Antonina: Or, The Fall of Rome (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1893 - Goths - 438 pages
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Review: Antonina, or the Fall of Rome

User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

This was Wilkie Collins first novel. The setting is early 5th century Rome. The Goths, led by Alaric, are at the gates and have blockaded the city. Our heroine Antonina, a very young Roman maiden ... Read full review

Review: Antonina, or the Fall of Rome

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I love Wilkie Collins, but wow this was rather a slog to get through. There's a thread of a good plot and some good Wilkie drama scattered throughout, but overall, a struggle of a read. Possibly I'm biased as it's set in Roman times, which isn't my setting of choice. Read full review

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Page 412 - Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth : therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty : "For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole.
Page 426 - Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth : therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: "for he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole,
Page 402 - thou shalt forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away : "And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday ; thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt be as the morning.'''
Page 411 - If iniquity be in, thy hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles. "For then shalt thou lift up thy face without spot ; yea, thou shalt be steadfast, and shalt not fear ; "Because thou shalt forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away : "And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday ; thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt be as the morning.
Page 426 - forget thy misery, and remember it as waters that pass away : "And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday ; thou shall shine forth, thou shall be as the morning.'''
Page 402 - Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth : therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty

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