Goldsmith's Roman History: For the Use of Schools : Revised and Corrected, and a Vocabulary of Proper Names Appended : with Prosodial Marks, to Assist in Their Pronunciation

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ii. oldal - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
114. oldal - He talked with terror of the blood he was going to shed, and pleaded only the necessity that urged him to it. He deplored the many brave men that were to fall on both sides, and the wounds of his country, whoever should be victorious. His soldiers answered his speech with looks of ardour and impatience ; which observing, he gave the signal to begin. The word on Pompey's side was, Hercules the invincible ; that on Cesar's, Venus the victorious.
118. oldal - While he was thus piously employed, he was accosted by an old Roman soldier, who had served under Pompey in his youth.
240. oldal - CONVERSATIONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY; in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained. Illustrated with plates. By the author of " Conversations on Chemistry," &c. With considerable additions, corrections, and improvements in the body of the work, appropriate Questions, and a Glossary. By Dr. Thomas P. Jones. The...
115. oldal - ... engaged. Pompey's infantry, being thus doubly attacked, in front by fresh troops, and in rear by the victorious cohorts, could no longer resist but fled to their camp. The flight began among the strangers, though Pompey's right wing still valiantly maintained their ground.
118. oldal - permit me to share in this honour also ; among all the miseries of my exile, it will be my last sad comfort, that I have been able to assist at the funeral of my old commander, and touch the body of the bravest general that ever Rome produced.
114. oldal - Caesar's soldiers were now rushing on with their usual impetuosity, when, perceiving the enemy motionless, they all stopt short, as if by general consent, and halted in the midst of their career. A terrible pause ensued, in which both armies continued to gaze upon each other, with mutual terror.
128. oldal - Being at length entered the senate-house, where the conspirators were prepared to receive him, he met one Spurina, an augur, who had foretold his danger, to whom he said, smiling, " Well, " Spurina, the ides of March are come." " Yes," replied the augur,
157. oldal - you seem as if you were offering something to an elephant, and not to a man ; be bolder.
157. oldal - it was not by proxy that I served you at the battle of Actium.

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