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Straight where Amnisus, mart of wealthy ships, Appears beneath famed Cnossus and her towers, 440 Like the fair handmaid of a stately queen, I check'd my prow, and thence with eager steps The city of Minos enter'd. "Poetical Works of Akenside", Mark Akenside.
It was the Halcyon Club of the North Side, assembling to listen to Professor Addison Trent, the great epigraphist, who was to discourse to them on the inscriptions of Cnossus the buried town of Crete. "Mr. Achilles", Jennette Lee.
And ninety cities crown the sea- born isle: Mix'd with her genuine sons, adopted names In various tongues avow their various claims: Cydonians, dreadful with the bended yew, And bold Pelasgi boast a native's due: The Dorians, plumed amid the files of war, Her foodful glebe with fierce Achaians share; Cnossus her capital of high command; Where sceptred Minos with impartial hand Divided right: each ninth revolving year, By Jove received in council to confer. "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.

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