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The C‘Sars

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THE CÆSARS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION THE CÆSARS By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsy... ...A 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...m such an edict as left him no hope of much longer escaping with impunity. Public vengeance was now awakened; the imperial troops were marching from e... ...rom the office of Pontifex Maximus, which he held at an early stage of his public career. This office, by letting him too much behind the curtain, and... ...in the heats of summer. It is probable, however, that men of high rank and public station may have introduced the practice by way of releasing corpo- ... ... His purpose, in making this preference, must have been with a view to the transport of luggage. The carriage which he generally used was a rheda, a s... ...ed at his guests, the elderly gentleman whirls out of the room in the same transport of emotion with which he entered it; the panic-struck visitors ar... ...ic is exhausted.” No sooner did the Goths hear of his approach, than, with transports of ferocious joy, they gave up the siege, and hurried to annihil... ...hed the ends proposed. In one in- stance, where a party of Franks had been transported into the Asiatic province of Pontus, as a column of defence aga...

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