A Compend of History, from the Earliest Times, Τόμοι 1-2

Richardson and Lord, 1828

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Σελίδα 208 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Σελίδα 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Σελίδα 81 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Σελίδα 229 - Men suffer all their life long under the foolish superstition that they can be cheated. But it is as impossible for a man to be cheated by any one but himself as for a thing to be, and not to be, at the same time.
Σελίδα 98 - ... to the noise of a tumultuous assembly, and with pebbles in his mouth that he might correct a defect in his speech...
Σελίδα 121 - ... Exposed to the factions which divide my Country, and to the enmity of the greatest Powers of Europe, I have terminated my political career ; and I come, like Themistocles, to throw myself upon the hospitality of the British People.
Σελίδα 195 - ... parties succeeding one another. Indeed it is surprising that the illustrious examples of those great men should be deserted immediately, and so soon forgotten ; and it can be accounted for in no other way than by supposing that the reins of government fell into the weakest and vilest of hands. When we consider the advantages the first emperors of Rome possessed, it can scarcely be doubted that many of them were the lowest, the most detestable and abandoned villains that ever swayed a sceptre....
Σελίδα 86 - Pass on me what sentence you please, Athenians ; but I can neither repent nor change my conduct. I must not abandon nor suspend a function, which God himself has imposed on me, now he has charged me with the care of instructing my fellow citizens.
Σελίδα 121 - I place myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your Royal Highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Σελίδα 197 - A dungeon horrible, on all sides round As one great furnace flam'd, yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe...

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