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Page 338 - The terrible sports of the amphitheatre are depicted with a vividness which owes some of its power to the personal interest we have been made to feel in the actors.... A book, prepared with so much care, dealing with such great events, and abounding in brilliant scenes and striking situations, well deserves a careful perusal.
Page 111 - OBSERVATIONS. — 1. In formations to the front, immediately on issuing from narrow ways or streets, it is impossible for the rear, who are not yet clear of the defile, to incline at once towards their places in line ; on these occasions, therefore, the formation of all but the head of the column becomes the same as laid down for " Formations to the Outer Flank...
Page 338 - The Author's greatest skill is shown in the selection of his characters. The School or Family of Gladiators is the centre round which the plot mainly revolves; and with them Mr. MELVILLE is thoroughly at home. The distinctness with which he has set these people before us amounts to a positive service to classical literature. Their habits, tastes, and personal appearance — their peculiar position in society, the mingled respect and contempt excited by them, their ready instrumentality in any deed...
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Page 58 - Wheels on a moveable Pivot are used in most cases when the front of the column is small, or when the change of direction to be given is less than the quarter circle. When Wheels or Changes of direction of bodies in column are made on a moveable Pivot, both flanks are kept in motion ; the inner, or flank wheeled to, describing an arc of the lesser circle; the outer, or wheeling flank, describing an arc of the larger circle; the intermediate men...