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The visits of Mr. and Madam Necker, of prince Henry of Prussia, and of Mr. Fox,
may form some pleasing exceptions; but, in general, Lausanne has appeared
most a ble in my eyes, when we have been abandoned to our own society.
... private motives of princes, has ascribed to envy, a conduct which might É.
attributed to the prudence and moderation of ... directed the public administration,
the longest journeys of that amiable prince extended no farther than from his
Such a sentiment, which had rendered the legions of the republic almost
invincible, could make but a o: impression on the mercenary servants of a
despotic prince; and it became necessary to supply that defect by other motives,
of a different, ...
... pounds, created a sufficient number of Patrician families, and accepted for
himself, the honourable title of Prince of the Senate," which had always been
bestowed, by the censors, on the citizen the most eminent for his honours, and
... present, his extraordinary commission should supersede the ordinary
jurisdiction of the governor; a custom was introduced, that the new conquests
belonged to the Imperial portion; and it was soon discovered, that the authority of
the Prince, ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1807
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Begrenset visning - 1995