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" It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of the glare in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost — that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign also has its... "
Autobiography and Reminiscences - Page 319
by David Patterson Dyer - 1922 - 357 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 72

England - 1852
...:— " It was once finely said by Lord Brougham, that it was the boast of the Roman Emperor Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble ; but how much nobler the boast of the Minister who shall say that he found law dear, t our June Number — " The Great Question,"...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...sceptres are most chiefly to be envied for that they bestow the power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus— it formed part of...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign has its claim also. But how...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1828
...power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of the lustre in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign is not without claims. But how...
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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of the Right Honourable Henry ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1832 - 259 pages
...for that they bestow the power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus—it formed part of the glare in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost—that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble; a praise not unworthy a great Prince, and...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

Great Britain - 1833 - 600 pages
...of thus conquering, and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of the lustre in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign is not without claims. But how...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

Great Britain - 1833 - 588 pages
...of thus conquering, and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of the lustre in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost — that he found Koine of brick, and left it of marble; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...sceptres are most chiefly to be envied for that they bestow th& power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to> which the present reign has its. claim also. But how...
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Speeches of Henry Lord Brougham, Upon Questions Relating to Public ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1838
...sceptres are most chiefly to be envied for that they bestow the power of thus conquering, and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign also has its claims. But how...
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Opinions on Politics, Theology, &c

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Political science - 1839
...for that they bestow the power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus—it formed part of the glare in which the perfidies of his earlier years were lost—that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble ; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and...
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Opinions of Lord Brougham: On Politics, Theology, Law, Science, Education ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1841 - 382 pages
...sceptres are most chiefly to be envied for that they bestow the power of thus conquering and ruling thus. It was the boast of Augustus — it formed part of...that he found Rome of brick, and left it of marble; a praise not unworthy a great prince, and to which the present reign has its claims also. But how much...
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