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Strona 420 - Laud be to God ! — even there my life must end. It hath been prophesied to me many years, I should not die but in Jerusalem ; Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land. — But bear me to that chamber ; there I'll lie ; In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.
Strona 472 - C<esar, ought at once to be admitted as valid and worthy of credence. What Mr. Clinton here calls the early tradition, is in point of fact, the narrative of these early poets. The word tradition is an equivocal word, and begs the whole question ; for while in its obvious and literal meaning it implies only something handed down, whether truth or fiction, — it is tacitly understood to imply a tale descriptive of some real matter of fact, taking its rise at the time when that fact happened, and originally...
Strona 479 - Megasthenes and Berosus could only compile from books. The value of the materials which would be in their hands we shall not estimate very highly, when we consider the character of those materials. In the great monarchies of Asia, Oriental history has seldom been faithfully delivered by the Orientals themselves. In the ancient times, before the Greek kingdoms of Asia diffused knowledge and information, it is not likely that history would be undertaken by private individuals. The habits of the people,...
Strona 538 - All the historical labour bestowed upon the early centuries of Rome will, in general, be wasted. The history of this period, viewed as a series of picturesque narratives, will be read to the greatest advantage in the original writers, and will be deteriorated by reproduction in a modern dress. If we regard a historical painting merely as a work of art, the accounts of the ancients can only suffer from being retouched by the pencil of the modern restorer.
Strona 37 - Tan ti errores implicant temporum, aliter apud alios ordinatis magistratibus, ut, nee qui cónsules secundum quosdam, nee quid quoque anno actum sit, in tanta vetustate, non rerum modo, sed etiam auctorum, digerere possis.
Strona 27 - Ecce Sabinorum prisco de sanguine magnum agmen agens Clausus magnique ipse agminis instar, Claudia nunc a quo diffunditur et tribus et gens per Latium, postquam in partem data Roma Sabinis.
Strona 343 - no period of Roman history since the first institution of the tribunes of the commons is really more obscure than the thirty years immediately following the retreat of the Gauls. And the reason of this is, that when there are no contemporary historians, the mere existence of public documents affords no security for the preservation of a real knowledge of men and actions. The documents may exist, but they give no evidence ; they are neglected or corrupted at pleasure by poets and panegyrists ; and...
Strona 343 - Augustan age. Yet still no period of Roman history since the first institution of the tribunes of the commons is really more obscure than the thirty years immediately following the retreat of the Gauls. And the reason of this is, that when there are no independent contemporary historians, the mere existence of public documents affords no security for the preservation of a real knowledge of men and actions. The documents may exist...
Strona 126 - Ter centum Fabii ter cecidere duo. Una domus vires et onus susceperat urbis : Sumunt gentiles arma professa manus ; Egreditur castris miles generosus ab isdem, E quis dux fieri quilibet aptus erat.
Strona 578 - SMITH, Fellow of Balliol College. Persian Literature. By EB COWELL, Magdalen Hall. Crime and its Excuses. By the Rev. W. THOMSON, Fellow of Queen's College. The Neighbourhood of Oxford and its Geology. By JOHN PHILLIPS, FRS, FGS, Deputy Reader of Geology. Hegel's Philosophy of Right. By TC SANDARS, late Fellow of Oriel College.