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  • In the same year he was admitted to the Legion of Honour.
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  • He received the cross of the Legion of Honour in 1862.
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  • It sounded as if half a legion of armed Immortals was chasing someone through the fortress.
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  • His troops included the British legion under Sir de Lacy Evans.
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  • "Sire, I ask your permission to present the Legion of Honor to the bravest of your soldiers," said a sharp, precise voice, articulating every letter.
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  • It'd take a legion of liars to pull that big a bluff.
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  • In 1814 he was made chevalier and in 1849 commander, of the Legion of Honour.
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  • The number of small brick plants is legion, almost all very primitive.
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  • In the same year he was nominated a Grand Cross in the Imperial Order of the Rose of Brazil; he also held the Prussian Order "Pour le Merite," and belonged to the Legion of Honour of France and to the Order of the North Star of Sweden and Norway.
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  • Having already served in Germany, in the years 43 and 44, in the reign of Claudius, he distinguished himself in command of the 2nd legion in Britain under Aulus Plautius.
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  • - The colonel of the engineer and artillery corps (fabri) in a Roman army was called a praefect; he did not belong to the legion, but was directly subordinate to the general in command.
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  • He was at the same time named grand officer of the Legion of Honour, and obtained in 1813 the same rank in the new order of Reunion.
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  • Side by side with them there continued to exist the Legion of Honour.
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  • He became a senator, a count of the empire, a grand officer of the legion of honour, and just before his death received the grand cross of the order of reunion.
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  • There are a number of subsidiary branches of work, such as the Young People's Legion, and the Naval and Military League for work among men in the military, naval and merchant services.
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  • From the time of Domitian, when each legion had a separate camp, the name of the legion was added to the title, e.g.
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  • The oldest form of his story is found in the Passio ascribed to Eucherius, bishop of Lyons, c. 450, who relates how the "Theban" legion commanded by Mauritius was sent to north Italy to reinforce the army of Maximinian.
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  • give relief, while the Christians attributed it to the prayers of their brethren in a legion to which, they affirmed, the emperor then gave the name of "The Thundering."
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  • In the uniform of the Preobrazhensk regiment--white chamois-leather breeches and high boots-- and wearing a star Rostov did not know (it was that of the Legion d'honneur), the monarch came out into the porch, putting on his gloves and carrying his hat under his arm.
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  • It is only after years of this sort of practice that even great men have learned to marshal the legion of words which come thronging through every byway of the mind.
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  • 400, Palmyra was the station of the first Illyrian legion (Not.
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  • He held honorary degrees at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin, Edinburgh and Durham, was an Associate of the Institute of France; a Commander of the Legion of Honour, and of the Order of Leopold.
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  • Of his 156 guns, 78 belonged to the British artillery; but of his 67,600 men only 29,800 were British or King's German Legion troops, whereas all Napoleon's were Frenchmen and veterans.
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  • The garrison (King's German Legion) had run out of rifle ammunition and the French bursting in seized the post.
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  • He received the grand cross of the Legion of Honour and the title of count, was a member of Napoleon's privy council, but was never in high favour at court.
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  • At Boshof fell the leader of the Boers' European Legion, Colonel de Villebois Mareuil, on the 5th of April 1900.
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  • He received the grand cordon of the Legion of Honour, became grand-almoner of the empire and had a seat in the French senate.
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  • When Titus and his army withdrew from Jerusalem, the 10th legion was left as a permanent Roman garrison, and a fortified camp for their occupation was established on the western hill.
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  • He held the office of engineer-inchief of mines in France from 1833 until 1847, when he was appointed inspector-general; and in 1861 he became vicepresident of the Conseil-General des Mines and a grand officer of the Legion of Honour.
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  • After the September Convention (1864) Antonelli organized the Legion of Antibes to replace French troops in Rome, and in 1867 secured French aid against Garibaldi's invasion of papal territory.
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  • Pannonia superior was under the consular legate, who had formerly administered the single province, and had three legions under his control: Pannonia inferior at first under a praetorian legate with a single legion as garrison, after Marcus Aurelius under a consular legate, still with only one legion.
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  • He returned to France in 1801, and in the following year he was nominated prefect of Isere, and was created baron and chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
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  • An institution upholding honor, the source of emulation, is one similar to the Legion d'honneur of the great Emperor Napoleon, not harmful but helpful to the success of the service, but not a class or court privilege.
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  • Joining a Polish artillery regiment in the French service, he took part in the Russian campaign of 1812, and subsequently so brilliantly distinguished himself in the defence of Danzig (January - November 1813) that he won the cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • Charles X., on whose coronation he wrote a poem, gave him the order of the Legion of Honour.
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  • In 70 he was appointed to the command of the 10th legion in Britain, then stationed at Deva (Chester).
