Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Thucydides” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
(q. v.), the eminent historian, contributes the following essay, originally delivered as a lecture in London, England:
The great history of Thucydides , which after twenty-three centuries still ranks (in spite of Mr. Cobden) among our chief text-books of political wisdom, has often seemed to me one of the most mournful books in the world.
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