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" It passed away, that high disdain of absolute power, that steadiness and self-devotion, which raised the half-civilized Lombards of the twelfth century to the level of those ancient republics, from whose history our first notions of freedom and virtue... "
Poems, now first collected - Page 129
by Chandos Leigh (1st baron.) - 1839
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1818 - 554 pages
...of those ancient republics, from whose history our first notions of freedom and virtue are derived. The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...slave ;~\- a long retribution for the tyranny of Rome. Frederic did not attempt to molest the cities of Lombardy in the ASai™ Of enjoyment of those privileges...
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The View

Chandos Leigh - 1819 - 80 pages
...however. Italy, trampled upon and degraded, still may possess many men of virtue and spirit; but in tba present state of things, what can they do towards...fallen, like a star from its place in heaven; she hat seen her harvests trodden down by the horses of the stranger, and the blood of her children wasted...
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Rome, in the Nineteenth Century: Containing a Complete Account of ..., Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - Rome (Italy) - 1820
...prodigality of heaven has dressed her happy shores, have only served more effectually to rivet her chains. " The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...of her children wasted in quarrels not their own."* The storm is even now gathering, that is destined to burst upon her devoted land ; and if Naples fall...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1822 - 624 pages
...of those ancient republics, from whose history our first notions of freedom and virtue are derived. The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...indignant language of her poet, still alike a slave ;fa long retribution for the tyranny of Rome. Affairs of . Frederic did not attempt to molest the cities...
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A Catalogue of Manuscripts, in Different Languages on Theology, English and ...

John Cochran - 1829 - 210 pages
...policy as it regarded that country, but more especially the Seven Roman Catholic Cantons. ITALY. — The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...conquered, in the indignant language of her poet, still edike, a slave ;* a long retribution for the tyranny of Rome. Hallam. * ' Per servir sempre, o vincitrice...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1835 - 476 pages
...of ihose ancient republics, from whose history our first notions of freedom and virtue are derived. The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...conquered, in the indignant language of her poet, niUI alike a slave (5), a long retribution for the tyranny of Rome. Frederic did not attempt to molest...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 2

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1837 - 574 pages
...Passeriiii (ossin piulloslo Giovan Battisla Pattorini) in Matliitu, Componimaiii Laid, vol. iii., p. 331. star from its place in heaven ; she has seen her harvests...slave,* a long retribution for the tyranny of Rome. Frederick did not attempt to molest the cities of Lombardy in the en- AAin or joyment of those privileges...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1842 - 966 pages
...intcllif.;i>nt, and Industrious people in Europe, sunk into a state of sluggish indolence and apathy. " The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions,...Italy has fallen like a star from its place in heaven; sho has seen her harvests trodden down by the horses of the stranger, and the blood of her children...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Commercial geography - 1842 - 968 pages
...factions, of petty tyrants, and of foreign invad- old order of things was, to a considerable extent, reers, Italy has fallen like a star from its place in heaven; she stored: the republics of Venice and Genoa, indeed, has seen her harvests trodden down by the es of...
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M'Culloch's Universal Gazetteer: A Dictionary ..., Volume 2, Part 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1844
...MTbe victim by turns of selfeh und sanguinary factions, of petty tyrant«, and of foreign invader», Italy has fallen like a star from its place in heaven...children wasted in quarrels not their own ; conquering or conquerrá, in the indignant language of her poet (FilicsJa), »till alike л */«*; n long retribution...
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