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 - When winds are blowing strong. The traveller slaked His thirst from rill or gushing fount, and thanked 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 iii - A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With Chapters on the History of Literature and Art. By HENRY G. LIDDELL, DD, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Illustrated by numerous Woodcuts.
الصفحة 108 - ... of the enemy's army, ordered his men to put all their baggage down in one place, and then to surround the enemy's camp. They obeyed, and each one raising a shout, began digging the trench and fixing his stakes, so as to form a palisade round the enemy. The consul's army, which was hemmed in, heard the shout of their brethren, and flew to arms ; and so hotly did they fight all night, that the...
الصفحة 221 - Ne tamen ignores variorum iura dierum, 45 non habet officii lucifer omnis idem. Ille nefastus erit, per quem tria verba silentur : fastus erit, per quem lege licebit agi.
الصفحة 113 - morbo moritur," says Livy, ii. 61. b Liv. iii. 6-8. tended to advance the interests of the Plebeians. He therefore no longer demanded the execution of the Agrarian law, but proposed that a commission of Ten Men (decemviri) should be appointed to draw up constitutional laws for regulating the future relations of the Patricians and Plebeians. § 4 The Reform Bill of Terentilius was, as might be supposed, vehemently resisted by the Patrician Burgesses. But the Plebeians supported their champion no less...
الصفحة 251 - Republic, consisted (as we have seen) of 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...
الصفحة 72 - The lively Grecian, in a land of hills, Rivers and fertile plains, and sounding shores, — Under a cope of sky more variable, Could find commodious place for every God, Promptly received, as prodigally brought, From the surrounding countries, at the choice Of all adventurers.
الصفحة 320 - Yet nothing availed to break the courage or shake the determination of the Senate. Few things, probably, could mark the public feeling more than a law which was passed in the next year at the instance of the Tribune Oppius, by which it was forbidden that any woman should wear a gay-coloured dress, or have more than half an ounce of gold to ornament her person, and that none should approach within a mile of any city or town in a car drawn by horses.
الصفحة 7 - On the sole of the foot, below the Gulf of Tarentum, we find the Bay of Squillace (Sinus Scylacius). After passing the Straits of Messina, first occurs the Bay of St. Eufemia (Sinus Vibonensis), which is separated from that of Squillace by a mass of granitic rocks less than twenty miles in breadth. A little higher up we come to a wide sweep in the coast, known by the name of the Bay of Policastro. That part of the southern coast which is most irregular deserves particular attention from the student...

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