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The profession of her father did not extinguish the moderation and philosophy of
his temper, and he lived content with a small salary and laborious duty, in #.
obscure lot of minister of Crassy, in the mountains that separate the Pays de
As soon as it was allowed that sages and heroes, who had lived, or who had died
for the benefit of their country, were exalted to a state of power and immortality, it
was universally confessed that they deserved, if (1) See Templeman's Sur, ...
... Celtic was preserved in the mountains of Wales, Cornwall, and Armorica. We
may observe that Apuleius reproaches an African youth, who lived among the
populace, with the use of the Punic: while he had almost forgot Greek, and
... select Herodes Atticus, an Athenian citizen, who lived in the age of the
Antonines. Whatever might be the motive of his conduct, his magnificence would
have been worthy of the greatest kings.
He lived in the time of Alexander Severus. See Fabricius, Biblioth. Graeca, l. iv. c.
21. (3) Joseph. de Bell. Jud. ii. 16. The number, however, is mentioned, and
should be received with a degree of latitude t (4) Plin. Hist. Natur. iii. 5. (5) Plin.
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