Elements of the History of Rome

Religious Tract Society, 1869 - 148 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 71 - This was the most unkindest cut of all ; For when the noble Caesar saw him stab. Ingratitude, more strong than traitors...
Σελίδα 79 - Their executions were so contrived as to expose them to derision and contempt. Some were covered over with the skins of wild beasts, and torn to pieces by dogs ; some were crucified ; others, having been daubed over with combustible materials, were set up as lights in the night time, and thus burnt to death.
Σελίδα 71 - He was great, repeats a modern writer, in every thing he undertook ; as a captain, a statesman, a lawgiver, a jurist, an orator, a poet, an historian, a grammarian, a mathematician, and an architect.
Σελίδα 98 - The Old and New Testaments, according to the Authorized Version, arranged in Paragraphs and Parallelisms, with Explanatory Notes, Prefaces to the several Books, and an entirely New Selection of References to Parallel and Illustrative Passages.
Σελίδα 29 - The conqueror and the martyr are alike God's instruments ; but it is the privilege of his conscious and willing instruments to be doubly and merely blessed ; the benefits of their work to others are unalloyed by evil, while to themselves it is the perfecting and not the corrupting of their moral being ; when it is done, they are not cast away as instruments spoiled and worthless, but partake of the good which they have given, and enjoy...
Σελίδα 50 - The inscription, which they say he wrote and left behind him, says in substance, that none of his friends ever did him a kindness, and none of his enemies ever did him a wrong, without being fully repaid.
Σελίδα 97 - Map. ]2mo. 3s. cloth boards. A UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY: in Four Parts; Historical, Mathematical, Physical, and Political. By THOMAS MILNEU, AM, FRGS Ten Coloured Maps.
Σελίδα 9 - Roman monarchy, may acquire it from the catalogues ot the Venetian doges, during that period when the election did not of set purpose fall on old me'n, but on persons fit to govern and to command the armies of the state. During five centuries, between 805 and 1311, there were forty doges, so that twelve years and a half fall to the share of each.
Σελίδα 95 - Handbook of Specimens of English Literature. Selected from the chief British Authors, and arranged Chronologically. By JOSEPH ANGUS, DD 5s.
Σελίδα 77 - Rome, nothing could exceed the curiosity of the people to behold a man who had, for so many years, braved the power of the empire.

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