Pinnock's Improved Edition Of Dr. Goldsmith's History Of Greece; Abridged, By The Addition Of…

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byOliver Goldsmith

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 Excerpt: ...the gods of the vows we made to them for you and ourselves, as we are not in a condition to discharge them; for it is to their aid, invoked before the battle, that we acknowledge that we are indebted for the victory gained by us over the enemy." 29. There was not a good citizen that did not melt into tears at this discourse, so full of piety and religion, and behold with surprise the moderation of a person, who, seeing himself unjustly condemned, did not express the least resentment, nor even utter a complaint against his judges, but was solely intent in favour of an ungrateful country, which had doomed them to perish for an imputed fault which it was impossible for them to avoid. Questions for Examination. 1. Did the late successes restore prosperity to Athens? 2. What was the wish of the common people? The names of those who suffered were Diome'don, Thrasyl'lus, Calli'ades, Lys'ias, Aristoc'iates, and Per'icles. took by storm, and abandoned to the mercy of the soldiers. 5. The Athenians, who followed him close, upon the news of his success, steered forward toward Oles'tus, and thence, sailing along the coast, halted over against the enemy at vE'dos Pot'amos, or the goat's river, a town situated on a small river of the same name in the Thracian Chersone'sus, a place fatal to the Athenians. 6. The Hellespont is not above two thousand paces broad in that place. The two fleets, seeing themselves so near to each other, expected only to rest that day, and hoped to come to an engagement on the next. 7. But Lysan'der had another design in view. He commanded the seamen and pilots to go on board the galleys, and hold themselves in readiness, as if they were really to fight next morning. He likewise commanded the land army to be drawn up in battle array upon th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 Excerpt: ...the gods of the vows we made to them for you and ourselves, as we are not in a condition to discharge them; for it is to their a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217028659

ISBN - 13:9780217028653

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