The Roman History, from the Foundation of the City of Rome, to the Destruction of the Western Empire. Abridged for the Use of Schools, 1. kötet

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J. Williams, 1781 - 311 oldal

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151. oldal - Septimius gave only a nod with his head, without uttering a word, or instancing the least civility. Pompey, therefore took out a paper, on which he had minuted a speech he intended to make to the king, and began reading it. In this manner they approached the shore; and Cornelia, whose concern had never suffered her to lose sight...
150. oldal - ... 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, but he and his kingdom were under the direction of Photinus, an eunuch, and Theodotus, a master of the art of speaking.
165. 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,
221. oldal - And as the height of insane cruelty, he once expressed the wish " that all the Roman people had but one neck, that he might dispatch them at a single blow.
166. oldal - Then covering his head, and spreading his robe before him, in order to fall with greater decency, he sunk down at the base of Pompey's statue, after receiving three-andtwenty wounds from hands which he vainly supposed he had disarmed by his benefits.
150. oldal - Amphipolis, where finding his affairs desperate, he steered to Lesbos, to take in his wife Cornelia, whom he had left there at a distance from the dangers and hurry of the war.
250. oldal - Anglesey, wbich surrendered at discretion. Having thus rendered himself master of the whole country, he took every method to restore discipline to his own army, and to introduce...
247. oldal - Rome, however, all men's mouths were filled with the praises of the conqueror, who had not only shewn himself an excellent general, but a courageous combatant : his return, therefore, in triumph, which he did with his father, was marked with all the magnificence and joy that was in the power of men to express.

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