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" There the historian of the Roman Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres, and when, before a senate which still retained some show of freedom, Tacitus thundered against the oppressor of Africa. "
Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 124
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...There the ambassadors of great kings and commonwealths gn/.ed with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...beauty, looked with emotion on a scene surpassing all th« imitations of the stage. There the historian of the Roman Empire thought of the days when Cicero...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...great VOL. I. — NO. I. 36 kings and Commonwealth! gazed -with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres ; and when, before a senate which had still some show of freedom, Tacitus...
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons, m the prime of her majestic beauty, looked with emotion...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres ; and when, before a senate which had still some show of freedom, Tacitus...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons, in the-prime of her majestic beauty, looked with emotion on a scene...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres ; and when, before a senate which had still some show of freedom, Tacitus...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...There the Ambassadors of great Kings and Commonwealths gazed with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres; and when, before a senate which had still some show of freedom, Tacitus...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...There the Ambassadors of great Kings and Commonwealths gazed with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres ; and when, before a senate which had still some show of freedom, Tacitus...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pages
...There the ambassadors of great kings and commonwealths gazed with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres, and when, before a senate which still retained some show of freedom,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...There the ambassadors of great kings and commonwealths gazed with admiration on & spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Yerres, and when, before a senate which still retained some show of freedom,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...the ambassadors of the great kings and commonwealths gazed with admiration on a spectacle which no other country in the world could present. There Siddons,...Empire thought of the days when Cicero pleaded the cause of Sicily against Verres, and when, before a senate which still retained some show of freedom,...
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Notes and Queries

1888
...Hastings,' mentions her having been present at the trial of Hastings in Westminster Hall, February 13, 1788. "There Siddons, in the prime of her majestic beauty,...scene surpassing all the imitations of the stage." Four years before she bad been painted by Sir Joshua Beynolds as the Tragic Muse. Probably this great...
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