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Roman Empire
used in Moby Dick

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the transition from a republic to an empire is generally thought to start in 27 BC with Augustus and end in 1453 with the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks
  • I am so rich, I could have given bid for bid with the wealthiest Praetorians at the auction of the Roman empire (which was the world's); and yet I owe for the flesh in the tongue I brag with.
    Chapters 106-108 — Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (90% in)

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