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" And along both sides of the village, doors were opening, or eyes straining through the casement. We meanwhile quietly pursued our course; here asking a question, there contemplating an object; in a third place taking a sketch, and in the fourth consulting... "
Pictorial History of the County of Lancaster ... - Page 214
1844 - 338 pages
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - Biography - 1805 - 454 pages
...power, bi* boundless ambition effaced the glory of his former actions; for pursuing his favourite maxim, "that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second in Rome," he procured himself to be chosen perpo il dictator; and, not content witb this unconstitutional...
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The Edinburgh annual register

1810
...seems to have wanted that salu- ' tary pride which actuated the Roman hero when he exclaimed : " I would rather be the first man in a village than the second in Home." If she had continued unknown t the boards of the metropolis, her fame might still have...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1821
...similar circumstances it is probable that it would produce nearly similar effects. Caesar's expression, " that he would rather be the first man in a village than the second man in Rome," is in effect but an echo of the sentiment that is uttered by Milton's Satan, when he exclaims : " Better...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...similar circumstances it is probable that it would produce nearly similar effects. Caesar's expression, " that he would rather be the first man in a village than the second man in Rome/' is in effect but an echo of the sentiment that is uttered by Milton's Satan, when he exclaims : " Better...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...circumstances it is probable that it would produce nearly similar effects. Caesar's expression, '• that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second man in Rome," is in effect but an echo of the sentiment that is uttered by Milton's Satan, when he exclaims : " Better...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...circumstances it is probable that it would produce nearly similar effects. Ceesar's expression, " that lie would rather be the first man in a village than the second man in Rome," is in effect but an echo of the sentiment that is uttered by Milton's Satan, when he exclaims: "Better...
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Select proverbs of all nations: illustrated with notes and comments. To ...

John Wade - Reference - 1824 - 215 pages
...John Wesley were agreed on this point : it is better to rule in Hell than to serve in Heaven, — to be the first man in a village than the second man in Rome. Better come at the latter end of a feast than the beginning of a fray. Better keep the de'el out than...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary, Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1820 - 444 pages
...his boundless ambition effaced the glory of his former actions; for pursuing his favourite maxim, " that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second in Rome," he procured himself to be chosen perpetual dictator; and, not content with this unconstitutional...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary, Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1833 - 444 pages
...his boundless ambition effaced the glory of his former actions ; for pursuing his favourite maxim, " that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second in Itome," he procured himself to be chosen perpetual dictator; and, not content with this unconstitutional...
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The Book of Versions; Or, Guide to French Translation: With Notes, to Assist ...

J. Cherpilloud - French language - 1833 - 240 pages
...project of becoming the master and sovereign of his country, pursuing steadily his favourite maxim, " that he would rather be the first man in a village, than the second in Rome." Neither the greatness nor the dangers of such an undertaking, could deter him: he foresaw...
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