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" ... characters. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him the Roman emperor undertook an expedition against the nations of the east, but he lamented... "
Wordsworth's Knowledge of History - Page 27
by Mary Elizabeth Norton - 1912 - 124 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...characters. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him...lamented with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left hhn any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip . Yet the success of Trajan, however tran-...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...characters. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him,...an expedition against the nations of the East ; but he'lamented, with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...emulation in the mind of Trajan. i. Like him the Roman emperor undertook an expedition against v^-w the nations of the east, but he lamented with a sigh, that hi* advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip.13 Yet the...
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The sacred calendar of prophecy; or, A dissertation on the ..., Volume 2

George Stanley Faber - 1828
...Empire. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him,...sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip. Yet the success of Trajan, however transient, was...
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Outlines of chronology, ancient and modern: being an introduction to the ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Chronology, Historical - 1831 - 232 pages
...he subdued nations till then unknown, and it is reported, that arriving at the confines of In'dia, " he lamented, with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip." 5. The Defeat of the Persians ly Alexander Sece'rus...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1831
...feet; and he went forth conquering, and to conquer, when he pushed his conquests almost to India, " and lamented with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip." DMP (To be continued-) DR. BUCHAKAN ON THE RESTORATION...
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Outlines of Chronology, Ancient and Modern: Being an Introduction to the ...

David Blair - Chronology, Historical - 1832 - 232 pages
...he subdued nations till then unknown, and it is reported, that arriving at the confines of In'dia, " he lamented, with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip." The Da'cians, claiming a tribute from the Roman...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1843
...characters. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him...with a sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him an}' hopes- of equalling the renown of the son of Philip.(7) Yet the success of Trajan, however transient,...
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Encyclopaedia Bengalensis; or, A series of publications in English and Bengalee

1846
...ambition. The praises of Alexander, transmitted by a succession of poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him...sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any -Q hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip. Yet the success of Trajan, however transient,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1851
...poets and historians, had kindled a dangerous emulation in the mind of Trajan. Like him, the Eoman emperor undertook an expedition against the nations...sigh, that his advanced age scarcely left him any hopes of equalling the renown of the son of Philip.19 Yet the success of Trajan, however transient,...
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