The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great, Volume 1

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Stereotyped by J. Howe, pub. by J. Grigg, printed by W. Pilkington, 1838 - Greece - 322 pages

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Page 2 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 123 - Nicias to rely entirely upon himself; and the next day, when the people were assembled, and the ambassadors introduced, Alcibiades, with a very obliging air, demanded^ of them with what powers they were come?
Page 226 - The ungrateful Guest : a character infamous in every age, and among all nations ; but particularly among the Greeks, who, from the earliest times, were most scrupulously observant of the laws of hospitality.
Page 185 - I should have recourse amongst you to means which I believe neither honest nor lawful, especially upon this Occasion, wherein I am accused of impiety by Melitus : for, if I should influence you by my prayers, and thereby induce you to, violate your oaths, it would be undeniably evident, that I teach you not to believe in the gods; and even in defending and justifying myself, should furnish my adversaries with arms against me, and prove that I believe no divinity. But I am very far from such...
Page 146 - I cannot but be strongly affected with the cruel wound which their death has made in my heart, nor forbear hating and detesting the Athenians, the authors of this unhappy war, as the murderers of my children. But, however...
Page 188 - Presently after they entered, and found Socrates, whose chains had been taken off, sitting by Xantippe, his wife, who held one of his children in her arms; as soon as she perceived them, setting up great cries, sobbing, and tearing her face and hair, she made the prison resound with her complaints.
Page 226 - ... appearance, of life. A Macedonian, whose lands were contiguous to the sea, came opportunely to be witness of his distress ; and, with the most humane and charitable tenderness, flew to the relief of the unhappy stranger. He bore him to his house, laid him in his...
Page 286 - The besieged, taught and animated by imminent danger, and the extreme necessity to which they were reduced, invented, daily, new arts to defend themselves, and repulse the enemy. They warded off all the darts discharged from the balistas against them, by the assistance of turning wheels, which either broke them to pieces, or carried them another way.
Page 2 - And also to the act, entitled, " An act supplementary to an act, entitled, ' An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 30 - Nothing was so august as this court, and its reputation for judgment and integrity became so very great, that the Romans sometimes referred causes, which were too intricate for their own decision, to the determination of this tribunal.

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