An Universal History from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes Etc. with a General Index to the Whole Volume 9

An Universal History from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes Etc. with a General Index to the Whole Volume 9

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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. 1747 edition. Excerpt: ...necessary for the executing of great designs (R). The bearer was desired to give it to the master of the house, and he to deliver it into the prince's own hands. Demetrius having perused it, knew from what hand it (R) The sentences which Po-TCXpa. ri, wmvi, frjar', iiti-f lybius made use of on this occa-Xalc fion, were the following: 'Emx sr7 fJeAor i, travTa-mfk "O ijjw, Tu T fu'WwjlCS x'at these he added the ia pietn mous faying of Ephkarmui: came, came, and with what intention it was wrote, and therefore pretending to be out of order, he immediately rose from table, took leave of hie friends, and returned home. There he imparted his design of leaving Rome that very night to some Syrian noblemen of his retinue, inviting them to accompany him, which they readily consenting to, Demttrius set out in the dead of the night for (Jftia. Menithyllus had gone some days before to acquaint the commander of the Carthaginian vessel, that he had received frefli orders from the king his master, which would keep him some time longer at Rome; but however he would put on board of him the same number of passengers at the fame price, and on the fame conditions. These he earnestly recommended to him, telling him that they were officers of distinction, who were going to serve in the Egyptian army. The prince and his retinue, to the number of sixteen persons, arrived early in the morning, and by break of day the Carthaginian weighed anchor, to the great joy of Demetrius, who alreaiy considered himself as sitting on the throne of his ancestors. Thrte days StriJf passed before he was missed at Rome, every one believing btfercb was gone, according to his custom, to divert himself with W 'fitr hunting in the neighbourhood of Anagnia. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964292
  • 9781236964298