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Constantinople was about three Roman miles”; the circumference measured
between ten and eleven; and the surface might be computed as TT equal to
about two thousand English acres. It is impossible to justify the vain and
38 If we divide Constantinople and Paris into equal squares of so French toises,
the former contains $50, and the latter 116o of those divisions. 3° Six hundred
centenaries, or fixty thousand pounds weight of gold. This sum is taken from ...
The rules of precedency are ascertained with the most minute accuracy by the
emperors, and illustrated with equal prolixity by their learned interpreter. *o Cod.
Theodos. l. vi. tit. xxii. st Ausonius (in Gratiarum A&tione) basely expatiates on
The fame of Messalla has been scarcely equal to his merit. In the earliest youth
he was recommended by Cicero to the friend. ship of Brutus. He followed the
standard of the republic till it was broken in the fields of Philippi; he then accepted
1. lxxi.) The same regulation is observed in China, with equal stričiness, and with
equal effe&t. *10 Pande&t. l. xxiii. tit. ii. n. 38.57. 63. *7 In jure continetur, ne quis
in administratione constitutus aliquid compararet. Cod. Theod. l. viii. tit.xv, leg. 1.
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