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  • Burbage, whom Camden terms another Roscius, was probably the original representative of Richard III., and seems to have been early almost identified with his prototype.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Burbage, whom Camden terms another Roscius, was probably the original representative of Richard III., and seems to have been early almost identified with his prototype.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • The horse was generally regarded as a kind of Roscius of the brute creation, and achieved an extraordinary success.

    A Book of the Play Studies and Illustrations of Histrionic Story, Life, and Character

  • On the 26th, I accompanied my friends, J. and M. Candler, to the steamer which was to convey them on board the "Roscius" packet, to sail for

    A Visit to the United States in 1841

  • Behind us stretched a great convoy of vehicles conveying the elected rulers of Rome—first Hybrida and then the praetors: Celer, Cosconius, Pompeius Rufus, Pomptinus, Roscius, Sulpicius, Valerius Flaccus.

    CONSPIRATA

  • So [5411] Quintus Catullus admired his squint-eyed friend Roscius.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Esopus and Roscius were not Roman senators, it is true; but the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Peter in his bonds slept secure, for he knew God protected him; and Tully makes it an argument of Roscius Amerinus 'innocency, that he killed not his father, because he so securely slept.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The other head boys are Lawrence the captain, Bunce, famous chiefly for his magnificent appetite, and Pitman, surnamed Roscius, for his love of the drama.

    Dr. Birch and his young friends

  • Then Roscius, also on my instructions, will propose an amendment, setting up a joint command, and dare any tribune to veto that.

    Imperium

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