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Page lxxvii - Suevis complures annos exagitati bello premebantur, et agricultura prohibebantur. Suevorum gens est longe maxima et bellicosissima Germanorum omnium. Hi centum pagos habere dicuntur, ex quibus quotannis singula millia armatorum bellandi causa ex finibus educunt. Reliqui, qui domi manse rint, se atque illos alunt.
Page cxx - The reason hereof in the tenant is, for that the landlords there use most shamefully to rack their tenants, laying upon them coigny and livery at pleasure, and exacting of them, besides his covenants, what he pleaseth.
Page lxxvii - In universum aestimanti, plus penes peditem roboris: eoque mixti proeliantur, apta et congruente ad equestrem pugnam velocitate peditum, quos ex omni juventute delectos ante aciem locant. Definitur et numerus: centeni ex singulis pagis sunt: idque ipsum inter suos vocantur; et quod primo numerus fuit, jam nomen et honor est.
Page xlv - could examine the Sanskrit, Greek, and Latin, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists. There is a similar reason, though not quite so forcible, for supposing that both the Gothic and Celtic had the same origin with the Sanskrit. The old Persian may be added to the same family.
Page cdlxiv - The Historic of Cambria, now called Wales: A part of the most famous Yland of Brytaine, written in the Brytish language above two hundreth yeares past: translated into English by H. Lhoyd, gentleman: Corrected, augmented, and continued out of Records and best approoved Authors, by David Powel, Doctor in Divinitie.
Page xliv - ... Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists...
Page cxx - Farm, or for term of yean, to their Tenants, but only from year to year, and some during Pleasure; neither indeed will the Irish Tenant or Husbandman otherwise take his Land, than so long as he list himself.
Page ccxlviii - De minoribus rebus principes consultant ; de majoribus omnes : ita tamen, ut ea quoque, quorum penes plebem arbitrium est, apud principes pertractentur.