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  • An attempt to organize a Hungarian legion during the Crimean War was stopped; but in 1859 he entered into negotiations with Napoleon, left England for Italy, and began the organization of a Hungarian legion, which was to make a descent on the coast of Dalmatia.
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  • Returning to Montevideo, he formed the Italian Legion, with which he won the battles of Cerro and Sant' Antonio in the spring of 1846, and assured the freedom of Uruguay.
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  • The order of the Legion of Honor is treated under KNIGHTHOOD AND CHIVALRY.
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  • These were (i) the command of an auxiliary cohort; (2) the tribunate of a legion; (3) the command of an auxiliary cavalry squadron, this order being as a rule strictly adhered to.
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  • In 1915, when he gave unofficial indorsement to the proposed formation of the American Legion whose purpose was to establish a body of some 300,000 men ready for immediate service, he was rebuked by the Secretary of War.
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  • While in England he had been elected a member of the Royal Society of Antiquaries; and in his own country he was made a corresponding member of the Institute, and was enrolled in the Legion of Honour.
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  • The number of chemicals which have been proposed from time to time for the purification of oils and fats is almost legion, and so long as the nature of oils and fats was little understood, a secret trade in oil-purifying chemicals flourished, With our present knowledge most of these chemicals may be removed into the limbo of useless things.
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  • In his last years he received many marks of honour, being made an administrator of the College de France and grand officer of the Legion of Honour.
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  • In the Hard level, you can play Regnier, a Hexter of the Dark Legion.
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  • This last word is the regular French for "knight," and is chiefly used in English for a member of certain foreign military or other orders, particularly of the Legion of Honour.
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  • Matriculating at the university of Gottingen in 1811, he began by devoting himself to astronomy under Carl Friedrich Gauss; but he enlisted in the Hanseatic Legion for the campaign of 1813 - 14, and became lieutenant of artillery in the Prussian service in 1815.
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  • de Lesseps was a member of the French Academy, of the Academy of Sciences, of numerous scientific societies, Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour and of the Star of India, and had received the freedom of the City of London.
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  • Legend associated Trier with the martyrdom of part of the Theban legion (c. 286) and with the relics found by St Helena in the Holy Land.
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  • Commodus, who was with his father when he died, erected to his memory the Antonine column (now in the Piazza Colonna at Rome), round the shaft of which are sculptures in relief commemorating the miracle of the Thundering Legion and the various victories of Aurelius over the Quadi and the Marcomanni.
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  • Returning to the period of the Consulate, we notice the founding of an institution which also had its complete development during the Empire, namely, the Legion of Honour (19th of May 1802).
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  • In 1805 he was made a councillor of state and member of the Legion of Honour, and between 1805 and 1813 he was more than once temporarily minister of foreign affairs.
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  • He became grand officer of the Legion of Honour in 1861, and during the later years of his life received from many quarters public recognition of his eminence as a political economist.
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  • in 1819, and received the Legion of Honour from Louis Philippe in 1833.
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  • It suffered much from the ravages of the Thirty Years' War, but the episcopal castle, then destroyed, was subsequently rebuilt, and in 1852 was converted by Louis Napoleon into a place of residence for widows of knights of the Legion of Honour.
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  • Activity in missionary work, especially in alleviating the distresses of the victims of the Druses, soon brought him prominently into notice; he was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and in October 1861, shortly after his return to Europe, was appointed French auditor at Rome.
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  • He was elected an associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours in 1876, and a full member in 1880; an associate of the Royal Academy in 1885, and an academician in 1893; and at Paris, in 1887, where he exhibited "The Newhaven Packet" and "The Clearness after Rain," he received a grand prix and was made a knight of the Legion of Honour.
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  • Great numbers of European and American authors were rendered into JapaneseCalderon, Lytton, Disraeli, Byron, Shakespeare, Milton, Turgueniev, Carlyle, Daudet, Emerson, Hugo, Heine, De Quincey, Dickens, Krner, Goethetheir name is legion and their influence upon Japanese literature is conspicuous.
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  • For the time this was mastered without much difficulty; the insurgents were beaten at Kandern on the 10th of April; Freiburg, which they held, fell on the 24th; and on the 27th a FrancoGerman " legion," which had invaded Baden from Strassburg,, was routed at Dossenbach.
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  • In 1808 Beugnot, who had meanwhile been appointed administrator of the duchy of Berg-Cleves, received the cross of officer of the Legion of Honour with the title of count.
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  • Dean scampered out the door, tripping over a dozen "Dean for Sheriff" placards, delivered overnight by one of Fred's legion.
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  • This triumph was universally considered at the time, and for long afterwards, to have been a miracle, and bore the title of "The Miracle of the Thundering Legion."
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  • As the cost of dealing in " futures " is only one shilling on each transaction for a member of the Cotton Exchange (the outsider is charged in addition a commission by his broker), it is not surprising that the transactions taking place in " futures " number legion.
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  • Utilitarian trees and plants are legion.
