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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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A History of Hurstperpoint [sic] ...

William Smith Ellis - 1837 - 74 pages
...will for some distance prohahly he carried. " The puhlic roads were accurately divided hy mile stones, and ran in a direct line, from one city to another, with very little .respect for the ohstacles either of nature or private property. Mountaius were perforated, and hroad arches thrown...
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A treatise on roads: wherein the principles on which roads should be made ...

Sir Henry Parnell - Roads - 1838 - 465 pages
...milestones, * See Bergier, Histoire des grands Chemins de 1'Empire Remain, liv. ii. cap. 1. p. 28. and ran in a direct line from one city to another,...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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A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on which Roads Should be Made ...

Sir Henry Parnell - Roads - 1838 - 465 pages
...milestones, * See Bergier, Histoire des grands Chemins de 1'Empire Romain, liv. ii. cap. 1. p. 28. and ran in a direct line from one city to another,...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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No. 1- no. 50

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1842
...drawn out to the length of 40RO Roman miles, or 3740 English measure. " The public ro;.da (says Gibbon) were accurately divided by mile-stones, and ran in...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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Chambers's Information for the People, Volume 1

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Australia - 1842
..." The public rouda (says Gibbon) were accurately divided by anile-stones, and ran in a direct lim- from one city to another, with very little respect...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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Eburacum: Or York Under the Romans

Charles Wellbeloved - Great Britain - 1842 - 168 pages
...4,080 Roman (or about 3,740 English) miles. The public roads which formed this chain of communication ran in a direct line from one city to another, with very little respect to the obstacles either of nature or private property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1843
...Decline and Fall is not less accurate than interesting :—' The public roads were properly divuled by milestones, and ran in a direct line from one city...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 Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 78

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1843
...Decline and Fall is not less accurate than interesting : — ' The public roads were properly divuled by milestones, and ran in a direct line from one city...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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Connexion of Sacred and Profane History: Being a Review of the ..., Volume 3

D. Davidson - Christianity - 1844
...was drawn out to the length of four thousand and eighty Roman miles. The public roads were necurately divided by milestones, and ran in a direct line from...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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Progressive exercises for advanced students in Latin composition

1844
...south-east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of four thousand and eighty Roman miles. The public roads were accurately divided by milestones,...little respect for the obstacles either of nature or of private property. Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadest and most rapid...
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