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... therefore dire&ted to institute schools, to appoint professors, and by the hopes
of rewards and privileges, to engage in the study and practice of archite&ture a
sufficient number of ingenious youths, who had received a liberal education *.
But while they displayed the vigour and freshness of youth, the founder prepared
to celebrate the dedication of his city “. The games and largesses which crowned
the pomp of this memorable festival may easily be supposed : but there is one ...
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
of Justinian are addressed to the youth of his dominions, who had devoted
themselves to the study of Roman jurisprudence; and the sovereign
condescends to animate their diligence, by the i assurance that their skill and
ability would in time i ...
... youth, might compensate the hardships and dangers of a military life. Yet,
although the stature was lowerOF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. 65 ed”, although slaves
, at least by. Difficulty of levies. armorum auxiliorumque erat. T. Liv. l. xxxvii. c. 39,
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