequently been impossible.

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  • It is much frequented as a resort in spring, summer and autumn, and has many beautiful villas.

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  • and is partly occupied by villas.

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  • Landazuri y Romarate contain much material for a provincial history: - Historia ecclesiastics, &c. (Pamplona, 1797); Historia civil, &c. (Vitoria, 1798); Compendios historicos de la ciudad y villas de.

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  • Above, on the western side, and partly lying on the site of the old ramparts, is the residential quarter, consisting mainly of villas and commanding a fine prospect of the Oder valley.

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  • Even in ancient times it was famous for its groves of bay-trees (laurus) from which its name was perhaps derived, and which in imperial times gave the villas of its territory a name for salubrity, so that both Vitellius and Commodus resorted there.

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  • The remains of numerous other villas lie along the ancient coast-line (which was half a mile inland of the modern, being now marked by a row of sand-hills, and was followed by the Via Severiana), both north-west and south-east of Tor Paterno: they extended as a fact in an almost unbroken line along the low sandy coast - now entirely deserted and largely occupied by the low scrub which serves as cover for the wild boars of the king of Italy's preserves - from the mouth of the Tiber to Antium, and thence again to Astura; but there are no traces of any buildings previous to the imperial period.

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  • In one of these villas, excavated by the king of Italy in 1906, was found a fine replica of the famous discobolus of Myron.

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  • Other ruins - of a circus, of tombs, &c., exist, and there are also considerable remains of villas in the neighbourhood.

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  • It consists of two scattered townships, Low Harrogate and High Harrogate, which have gradually been connected by a continuous range of handsome houses and villas.

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  • At Bauli, Pompey and Hortensius possessed villas, the former on the hills, while that of the latter, on the shores of the Lacus Lucrinus, was remarkable for its tame lampreys and as the scene of the dialogue in the second book of Cicero's Academica Priora; it afterwards became imperial property and was the scene of Agrippina's murder by Nero.

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  • Of the once splendid villas and baths of Baiae and its district, the foundations of which were often thrown far out into the sea, considerable, though fragmentary, remains exist.

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  • Wide suburbs extend to the S.W., and the right bank of the Aksai is dotted with the villas of the Cossack officials.

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  • The place thus became of considerable strategic and commercial importance, and the comparatively mild climate (considering its northerly situation) led to the erection of villas which Martial (Epigr.

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  • It is mainly occupied by small villas.

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  • This route is extremely picturesque, traverses part of the forest of Soignies, and is lined by many fashionable villas and country houses.

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  • But, while lacking the medieval appearance of Fribourg or Bern, or Sion or Coire, the great number of modern fine buildings in Geneva, hotels, villas, &c., gives it an air of prosperity and comfort that attracts many visitors, though on others modern French architecture produces a blinding glare.

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  • are remains of villas of the Roman period, and here tombs have been found.

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  • In the neighbourhood are the remains of several ancient villas, and along the Via Appia still stands an ancient wall of opus reticulatum, with an inscription, in large letters, of one Varronianus, the letters being at intervals of 25 ft.

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  • Tibur was a favourite place of resort in Roman times, and both Augustus and Maecenas had villas here, and possibly Horace also.

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  • The remains of villas in the district are numerous and important (see T.

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  • These three suburbs - as well as the little hamlet of Demirtash, containing about Soo houses all occupied by Bulgars - are all built in the native fashion; but the, fifth suburb, Karagatch, which is on the right bank of the Maritza, and occupies the region between the railway station and the city, is Western in its design, consisting of detached residences in gardens, many of them handsome villas, and all of modern European type.

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  • For their accommodation numerous hotels and villas have been erected.

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  • Remains of fine villas have been found about half a mile to the east of the modern town, and also the remains of a temple to the genius of Stabiae, which no doubt occupied the same site as it had done in Oscan times.

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  • along the shore, and bordered by a firm sandy beach, frequented by bathers, and the winter town, farther inland, consisting of numerous villas scattered amongst the pines.

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