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  • The editions of Holberg's works are legion.
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  • Nor must we overlook Wellington's unswerving determination to co-operate with Blucher at all costs, and his firmness on June 18; or the invincible steadiness shown by the British troops and those of the King's German Legion.
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  • An attack on Quintus Cicero (brother of the orator), then quartered with a legion in the territory of the Nervii, failed owing to the timely appearance of Caesar.
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  • He was a Prince of Mecca, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, the holder of the Croix de Guerre (with palms), the Italian silver medal arid various British war medals.
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  • In Russia a Czechoslovak legion was formed at the outset of the war, and later this grew into a regular army which by 1918 numbered 10o,000 men.
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  • The influence of Moliere can be very clearly seen in his pieces; his youth was spent chiefly in France, where he formed one of the soldiers of the Polish legion of Napoleon and joined in the expedition to Russia.
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  • He served under Napoleon in the Polish legion, and has left a small collection of poems, the most important being the idyl Wieslaw, in which the manners of the peasants of the district of Cracow are faithfully portrayed.
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  • For this action the French government, which granted the amir a pension of £4000, bestowed on him the grand cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • He was decorated with the grand cross of the Legion of Honour, and became a member of the French Academy of Sciences.
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  • A seven years' war followed, in which an English legion under Sir George de Lacy Evans and a naval force under Lord John Hay took part.
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  • By the Romans it was used on the Danube (18), two weights of the first legion there showing 8610; and this is the mina of 20 unciae (8400) named by Roman writers.
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  • Caesar had but one legion beyond the Alps.
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  • At Aduatuca (near Aixla-Chapelle) a newly-raised legion was cut to pieces by the Eburones under Ambiorix, while Quintus Cicero was besieged in the neighbourhood of Namur and only just relieved in time by Caesar, who was obliged to winter in Gaul in order to check the spread of the rebellion.
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  • But all attempts at negotiation failed, and in January 49 B.C., martial law having been proclaimed on the proposal of the consuls, the tribunes Antony and Cassius fled to Caesar, who crossed the Rubicon (the frontier of Italy) with a single legion, exclaiming "Alea jacta est."
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  • On the 17th of January 1781 General Daniel Morgan was attacked at Cowpens, south-west of King's Mountain, by Colonel Tarleton with his legion.
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  • The town, which occupies an important strategic position in the plain dominated by the escarpments of Mount Tessala, has barrack accommodation for 600o troops, and is the headquarters of the ter regiment etranger, one of the two regiments known as the Foreign Legion.
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  • On the formation of the Italian legion he joined the second battalion as major, and was publicly complimented by General Oudinot for his extraordinary valour at the storming of Peschiera.
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  • In Spain he obtained the legion of honour and the rank of a French baron for his heroism at the battle of Epila and the storming of Saragossa, and in 1809 was promoted to be general of brigade.
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  • He became a member of the council of state, count of the empire, and grand officer of the Legion of Honour; but having resumed his functions during the Hundred Days, he was one of those banished on the second restoration.
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  • Many of the Hanoverians remained loyal to their sovereign; some of them serving in the Guelph Legion, which was maintained largely at his expense in France, where a paper, La Situation, was founded by Oskar Meding (1829-1903) and conducted in his interests.
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  • In 1833 he was appointed chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and in 1836 member of the Academy of Moral Sciences.
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  • Under Napoleon, of whom in 1806 he made a nude statue now at Dijon, Houdon received little employment; he was, however, commissioned to execute the colossal reliefs intended for the decoration of the column of the "Grand Army" at Boulogne (which ultimately found a different destination); he also produced a statue of Cicero for the senate, and various busts, amongst which may be cited those of Marshal Ney, of Josephine and of Napoleon himself, by whom Houdon was rewarded with the legion of honour.
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  • The left wing, the Second Legion (under Vespasian, afterwards emperor), subdued the south; the centre, the Fourteenth and Twentieth Legions, subdued the midlands, while the right wing, the Ninth Legion, advanced through the eastern part of the island.
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  • Indeed, other needs of the empire caused the withdrawal of the Fourteenth Legion about 67.
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  • Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
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  • About 115 or r20 the northern Britons rose in revolt and destroyed the Ninth Legion, posted at York, which would bear the brunt of any northern trouble.
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  • In 122 the second reigning emperor who crossed the ocean, Hadrian, came himself to Britain, brought the Sixth Legion to replace the Ninth, and introduced the frontier policy of his age.
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  • Academies vied with each other in enrolling Leverrier among their members; the Royal Society awarded him the Copley medal; the king of Denmark sent him the order of the Dannebrog; he was named officer in the Legion of Honour, and preceptor to the comte de Paris; a chair of astronomy was created for his benefit at the Faculty of Sciences; he was appointed adjunct astronomer to the Bureau of Longitudes.
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  • He was subsequently reinstated by Galba, and placed in command of the 7th legion in Pannonia.
