Goldsmith's History of Rome Abridged by Himself, 1. kötet

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B. Waugh and T. Mason, 1834
 

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190. oldal - While he was thus piously employed, he was accosted by an old Roman soldier, who had served under Pompey in his youth.
184. oldal - Cesar now commanded the cohorts to pursue their success, and, advancing, charged Pompey's troops upon the flank : this charge the enemy withstood for some time with great bravery, till he brought up his third line, which had not yet 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.
191. oldal - that art making these humble preparations for Pompey's funeral ?" Philip having answered that he was one of his freedmen, " Alas !" replied the soldier, " permit me to share in this...
188. oldal - Pompey embraced her •without speaking a word, and for some time supported her in his arms, in silent despair. Having taken in Cornelia, he now continued his course, steering to the southeast, and stopping no longer than was necessary to take in provisions, at the ports that occurred in his passage. He was at last prevailed upon to apply to Ptolemy, king of Egypt, to whose father Pompey had been a considerable benefactor. Ptolemy, who was as yet a minor, had not the government in his own hands,...
187. oldal - As for Pompey, who had formerly shown such instances of courage and conduct, when he saw his cavalry routed, on which he had placed his sole dependence, he absolutely lost his reason.

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