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Hist. Natur. viii. 82. Busson, Hist, Naturelle, tom. viii. 153. Pennant's Synopsis of
Quadrupeds, p: 289.) The art of rearing and fattening great numbers of glires was
practised in Roman *Is it not the dormouse?—M. villas as a|. article of rural ...
... emperor himself, in his favorite wine of Rhaetia, never exceeded a sea-tarius (
an English pint). Id. c. 77. Torrentius ad loc. and Arbuthnot's Tables, p. 86. of His
design was to plant vineyards along the sea-coast of Hetruria (Vopiscus in Hist.
95, 97), perfectly tallies with the complaints of Juvénals; and we learn from legal
authority, that, in the time of Augustus (Heineccius, Hist, Juris. Roman. c. iv. p.
181) the ordinary rent of the several comacula, or apartments of an insula,
I have derived much assistance from Mascou (Hist. of the Ancient Germans, 1. viii
. c. 29, 35, 36, 37), who has illustrated, and connected, the \roken chronicles and
fragments of the times. .* See an account of Placidia in Ducange, Fam. Byzant.
Hist. Saracenica, l, i. p. 85. Roderic. Tolet. Hist. Arab. c. 9. Cardonne, Hist, de l'
Afrique et de l'Espagne sous les Arabes, tom. i. p. 83. It was called the Table of
Solomon, according to the custom of the Orientals, who ascribe to that prince
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen
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