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Roman Empire
used in The Mill on the Floss

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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
  • He had really been brighter, and had got through his lessons better, since she had been there; and she had asked Mr. Stelling so many questions about the Roman Empire, and whether there really ever was a man who said, in Latin, "I would not buy it for a farthing or a rotten nut," or whether that had only been turned into Latin, that Tom had actually come to a dim understanding of the fact that there had once been people upon the earth who were so fortunate as to know Latin without...
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (93% in)
  • "I can read the back of this,—'History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.'
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (68% in)

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