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  • He was in the same year made grand chancellor of the Legion of Honour.
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  • In 1787 he was authorized to raise a patriotic legion to help the Dutch against the stadtholder William IV.
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  • Officials, and the higher ones were nearly all Greeks, were legion, but the whole system was so judiciously worked that there was little discontent amongst the patient peasantry.
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  • He again distinguished himself in command of a division in the Italian campaign of 1859, where he won the grand cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • In 1846 he was made an officer of the Legion of Honour; and on the formation of the senate in 1852 he was chosen a member of that body.
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  • Crassus took it in 83 B.C.; and a colony was founded there by Octavian, including some soldiers of the 41st legion, which only existed in his time, after which it bore the name Colonia Iulia fida Tuder.
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  • He was present with Napoleon at the battle of Jena, and at Eylau won the cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • He was made doctor of letters, chevalier of the Legion of Honour, professor of archaeology at the Bibliotheque Imperiale, member of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres and perpetual secretary of the Academie des Beaux-Arts.
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  • 75 - So as fortress of the Ninth legion and garrisoned (after the annihilation of that legion about A.D.
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  • 118) by the Sixth legion, it developed outside its walls a town of civil life, which later obtained Roman municipal rank and in the 4th century was the seat of a Christian bishop. The fortress and town were separated by the Ouse.
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  • FIe was created in that year a member of the Bureau des Longitudes and an officer of the Legion of Honour, in 1864 a foreign member of the Royal Society of London, and next year a member of the mechanical section of the Institute.
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  • In 1848, after the outbreak of the revolution, he went to Vienna and entered the students' legion which took so prominent a part in the disturbances; he fought against the imperial troops during the siege of the city in October.
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  • He took a warm interest in all matters of education, and distinguished himself so much by his defence of the university of Paris against a sharp attack, that in 1835 he was chosen a member of the consistory of the Legion of Honour.
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  • The most modest and one of the most illustrious of the founders of modern palaeontology, Lartet's work had previously been publicly recognized by his nomination as an officer of the Legion of Honour; and in 1848 he had had the offer of a political post.
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  • The number of such places is legion and is constantly increasing.
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  • The ninth legion which had hurried from Lincoln was cut to pieces, and the insurgents prepared to march on London.
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  • The story, however, is unknown both to Jerome and to Gregory of Tours - and this though the latter gives a somewhat detailed description of the Cologne church dedicated to that Theban legion with which the tradition of the martyred virgins was very early associated.
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  • He enrolled himself in the foreign legion and fought gallantly against his former comrades.
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  • Near Figuieres the legion was compelled to surrender, and Carrel became the prisoner of his old general, Damas.
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  • Shortly before his retirement he had been made grand cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • His fame extended, and at the exhibition of 1867 he received a medal of the first class, and the ribbon of the Legion of Honour, but he was at the same moment deeply shaken by the death of his faithful friend Rousseau.
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  • 2 The Chinese Shin were similarly organized; so (less elaborately) were the Japanese Kami;" and the Roman lares, the old local land-gods, found their highest co-ordinating term in the Lares Augusti, just as the Genius was extended to the legion and the colony, and finally to Rome itself.
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  • Towards the close of the Franco-Prussian War he made an admirable defence of Brest, and his organization of the French expedition to the island of St Paul to observe the transit of Venus in 1874 obtained his election to the Academy of Sciences and his promotion as commander of the Legion of Honour.
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  • His refusal of the cross of the Legion of Honour, offered to him by Napoleon III., made him immensely popular, and in 1871 he was elected, under the Commune, to the chamber.
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  • A pupil of the Fcole des Beaux Arts he won the Prix de Rome in 1859; he was awarded the medal of honour at the Salon in 1868 and was appointed officer of the Legion of Honour in 1878.
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  • The value of his services was recognized by the titles of count of the empire and grand officer of the Legion of Honour.
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  • On the fall of the Directory by was made a senator and grand officer of the Legion of Honour; under the empire he became a count; and after the restoration of the Bourbons he took his seat as a peer.
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  • grand cross of the Legion of Honour and chevalier of St Louis.
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  • In 1836 he was named grand chancellor of the Legion of Honour in succession to Marshal Mortier, and in 1838 commander of the National Guards of the Seine, an office which he held till 1842.
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  • He was one of the minority of five in the Senate who voted against the proclamation of the empire, and he opposed the creation of the new nobility and the divorce of Napoleon from Josephine; but notwithstanding this he was subsequently created a count of the empire and officer of the Legion of Honour.
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  • After the battle of Friedland he received the Legion of 1 Harmonie universelle (Paris, 1636), bk.
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  • By Louis Philippe, king of the French, he was created duke of Mont-Morot and Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • He was fellow or foreign corresponding member of the French Institute, the academies of Berlin, Göttingen, St Petersburg, Milan, Rome, Leiden, Upsala and Hungary; and he was nominated an officer of the Legion of Honour by President Carnot.
