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" Alexander, who was tall, active, and robust, surpassed most of his equals in the gymnastic arts. Refreshed by the use of the bath and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor, the business of the day; and, till the hour of supper, the principal meal... "
Materials for Translating from English Into German - Page 150
by Adolph Heimann - 1859
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1858 - 480 pages
...portion of time was always set apart for his favorite studies of poetry, history, and philosophy ercises of the body succeeded to those of the mind ; and Alexander,...equals in the gymnastic" arts. Refreshed by the use of his bath, and a slight dinner, he resumed,95 with new vigor, the business of the day ; and till the...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859 - 450 pages
...rescue and to honor him ? A hundred voices then exclaimed, " Bonnivard, thou art free !" — ercises of the body succeeded to those of the mind ; and Alexander,...equals in the gymnastic" arts. Refreshed by the use of his bath, and a slight dinner, he resumed,95 with new vigor, the business of the day ; and till the...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864 - 592 pages
...Plato and Cicero, formed his taste, enlarged his understanding, and gave him the noblest ideas of man and government. The exercises of the body succeeded...surpassed most of his equals in the gymnastic arts. His table was served with the most frugal simplicity; and whenever he was at liberty to consult his...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 540 pages
...and gave him. the noblest ideas of man and of government. The exHISTORICAL CHARACTERS. 145 ercises of the body succeeded to those of the mind ; and Alexander,...equals in the gymnastic" arts. Refreshed by the use of his bath, and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor, the business of the day ; and till the hour...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1868 - 526 pages
..., any thing that could contribute to make him hereafter a complete general. VIU. THE OCCUPATIONS OP ALEXANDER SEVERUS. THE simple journal of his ordinary...surpassed most of his equals in the gymnastic arts. Eefreshed by the use of the bath, and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigour, the business of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1868 - 670 pages
...gave him the noblest ideas of man and government. The exercises of the body succeeded to those of (ne mind ; and Alexander, who was tall, active, and robust,...the bath and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor, the business of the day ; and, till the hour of supper, the principal meal of the Romans, he...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1874 - 720 pages
...Plato and Cicero, formed his taste, enlarged his understanding, and gave him the noblest ideas of man and government. The exercises of the body succeeded...day ; and, till the hour of supper, the principal moal of the Romans, he was attended by his secretaries, with whom he read and answered the multitude...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1875 - 664 pages
...the gymnastic arts. Refreshed by the use of the bath and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor, the business of the day ; and, till the hour of supper, the principal meal of the Romans, he wns attended by his secretaries, with whom he read and answered the multitude of letters, memorials,...
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A Manual of General History : B Being an Outline History of the World from ...

John Jacob Anderson - World history - 1876 - 514 pages
...portion of hia time was always set apart for his favqrjte studies, poet? y, history, and philosophy. The exercises of the body succeeded to those of the...the bath and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor the business of the day ; and, till the hour of supper, the principal meal of the Romans, he...
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A Manual of General History: Being an Outline History of the World from the ...

John Jacob Anderson - History - 1877 - 558 pages
...portion of his time was always set apart for his favorite studies, poetry, history, and philosophy. The exercises of the body succeeded to those of the...the bath and a slight dinner, he resumed, with new vigor the business of the day ; and, till the hour of supper, the principal meal of the Romans, he...
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