It was conquered by the Romans, it was conquered by the English, and it was conquered by the Normans.
the Romans landed in Britain, and for nearly four hundred years after that they kept coming and going.
But when the victorious Romans brought with them the heavy solid fortifications impregnable to the weapons of the time, its commanding position alone ensured its adequate building and equipment.
That to the east, where the trees are, lower down--that was once the location of a Roman temple, possibly founded on a pre-existing Druidical one.
And putting both constitutions together, you will say that it was not the Romans
that spread upon the world, but it was the world that spread upon the Romans
; and that was the sure way of greatness.
the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes began to harry the southern and eastern shores of Britain, where the Romans
were obliged to maintain a special military establishment against them.
What I wanted with my Greeks and Romans
after I got at them was to be like them, or at least to turn them to account in verse, and in dramatic verse at that.
The left wing of the royalist army, under the King of the Romans
and his gallant son, was not so fortunate for they met a determined resistance at the hands of Henry de Montfort.
A man of rank, too, and rich--a man who, if he had continued to serve, might have done anything; and then to throw up the service and everything else in order to go over to Roman
Catholicism and turn Jesuit-- openly, too--almost triumphantly.
Thou forgettest, however, Ben-Levi," replied Abel-Phittim, "that the Roman
Pompey, who is now impiously besieging the city of the Most High, has no assurity that we apply not the lambs thus purchased for the altar, to the sustenance of the body, rather than of the spirit.
She had the proud, impetuous face that goes with reddish colouring, and a Roman
nose, as it did in Marie Antoinette.
Thus, the Roman
abbey, the philosophers' church, the Gothic art, Saxon art, the heavy, round pillar, which recalls Gregory VII.
and it was also possible that He would be pitiful to those who had had no chance of learning the truth,--this was reasonable enough, though such were the activities of the Missionary Society there could not be many in this condition--but if the chance had been theirs and they had neglected it (in which category were obviously Roman
Catholics and Dissenters), the punishment was sure and merited.
The commander of the first Roman
galley must have looked with an intense absorption upon the estuary of the Thames as he turned the beaked prow of his ship to the westward under the brow of the North Foreland.
The King's garden is not the world, you foolish squib," said a big Roman
Candle; "the world is an enormous place, and it would take you three days to see it thoroughly.