E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The largest ever made was the Colossos of Rhodes; the next largest is the statue of Bavaria, erected by Louis I., King of Bavaria. The Bartholdi statue of Liberty is also worthy of mention. (See LIGHTHOUSES.)
Statue. It was Pygmalion who fell in love with a statue he had himself made.
Statue. Of all the projects of Alexander, none was more hare-brained than his proposal to have Mount Athos hewed into a statue of himself. It is said he even arranged with a sculptor to undertake the job.