Origin and history of all the pharmacopeial vegetable drugs, chemicals and preparations with bibliography... Prepared under the auspices of and pub. by the American drug manufacturers
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Origin and history of all the pharmacopeial vegetable drugs, chemicals and preparations with bibliography... Prepared under the auspices of and pub. by the American drug manufacturers' association, Washington, D.C

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TWO PILLARSTHE GREAT TEMPLE OF CYBELEThe Author's SummaryTwo of the colonnade of thatpillars, only, eighty gracedof stand half buried inthe thegreat Temple Cybele, to-day,debris of centuries sole relics of renowned and historicSardis.the richest of her was seat of for theThis, city day, Empirevast realm of Croesus heir to the fabulous riches of Midaswhere he in untold andreigned supreme luxury pride.flourished one of the seven Churches of theHere, later,the Great led his cohorts intoApocalypse. Cyrus Lydia,and left Sardis the seat of a mere in the Medo-satrapyPersian The of decline had fallen onEmpire. day imperialSardis.The treasures of Croesus vanished his and hoardsjewelsof were forever scattered. The structuresgold mightyraised in the of his dominion to honor names noprimeheard in and moulded toor crumbledlonger history legend,The name is but a of the ofdecay. very symbol vanityriches.Successive hordes of warriors that have thesetrampledOriental lands are dust. Hillocks of unmarked tombsshelter alike and old and rich andprince pauper youngdot the retreats arepoor. Thickly they plains around;now for homes for that shunthey reptiles crawling thingsthe of the "Lord of has sunklight day. Man, creation,"into the oblivion of the graveBlooms the on sgay, wild, poppy Lydia hillsides; creepsthe humble vine the historic ofliquorice throughout valleyHermus its fertile reaches even betweenclothing twiningthe stones of the deserted Roman ...

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TWO PILLARS THE GREAT TEMPLE OF CYBELE The Author's Summary Two of the colonnade of that pillars, only, eighty graced of stand half buried inthe thegreat Temple Cybele, to-day, debris of centuries sole relics of renowned and historic Sardis. the richest of her was seat of for theThis, city day, Empire vast realm of Croesus heir to the fabulous riches of Midas where he in untold andreigned supreme luxury pride. flourished one of the seven Churches of theHere, later, the Great led his cohorts intoApocalypse. Cyrus Lydia, and left Sardis the seat of a mere in the Medo-satrapy Persian The of decline had fallen onEmpire. day imperial Sardis. The treasures of Croesus vanished his and hoardsjewels of were forever scattered. The structuresgold mighty raised in the of his dominion to honor names noprime heard in and moulded toor crumbledlonger history legend, The name is but a of the ofdecay. very symbol vanity riches. Successive hordes of warriors that have thesetrampled Oriental lands are dust. Hillocks of unmarked tombs shelter alike and old and rich andprince pauper young dot the retreats arepoor. Thickly they plains around; now for homes for that shunthey reptiles crawling things the of the "Lord of has sunklight day. Man, creation," into the oblivion of the grave Blooms the on sgay, wild, poppy Lydia hillsides; creeps the humble vine the historic ofliquorice throughout valley Hermus its fertile reaches even betweenclothing twining the stones of the deserted Roman Sweetlong roadway the of the fromreigns rose thatperfume every brier-tangle ladens the breeze. Nature in her lowliest sets con-guise foot on the of andquering proudest triumphs King Empire. The of Sardis is but a dot on scoredstory history's page, the inexorable of Fate for all who have to see.by pen eyes into ears areSpeaks not Fate the same thatto-day message dead? Holds she not the mirror before unheeding in this America's of and andeyes? Who, day power, pride, casts one backward And what flowers ofluxury glance? the field shall trail over her buried in far to come?glories ages DRUGS.PHARMACOPEIAL