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  • We do not know when the legion was finally withdrawn, nor what succeeded, But Welsh legend has made the site very famous with tales of Arthur (revived by Tennyson in his Idylls), of Christian martyrs, Aaron and Julius, and of an archbishopric held by St Dubric and shifted to St David's in the 6th century.
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  • Of these, excluding Welsh ones, we may with some certainty identify Canterbury (Caint), Caerleonon-Usk, Leicester (Lerion), Penzelwood, Carlisle, Colchester, Grantchester (Granth), London, Worcester (Guveirangon), Doncaster (Daun), Wroxeter (Guoricon), Chester (Legion - this is Roman), Lichfield (Licitcsith) and Gloucester (Gloui).
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  • The Britons burnt the Roman municipalities of Verulam and Colchester, the mart of London, and several military posts, massacred "over 70,000" Romans and Britons friendly to Rome, and almost annihilated the Ninth Legion marching from Lincoln to the rescue.
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  • In 1838 he published a vigorous reply to Strauss's Leben Jesu, and in that year he received the Legion of Honour.
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  • An exception must be made in the case of the delightful Hamilton's Bawn, and still more of the verses on his own death (1731), one of the most powerful and also one of the saddest of his poems. In The Legion Club of 1736 he composed the fiercest of all his verse satires.
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  • The number of his publications is legion.
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  • To the south was a camp for the imperial bodyguard, with baths, an amphitheatre, a large water reservoir, &c. The first legion known to have been quartered there is the II.
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  • the commander of a cohort or legion); while in the middle ages the term is still applied vaguely in charters to the magnates of the state or the high officials of the palace, principes being treated as the equivalent of proceres, optimates or seniores.
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  • The country depopulated as the result of this delusion was afterwards peopled by European settlers, among whom were members of the German legion which had served with the British army in the Crimea, and some 2000 industrious North German emigrants, who proved a valuable acquisition to the colony.
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  • Pia (afterwards called Italica) was stationed at Noricum, and the commander of the legion became the governor of the province.
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  • furnished 208,000 officers and men for the Union armies, besides a home legion of some 50,000, organized to protect the state against possible invasion.
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  • There were other attempts at invasion, but the expected rising, on which the invaders had counted, did not take place, and in every case the home legion was able to capture or drive out the hostile bands.
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  • He held honorary degrees of various universities, and was a chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
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  • At Cynoscephalae the Macedonian phalanx and the Roman legion for the first time met in open fight, and the day decided which nation was to be master of Greece and perhaps of the world.
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  • made him a senator, count of the empire, and member of the Legion of Honour.
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  • He had been created a duke in 1866, was a member of the Academy of Fine Arts and a grand cross of the Legion of Honour.
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  • The site of Strassburg was originally occupied as a Celtic settlement, which was captured by the Romans, who replaced it by the fortified station of Argentoratum, afterwards the headquarters of the eighth legion.
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  • It retained the official title, though it may also have been known as Numidia; together with Africa Vetus it was governed by a proconsul, and was the only senatorial province in which a legion was permanently stationed, under the orders of the senatorial governor.
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  • 37 the emperor Gaius put an end to this arrangement by sending a legatus of his own to take over the command of the legion, thus separating the military from the civil administration, and practically separating Numidia or Africa Nova from Africa Vetus, though the two were still united in name (Tac. Hist.
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  • Lambaesis was the seat of the legion III.
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  • It was in vain that the emperors tried to rivet the chains of the curia in this hereditary bondage, by attaching the small proprietor to his glebe, like the artisan to his gild and the soldier to his legion.
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  • In the formidable machinery of state, above all in the creation of the Legion of Honor, the Concordat, and the restoration of indirect taxes, they saw the rout of the Revolution: But the expulsion of persons like Benjamin Constant and Madame de Stael sufficed to quell this Fronde of the salons.
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  • Nothing loth, he established a revolutionary tribunal, and formed a body of desperate men, called the Legion of Marat, for the purpose of destroying in the swiftest way the masses of prisoners heaped in the jails.
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  • Carthage, that is, all the thinly-populated and unquiet hill country, formed the province of Tarraconensis with a capital at Tarraco (Tarragona) under a legatus Augusti pro praetore with a legion (VII.
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  • He emigrated about 1790, and raised a legion which was to bear his name; but his insolence alienated the German princes, and his command was taken from him.
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  • His superiors rechristened him Vitalis (after a member of the legendary Theban legion) because they found a difficulty in pronouncing his baptismal name.
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  • With her graceful melodies and evocative lyrics, Vienna has garnered critical acclaim and a rapidly growing legion of fans throughout the world.
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  • adoreremains a darling of talk radio with a legion of adoring fans.
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  • In 244 the birthday of Augustus, the legion's namesake, was celebrated by the senior centurion at Caerleon.
