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Page 639 - The History of Modern Europe : with a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris, in 1763. By William Russel, LL.D.: and a Continuation of the History to the present Time, by William Jones, Esq.
Page 639 - ANCIENT HISTORY. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians, and Macedonians : including a History of the Arts and Sciences of the Ancients, with a Life of the Author. By JAMES BELL. Only complete American Edition. Numerous Maps and Engravings.
Page 639 - A History of Scotland during the Reigns of Queen Mary and James VI.
Page 194 - Wash, that great triangular area commences which extends over the eastern and southern counties, bounded on the east and south by the sea, and on the west by a line drawn from Hunstanton Cliffs, in Norfolk, to Abbotsbury, on the coast of Dorsetshire.
Page 102 - Both perished in this flight. Of his two daughters, one was killed, and the other taken prisoner.
Page 367 - ... the fatigues of very difficult marches, in intolerable cold. To reward them, he promised to give, by way of prizemoney, 200 sestertii to each soldier, and 2,000 to each centurion. He then sent them into their winter quarters, and returned to Bibracte, after an absence of forty days. Whilst he was there dispensing justice, the Bituriges came to implore his support against the attacks of the Carnutes. Although it was only eighteen days since he returned, he marched again, at the head of two legions,...
Page 524 - Gaulish chieftain for the independence of his country ; but let us not forget that it is to the triumph of the Roman armies that we owe our civilisation; institutions, manners, language, all come to us from the conquest.
Page 543 - Republic should bo named for four years. The Prince Louis Napoleon was elected on the 10th of December, 1848, and proclaimed on the 20th of the same month. His powers ought to have ended on the 20th day of December, 1852.
Page 393 - Surus fell also into his hands : he was a chief distinguished for his courage and his birth, and the only one of that nation who had not yet laid down his arms. From that moment Caesar considered Gaul to be completely pacified; he resolved, however, to go himself to Aquitaine, which he had not...