The History of the Roman Emperors: From Augustus to Constantine, Volume 7

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F. C. & J. Rivington, 1814 - Emperors
 

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Page 77 - Adfirmabant autem hanc fuisse summam vel culpae suae vel erroris, quod essent soliti stato die ante lucem convenire carmenque Christo quasi deo dicere secum invicem seque sacramento non in scelus aliquod obstringere, sed ne furta, ne latrocinia, ne adulteria committerent, ne fidem fallerent, ne depositum appellati abnegarent.
Page 213 - Poor little pretty, fluttering thing, Must we no longer live together ? And dost thou prune thy trembling wing To take thy flight thou know'st not whither ? Thy humorous vein, thy pleasing folly, Lies all neglected, all forgot ; And, pensive, wavering, melancholy, Thou dread'st and hop'st thou know'st not what.
Page 190 - Usque ad praesentem diem perfidi coloni post interfectionem servorum et ad extremum filii dei excepto planctu prohibentur ingredi Jerusalem, et ut ruinam suae eis flere liceat civitatis pretio redimunt, ut qui quondam emerant sanguinem Christi emant lacrymas suas et ne fletus quidem eis gratuitus sit.
Page 55 - Nam cui nihil ad augendum fastigium superest, hic uno modo crescere potest, si se ipse summittat, securus magnitudinis suae : neque enim ab ullo periculo fortuna principum longius abest quam humilitatis.
Page 33 - Te parvuli noscere, ostentare iuvenes, mirari senes, aegri quoque neglecto medentium imperio ad conspectum tui quasi ad salutem sanitatemque prorepere. Inde alii se satis vixisse te viso te recepto, alii nunc magis esse vivendum praedicabant.
Page 57 - Marius bibit et fruitur dis iratis, at tu victrix, provincia, ploras. 50 haec ego non credam Venusina digna lucerna? haec ego non agitem? sed quid magis? Heracleas aut Diomedeas aut mugitum labyrinthi et mare percussum puero fabrumque volantem...
Page 39 - Seis, ut sunt diversa natura dominatio et principatus, ita non aliis esse principem gratiorem quam qui maxime dominum graventur.
Page 38 - Eadem quippe sub principe virtutibus praemia , quae in libertate; nee benefacto tantum ex conscieutia merces. Amas constantiam civium, rectosque ac vividos animos non, ut alii, contundis ac deprimis, sed foves et attollis. Prodest bonos esse...
Page 391 - Commodus, and to make himself emperor in his room. He perceived that he could not succeed in such a design, if he showed himself openly; and as his art was equal to his courage, he formed an admirable plan : he divided his troops, and ordered them to go into Italy and to Rome in small parties, and...
Page 183 - ... indefatigable traveller Adrian. He restored them old privileges and conferred new ones. When his back was turned their wit could content itself with no less royal a whetstone than himself and his son Pius. The emperor inflicted no punishment, but in a letter to Servian expresses, with the utmost naivete, a wish, ' that this city, by its grandeur and riches the first of all /Egypt, were furnished with better inhabitants.

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