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" years of age I know not whether I should call my behavior in this dangerous juncture courage or folly; but I took up Livy and amused myself with turning over that author, and even making extracts from him, as if I had been perfectly at my leisure. "
San Francisco's Great Disaster: A Full Account of the Recent Terrible ... - Page 414
by Sydney Tyler, Ralph Stockman Tarr - 1906 - 424 pages
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul, Volumes 1-2

Pliny (the Younger.), William Melmoth - 1809
...I know not whether I should call my behaviour, in this perilous conjuncture, courage or rashness ; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning...extracts from him, as if I had been perfectly at my ease. While we were in this situation, a friend of my uncle's, who was just come from Spain to pay...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...whether I should call my behaviour, in this perilous conjuncture, courage or rashness; but I took tip Livy, and amused myself with turning over that author,...extracts from him, as if I had been perfectly at my ease. While we were in this situation, a friend of my uncle's, who was just come from Spain to pay...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton - Astronomy - 1815
...my behaviour in this dangerous juncture courage or rashness; but I took up Livy, and amused viyself with turning over that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about me had been in full security. While we were in this posture, a friend of my uncle's, who...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...age, I know not whether I should call my behaviour in this dangerous juncture, courage or rashness; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning...that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about me had been in full security. While we were iu this posture, a friend of my uncle's, who...
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A Midsummer Day's Dream: A Poem

Edwin Atherstone - 1824 - 173 pages
...age, I know not > whether I should call my behaviour in this dangerous juncture, courage or rashness; but I took up Livy and amused myself with turning...that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about me had been in full security. While we were in this posture, a friend of my uncle's, who...
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The picture gallery explored; or, An account of various ancient customs and ...

Picture gallery - 1824
...age, I know not whether I can call my behaviour, in this perilous conjuncture, courage or rashness; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning over that author, and even in making extracts from him, as if I had been perfectly at my ease. While we were in that situation,...
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Pompeii [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke (architect.) - 1836
...age, I know not whether I should call my behaviour, in this dangerous juncture, courage or rashness ; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning...that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about me had been in full security. While we were in this posture, a friend of my uncle's, who...
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Italy: a poem. With historical and classical notes

John Edmund Reade - 1838
...all these terrors round him, the younger Pliny carefully reiterates how he pursued his studies:—" I took " up Livy, and amused myself (/) with turning...that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about " me had been in full security. (!) A friend of my uncle's " reproved me for my careless...
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Notes of a Travel: Being a Journal of a Tour in Europe

John P. Hiester - Europe - 1845 - 272 pages
...belonging to the house, which separated the sea from the buildings. As I was at that time but eighteen years of age, I know not whether I should call my behavior, in this dangerous juncture, courage or rashness ; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning over that author, and even making extracts...
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Ruins of Sacred and Historic Lands

Archaeology - 1850 - 392 pages
...age, I know not whether I should call my behaviour, in this dangerous juncture, courage or rashness; but I took up Livy, and amused myself with turning...that author, and even making extracts from him, as if all about me had been in full security. While we were in this posture, a friend of my uncle's, who...
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