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  • centurion of the Theban legion who escaped from prison but was recaptured.
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  • commander of the legion.
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  • A man approaches a garrison of the Foreign Legion, and asks to see the commanding officer.
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  • The President of the St Albans Branch of the Royal British Legion will then declaim the Exhortation.
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  • In Luke 8:28 We have the deliverance of Legion.
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  • dyeing industry are legion.
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  • Both teams wore shirts specially embroidered for the day with The Royal British Legion's famous symbol, the poppy.
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  • He quit school at 17 to join the foreign legion.
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  • I've served in the French foreign legion It's Hell!
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  • One of the most important sites in Roman Britain, Caerleon housed a legionary fortress, the base for the 2nd Augustan Legion.
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  • Given the tight outfit Legion wore, you have to wonder if he had gestalt tackle, too.
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  • And many of them - the American Legion is one example - have gorgeous, well-maintained facilities.
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  • legion of admirers with his slow, smoldering roles.
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  • legion of angels to protect His servant?
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  • legion of followers, who turned out in force to catch a glimpse of their hero.
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  • legion of demons.
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  • legion of supporters rooting for them.
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  • Tony Sloane joined the legion at the age of 18.
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  • Hear the band and the songs that inspired a legion of kids to pick up a guitar and get down and dirty.
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  • By 69 he was still commanding a legion in Gaul.
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  • It was to be the base of the Second Augustan legion for 200 years.
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  • He was supposedly a soldier of the Theban legion, martyred along with 50 soldiers in c. 304.
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  • The twentieth legion had an emblem of a boar but so too did the tenth legion, the one you mean.
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  • Late in the year the Reserve Mobile Force was merged with the Police to become the Arab legion.
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  • It became a township of the Romans and was the home of the 9th legion.
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  • A section of the Roman army, known as the 20th legion, will be based in the fortress.
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  • legionaryter (Camulodunum) was inhabited by retired legionaries, most probably from Legion XX.
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  • legionnaires ' disease A legion was composed of just over a thousand men.
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  • poppy wreaths placed there by the British Legion.
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  • rebuildort was rebuilt in stone during the second half of 2nd century AD by the men of Legion II Augusta.
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  • soldier of the Theban legion martyred near Ventimiglia in Italy.
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  • His unique style of thoughtful, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity have won him rave reviews and a legion of fans worldwide.
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  • tank destroyer used by Baffin's Legion.
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  • Legion Nigel Williams Gunmen Of The Apocalypse Kryten contracts a deadly computer virus.
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  • The Gallant Legion 1949 she wore a Yellow Ribbon (as Red Shirt ).
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  • His grave bears poppy wreaths placed there by the British Legion.
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  • Maximinian wished to use them in persecuting the Christians, but as they themselves were of this faith, they refused, and for this, after having been twice decimated, the legion was exterminated at Octodurum (Martigny) near Geneva.
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  • Gregory of Tours (c. 539-593) speaks of a company of the same legion which suffered at Cologne.
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  • du Bordien La Legion thebeenne (Amsterdam, 1705); J.
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  • Apart from the a priori improbability of a whole legion being martyred, the difficulties are that in 286 Christians everywhere throughout the empire were not molested, that at no later date have we evidence of the presence of Maximinian in the Valais, and that none of the writers nearest to the event (Eusebius, Lactantius, Orosius, Sulpicius Severus) know anything of it.
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  • The cult of St Maurice and the Theban legion is found in Switzerland (where two places bear the name in Valais, besides St Moritz in Grisons), along the Rhine, and in north Italy.
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  • Pericles likewise is responsible for the epoch-making splendour of Attic art in his time, for had he not so fully appreciated and given such free scope to the genius of Pheidias, Athens would hardly have witnessed the raising of the Parthenon and other glorious structures, and Attic art could not have boasted a legion of first-rate sculptors of whom Alcamenes, Agoracritus and Paeonius are only the chief names.
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  • The organization of the metropolitan troops by regiments is (a) 163 regiments of line infantry, some of which are affected to regional duties and do not enter into the composition of their army corps for war, 31 battalions of chasseurs a pied, mostly stationed in the Alps and the Vosges, 4 regiments of Zouaves, 4 regiments of Algerian tirailleurs (natives, often called Turcosi), i foreign legion regiments, 5 battalions of African light infantry (disciplinary regiments), &c.; (b) 12
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  • In 1833 he went to Portugal to assist the liberal Dom Pedro against the reactionary Dom Miguel, but abandoned the idea when it was found that a Polish legion could not be formed.
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  • Dacier, however, and others who adhere to the Christian view of the miracle, admit that the appellation of "Thundering" or "Lightning" (KEpavv000Xos, or KepavvoOpos) was given to the legion because there was a figure of lightning on their shields.
