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" and, after he was no more, regulated his own administration by the example and maxims of his predecessor. Their united reigns are possibly the only period of history in which the happiness of a great people was the sole object of government. "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 84
by Edward Gibbon - 1914
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Outline of Roman History from Romulus to Justinian (including Translation of ...

David Nasmith - History - 1890 - 618 pages
...Of him and his predecessor, who are referred to in history as " The two Antonines," Gibbon says, " Their united reigns are possibly the only period of...a great people was the sole object of government." (I. 124.) M. Commodus Antoninus.;óNot long after the death of Aurelius, his son Commodus, then about...
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Notes, explanatory and practical, on the New Testament. ed. by R. Frew

Albert Barnes - 1884
...the same invariable fpirit of wisdom and virtue. Their united reigns are possibly the only jicriod ot history in which the happiness of a great people was the sole object of government," i. 46. And, after describing the state of the empire in respect to its military and naval character,...
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