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" They, who a little while before disdained the language, now affected the eloquence of Rome ; this produced an esteem for our dress, and the toga came into general use ; by degrees they adopted our vicious indulgences, porticoes, baths, and splendid tables;... "
History, gazetteer, and directory of Northamptonshire; comprising a general ... - Page 24
by Whellan Francis and co - 1849
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The civil, ecclesiastical [&c.] history of Leeds, Halifax, Huddersfield ...

Edward Parsons - 1834
...astonishing revolution has been described in the following terms by the greatest of Roman historians. " They who a little while before, disdained the language,...porticoes, baths, and splendid tables — this among those uninformed people was called cultivation, whereas in fact it was only an appendage of slavery."*...
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The Civil, Ecclesiastical, Literary, Commercial, and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 2

Bradford (England) - 1834
...astonishing revolution has been described in the following terms by the greatest of Roman historians. " They who a little while before, disdained the language,...porticoes, baths, and splendid tables — this among those uninformed people was called cultivation, whereas in fact it was only an appendage of slavery."*...
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History of the county palatine ... of Lancaster. The biographical department ...

Edward Baines, William Robert Whatton - 1836
...genius of the Britons to the accomplishments of the Gauls ; inasmuch as they, who but a little time before disdained the language, now affected the eloquence of Rome. This produced an esteem for the Roman dress, and the toga came into general use. By degrees the Britons adopted the vicious indulgences...
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History, Topography, and Directory, of Westmorland: And Londsdale North of ...

P. J. Mannex - Cumbria (England) - 1849 - 465 pages
...whose inhabitants had the right of electing their own magistrates, yearly ; and the stipendiary towns, charged with the imperial tribute, from which the...Rome ; this produced an esteem for our dress, and the tnga came into general use ; by degrees they adopted our vicious indulgences, porticoes, baths, and...
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History, gazetteer and directory of Cambridgeshire. Subscribers copy

1851
...whose inhabitants had the right of electing their own magistrates yearly ; and the stipendiary toions, charged with the imperial tribute, from which the...disdained the language, now affected the eloquence of Borne ; this produced an esteem for our dress, and the toga came into general use, by degrees they...
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History and topography of the city of York; the Ainsty wapentake; and the ...

Whellan T. and co - 1855
...inhabitants had the right of electing their own magistrates annually; and the Stipendiary Towns were charged with the imperial tribute from which the other towns were exempt. These distinctions were however gradually abolished. Antoninus granted to every provincial of rank...
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History and topography of the city of York; and the North riding of Yorkshire

Whellan T. and co - 1857
...inhabitants had the right of electing their own magistrates annually ; and the Stipendiary Towns were charged with the imperial tribute from which the other towns were exempt. These distinctions were however gradually abolished. Antoninus granted to every provincial of rank...
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History, gazetteer, and directory, of Lincolnshire, and the city & diocese ...

William White - 1882 - 1065 pages
...right of electing their own magistrates annually ; and the Stipendiary townst whose residents were charged with the imperial tribute, from which the other towns were exempt. The Romans delighted in agriculture, and took especial care to inculcate a fondness for that pursuit...
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