Meaning: a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
Pompey, Gnaeus_Pompeius_Magnus, Pompey_the_Great
Meaning: Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
Pompey, saddle two horses at once.
At Last Pompey Is Made The Arbitrator Of The Dispute Between The Brothers.
Scarcely less distinguished and accomplished was another Cornelia, the wife of Pompey, the Great.
He also promised him money, and that he would deliver up both himself and the city into his disposal, and thereby mitigated the anger of Pompey.
And when he came down, it was to prevail with Pompey to allow him the government entirely; and when he went up to the citadel, it was that he might not appear to debase himself too low.
And when his brother invited him again [to plead his cause], he came down and spake about the justice of it, and then went away without any hinderance from Pompey; so he was between hope and fear.
So Pompey pitched his camp in that place one night, and then hasted away the next morning to Jerusalem; but Aristobulus was so affrighted at his approach, that he came and met him by way of supplication.
However, Pompey commanded him to give up his fortified places, and forced him to write to every one of their governors to yield them up; they having had this charge given them, to obey no letters but what were of his own hand-writing.
Captain Wilson and his household were startled from sleep by the sudden ringing of the alarm-bells, and a negro servant, Pompey, who had been for many years in their service, was sent down into the town, which lay a quarter of a mile from the house, to find out what was the news.