The History of Rome, Volume 4

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Bell, 1850 - 2278 pages
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Page 2081 - That commanders should be counselled, chiefly, by persons of known talent ; by those who have made the art of war their particular study, and whose knowledge is derived from experience ; from those who are present at the scene of action, who see the country, who see the enemy...
Page 1808 - How often in the ages of our fathers was it given in charge to the magistrates, to prohibit the performance of any foreign religious rites ; to banish strolling sacrificers and soothsayers from the forum, the circus, and the city ; to search for, and burn, books of divination ; and to abolish every mode of sacrificing that was not conformable to the Roman practice...
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Page 1694 - While they were employed in measuring and fortifying the camp, a body of the king's troops, consisting of three thousand chosen horse and foot, approached with great rapidity and violence. The party on guard, though much inferior in number, (being only two thousand,) without *. B, 862.] THE HISTORY OP ROME.
Page 2080 - In every circle, and, truly at every table, there are people who lead armies into Macedonia; who know where the camp ought to be placed; what posts ought to be occupied by troops; when and through what pass that territory should be entered; where magazines should be formed; how provisions should be conveyed by land and sea; and when it is proper to engage the enemy, when to lie quiet.
Page 1809 - During the night, which succeeded the day in which the affair was made public, great numbers, attempting to fly, were seized, and brought back by the triumvirs, who had posted guards at all the gates ; and informations were lodged against many, some of whom, both men and women, put themselves to death. Above seven thousand men and women are said to have taken the oath of the association.

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