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" The victorious veteran glittered with his gains; and the capital, gorgeous with the spoils of art, became the miniature metropolis of the universe. "
The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ... - Page 203
by Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized every body ; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his gains;...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized every body ; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his gains;...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well that, if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that, if he exposed them...peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier, he subsidised every people ; to the people, he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - Readers - 1884 - 483 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They well knew that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized everybody; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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Scrap-book Recitation Series: A Miscellaneous Collection of Prose ..., Issue 4

Henry Marlin Soper - Readers - 1885
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...them with plunder.. For the soldier he subsidized everybody; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...stipulation •was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized everybody ; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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The True Napoleon: A Cyclopedia of Events in His Life

Charles Josselyn - 1902 - 437 pages
...first stipulation was for his safety. They well knew that if he was lavish of them, he wa.s equally prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with riches. The victorious veteran glittered with his gains, and the capital of France, gorgeous with the...
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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...himself; and that if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier, he subdued every people — to the people he made even pride...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailer of the press, he affected the patronage of letters — the proscriber of books, he encouraged...
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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - Authors, Irish - 1904
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. — They knew well if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier, he subdued every people — to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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The World's Famous Orations, Volume 6

William Jennings Bryan, Francis Whiting Halsey - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1906
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailer of the Press, he affected the patronage of letters — the proscriber of books, he encouraged...
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