History of Twelve Caesars Volume 1

History of Twelve Caesars Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...in the same place he should be kept for ever. And so often, as there was any mention made either of him or his ij. Julie2, he used to fetch a sigh and grone againe, and with all to breake out into this speech, aiff ofyikov uyafws t'cfuvai, ayovos' uiroXedat. Would God I never had wedded bride Or else without any childe had died c. 66 Friendship with any person as he did not easily intertain, so he maintained and kept the same most constantly; not honoring only the vertues and deserts of every man according to their worth, but enduring also their vices and deliquences at least wise if they exceeded not: for out of al that number of his dependants ther wil hardly be any found, during his frendship to have bin plunged in adversity and 1 Pandataria. Tacit, lib. I. "Daughter and neice. therby overthrown: except Salvidienus Rufus whom he had before advanced to the dignitie of Consul; and Cornelius Gallus promoted by him to the provostship of-(Egypt, raised both from the verie dunghill. The one of these for practising seditiously an alteration in the state: and the other for his unthankeful and malitious mind he forbad his house and all his provinces. But as for Gallus, when as both by the menaces of his accusers, and also by the rigorous Acts of the Senate passed against him, he was driven to shorten his owne life: Augustus commended verely their kind harts to him for being so wroth and grieving so much in his behalfe: howbeit for Gallus sake he wept, and complained of his owne hard fortune, in that he alone might not be angrie, with his friends, within that measure as he would himsulfe: all the rest of his favorites flowrished in power and welth to their lives end, as chiefe persons every one in their ranke: notwithstanding some...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800230
  • 9781236800237