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" ... the whole design was defeated by the premature death of Alaric, which fixed, after a short illness, the fatal term of his conquests. The ferocious character of the Barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero whose valor and fortune they celebrated... "
A Book of Ballads on German History - Page 93
by Wilhelm Wagner - 1877 - 154 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1792
...of the tranfports ; their courage was daunted by the terrors of a new element j and the whole defign was defeated by the premature death of Alaric, which, fixed, after a fliort illnefs, the fatal term of his conquefts. The ferocious character of the Barbarians was difplayed,...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 7

William Fordyce Mavor - 1804
...All his designs, however, w*re prevented by a premature death, whichj after a short illness, fixed the fatal term of his conquests. The ferocious character...of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of this hero. By the labour of. a captive multitude they diverted the course of the Busentius, a small...
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Poems: A New Edition, Volume 1

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...whole design was defeated by the premature Jeath of Alaric, which fixed, after a short illness, the the fatal term of his conquests. The ferocious character...barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose valor and fortune they celebrated with mournful applause. By the labor of a captive multitude they...
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The Poetical Works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

Mrs. Hemans - English poetry - 1831 - 470 pages
...the terrors of a new element ; and the whole design .was defeated by the premature death of Alarie, which fixed, after a short illness, the fatal term...barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose valor and fortune they celebrated with mournful .applause. By the labour of a captive multitude they...
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The Poetical Works of Hemans, Heber, and Pollok

Mrs. Hemans, Reginald Heber - 1833 - 470 pages
...of the transports: their courage was daunted by the terrón of a new element ; and the whole design was defeated by the premature death of Alaric, which...barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose valor and fortune they celebrated with mournful applause. By the labour of a captive multitude they...
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The Poetical Works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1834 - 470 pages
...of the transports: their courage was daunted by the terrors of a new element ; and the whole design was defeated by the premature death of Alaric, which...fixed, after a short illness, the fatal term of his conquest« The ferocious character of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose...
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Whittaker's Improved Edition of Pinnock's Goldsmith's History of Rome:: To ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Rome - 1834 - 460 pages
...twenty-eight years, ternr nated his wretched life. 11. The next heir to the throne was Valentin'ian, the 1 The ferocious character of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of their chief. The unhappy captives were compelled to divert the stream of the river Busenti'nus, which...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgement of the History of Rome

Oliver Goldsmith - Rome - 1835 - 395 pages
...but John, the late emperor's secretary, took advantage of Placid'ia's absence in the east, to seize * The ferocious character of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of their chief. The unhappy captives were compelled to divert the stream of the river Busenti'nus, which...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans: Complete in One Volume

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1836 - 444 pages
...of the transporte: their courage was daunted by the terrors of a new element ; and the whole design was defeated by the premature death of Alaric, which...barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose valor and fortune they celebrated with mournful applause. By the Ыюиг of a captive multitude they...
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History of Rome

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 539 pages
...of troops against the usurper, and John was surprised and taken prisoner in Raven'na. 12. Valenti. 1 The ferocious character of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of their chief. The unhappy captives were compelled to divert the stream of the river Busenti'nus, which...
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