There were other places where the Lord fell, and others where he rested; but one of the most curious landmarks of ancient history
we found on this morning walk through the crooked lanes that lead toward Calvary, was a certain stone built into a house--a stone that was so seamed and scarred that it bore a sort of grotesque resemblance to the human face.
In his oration for the bachelor's degree, he gives me to understand, he will treat of the classical myths, viewed in the aspect of baby stories, and has a great mind to discuss the expediency of using up the whole of ancient history
, for the same purpose.
"It's ancient history
," said another, guessing that it referred to a former war.
IT IS not a little remarkable that in every case reported by ancient history
, in which government has been established with deliberation and consent, the task of framing it has not been committed to an assembly of men, but has been performed by some individual citizen of preeminent wisdom and approved integrity.
"Your ancient history
has doubtless told you that Gathol was built upon an island in Throxeus, mightiest of the five oceans of old Barsoom.
That large animals require a luxuriant vegetation, has been a general assumption which has passed from one work to another; but I do not hesitate to say that it is completely false, and that it has vitiated the reasoning of geologists on some points of great interest in the ancient history
of the world.
These romances, carrying further the tendency which appears in Sidney's 'Arcadia,' are among the most extravagant of all products of the romantic imagination--strange melanges of ancient history
, medieval chivalry, pastoralism, seventeenth century artificial manners, and allegory of current events.
Read the ancient history
of the people of God, and tell me if those, by whom Jehovah wrought such marvels among the nations, were then a people of misers and of usurers!
 The Ancient History
, ten volumes (1730-1738), by the French historian Charles Rollin (1661-1741).
It stood for days upon his chimney-piece, this costly trophy whose ancient history
and final fate filled newspaper columns even in these days of Jubilee, and for which the flower of Scotland Yard was said to be seeking high and low.
Readers of ancient history
need not be reminded, at this time of day, that there may be Roman virtue even in a Rogue.
The Roman Empire having worked out its destruction, Mr Boffin next appeared in a cab with Rollin's Ancient History
, which valuable work being found to possess lethargic properties, broke down, at about the period when the whole of the army of Alexander the Macedonian (at that time about forty thousand strong) burst into tears simultaneously, on his being taken with a shivering fit after bathing.