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Page 18 - ┐is, melius io quam quod a terra. his coticulis periti cum e vena ut lima rapuerunt experimentum , protinus dicunt, quantum auri sit in ea, quantum argenti vel aeris, scripulari differentia, mirabili ratione non fallente.
Page 161 - Muro urbis coniuncta procul videtur ; divisa est intermurali amni et eadem ponte iuncta, ut nee oppugnante externo aditum ab ulla parte habeat, nee, si quern ibi rex includat, ullum nisi per facillimae custodiae 8 pontem effugium.
Page 213 - Latin. the point at any length. A people who called a stream Gelaź from the coldness of its waters leave little room for further dispute as to their ethnical kindred 1.
Page 222 - ... the best laid plans o' mice and men gang aft a-gley
Page 82 - Aenum inde cum magno labore, postremo per proditionem Callimedis praefecti Ptolemaei, cepit. deinceps alia castella, Cypsela et Doriscon et Serrheum, occupat.
Page xix - No other equal portion of the work of Herodotus exhibits so remarkable a coherence, continuity, and freedom from digression, interruption, or asides as this the third and last volume, or trio, of Books.
Page lxxviii - No ancient historian was really a scientific and critical historian, as these terms are nowadays understood : Thucydides himself will not stand untarnished the tests of the modern analyst.
Page 223 - ... sentence should be regarded as good evidence for the importance of the Sicilian and generally the west Mediterranean trade to the merchants of old Greece.