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sciousness of superior merit, prompted his aspiring son to pursue the profession
of arms and the hopes of fortune; and it would be extremely curious to observe
the gradation of arts and accidents, which enabled him in the end to fulfil those ...
If we confine ourselves to the Gauls, we may observe, that they intrusted, not only
their lives, but even their money, to the security of another world. Vetus 21e mitt
Gallorurn occunit (says Valerius Maximus, lib. 2. c. 6. p. 10.) quos memoria ...
We should observe, that the sixteenth canon of the council of llliberie refuses the
title of martyrs to those who exposed themselves to death, by publicly destroying
the idols. c See Epictetus, lib. 4. c. 7. (though there is some doubt whether he ...
P Besides our usual guides, we may observe, that Felix Cantelorius has written a
separate treatise, De Praefecto Urbis ; and that many curious details concerning
the police of Rome and Constantinople are contained in the fourteenth book of ...
But as many cases were still left to the discretion of the bishops, they occasionally
published, after the example of the Roman praetor, the rules of discipline which
they proposed to observe. Among the canonical epistles of the fourth century, ...
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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