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" Capitol may well have trembled in every limb on that day, and have drooped her wings, as if forever ; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived ;... "
Selections from the First Five Books of [his] Roman History, with the Twenty ... - Page 348
by Livy - 1873
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Selections from the First Five Books of Livy's Roman History: With the ...

Livy - 1879 - 398 pages
...forever; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived...the power which it required." — Arnold, 2, p. 316. LII. Surrender and ransom of the Romans in the smaller camp. — The plunder of the larger one, after...
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Life of Hannibal

Thomas Arnold - 1879 - 332 pages
...forever ; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived...the law of our nature, the power which it required. The Romans, knowing that their army was in presence of the enemy, and that the consuls had been ordered...
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Acme library of standard biography

1880 - 814 pages
...forever ; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived...the law of our nature, the power which it required. The Romans, knowingfthat their army was in presence of the enemy, and that the consuls bad been ordered...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography

Biography - 1880 - 812 pages
...forever ; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived ; and their resolute will, strivmg beyond its present power, created, as is the law of our nature, the power which it required....
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The Historical Reader: Embracing Selections from Standard Writers of Ancient ...

John Jacob Anderson - History - 1885 - 556 pages
...forever, hut Hannibal came not; and if panic, had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived ; and their resolute will, springing beyond its present power, created, as is the law of our nature, the power which it required....
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Roman History: Selections from the First Five Books

Livy - 1882 - 400 pages
...forever ; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived...316. LIL Surrender and ransom of the Romans in the smallet camp. — The plunder of the larger one, after the escape from it of the soldiers. the minor...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 85

American periodicals - 1865 - 682 pages
...this was one of them ; panic did not for a moment unnerve the iron courage of the American democracy, and their resolute will striving beyond its present...the law of our nature, the power which it required." ' But leaving history to deal in a becoming manner with the imaginative aspect of this jrreat event,...
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