Edward Daniel Clarke

edwarddanielclarkeWhen the last of the metopes was taken from the Parthenon, and, in moving of it, great part of the superstructure with one of the triglyphs was thrown down by the workmen who Lord Elgin employed; the Disdar, who beheld the mischief done to the building, took his pipe from his mouth, dropped a tear and in a supplicating tone o f voice, said to Lusieri, τέλος [it is done]!

Edward Daniel Clarke

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