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" The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually cemented the union of the provinces. Their peaceful inhabitants enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury. "
A Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language - Página 205
por Louis F. Klipstein - 1848 - 222 páginas
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Saturday Review, Volumen35

1952
...frontiers of that extensive monarchy were guarded by ancient renown and disciplined valor. The gentle but powerful influence of laws and manners had gradually cemented the union of the provinces. The peaceful inhabitants enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury." A couple of hundred...
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Selected Satires of Lucian

Lucian of Samosata, Lucian (of Samosata.) - 1968 - 382 páginas
...of that extensive monarchy were guaranteed by ancient renown and disciplined valor. The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually...enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury . . . During a happy period of more than fourscore years, the pubhe administration was conducted by...
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Heracles' Bow: Essays on the Rhetoric and Poetics of the Law

James Boyd White - 1985 - 251 páginas
...paragraph of the whole work, for example, that points to the "arts and luxuries" section in these words: "Their peaceful inhabitants enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury' Notice how the word "peaceful," as was the case with "adorn," obtains in retrospect a complication...
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Republics, Nations, and Tribes

Martin Thom - 1995 - 359 páginas
...The conlrary proposition may also be identified, however, in Ihe Decline and Fall: The gentle, but powerful influence of laws and manners had gradually...constitution was preserved with decent reverence. The Roman senate appeared to possess the sovreign authority, and devolved on the emperors all the executive...
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No Truth Except in the Details: Essays in Honor of Martin J. Klein

A.J. Kox, D.M. Siegel - 1995 - 382 páginas
...frontiers of that extensive monarchy were guarded by ancient renown and disciplined valour. The gentle but powerful influence of laws and manners had gradually...enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury." To me there resides a majestic cadence in such lines. I cannot judge whether this author has all his...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - 1998 - 1089 páginas
...frontiers of that extensive monarchy were guarded by ancient renown and disciplined valour. The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually...constitution was preserved with decent reverence. The Roman senate appeared to possess the sovereign authority, and devolved on the emperors all the...
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Everyday Life in Ancient Rome

Lionel Casson - 1998 - 170 páginas
...of that extensive monarchy were guaranteed by ancient renown and disciplined valor. The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually...enjoyed and abused the advantages of wealth and luxury. . . . During a happy period of more than fourscore years, the public administration was conducted by...
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The Ideological Origins of the British Empire

David Armitage, Armitage David - 2000 - 239 páginas
...of that extensive monarchy were guarded by a common religion and by the Royal Navy. The gentle, but powerful influence of laws and manners had gradually cemented the union of the provinces. Their free, white inhabitants enjoyed and produced the advantages of wealth and luxury . The image of a free...
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The Metamorphosis of Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche, Beauty and the Beast, King Kong

Pasquale J. Accardo - 2002 - 323 páginas
...that most extensive monarchy were guarded by ancient renown and disciplined valour. The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually...constitution was preserved with decent reverence. The Roman senate appeared to possess the sovereign authority, and devolved on the emperors all the...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - 2003 - 467 páginas
...frontiers of that extensive monarchy were guarded by ancient renown and disciplined valour. The gentle, but powerful, influence of laws and manners had gradually...constitution was preserved with decent reverence: the Roman senate appeared to possess the sovereign authority, and devolved on the emperors all the...
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