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" Twenty-two acknowledged concubines, and a library of sixty-two thousand volumes, attested the variety of his inclinations, and from the productions which he left behind him, it appears that the former as well as the latter were designed for use rather... "
History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Side 205
av Edward Gibbon - 1875
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes ..., Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...as the latter were designed for use rather than for ostentation.19 The Roman people acknowledged in the features of the younger Gordian the resemblance...
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Transactions of the Albany Institute, Volum 11

Albany Institute - 1887
...flourish, because he was slain after a reign of thirty-six days) in the third century, Gibbon says, " twenty-two acknowledged concubines and a library of...the latter, were designed for use rather than for ostentation." This combination of uxorious and literary tastes seems to have existed in another monarch...
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Cosmopolis: An International Monthly Review ..., Volum 6

1897
...not to say the illiterate. But I remember what Gibbon said of the younger Gordianus : " Thirty-two acknowledged concubines, and a library of sixty-two...volumes, attested the variety of his inclinations." Needless to say that by this reference I intend no disparagement of the " moral tone '' of Miss Corelli's...
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2

Edward Gibbon - 1900
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...volumes, attested the variety of his inclinations. " The Roman people acknowledged in the features of the younger Gordian the '1 Hist. August, p. 151,...
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More Letters of Edward FitzGerald

Edward FitzGerald - 1901 - 295 sider
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared Emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...Twenty-two acknowledged Concubines, and a library of 62,000 volumes attested the variety of his inclina1 See Letters, i. So. tions : and from the productions...
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Letters

Edward FitzGerald - 1902
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared Emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...Twenty-two acknowledged Concubines, and a library of 62,000 volumes attested the variety of his inclinations : and from the productions which he left behind...
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More Letters of Edward FitzGerald

Edward FitzGerald - 1902 - 295 sider
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared Emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...Twenty-two acknowledged Concubines, and a library of 62,000 volumes attested the variety of his inclina1 See Letters, i. 80. tions : and from the productions...
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The Works of Edward Gibbon, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1906
...accompanied him into Africa as his lieutenant, was likewise declared emperor. His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...productions which he left behind him, it appears that both the one and the other were designed for use rather than for ostentation." The Roman people acknowledged...
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About Algeria: Algiers, Tlemçen, Constantine, Biskra, Timgad

Charles Thomas-Stanford - 1912 - 305 sider
...antithetical bias of his style, and a certain sly humour of which he was master. " His manners were less pure, but his character was equally amiable with that of...appears that the former as well as the latter were intended for use rather than for ostentation.1 The Roman people acknowledged in the features of the...
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Currency and Finance in Time of War: A Lecture

Francis Ysidro Edgeworth - 1917 - 48 sider
...evidence, such as was forthcoming in the case of a certain Roman magnate ot whom Gibbon records : ' twenty-two acknowledged concubines and a library of...volumes attested the variety of his inclinations.' A variety of gratified inclinations being presumed, like sacrifice, points more decidedly to progression...
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