A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire, Volume 1

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J. Murray, 1855 - Rome
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Page 82 - The intelligible forms of ancient poets, The fair humanities of old religion, The Power, the Beauty, and the Majesty, That had their haunts in dale, or piny mountain, Or forest by slow stream, or pebbly spring, Or chasms and wat'ry depths ; all these have vanished. They live no longer in the faith of reason...
Page 81 - When winds are blowing strong. The traveller slaked His thirst from rill or gushing fount, and thanked The Naiad. Sunbeams upon distant hills Gliding apace with shadows in their train, Might, with small help from fancy, be transformed Into fleet Oreads sporting visibly.
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Page 104 - Thus resolved, they all for some time showed their spirit, and kept their word ; but soon they found, that instead of mortifying the belly by these means, they only undid themselves ; they languished for a while, and perceived, when too late, that it was owing to the belly that they had strength to work, or courage to mutiny.
Page 263 - Lucanians and other barbarians in the south, renewing war with Rome, and finally crushed by her energy. These last struggles are attributed to the intrigues of Tarentum, and when they availed not, she at length threw herself into the gap, and called in Pyrrhus, the greatest general of the age, to fight the battles of the Greeks against Rome. 10. The first link in the chain of events which led to the war with Tarentum was (curiously enough) the aid lent by Rome to a neighbouring Greek city. This...
Page 17 - ... the physical divisions noticed in the foregoing chapter. 4. But under Roman rule even this narrower Italy wanted that unity of race and language which, in spite of political severance, we are accustomed to attribute to the name. Within the boundaries just indicated there were at least six distinct races, some no doubt more widely separated, but all marked by strong national characteristics. These were the Pelasgians, the Oscans, the Sabellians, the Umbrians, the Etrurians, and the Greeks....

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