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Carausius still preserved the possession of Boulogne and the adjacent country.
His fleets rode triumphant in the channel, commanded the mouths of the Seine
and of the Rhine, ravaged the coasts of the ocean, and diffused beyond the ...
... which, after a separation often years, restored Britain to the body of the Roman
empire.11 Defence Britain had none but domestic enemies to of the dread ; and
as long as the governors preserved their fidelity, and the troops their discipline, ...
Armenia, and the sacred images of the sun and moon, were broken in pieces by
the zeal of the conqueror; and the perpetual fire of Ormuzd was kindled and
preserved upon an altar erected on the summit of mount Bagavan.1 Revolt of It
... private soldier; he carefully preserved the bag, but he threw away its contents,
judging that whatever was of no use could not and beha- possibly be of any
value.0 The principal loss of hi»Uroyai Narses was of a much more affecting
seat of the Carduchians, who preserved for many ages their manly freedom in the
heart of the despotic monarchies of Asia. The ten thousand Greeks traversed
their country, after a painful march, or rather engagement, of seven days ; and it is
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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