The History of the World: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and First Ages of Same from the Creation Unto Abraham. Of the Birth of Abraham to the Destruction of Jerusalem to the Time of Philip of Macedon. From the Reign of Philip of Macedon to the Establishing of that Kingdom in the Race of Antigonus. From Settled Rule of Alexander's Successors in the East Until the Romans (prevailing Over All) Made Conquest of Asia and Macedon, Volume 5

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Archibald Constable and Company and sold, 1820 - Guiana
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Contents

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III
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V
30
VI
42
VII
49
VIII
61
IX
71
XI
78
XXVII
224
XXVIII
237
XXX
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XXXI
264
XXXIII
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XXXIV
295
XXXVI
322
XXXVII
340

XII
89
XIII
110
XIV
126
XV
130
XVII
134
XVIII
165
XX
173
XXI
185
XXII
198
XXIII
201
XXV
205
XXVI
217
XXXVIII
354
XXXIX
380
XL
414
XLI
450
XLIII
479
XLIV
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XLVI
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XLVII
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XLIX
551
LIII
569
LIV
586
LV
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Page 106 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page 105 - And the fear of you, and the dread of you, shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Page 116 - And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, which he hath left to keep the house; and all Israel shall hear that thou art abhorred of thy father: then shall the hands of all that are with thee be strong.
Page 55 - England, -without the help of her fleet, be able to debar an enemy from landing, I hold that it is unable so to do, and therefore I think it most dangerous to make the adventure; for the encouragement of a first victory to an enemy, and the discouragement of being beaten to the invaded, may draw after it a most perilous consequence.
Page 36 - Of the art of war by sea, I had written a treatise for the lord Henry, prince of Wales ; a subject to my knowledge never handled by any man, ancient or modern ; but God hath spared me the labour of finishing it by his loss ; by the loss of that brave prince, of which, like an eclipse of the sun, we shall find the effects hereafter. Impossible it is to equal words and sorrows, I will therefore leave him in the hands of God that hath him : Cur<B leves loquuntur, ingentes stupent.
Page 181 - And yet did that worthy gentleman count Lodowick of Nassau, brother to the late famous prince of Orange, make the retreat at Moncontour with so great resolution, as he saved the one half of the protestant army, then broken and disbanded, of which myself was an eyewitness; and was one of them that had cause to thank him for it.
Page 35 - The guns of a slow ship pierce as well, and make as great holes, as those in a swift. To clap ships together without consideration, belongs rather to a madman than to a man of war...
Page 60 - ... lay on the rest for us, and won the place of them without any great loss. This I could have done with less danger, so that it should not have served for example of a rule that failed even in this example ; but the reasons before...
Page 436 - ... at his first setting out of Spain. These considerations and the like, of which fear presented many unto them, caused the people of Rome to wait upon their consuls out of the town, like a pensive train of mourners, thinking upon Marcellus and Crispinus, upon whom, in the like sort, they had given attendance the last year, but saw neither of them return alive from a less dangerous war. Particularly old Q,. Fabius gave his accustomed advice to M. Livius, that he should abstain from giving or taking...
Page 64 - ... this Rhodian made was not greatly hazardous. For in this age a valiant and judicious man of war will not fear to pass by the best appointed fort of Europe, with the help of a good tide and a leading gale of wind ; no, though forty pieces of great artillery open their mouths against him, and threaten to tear him in pieces.

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