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" His fleets rode triumphant in the channel, commanded the mouths of the Seine and of the Rhine, ravaged the coasts of the ocean, and diffused beyond the columns of Hercules the terror of his name. "
History, Directory & Gazeteer, of the County of York: With Select Lists of ... - Page 15
by Edward Baines - 1823
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 4

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Natural theology - 1794
...the sovereignty of Britain, yet admitting him to a participation of the imperial honours) Britain, destined in a future age to obtain the empire of the sea, assumed its natural and respectable station as a maritime power, -f Afterwards, while Italy was ravaged...
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Horę Britannicę; or, Studies in ancient British history

John Hughes - 1819
...in firm compact to withstand the imperial authority. " Under his command," says Gibbon, " Britain, destined in a future age to obtain the empire of the...already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power." * Dioclesian and Maximian were constrained to acknowledge in him the independence...
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Northern Antiquities: Or, An Historical Account of the Manners, Customs ...

Paul Henri Mallet, Thomas Percy - Mythology, Norse - 1847 - 578 pages
...reigned in Britain from 287 to 294. "Under his command," says Gibbon, " Britain, destined in future ages to obtain the empire of the sea, already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power. His fleets rode triumphant in the Channel, commanded the mouths of the Seine and...
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Northern Antiquities: Or, An Historical Account of the Manners, Customs ...

Paul Henri Mallet - Mythology, Norse - 1847 - 578 pages
...reigned in Britain ffom 287 to 294. "Under his command," says Gibbon, "Britain, destined in future ages to obtain the empire of the sea, already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power. His fleets rode triumphant in the Channel, commanded the months of the Seine and...
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History of Aldborough and Boroughbridge [by T.S. Turner].

T S. Turner - 1853
...little below the ford where the road crossed the river. " Under the command of this emperor, Britain destined, in a future age, to obtain the empire of...respectable station as a maritime power."* Carausius was murdered by his first minister, Alectus,t and the assassin succeeded to his power and his danger....
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...establishment. See Appian in ProoMn. the Columns of Hercules the terror of his name. Under his command, Britain, destined in a future age to obtain the empire of the...already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power.28 By seizing the fleet of Boulogne, Carausius had deprived his master AdL?ow....
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The Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volume 10

Archaeology - 1855
...revolt, Gibbon has (chap, xiii) the following suggestive passage : — " Under his command, Britain, destined in a future age to obtain the empire of the...already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power." Another revolt, that of Maximus, in the reign of Gratian, AD 375, may be mentioned,...
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Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Family Coins Belonging to His ...

Algernon Percy Duke of Northumberland - Coins, Roman - 1856 - 323 pages
...Admiral—for he is designated by both titles, while Ossian terms him the " King of Ships,"— Britain, destined in a future age to obtain the Empire of the sea, already assumed its respectable station of a maritime power ; and it is remarkable, that on a coin which he struck on his...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

1875
...the columns of Hercules the terror of his name. Under his command, Britain, destined in a future ago to obtain the empire of the sea, already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power.28 By seizing the fleet of Boulogne, Carausius had deprived his master of the means...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1879
...columns of Hercules the terror of hia name. Under his command, Britain, destined in a future age t<i obtain the empire of the sea, already assumed its natural and respectable station of a maritime power."8 By seizing the fleet of Boulogne, Carausius had deprived his master of the means...
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