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" Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins of government with a strong hand, or your republic will be as fearfully plundered and laid waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Roman Empire was in the fifth, with this difference, that... "
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress - Page 67
by United States. Congress - 1938
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1865
...has entered OD this downward progress, cither civilization or liberty must perish. Either some Cesar or Napoleon will seize the reins of government with...who ravaged the Roman empire, came from without, and that your Huns and Vandals will have been engendered within your own country by your own institutions...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 24

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1865
...before, when a society has entered on this downward progress, either civilization or liberty must perish. Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins...; or your republic will be as fearfully plundered aud laid waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Roman empire was in the fifth—with this...
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The Law Times, Volume 35

Law - 1860
...prosperity from returning. Either some Ccur or Napoleon will seize the reins of government withaitrongfhand; or your republic will be as fearfully plundered and laid waste by barbarians in the t»entielh century aa the Roman empire was in the fifth; with this difference, that the Huns and Vandili...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 114

American literature - 1914
...responsibility less freighted with tragic possibilities? It is fifty years since Lord Macaulay wrote: — 'Your republic will be as fearfully plundered and...who ravaged the Roman Empire came from without, and that your Huns and Vandals will have been engendered within your own country and by your own institutions.'...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 110

English literature - 1861
...such season of adversity as I have described, do things which will prevent prosperity from returning. Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins...waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Eoman empire was in the fifth ; with this difference, that the Huns and Vandals who ravaged the Eoman...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1861
...adversity as I have described, do things which will prevent prosperity from returning. Either some Ca;sar or Napoleon will seize the reins of government with...waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Koman empire was in the fifth ; with this difference, that the Huns and Vandals who ravaged the Roman...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 110

John Murray - 1861 - 316 pages
...which will prevent prosperity from returning. Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins «f government with a strong hand ; or your republic will...waste by barbarians in the twentieth century as the Boman empire was in the fifth ; with this difference, that the Huns and Vandals who ravaged the Roman...
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John Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Volume 5

John Frederick Smith - Great Britain - 1861
...prevent prosperity from returning. Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins of governinei.t with a strong hand, or your republic will be as fearfully plundered and laid waste by barbarians in the twenii^h century as the Roman empire waa in the fifth, with th's difference — that the Huns and Vandals...
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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 5

Cassell, ltd - 1865
...such season of adversity as I have described, do things which will prevent prosperity from returning. Either some Caesar or Napoleon will seize the reins...with this difference — that the Huns and Vandals will have been engendered within your own country by your own institutions." Unquestionably, if there...
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Speeches and letters on reform; with a preface

Robert Lowe (1st visct. Sherbrooke.) - 1867 - 212 pages
...season of adversity " as I have described, do things which will prevent " prosperity from returning. Either some Caesar or " Napoleon will seize the reins..." fifth ; with this difference, that the Huns and Van" dais who ravaged the Roman Empire came from " without, and that your Huns and Vandals will " have...
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