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" ... celebrated Spartacus. At a much later period, at the triumph of Probus, AD 281, about fourscore gladiators exhibited a similar courage. Disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of a cruel people, they killed their keepers, broke out from the... "
Pompeii - Page 298
by G. Clarke, William Clarke (architect.), Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1836
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...Disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, they killed their keepers, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the streets of Rome with blood and confusion. After aa obstinate resistance, they were overpowered and cut in pieces by the regular forces ; but they obtained...
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Change of air, or, The philosophy of travelling; autumnal excursions through ...

James Johnson - 1831
...inhuman sports of the Coliseum, disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the streets of Rome with slaughter and confusion. They were overcome at last ; but not before they avenged their fraternity...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 102, Part 1

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1832
...inhuman sports of the Coliseum, disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the streets of Rome with slaughter and confusion. They were overcome at last; but not before they avenged their fraternity by...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

History - 1832
...Spartacus. At a much later period, at the triumph of Probus, AD '., about fourscore gladiators exhihited a similar courage. Disdaining to shed their blood...bonds, stripes, and the sword ; and, whatever else Eomolpns may command, as true gladiators, we hind ourselves body and mind, to our master's service."...
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Pompeii [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke (architect.) - 1847
...was not without its inconveniences and dangers. Men of rank and political importance keptfamilies, as they were called, of gladiators, desperadoes...death by fire, bonds, stripes, and the sword ; and w hatever else Eumolpus may command, as true gladiators, we bind ourselves body and mind to our master's...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...Disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, they killed their keepers, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the...confusion. After an obstinate resistance, they were overpowered and cut in pieces by the regular forces ; but they obtained at least an honourable death,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1856
...Disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, they killed their keepers, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the...streets of Rome with blood and confusion. After an ob stinate resistance, they were overpowered and cut in pieces by the regular forces ; but they obtained...
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The Parents' cabinet of amusement and instruction, Volume 8

Literary Criticism
...determined not to shed their own blood for the amusement of a cruel people, killed their keepers, and broke out from the place of their confinement, and filled the streets of Rome with blood and terror. It was not till after an obstinate resistance that they were cut to pieces by the regular soldiers."...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1865
...inhuman sports of the Colosseum, disdaining to shed their blood for the amusement of the populace, broke from the place of their confinement, and filled the streets of Rome with slaughter and confusion. They were overcome at last, but not till they had avenged their fraternity...
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Pompeii: Its History, Buildings, and Antiquities: An Account of the ...

Thomas Henry Dyer - Pompeii (Extinct city) - 1867 - 579 pages
...particular measures were taken to prevent their joining the disaffected party; an event the more to bo feared because of the desperate war in which they...in these terms : " We swear, after the dictation of Euroolpus, to suffer death by fire, bonds, stripes, and the sword ; and whatever else Eumolpus may...
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