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ADRIAN Affaffination Afia againſt alfo anfwer Army AURELIAN BASSIANUS becauſe Birth CĂSAR call'd Caufe caus'd cauſe CESAR chofe Chriftians CLAUDIUS COMMODUS confequently confiderable confifts Conquefts cou'd Court Death DECIUS declar'd Defign Defire Dignity DIOCLESIAN DOMITIAN Emperor Enemy enter'd fame fecure felf fent feveral fhew fhew'd fhou'd fince firft firſt fome foon fuch fuffer fupport GALBA gave Glory Goths Government HELIOGABALUS himſelf HISTORY Honour Intereft Juftice kill'd King laft likewife lofing MACRINUS Mafter MARC ANTONY MARCUS MARCUS AURELIUS Meaſures Minifters moft MORAL REFLECTION moſt neceffary NERO NERVA oblig'd OCTAVIUS order'd Paffions Perfians Perfon PERSENIUS PERTINAX Pleaſures Poffeffion POMPEY Power preferve Prince proclaim'd prov'd Provinces publick Puniſhment Reaſon receiv'd refolv'd refus'd Reign reign'd remain'd render'd return'd Revenge Roman Empire Rome Sarmatians Senate SEVERUS SEXTUS POMPEY Soldiers Sovereign Subjects Succeffor thefe themſelves theſe thofe thoſe thro TIBERIUS TRAJAN twas VESPASIAN Victory Virtue VITELLIUS whofe Wife wou'd
Page 11 - ... courage, courage may afterwards recover the advantage. He who is prepossessed with the assurance of overcoming, at least overcomes the fear of failure ; whereas, he who is apprehensive of losing, loses, in reality, all hopes of subduing. Boldness and power are such inseparable companions, that they appear to be born together ; and when once divided, they both decay and die at the same time.
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