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  • Irksome as were his employments, grievous as was the waste of time, uncongenial as were his companions, solid benefits were to be set off against these things; his health became robust, his knowledge of the world was enlarged, he wore off some of his foreign idiom, got rid of much of his reserve; he adds - and perhaps in his estimate it was the benefit to be most prized of all - " the discipline and evolutions of a modern battalion gave me a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion, and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers (the reader may smile) has not been useless to the historian of the Roman empire."
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  • We restrict the origin of the Ratitae to that great branch of still primitive Carinatae which, after separation of the Ratitae, has further developed into the legion of the Alectoromorphae, notably Tinamiand Galliformes, together with still low Gruiformes (see BIRD, Classification).
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  • He also took a prominent part in the proceedings which followed the Kentish petition, and was the author, some say the presenter, of the Legion Memorial, which asserted in the strongest terms the supremacy of the electors over the elected, and of which even an irate House of Commons did not dare to take much notice.
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  • It is to the following effect: Gaius Plinius Caecilius, son of Lucius, of the Ufentine tribe; augur; legate-propraetor of the province of Pontus and Bithynia, with consular power, by decree of the senate sent into the said province by the emperor Nerva Trajan; curator of the bed and banks of the Tiber and of the; praefect of the Treasury of Saturn; praefect of the Treasury of War;, tribune of the plebs; emperor's quaestor, sevir of the knights; military tribune of the Gallic legion; for the adjudication of; provided by will for the erection of baths at a cost of ., adding for the furnishing of the same 300,000 sesterces (2400) and furthermore, for maintenance, 200,000 sesterces (£1600); likewise, for the support of one hundred of his own freedmen to the township 1,866,666 sesterces (c. 15,000), the eventual accretions he devised to the townsfolk for a public entertainment;.
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  • Wellington's was a collection of many nationalities; the kernel being composed of his trusty and tenacious British and King's German Legion troops, numbering only 42,000 men.
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  • His example was followed, to name only the best known instances, by Bishop Theodore of Octodurum (now Martigny in the Vaud), who discovered the relics of the Theban legion which was alleged to have been destroyed by the emperor Maximian on account of its belief in the Christian faith (see Passio Acaun.
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  • Honours and orders were showered on him: the Legion of Honour and the Medjidie in 1852; the Red Eagle (first class) of Prussia in 1855; the Italian order of SS.
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  • Under the Orleans dynasty, honours were lavishly showered upon him; he became successively member of the council of education of France, member of the general council of the department of the Seine, and commander of the Legion of Honour.
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  • At the Restoration many changes were made, the old military and religious orders were restored, and the Legion of Honour, now Ordre Royale de la Legion d'Honneur, took the lowest rank.
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  • He served with distinction throughout the Crimean campaign, first as aide-de-camp to Marshal St Arnaud, and then as general of brigade, and was made a commander of the Legion of Honour and general of division.
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  • These are: (a) boy's brigades - the Church Lads' Brigade, the London Diocesan Brigade, the Jewish Lads' Brigade, &c.; (b) the Legion of Frontiersmen, an organization intended to enroll for "irregular" service men with colonial or frontier experience; (c) rifle clubs, which exist solely for rifle practice, and have no military liabilities; (d) boy scouts, an organization founded in 1908 by Lieut.-General Sir R.
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  • He was fellow or foreign corresponding member of the French Institute, the academies of Berlin, Göttingen, St Petersburg, Milan, Rome, Leiden, Upsala and Hungary; and he was nominated an officer of the Legion of Honour by President Carnot.
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  • God is alone--but the devil, he is far from being alone; he sees a great deal of company; he is legion.
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  • The fort was rebuilt in stone during the second half of 2nd century AD by the men of Legion II Augusta.
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  • A soldier of the Theban Legion martyred near Ventimiglia in Italy.
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  • Building the St Chamond In the book " TheWarrior " Drake mentions a heavy ' blower ' tank destroyer used by Baffin 's Legion.
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  • The Gallant Legion 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (as Red Shirt).
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  • Miley/Hannah concert tickets are the hottest gig going right now, and they sell out almost immediately, much to the disappointment of a legion of fans.
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  • Christopher Lowell, known for his brand phrase, "You can do it", designed a bedding collection to inspire a legion of old and new fans to do just that.
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  • The popularity of Tom and Jerry spawned a legion of merchandise, including video games, stuffed animals, comic books, T-shirts, Halloween costumes, bedding, and much more.
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  • The two sequels scored equally well in the box office and inspired a legion of obsessive fans.
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  • NBC Entertainment executive vice president for alternative programming, Craig Plestis, said that Fatone "brings an added burst of energy and a legion of fans with his musical talent and infectious personality."
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  • With her provocative photos garnering the attention of many and probably a legion of fans from her various nude spreads in Playboy and Penthouse, Tequila is now the reigning queen of MySpace with over two million "friends" to date.
