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" Yet these exceptions are temporary or local; the body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies; the arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia... "
Researches Into the Origin and Affinity of the Principal Languages of Asia ... - 23. oldal
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Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners ...

George Bush - 1839 - 656 oldal
...local; that the body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies ; and that " the arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia." But even the exceptions which he specifies, though they were justly stated, aud though not coupled...

Evidence of the Truth of the Christian Religion Derived from the Literal ...

Alexander Keith - 1839
...that the body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies; and that "the'arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia."f But even the exceptions which he specifies, though they were justly stated, and though not...

Herodotus

Herodotus - 1840 - 489 oldal
...a|vigIrMphe from IMr. Gibbon, includes all thai need be said. ** The arms of Sesoslrie and Cyrus, of Pnmpry and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia....shadow of jurisdiction, but his pride is reduced to в 'licit Ihe friend eh ip of a people wlmm it is danccnms to provoke, and fruitless lu attack. The...

Scripture Geography, Or A Companion to the Bible: Being a Geographical and ...

Thomas Tucker Smiley - 1844 - 370 oldal
...Ishmael, and his against every man ; and yet he dwells securely among his brethren. The body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies. The arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Ctesar, of Trajan and Napoleon, have never achieved the conquest of Arabia. The present sovereign of...

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 3. kötet

Edward Gibbon - 1844
...Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia ; the present sovereign of the Turks(25) may exercise a shadow of jurisdiction, but his pride is reduced to solicit the friendship ufa people, whom it is dangerous to provoke and fruitless to attack. The obvious causes of their freedom...

A journey over the region of fulfilled prophecy

James Aitken Wylie - 1845 - 144 oldal
...whom all will acknowledge to be an unexceptionable witness: "The body of the nation," says Gibbon, "has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies...Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia." But to us it is not clear that the prophecy refers to the national independence of the Ishmaelites...

The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, 70. kötet

1867
...local ; that the body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies ; and that the arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan,...could never achieve the conquest of Arabia. .... The independence of the Arabs was proverbial in ancient as well as in modern times ; and the present existence,...

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 3. kötet

Edward Gibbon - 1847
...has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies : the arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of l'om| ey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia ; the present sovereign of the J'urks;;-; . may exercise a shadow of jurisdiction, but his pride is reduced to solicit the friendship...

Fame: And Other Poems

Barnard Shipp - 1848 - 212 oldal
...abreast. NOTE 8. Far in Arabia's wild and desert waste, Where ne'er the conqueror in his pride had passed. The arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia. The obvious causes of their freedom are inscribed on the character and country of the Arabs: the patient...

Notes on Herodotus: Original and Selected from the Best Commentators

Dawson William Turner - 1848 - 464 oldal
...and local, and that the body of the nation has escaped the yoke of the most powerful monarchies ; and the arms of Sesostris and Cyrus, of Pompey and Trajan, could never achieve the conquest of Arabia." Gibbon, Decl. and Fall, ix. c. 1. But even the exceptions he specifies, though justly stated, would...




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