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" The ferocious character of the barbarians was displayed in the funeral of a hero, whose valour and fortune they celebrated with mournful applause. By the labour of a captive multitude they forcibly diverted the course of the Busentinus, a small river... "
A Book of Ballads on German History - Page 93
by Wilhelm Wagner - 1877 - 154 pages
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 7

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...the vacant bed ; and the stream being suffered to return to its natural channel, the secret spot was. concealed by the inhuman massacre of the prisoners who had been employed in the work. The Goths immediately raised to the sovereignty the valiant Adolphus, brother-in-law to...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...the actual face of the oonntrV; c HA p. the Busentinus, a small river that washes the walls X \ v" I of Consentia. The royal sepulchre, adorned with the...massacre of the prisoners, who had been employed to excute the work *. The personal animosities, and hereditary feuds, of the Barbarians, were suspended...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...EStual face of the country. cn A P. the Busentinus, a small river that washes the waits of Consentiai The royal sepulchre, adorned with the splendid spoils,...massacre of the prisoners, who had been employed to excute the vjork *. Adolphus, The personal animosities, and hereditary feuds, GotKcon- of tne Barbarians,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...of the Busentinus, a small river thatwashe? ,.~^!»» *ke wans of Consentia. The royal sepulehre, i adorned with the splendid spoils, and trophies, of...the prisoners, who had been employed to execute the work.0 iun" of "he The personal animosities, and hereditary feuds. Goths, of the barbarians, were suspended...
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Tales and Historic Scenes in Verse

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - Europe - 1819 - 255 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...prisoners who had been employed to execute the work." — See the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. 5, page 329. ALARIC IN ITALY. HEARD ye the Gothic...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 13; Volume 31

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1820
...channel. ' The secret spot where the remains of Alario ' had been deposited, was for ever conceajed by the. inhuman ' massacre of the prisoners who had been employed to execute ' the work.' ' Heard ye the Gothic trumpet's blast ? The march of hosts, as Alaric pass'd ? His steps have track'...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...applause. By the labour of a captive multitude, they forcibly diverted the course of the Busentirtus, a small river that washes the walls of Consentia....concealed by the inhuman massacre of the prisoners, who have been employed to execute the work.0 See Gray's Poems, published by Mr. Mason, p. 197. Instead...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...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...was for ever concealed by the inhuman massacre of * For the perfect description of the Straits of Messina, Scylla, Charybdis, &c. see Cluverius (Ita1....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...eye the actual face of the country. CHAP, of Consentia. The royal sepulchre, adorned with the XXXi. splendid spoils and trophies of Rome, was constructed...prisoners who had been employed to execute the work°. Adoiphus The personal animosities and hereditary feuds of Goths con* *ne barbarians, were suspended...
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Poems: A New Edition, Volume 1

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...the funeral of a hero, whose valor and fortune they celebrated with mournful applause. By the labor of a captive multitude they forcibly diverted the...prisoners who had been employed to execute the work." — See The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. vp 329. ALARIC IN ITALY. HEARD ye the Gothic...
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