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EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, MEDES
AND PERSIANS, GRECIANS AND

MACEDONIANS,

BY CHARLES ROLLIN,

LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCE
IN THE ROYAL COLLEGE, AND MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY

OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTERS.

TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,

BY THE REV. R. LYNAM, A. M.
ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN TO THE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL.

IN EIGHT VOLKNES GUILE.
FROM THE FIFTEENTH LONDON EDITION LE PE DAND SCORRECTED.'

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Vol. IV. NEW YORK

NEW YORK.
ROBINSON, PRATT & CO., 63 WALL STREET.'

1841.

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R65 v.4.

TENTS 07 THE FOUR TII VOLUME.

BOOK IX. Continued.

THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIANS AND GRECIANS.

CHAP. IV.

Page · Distory of Socrates abridged -

- 7 SECT. I. Birth of Socrates. He applies at first o sculpture; then to the study of the

sciences. His wonderful progress in them. Lis taste for inoral philosophy. His manner of living, and sufferings from the ill humour of his wife

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Sect. II. Of the Demon, or familiar spirit, of Socrates - -
Sect. III. Socrates declared the wisest of mankind by the oracie of Delphi .
SECT. IV. Socrates devotes himself entirely to the instruction of the youth of Athens.

Affection of his disciples for him. The admirable principles with which he inspires

them, both with respect to government and religion SECT. V. Socrates applies bimself to discredit the sophists in the opinion of he young

Athenians. What is to be understood of the ironical character ascrived to him . 21 Sect. VI. Socrates is accused of holding bad opinions in regard to the Gods, and of

corrupting the Athenian youth He defends himself without art or fear. He is'

condemned to die - - - - - - - - - - - - 23 Sect. VII, Socrates refuses to escape out of prison. He passes the last day of his

life in discoursing with his friends upon the immortality of the soul. He drinks the

poigon. Punishment of his accusers. Honcurs paid to bis meinory SECT. VIII. Reflections upon the sentence passed on Socrates by the Athenians, and

upon Socrates himself

ansfer from Circ. Dept 58tert, Beauch MAR 23 1909

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Of the government of Sparta -
Sect. I. Abridged idea of the Spartan government. Entire submission to the laws

was in a manner the soul of it .
SECT. I. Love of poverty instituted at Sparta -

III, Laws established by Minos in Crete the model of thoso of Sparta .

ARTICLE II.
ŠECT. 1. Foundation of the government of Athens according to Solon's plan

Of the government of Athens

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