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" ... still persisted in demanding the same sum of money for those that were left. This extraordinary conduct astonished the monarch, and with the advice of the Augurs he bought the books, upon which the sibyl disappeared and was never seen after. These... "
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars - Page 198
by Elisa Rogers - 1811
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 20

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...by the monarch, and called the Sibylline verses. A college of priests was appointed to have the care of them ; and such reverence did the Romans entertain...prophetic books that they were consulted with the greatest solemnity, and only when the state seemed to be in danger. When the capitol was burnt, in the troubles...
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The Student's Mythology: A Compendium of Greek, Roman, Egyptian ...

Catherine Ann White - 1888
...sibyl disappeared and was never seen after. These books were preserved with great care, and were called the Sibylline Verses. A college of priests was appointed to take charge of them, and 'they were consulted with the greatest solemnity, whenever the state seemed to be in danger. When the...
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The Student's Mythology

C. A. White - 1889 - 170 pages
...sibyl disappeared and was never seen after. These books were preserved with great care, and were called the Sibylline Verses. A college of priests was appointed to take charge of them, and- they were consulted with the greatest solemnity, whenever the state seemed to be in danger. When the...
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The Student's Mythology: A Compendium ...

Catherine Ann White - Mythology - 1890 - 315 pages
...sibyl disappeared and was never seen after. These books were preserved with great care, and were called the Sibylline Verses. A college of priests was appointed to take charge of them, and 'they were consulted with the greatest solemnity, whenever the state seemed to be in danger. When the...
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Outline of Roman History from Romulus to Justinian (including Translation of ...

David Nasmith - History - 1890 - 618 pages
...by the monarch, and called the Sibylline verses. A college of priests was appointed to have the care of them, and such reverence did the Romans entertain...prophetic books that they were consulted with the greatest solemnity, but only when the State seemed to be in danger. When the Capitol was burnt in the troubles...
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