Goldsmith's Roman History

Goldsmith's Roman History : Abridged by Himself; For the Use of Schools (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Goldsmith's Roman History: Abridged by Himself; For the Use of Schools I hope, therefore, for the'reader's indulgence, if, in the following attempt, it {hall appear that my ou Jy aim was to fupply a concil'e, plain, and unafl'eé'ted narrative of the rife and decline of a well known em pire. I was contented to make fuch a book as could not fail of being ferviceable, though of all others the mod unlikely to promote the reputation of the wri ter. Infiead therefore of prefling forward among the ambitious, I only claim the merit of knowing my own llrength, and falling back among the hinqlt 'xanks with confcious inferiority. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 381g
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 328 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243266561
  • 9780243266562