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" Thus the largest portion of that history which we commonly call ancient is practically modern, as it describes society in a stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient,... "
The history of the Peloponnesian war - Page 526
by Thucydides - 1847
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 2

John Holmes Agnew - 1843
...stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of which is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a...state of things which has passed away. Thucydides and XenophoOi the orators of Athens, and the philosophers, spral, a wisdom more applicable to us politically,...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 14

1843
...stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a state of things which has passed away. Thucydideg and Xenophon, the orators of Athens, and the philosophers, speak a wisdom more applicable...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1843
...stage analogous to that ia which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of which is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a state of things which has passed away. Thucydidea and Xenophon, the orators of Athens, and the philosophers, .speak a wisdom more applicable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Thomas Arnold, Collected and Republished

Thomas Arnold - English essays - 1845 - 519 pages
...stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a...Xenophon, the orators of Athens, and the philosophers, epeak a wisdom more applicable to us politically than the wisdom even of our own countrymen who lived...
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Introductory Lectures on Modern History: Delivered in Lent Term, MDCCCXLII ...

Thomas Arnold - History - 1845 - 428 pages
...stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a...passed away. Thucydides and Xenophon, the orators of AthenSj and the philosophers, speak a wisdom more applicable to us politically than the wisdom of even...
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The Studies of Oxford Vindicated: In a Sermon Preached Before the University ...

Francis Jeune - Bible - 1845 - 23 pages
...ancient is practically modern, as it describes society in a state analogous to that in which it is now, while on the other hand much of what is called modem History is practically ancient, as it belongs to a state of things that has passed away. Thucydides, Xenophon, the Orators of Athens, and...
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The Miscellaneous Works...

Thomas Arnold - 1846 - 545 pages
...stage analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the other hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a...more applicable to us politically than the wisdom even of our own countrymen who lived in the middle ages ; and their position, both intellectual and...
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A Preliminary Treatise on Evidence at the Common Law, Volume 2

James Bradley Thayer - Bewijs (Recht) - 1898 - 636 pages
...a stage analogous to that in which it now is, while on the other hand most of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a state of things which has passed away." * And again, if the reader, in running over these chapters, has wondered that the movement was so slow,...
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The Autobiography of Giambattista Vico

Giambattista Vico, Giovanni Battista Vico - Biography & Autobiography - 1944 - 240 pages
...state analogous to that in which it now is ; while, on the odier hand, much of what is called modern history is practically ancient, as it relates to a state of things which has passed away." Arnold shows "how the popular party of an earlier period becomes die antipopular of a later; because...
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