Rome [by rail], Herculaneum
, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Vergil's tomb, and possibly the ruins of Paestum can be visited, as well as the beautiful surroundings of Naples and its charming bay.
In various enchanted attitudes, like the standing, or stepping, or running skeletons in Herculaneum
, others remained rooted to the deck; but all their eyes upcast.
After what Amy would call Herculaneum
efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.
He loved the old rumbling and jolting carts, the former track of which he still found in his long-buried remembrance, as the observer of to-day finds the wheel-tracks of ancient vehicles in Herculaneum
Not far from these, we must find room for one whose success has been of the wrong kind; the man who should have lingered in the cloisters of a university, digging new treasures out of the Herculaneum
of antique lore, diffusing depth and accuracy of literature throughout his country, and thus making for himself a great and quiet fame.
and perhaps Birmingham); model gondolas from Venice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum
and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of Vesuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slippers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets and filigree, Neapolitan coral, Roman cameos, Geneva jewellery, Arab lanterns, rosaries blest all round by the Pope himself, and an infinite variety of lumber.
R M Supply operates two branches in Wentzville and Herculaneum
I'm glad to be home, but I've got another home now and excited about what we're doing with Herculaneum
girls basketball and what the future holds.
If sampling the show-stopping treasures from Pompeii and Herculaneum
, leave at least a couple of hours for the National Archaeological Museum (museoarcheologiconapoli.
If Naples itself is not enough, the area is surrounded by lost Roman cities and you can catch a train from the main station to see Pompeii and Herculaneum
, to the east.
One bit of advice concerning both Pompeii and Herculaneum
is that if you visit in the summer months, you should remember to wear a hat and consider carrying an umbrella to protect yourself from the sun as there is very little shade or cover on either site.
The latrine-dotted plans of Pompeii and Herculaneum
supplied by Koloski-Ostrow (figs.