... I might see the day on which you would devote your first attention to me, and join your life with mine. From that moment I shall think myself worthy both of my family and my ancestors. The Histories of Polybius - Page 454by Polybius - 1889Full view
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George Willis Botsford, Lillie M. Shaw Botsford - Rome - 1903 - 328 pages
...myself worthy both of my family and of my ancestors." Polybius was partly delighted at the sight of the young man's enthusiasm and affection, and partly...embarrassed by the thought of the high position of the family and the wealth of its members. From the hour of this mutual confidence, i. His pure character....