Tully's Three Books of Offices

Tully's Three Books of Offices

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ...himsels, who is particuljrly remarkable sor his ba barous cruelties, may serve sor a witness to this truth; who was not destroyed by domestic treacheries, like that Alexander, whom I just now mentioned; nor yet by some sew men conspiring his death, like our late tyrant; but by a general insurrection os all the Agrigentines salling upon him at once. Aga!n, did not the Macedonian revolt srom (Ay Dsmetr 1 us, and all with one consent march over to PVRRHUS? (g) The Thraclans were counted some of the favagest barbarians, and ordina ily made use os by tyrants in those times, as the sittest executioners of. their bloody designs. To be marked on the toi ehead was a token of honour amonglt them, as it was of disgrace and slavery amongst others. But Cicero here seems to speak of this man as a slave or villain: It is probable therefore he might be a Thracian slave, and marked as such, after he came into Greece, (4) She persuading her three brothers to it, who accordingly slew him in his bed. See slut, lite ot Pelopidas. (i) A noted tyiantof Agrieentum in Sicily, son of Laodamas, born at Astvpalea, but expelled his own country. He is remarkable for his' cruelty, particularly for a.brazen bull, in which he used to torture those, whom he had a mind to get rid of. He it faid however to have loved learning and learned men. There Is. still extant a book of.Epistles under hii name.. () Surnamed Polibrcetes, king of Macedonia, son of Antigonus, cne of Alexander the Great s captains. By his pride and insolence he made the Macedonians desert him, and go over ter tyrrhus. See his life in Plutarch. Pyurhus? And when the Lacedaemonians grew insolent and tyrannical, did not their allies upon a sudden sorsake them, and shew themselves idle and unconcerned spectators..
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654560
  • 9781236654564