Castor and Pollux love

Castor and Pollux

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  • They climbed the steps of the temple of Castor and Pollux and resumed their seats just as the magistrates and senators appeared from behind the imposing bulk of the Domus Publicus, the State-owned house in which lived the Vestal Virgins and the Pontifex Maximus.

    The First Man in Rome

  • The houses of the priests did sport fairly new coats of paint, admittedly, and the little round temple of Vesta was pretty, but only the very lofty temple of Castor and Pollux and the vast Doric austerity of the temple of Saturn were at all eye-catching, admirable examples of their kind.

    The First Man in Rome

  • His quick appreciation of the colossal statues of Castor and Pollux on the Quirinal is the best proof of this.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • He makes a great discovery, or rediscovery, that Phidias's colossal statues of Castor and Pollux on the Monte Cavallo are the finest figures in Rome.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • By the time it arrived alongside the temple of Castor and Pollux it had virtually disintegrated as a unit, and Prince Massiva, attended by a private bodyguard, lagged behind so badly that he lost all contact with the rest.

    The First Man in Rome

  • More money than ancestors, in spite of all the tales they tell about Castor and Pollux touching their beards with red!

    The First Man in Rome

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