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" This pontiff was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his breast ; and, amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and lofty columns that rear their heads above the fragments of the Roman forum. "
The Pope, Considered in His Relations with the Church: Temporal ... - Page 293
by Joseph Marie comte de Maistre - 1850 - 369 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...Anastasius in Leone IV, p. 199, Leo the Fourth' wa^the safety of the church and CHAP. city. This pontiff was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his breast ; and, amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...election; and the unanimous choice of Leo the Fourth was the safety of the church and city. This pontiff was born a Roman: the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his breast; and amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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The whole works of King Alfred the Great: with preliminary essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - Anglo-Saxons - 1852
...owed its salvation as much to the heroism of the pope Leo IV, as to the valour of the imperial troops. Born a Roman, the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his bosom. He repaired the walls and armed and animated the citizens for their defence. The...
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The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy, Volume 1

Ordericus Vitalis, M. Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle - Church history - 1853
...its fiilvation as much to the heroism of the pope Leo IV. as to the Talour of the imperial troops. Born a Roman, the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his bosom." 1 The fire here mentioned is that which is represented by Raphael in his celebrated...
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The ecclesiastical history of England and Normandy. Tr., with notes, and the ...

Ordericus Vitalis - 1853
...owed its salvation as much to the heroism of the pope Leo IV. as to the valour of the imperial troops. Born a Roman, the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his bosom." 3 It is generally understood that the Pontifical, attributed during the middle...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - 1855
...the unanimous choice of Pope Leo the Fourth 87 was the safety of the church and city. This pontiff was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his breast ; and, amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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Rome, its ruler [Pius ix.] and its institutions

John Francis Maguire, Pius IX (pope.) - 1857
...from the clutch of the Lombard, * Of Leo IV., the Saviour of Rome, Gibbon says : — " This Pontiff was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the Republic glowed in his breast ; and, amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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Rome: Its Ruler and Its Institutions

John Francis Maguire - Rome (Italy) - 1858 - 471 pages
...the sorrows of many a sainted pre* Of Leo IV., the Saviour of Rome, Gibbon says : — " This Pontiff -was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the Republic glowed in his breast ; and, amidst the ruins of his country, he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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The whole works of king Alfred the great [ed. by J.A. Giles]. Jubilee ed

Alfred (king of England.) - 1858
...owed its salvation as much to the heroism of the pope Leo IV, as to the valour of the imperial troops. Born a Roman, the courage of the first ages of the republic glowed in his bosom. He repaired the walls and armed and animated the citizens for their defence. The...
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Catholic Italy, its institutions and sanctuaries

Charles Isidore Hemans - 1860
...outrages, an important work was undertaken by Leo IV, that energetic Pope of whom Gibbon says: • He was born a Roman ; the courage of the first ages of the Republic glowed in his breast, and amidst the ruins of his country , he stood erect, like one of the firm and...
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