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The Burton Holmes lectures; (1901) (14579532878)


The Burton Holmes lectures; (1901) (14579532878)



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Title: The Burton Holmes lectures;
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Holmes, Burton, b. 1870
Subjects: Voyages and travels
Publisher: Battle Creek, Mich. : The Little-Preston co., limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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SlNUAV IN A VILLAGE has come. We find them toiling beneath a burning sun,amid the dust and glare, but on almost every head there is adiadem of roses. Was I not right in saying that moderndress is fatal alike to Greek dignity and beauty .- Thesesame men seen in native costume would appear as splendidspecimens of rustic humanity. Unfortunately, the risinggeneration is inclined to follow strange gods and strange,tailors, and the fine old costume is worn only by the aged.
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A KUAN GRECIAN JOURNEYS 191 After the passing of these old fellows and their contempo-raries, the national Greek dress will be seen no more savein museums or at masquerades. The new generation,dressed like apes in graceless coats and baggy trousers,will then congratulate itself and prate of progress. We made our noonday halt by invitation at a delightfulhouse where the innate courtesy of our hosts and theirunaffected pleasure in entertaining us added a relief to thesimple fare provided. Such are the Greeks of the oldregime. Less picturesque are the Greeks of the new regime,those who have been caught up by the wave of modernitythat has swept across the land. Their houses and their





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