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must undoubtedly be all of the same species ; but it seems impossible to
reconcile them either with truth or with each other. 16. The oblique distance
between Cestus and Abydus was thirty stadia. The improbable tale of Hero and
Leander is ...
We might excuse the errors of the Turkish or Arabian writers; but it is somewhat
asionishing, that the Greeks, who had access to the authentic materials
preserved in their own language, should prefer fiSlion to truth, and loose tradition
The term of ten years is given us by Julian (Orat. i. p. 8.), and Spanheim labours
to establish the truth of it (p. 69–75.); by the help of two passages from Themistius
Orat. iv. p. 58.) and of Philosiorgius (l. ii. c. 9.), which form a period from the year ...
Others, recluse in their chambers, mainXVII, S-yThe military offi£8 I S. tained the
dignity of legal professors, by furnishing a rich client with subtleties to confound
the plainest truth, and with arguments to colour the most unjustifiable pretensions
and Aurelius Vićtor seem to confirm the truth of this assertion ; yet in the thirty-two
consular Fasti of the reign of Constantine, I camot discover the name of a single
Barbarian. I should therefore interpret the liberality of that prince, as relative to ...
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