Elements of History, Ancient and Modern: With Historical Charts

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Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1832 - 403 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 112 - If these writings of the Greeks agree with the book of God, they are useless, and need not be preserved; if they disagree, they are pernicious, and ought to be destroyed.
الصفحة 126 - IT hath been through all ages ever seen, That with the praise of arms and chivalry The prize of beauty still hath joined been ; And that for reason's special privity...
الصفحة 298 - I ordered them to be executed. For of this I had no doubt, whatever was the nature of their religion, that a sullen and obstinate inflexibility called for the vengeance of the magistrate.
الصفحة 204 - For all which treasons and crimes this Court doth adjudge that he, the said Charles Stuart, as a tyrant, traitor, murderer, and public enemy to the good people of this nation, shall be put to death by the severing of his head from his body.
الصفحة 259 - Montcalm. Being told that he could not continue more than a few hours, he said, " It is so much the better ; I shall not then live to see the surrender of Quebec.
الصفحة 127 - The wild exploits of those romantic knights who sallied forth in quest of adventures, are well known, and have been treated with proper ridicule. The political and permanent effects of the spirit of chivalry have been less observed.
الصفحة 193 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
الصفحة 253 - England of his day, whatever its limitations, was seething with important movements as interesting, in slightly different applications, on this side of the Atlantic as well as on the other...
الصفحة 126 - At a tournament the space enclosed within the lists was surrounded by sovereign princes and their noblest barons, by knights of established renown, and all that rank and beauty had most distinguished among the fair. Covered with steel and known only by their emblazoned...

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