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" The public roads were accurately divided by milestones, and ran in a direct line from one city to another, with very little respect for the obstacles either of nature or private property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadest... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 57
by Edward Gibbon - 1816
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Annual Register, Volume 19

Edmund Burke - History - 1779
...зг+. VIII. Rome л;б, IX. Brunduimm 360. К 4. X. The very little refpeíl for the obftacles eitherof nature or private property, Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadeft and molt rapid ¿reams. The middie part of the road was raifed into a terrace which cor,.maiided...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1788
...VII. Milan 314- VIII. Romero. IX. Brundufium 360. К X. The very little, refpeft for the obftacles either of nature or private property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadeft and moil rapid ftreams. The middle part of the road was railed into a terrace which commanded...
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Annual Register, Volume 19

History - 1788
...of four thoufand and eighty Roman miles *. The public ronds were accurately divided by mile-ltones, and ran in a direct line from one city to another, with very • The following Itinerary may ferve to convey fome idea of the direction of the road, and of thediHance...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 19

History - 1788
...of four thoufand and eighty Roman miles *. The public roids were accurately divided by mile ftones, and ran in a direct line from one city to another, with very * The following Itinerary may fsrve to corvey feme idea of the direction of the road, and of the diftance...
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The History and Antiquities of Lewes and Its Vicinity, Volume 1

Thomas Walker Horsfield - Lewes (England) - 1824 - 340 pages
...north west to the south east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of 4080 Roman miles. The public roads were accurately divided by mile-stones,...Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broad and most rapid streams. The middle part of the road was raised into a terrace, which commanded...
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 19

Hunting - 1827
...length of four thousand and eighty Roman miles. The public roads were accurately divided by mile stones, and ran in a direct line from one city to another,...property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches were thrown over the broadest and most rapid streams. The middle part of the road, which was raised...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 20

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1829
...nortfc-west to the south-east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of 4080 Roman miles. The public roads were accurately •divided by mile-stones,...bold arches thrown over the broadest and most rapid streams. -The middle part of the road was raised into a terrace, which commanded the adjacent country,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1829
...thousand and eighty Roman niles. The public roads were accurately divided by mile-stones, and ran D a direct line from one city to another, with very little respect for the bstacles either of nature or private property. Mountains were perfora-<l, and arches thrown over the...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 20

Christianity - 1829
...north-west to the south-east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of 4O8O Roman miles. The public roads were accurately divided by mile-stones, and ran in a direct Hue from one city to another, with very little respect for the obstacles either of nature or private...
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A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on which Roads Should be Made ...

Sir Henry Parnell - Roads - 1833 - 438 pages
...south-east part of the empire was drawn out to a length of 4080 Roman miles, or 3740 English miles. The public roads were accurately divided by milestones,...either of nature or private property : mountains were passed, and bold arches thrown over the broadest and most rapid streams. The middle part of the road...
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