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Page 417 - Or shall I praise thy ports, or mention make Of the vast mound that binds the Lucrine lake? Or the disdainful sea, that, shut from thence, Roars round the structure, and invades the fence, There, where secure the Julian waters glide, Or where Avernus' jaws admit the Tyrrhene tide?
Page 462 - ... defilements of the infidels, was by them driven with his faithful Christian army from island to island, until he ultimately planted the standard of the cross on this sea-girt rock, and bravely and successfully withstood the attacks of his enemies. Malta was given to the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in 1530 by the Emperor Charles V., when the Turks drove them out of Rhodes. They have since been called
Page 2 - Brcsciano, and the territories of Verona and Rodigo, situated on the right bank of the Adige, the White Canal, the Tartar-', the canal Polisclla, and thcPo 5.
Page 417 - I praife thy ports, or mention make Of the vaft mound that binds the Lucrine lake; Or the difdainful fea, that, fhut from thence, Roars round the ftrufture, and invades the fence; There, where fecure the Julian waters glide, «5 Or where Avemus' jaws admit the Tyrrhene tide? Our quarries deep in earth, were fam'd of old For veins of filver, and for ore of gold. Th...
Page 3 - Agreeable to this account, a square mile will contain 966 inhabitants. Comparing this with the enumeration collected by order of the government in 1791 — 94, from the different parish-lists, with the account of authors of veracity, and with the account (Sect.
Page 129 - Giacomo ; from this place they run through a fpaee of territory, 18,000 feet in length, along the left banks of the Adige, to Porto Legnano, then to the left of the White Canal, the river Tartaro, and the Canal of...
Page 130 - Cvaiii, or Carniola ; on the east by Carinthia, Carniola, Croatia, Bosnia, and Albania ; on the south, throughout its whole extent, by the Gulph of Venice, the Po, the canal Polisella, the White Canal, and the river Tartaro ; on the west by the Cisalpine Republic.
Page 4 - Olone, and Upper Po, contain 1,179,410 inhabitants; again, we give to Mantua (No. II and III) 207,331 souls, and in the account of the Republic, the departments made out of it have only 123,649...