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" Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory the weight of empire ; nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished characters. But, if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is perhaps the only... "
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ... - Side 19
av Edward Gibbon - 1854
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The great sieges of history [signed W.R.].

William Robson - 1871 - 742 sider
...glory. " Modern Europe has produced several women who have sustained with glory the weight of empire ; but if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis,...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equalled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
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Brief essays and studies of character

Ethel Irving - 1874 - 176 sider
...the doubtful achievements of Semiramis be excepted,' says Gibbon, 'Zenobia perhaps was the only woman whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by the climate, the manners, and the institutions of Asia.' "To a mind whose resources assisted to raise her husband...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1875 - 608 sider
...and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory trie weight of empire, nor is our own age destitute of...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equalled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
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The works of Thomas Love Peacock, ed. by H. Cole, Volum 3

sir Henry Cole - 1875
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...age destitute of such distinguished characters. But Zenabia is perhaps the only female whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Including His Novels, Poems, Fugitive ...

Sir Henry Cole - 1875
...Tctricus, than ho turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...age destitute of such distinguished characters. But Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superior fenins broke through the servile indolence imposed...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Poetry. Miscellanies. Four ages of poetry ...

Sir Henry Cole - 1875
...his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has prodnced several illustrious women who have sustained with...age destitute of such distinguished characters. But Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed...
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The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Poetry. Miscellanies. Four ages of poetry ...

Sir Henry Cole - 1875
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory the weight of empirej nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished characters. But Zenobia is perhaps the only...
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The Pottery & Glass Trades' Journal, Volum 1,Utgave 2

1878
...to move out of our path for a moment to give a short account of her life and of her doings. "Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...characters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramide, Zenobia is perhaps the only female whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence...
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The Euphrates and the Tigris ...: With a Description of the Ruins of Babylon ...

Euphrates river - 1879 - 206 sider
...memory of this remarkable woman. Modern Europe has had its heroines ; but, as Gibbon says, Zenobia is the only female whose superior genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on her sex by Asiatic customs. But she was scarcely less famous for her beauty than for her heroism. She was of a...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - 1880 - 440 sider
...of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sus5 tained with glory the weight of empire ; nor is our own age...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of . 10 Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equalled in beauty her ancestor...
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