History of Rome and the Roman People: From Its Origin to the Establishment of the Christian Empire, Volume 2,Numéro 2

Kegan Paul, Trench & Company, 1884

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Page 792 - O'ER the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home!
Page 792 - Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home! These are our realms, no limits to their sway Our flag the sceptre all who meet obey.
Page 784 - Let them hold and exercise their offices in their own way ; let them obtain triumphs ; let them pursue Mithridates, as well as Sertorius and the remnant of the exiles, with the images of their ancestors : but let danger and toil be far from you who have no share in the advantage of them ; unless, indeed, your services have been repaid by the late law for the distribution of corn, — a law by which they have estimated the liberty of each individual at the price of five bushels of corn, an allowance...
Page 792 - That for itself can woo the approaching fight, And turn what some deem danger to delight ; That seeks what cravens shun with more than zeal, And where the feebler faint — can only...
Page 432 - Massachusetts. tn 1686. In the absence of such descendants. other persons are eltgtble to the scholarshtps. The wtll requtres that thts announcement shall be made tn every book added to the Ltbrary under tts provtstons.
Page 736 - ... Asculum, during the Social war, he had taken only a few books. This, again, was a happy peculiarity, a reproach to the conquerors, as it were, and a hope for the conquered. Beloved by the soldiers, respected by the people, he possessed an influence which he refused to employ, because he did not desire an obscure consulship, and he saw that the time had not yet come for him to distinguish himself in that office. He was, besides, only twenty-eight years of age and could have aspired so high only...
Page 628 - ... to the latter, and liberty to themselves. It was also provided, that the farming both of the Macedonian mines, which produced a very large profit, and that of crown lands, should be abolished ; as business of this kind could not be managed without the intervention of revenue farmers ; and wherever a taxcontractor was employed, either the rights of the people were a nonentity, or the freedom of the allies destroyed.
Page 599 - Tell him," said the old General, " that you have seen Caius Marius sitting among the ruins of Carthage." Soon after, he was joined by his son, who had endeavoured to gain support from Hiempsal, King of Numidia. The young man had been received with outward kindness, but was in fact detained as prisoner, till he was taught to escape by the compassion of the King's daughter. After this, Marius remained in...

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