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... or from purchasing slaves, lands, or houses, within the extent of his jurisdiction"
. Notwithstanding these rigorous precautions, the emperor Constan- c H. A. P.. its
Ut nulli patrize suze administratio fine speciali principis permisu permittatur.
these rigorous precautions, the emperor Constan- c H. A. P. tine, after a reign of
twenty-five years, still de-, XVII. i plores the venal and oppressive administration
of TT" :*: justice, and expresses the warmest indignation that o, the audience of ...
The intelligence of these important events, C. which so deeply affected the
honour and safety of o the Imperial house, recalled the arms of Constan- rest. tius
from the inglorious prosecution of the Persian * * war. He recommended the care
The assurance that the elevation of Constan- Hotine was intimately connected
with the designs of and zeal of Providence, instilled into the minds of the Christ. . ;
o: ians two opinions, which, by very different means, assisted the
Edward Gibbon. m c H. A. P. The cruel and arbitrary disposition of Constan. xxi.
tius, which did not always require the provocaH- tions of guilt and resistance, was
justly exasperated. o,. by the tumults of his capital, and the criminal behaviour of ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995