A Review of the Constitutions of the Principal States of Europe, and of the United States of America, Vol. 2 : Given Originally as Lectures (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from A Review of the Constitutions of the Principal States of Europe, and of the United States of America, Vol. 2: Given Originally as Lectures Adriatic fea, -was createdvby terror, is now fortified by her courage, enriched by her commerce, embel liihed by the arts, and fupported by prudence. In the fourteenth century the Roman empire, that Colloﬂ'usof power which had (0 long borne down the univerfe, approadhed the moment of her ruin. The fierce Attila, .aftcr having fubdued' all the nations of the north, was advancing towards Italy, there to ex ercife all the fury of vengeance. At his approach the Veneti (a people who inhabited part of Cifalpine Gaul) not being able to oppofe the torrent which overturned every thing it met with in its pafi'age, took refuge by eroﬂing the canals, in fome fmall' iﬂands fituated in the botom of the Adriatic gulph. One of thefe named the Riaita, ferved as a port to the city of Padua, but was (careely inhabited. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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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- 21 Jan 2018
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