A History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire ; with Chapters on the History of Literature and Art

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الصفحة 73 - The intelligible forms of ancient poets, The fair humanities of old religion, The Power, the Beauty, and the Majesty, That had their haunts in dale, or piny mountain, Or forest by slow stream, or pebbly spring, Or chasms and wat'ry depths ; all these have vanished. They live no longer in the faith of reason...
الصفحة 72 - The Naiad. Sunbeams, upon distant hills, Gliding apace, with shadows in their train, Might, with small help from fancy, be transformed Into fleet Oreads sporting visibly.
الصفحة 166 - Elizabeth's reign, (as is mentioned above), the genuine old Minstrelsy seems to have been extinct, and thenceforth the Ballads that were produced were wholly of the latter kind, and these came forth in such abundance, that in the reign of James I. they began to be collected into little miscellanies under the name of ' Garlands,' and at length to be written purposely for such collections.
الصفحة 72 - Could find commodious place for every God, Promptly received, as prodigally brought, From the surrounding Countries — at the choice Of all Adventurers. With...
الصفحة 192 - ... in the circumstances of the present moment to induce us to accept a security confessedly inadequate against a danger of such a description. It will be necessary here to say a few words on the subject on which gentlemen have been so fond of dwelling, I mean our former negotiations, and particularly that at Lisle, in 1797.
الصفحة 481 - Diseus fled into one gate of Corinth and out of another without attempting further resistance. The Romans might have entered the city that same day ; but seeing the strength of the Acropolis, and suspecting treachery, Mummius held back, and twenty-four hours elapsed before he took possession of his unresisting prey. But the city was treated as if it had been taken by assault ; the men were put to the sword, the women and children reserved to be sold by auction. All treasures, all pictures, all the...
الصفحة 251 - ... twenty-one Tribes or Wards. Before the point at which we have arrived, these Tribes had been successively increased to three-and-thirty. These Tribes included a district beyond the Tiber stretching somewhat further than Veii ; a portion of the Sabine and ./Equian territory beyond the Anio ; with part of Latium, part of the Volscian country, and the coast-land as far as the Liris, southward. None but persons enrolled on the lists of these Tribes had a vote in the Popular Assemblies or any share...
الصفحة 479 - Diaeus to drive the Achaeans into a rupture with Rome. The haughty republic, he said, was at war with Carthage and with Macedon ; now was the time to break their bonds. Q. Metellus, who had just landed in Greece with a considerable army, gave the Achteans a friendly warning, but in vain.
الصفحة iii - STUDENT'S HISTORY OF ROME. From the EARLIEST TIMES to the ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EMPIRE, With Chapters on the History of Literature and Art. By Dean LIDDELL.
الصفحة 348 - GOOD foot and 1000 horse, the flower of his army, and gave out that he would march at nightfall on a secret expedition into Lucania. As soon as it was dark, he set out ; but the soldiers soon discovered that Lucania was not their destination. They were marching northwards towards Picenum, and they found that provisions and beasts of burthen were ready for them all along the road, by the Consul's orders. As soon as he was well advanced upon his march, he addressed his men, and told them that "in a...

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