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There must have existed some third and middle value, which is here understood;
but ambiguity is an excusable fault in the language of laws. * Nicopolis . . . . . . in
Actiaco littore sita possessionis vestrae nume pars vel maxima est. Jerom. in ...
“The greatness of Rome”—such is the language of the historian—“ was founded
on the rare, and almost incredible, alliance of virtue and of fortune. The long
period of her infancy was employed in a laborious struggle against the tribes of
presume to settle on the silken folds of their gilded um, brellas; should a
sunbeam penetrate through some unguarded and imperceptible chink, they
deplore their intolerable hardships, and lament, in affected language, that they
were not born ...
He immediately demanded, though in civil language, all the gold and silver in her
possession; and was astonished at the readiness with which she conducted him
to a splendid hoard of massy plate, of the richest materials, and the most ...
The misfortunes of Spain may be described in the language of its most eloquent
historian, who has concisely expressed the passionate, and perhaps
exaggerated, declamations of contemporary writers.” “The irruption of these
nations was ...
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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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volum 5
Edward Gibbon,Henry Hart Milman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900