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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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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 sider
...Tetricus than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished char- s acters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is, perhaps, the only...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1882 - 678 sider
...Tetricus than he turned his- arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...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 i...
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Exemplary Women: A Record of Feminine Virtues and Achievements

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1882 - 370 sider
..."a woman of a most divine spirit and incredible beauty ; " and of whom Gibbon affirms that she was perhaps " the only female whose superior genius broke...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." The historian adds: — " Her voice was strong and harmonious. Her manly understanding was strengthened...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1886 - 638 sider
...Tetricus than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished char- 5 acters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis, Zenobia is, perhaps, the only...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1887 - 638 sider
...with glory the weight of empire, nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished char- 5 acters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of Semiramis,...genius broke through the servile indolence imposed on tier sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt,...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1888 - 608 sider
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated Queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced^-, several illustrious women who...nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished char-^ acters. But if we except the doubtful achievements of 'Sem;iamis, $£//'' ,'; : Zenobia is,...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Bok 6

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - 1890
...Tetricus than he turned his arms against Zenobia, 3 the celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who have sustained with glory the weight 5 of empire; nor is our own age destitute of such distinguished characters. But if we except the doubtful...
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World-famous Women: Types of Female Heroism, Beauty, and Influence, from the ...

Frank Boott Goodrich - 1891 - 458 sider
...quoted thus speaks, upon the authority of Trebellius Pollio, who was contemporary with her : "Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volum 16

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...Tetricus, than he turned his arms against Zenobia, the celebrated queen of Palmyra and the East. Modern Europe has produced several illustrious women who...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia. She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt, equaled in beauty her ancestor Cleopatra,...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1898
...and the East. Modern chnracter of Europe has produced several illustrious women Zeuobiu ; _ t .1'11 who have sustained with glory the weight of empire...indolence imposed on her sex by the climate and manners of Asia." She claimed her descent from the Macedonian kings of Egypt," equalled in beauund Tillemont (tom....
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