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  • It was in this lofty rock-girt hollow that the gladiator Spartacus was besieged by the praetor Claudius Pulcher; he escaped by twisting ropes of vine branches and descending through unguarded fissures in the crater-rim.
  • Guiccioli (1823) Sultan (,8,6) 'Muley (,8,o), Clare (1824) BlairAthol*: (1861) Comus (1809) Humphrey Clinker (1822) Clinkerina (1812) Melbourne (1834) Daughter of (1825) Daughter of (1818) Blink Bonny*t (1854) Partisan (1811) Gladiator (1833) Pauline (1826) Queen Mary (:843) Plenipotentiary* (1831) Daughter of (1840) Myrrha (1830) * Winner of the Derby.
  • With these may be named the demon lantern-bearers, so perfect in the grotesque treatment of the diabolical heads and the accurate anatomical forms of the sturdy body and limbs; the colossal temple guardians of the great gate of Tdai-ji, by Unkei and Kwaikei (11th century), somewhat conventionalized, but still bearing evidence of direct study from nature, and inspired with intense energy of action; and the smaller but more accurately modelled temple guardians in the Saikondo, Nara, which almost compare with the fighting gladiator in their realization of menacing strength.
  • Queen Mary, who was by Gladiator out of a daughter of Plenipotentiary and Myrrha by Whalebone, when mated with Melbourne produced Blink Bonny (winner of the Derby and Oaks); when mated with Mango and Lanercost she produced Haricot, dam of Caller Ou (winner of the St Leger).
 
 

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