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  • It became, indeed, subservient to the Romanist archbishopric of Prague, which had been reestablished by Ferdinand I.
  • As king of the Jews (37-4 B.C.) Herod was completely subject and eagerly subservient to his Roman masters.
  • (1521-1557) was a ruler of fair ability, who became in his later years wholly subservient to his ecclesiastical advisers.
  • To this aim everything in the political life of Cassiodorus was subservient, and this aim he evidently kept before him in his Gothic history.
  • Temminck, whose father's aid to Le Vaillant has already been noticed, brought out at Paris a Histoire naturelle des pigeons illustrated by Madame Knip, who had drawn the plates for Desmarest's volume.3 Since we have begun by considering these large illustrated works in which the text is made subservient to the coloured plates, it may be convenient to continue our notice of such others of similar character as it may be expedient to mention here, though thereby we shall be led somewhat far afield.
 

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