History of Rome, Parts 1-5

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1830 - Rome - 160 pages

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Page 128 - USEFUL KNOWLEDGE; or, a Familiar Account of the various Productions of Nature, Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal, which are chiefly employed for the Use of Man. Illustrated with numerous Figures, and intended as a Work both of Instruction and Reference. By the Rev. WILLIAM BINGLEY, AM Author of
Page 96 - Language practically, as surely as if a professed teacher was sitting by his side : and, with a very superficial knowledge of it, may teach it to others. — Directions are given in the Key to Parents not accustomed to teach languages, who wish to instruct their children with the assistance of this book, how they must proceed.
Page 26 - So she drew forth a knife and stabbed herself to the heart. When they saw that, her father and her husband cried aloud ; but Brutus drew the knife from the wound, and holding it up, spoke thus : " By this pure blood I swear before the gods that I will pursue L. Tarquinius the Proud and all his bloody house with fire, sword, or in whatsoever way I may, and that neither they nor any other shall hereafter be King in Rome.
Page 35 - Take, for instance, the proposition that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
Page 68 - It-id, vol. xxix. (1^73), p. 128, &c. the Reptiliferous Sandstone of Elgin, I was able to show in the year 1873 that strata identical in character with that deposit and with the Cherty rock of Stotfield occur on the northern as well as on the southern side of the Moray Firth. At...
Page 96 - A History of the Roman Emperors, from the Accession of Augustus to the Fall of the last Constantine. By Mr. CA ELTON, author of Specimens of the Classic Poets.
Page 23 - ... senate-house ; the king, whose adherents had fled, rose sorely bruised and slowly moved toward home ; but at the foot of the Esquiline (on which he resided) he was overtaken and slain by those sent after him by the usurper. Tullia, regardless of female decorum, drove in her chariot to the senate-house, called her husband out, and was the first to salute him king. He prayed her to return home ; as she drove she came to where the corpse of her father was lying, the mules started, the driver paused...
Page 96 - A GUIDE to the FRENCH LANGUAGE, especially devised for Persons who wish to study the Elements of that Language without the Assistance of a Teacher. By JJP LE BRETHON.
Page 56 - Roman monarchy, may acquire it from the catalogues ot the Venetian doges, during that period when the election did not of set purpose fall on old me'n, but on persons fit to govern and to command the armies of the state. During five centuries, between 805 and 1311, there were forty doges, so that twelve years and a half fall to the share of each.

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