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A Struggle For Rome V 1

Auhtor: Felix Dahn

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Summary of the Book 'A Struggle For Rome V 1':

Felix Ludwig Julius Dahn (February 9 1834 ? January 3 1912) was a German lawyer author and historian.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Struggle For Rome V 1':


... accusers. Well for us that your hands were bound you would have strangled Hope for ever. Look here, and thank me upon your knees! He took some ...
... that she was fated to refute the general prejudice, and to prove the equality of her sex. The married life of this cold woman with Eutharic, a member ...
... the King of the Goths! The joy with which, during the last few days, she had examined house and garden, was now changed into bitterness. The ...
... to the Roman Senate. Choose a defender. I defend myself, said Cethegus coolly. What is the accusation? Who is my accuser? Where is he? ...
... deck shouted to them to stand firm and presently-it was high time-the prow of the bireme lay close over the little boat, which sank immediately ...
... Teja's watchful zeal, operated continuously. We have seen that these men had succeeded in inducing Athalaric to shake off the authority of his mother. ...
... And when the Italians were strong and their neighbours weak, they did so most of all. But now come we must look after the linen that is bleaching ...
... in the niche at the door of your house.' The young guests laughed loudly, Cethegus joining in their merriment. Well, laugh away! continued ...
... head, and its fine set upon her shoulders. Her eyebrows and eye-lashes were dyed black with Arabian antimony and so carefully was the red of her ...
... and you, most faithful of all wives, will go with him. Which of your friends will accompany you? Procopius, answered Antonina, and- she added, ...
... The Prefect of the harbour is one of my old friends. He blindly obeys me. Read what I write. To Aristarchus the Prefect, Theodora the Empress. ...
... when you wrote that she is a true child of the ancient heathen world. Not only that, but she is the true child of her father, yet still she cannot altogether ...
... dark taxus-trees and the thick olive-groves past the tall statue of Flora, whose white marble shone ghostly in the moonlight past the large basin, ...
... forsaken Queen. I recall my petition. Too late. The fleet of Belisarius already lies off Sicily. The proposal which you thought came from me you ...
... it lay a pointed and sharp butcher's knife, of extremely ancient form the haft was made of the horn of the ure-ox, the blade of flint. The old ...
... wide-there was nothing to be seen. Was it, then, but a dream? It was impossible to remain alone with her torturing thoughts. She pressed a ...
... was becoming dangerous. Here and there a dagger flashed, and the cry arose, Woe to the barbarians! These signs and voices ceased at once, ...
... arms, that all the fortresses of the country are in the hands- Be silent, priest, thundered Cethegus. You do not understand such matters! ...
... squares and baths, questioning or imparting to each other what they knew trying to detain some person of importance who came from the palace, ...
... II. CHAPTER III. CHAPTER IV. CHAPTER V. CHAPTER VI. CHAPTER VII. CHAPTER VIII. CHAPTER IX. CHAPTER X. CHAPTER XI. CHAPTER XII. CHAPTER XIII. CHAPTER ...