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  • Even churches that are very casual during the rest of the year will host a legion of little girls all dolled up during the Easter season.
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  • Organizations such as The American Legion, the National Jewish Committee on Scouting and the Sons of the American Revolution also award Eagle Scouts with scholarship opportunities to further their education.
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  • Play on the Ecclesian side or the Dark Legion.
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  • What makes the game interesting is that you can play Dark Legion characters as well as the original Crusader Ecclesians (good guys).
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  • Other playable characters from the Dark Legion are: Morene, Urukubar and Cirith.
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  • Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is an action/adventure game where you play different heroic characters to help King Arthur bring peace to the lands and stop Morgan le Fay and others who want to destroy Camelot.
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  • Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is a single player game only, and offers no additional modes of play.
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  • Legion is an adventure game filled with missions.
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  • Legion: The Legend of Excalibur is an action/adventure game where you play five different characters to help King Arthur in his quest to bring peace to the lands of Camelot.
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  • Play as the Rebels, Empire, Senator Palpatine's elite Republic Clone army legion and Separatists robot army (CIS).
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  • Palpatine commissions the 501st division of clone legion troopers to vanquish the Separatists.
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  • In the Abyssal Shelf located in the Hellfire Peninsula, fly on a gryphon or Wyvern to bomb demons from the Burning Legion and stop the dimensional gateways from allowing the introduction of more enemy forces into the area.
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  • There's the DeYoung, the Legion of Honor, the Asian Art Museum, and the Modern Art Museum.
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  • Bush administration as a "Legion of Doom" and the Democratic presidential candidates as superheroes.
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  • This movie, set in 140 AD, is about a centurion named Marcus Aquila who comes to Scotland from Rome to solve the mystery of his father's legion's disappearance twenty years ago and to make peace with his loss.
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  • You may recognize him from Legion, Waist Deep, Four Brothers, or 2 Fast 2 Furious, among others.
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  • She passed away in 1984 leaving behind a legion of fans and followers.
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  • Civic organizations like the Lions Club, Kiwanis, and American Legion are filled with men and women who are charitable by nature.
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  • Coronation Street has been on the air since 1960, so it's really no great surprise that the program has such a legion of fans.
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  • The fan base for soap operas is remarkable, and through their episodes, you will find a legion of devotion and camaraderie not enjoyed by any other form of television.
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  • Johnny Depp, like other celebrities, has a legion of dedicated fans that will tattoo their bodies.
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  • Renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, who has been the recipient of awards such as the Pritzker Prize in 2000 and the Legion d'Honneur of 2001, designed the room.
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  • Organizations such as AAA, AARP, and IEEE, or fraternal groups like the American Legion and Knights of Columbus, all offer various discounts on different insurance products.
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  • Aiken has a legion of fans who maintain a tight Internet community dedicated to keeping Aiken in the spotlight as much as possible.
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  • Mraz has a loyal legion on fans who have driven this song all the way up to number one on the Billboard Charts.
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  • The series debuted in June 2009 and quickly attracted a legion of loyal fans.
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  • Act fast if you do find the lotion; this hard-to-find product has a legion of fans, so it's sure to sell quickly.
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  • "At Rome indeed (he adds) the works of art are legion; besides, one effaces another from the memory and, however beautiful they may be, we are distracted by the overpowering claims of duty and business; for to admire art we need leisure and profound stillness" (ibid.
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  • Such have, as a rule, at least three, oftener five classes, and here belong such as the Order of the Bath (British), Red Eagle (Prussia), Legion of Honour (France).
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  • The Legion of Honour, the only order of France, and one which in its higher grades ranks in estimation with the highest European orders, was instituted by Napoleon Bonaparte on the 19th of May 1802 (29 Floreal of the year X.) as a general military and civil order of merit.
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  • The chancellery is housed in the Palais de la Legion de l'Honneur, which, burnt during the Commune, was rebuilt in 5878.
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  • Since 1805 there has existed an institution, Maison d'education de la Legion d'Honneur, for the education of the daughters, granddaughters, sisters and nieces of members of the Legion of Honour.
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  • (vi.) THE Legion oF Honour (France - Napoleonic).
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  • In 1905 the order was divided into three classes, and a separate order, that of the Golden Spur or Golden Legion (Militia Aurata) was established, in one class, with the numbers limited to a hundred.
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  • He had not indeed "penetrated to the city," but his invasion of Italy had produced important results; it had caused the imperial residence to be transferred from Milan to Ravenna, it had necessitated the withdrawal of the Twentieth Legion from Britain, and it had probably facilitated the great invasion of Vandals, Suevi and Alani into Gaul, by which that province and Spain were lost to the empire.
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  • He was also a member of the Legion of Honour from 1825, and attained the rank of commander in 1847.
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  • The band's popularity actually peaked during this time, but although it has declined somewhat since then, The Barenaked Ladies retains a legion of dedicated fans.
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