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... meetings of the senate or courts of justice, fourteen churches, fourteen palaces,
and four thousand three hundred and eighty-eight houses, which, for their size or
beauty, deserved to be c H A P. distinguished from the multitude of plebeian.
the pride of family urged by the consul, and the rights of mankind asserted by the
tribune Canuleius. - D 4 nours, C. H. A. P. XVII. The patricials. i C.H. A. P. XVII.
nours, deserved triumphs, contračted alliances, and,. OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
C.H. A. P. XVII. nours, deserved triumphs, contračted alliances, and, after some
generations, assumed the pride of ancient nobility". The Patrician families, on the
other hand, whose original number was never recruited till the end of the ...
He followed the standard of the republic till it was broken in the fields of Philippi;
he then accepted and deserved the favour of the most moderate of the
conquerors; and uniformly asserted his freedom and dignity in the court of
He governed one of the provinces of Africa, either as president orgonsular, and
deserved, by his administration, the honour of * statue. 5. He was appointed vicar
, or vice-praefe&t of i.i. - 4. Quæstor. 5. Count of the sacred largesses. 6.
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