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Two hundred years before, the race of the Metelli themselves were confounded
among the Plebeians of Rome; and from the etymology of their name of Cacilius,
there is reason to believe that those haughty nobles derived their origin from a ...
... confidered reason as c. puted to have lasted from the third to the middle of the
fixth cea. tury. Heinecc. Jur. Rom. Hist, p. 351—356. 'izt As in a former period I
have traced the civil and military promotion of Pertinax, I shall here insert the civil
of the bar, these men had confidered reason as c H. A. P. the instrument of
dispute; they interpreted the laws according to the dićtates of private interest; and
the same pernicious habits might still adhere to their characters in the public ...
From this fact, and STT' from similar examples, there is reason to believe, that the
constitution of the legionary troops, to which they partly owed their valour and
discipline, was diffolved by Constantine; and that the bands of Roman infantry, ...
An accurate census ”, or survey, was the only equitable mode of ascertaining the
proportion which every citizen should be obliged to contribute for the public
service; and from the well-known period of the indićtions, there is reason to
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