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New elegant extracts: a unique selection, moral, instructive and ... - Page 372
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...the mind, and improve a necessary, though pernicious science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...scene of which there could be no spectators, and of whichthe actors themselves were incapable of forming any just or adequate idea. The immediate loss...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...the mind, and improve a necessary, though pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...of forming any just or adequate idea. The immediate lossof Constantinople maybe ascribed to the bullet, or arrow, which pierced the gauntlet of John Justiniani....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...mind, and improve a necessary, though pernicious, science ; but in the uni* form and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...adequate idea. The immediate loss of Constantinople maybe ascribed to the bullet, or arrow, which pierced the gauntlet of John Justiniani. The sight of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...the mind, and improve a necessary, though pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and confusion ; nor shall 1 strive, at the distance of three centuries and a thousand miles, to delineate a scene, of which there...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...the mind, and improve a necessary, though pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...distance of three centuries and a thousand miles, to CHAP. Jelineate a scene, of which there could be no spec- LXVIIItators, and of which the actors themselves...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1829
...uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and confusion ; nor shall 1 strive, at the distance of three centuries and a thousand...bullet, or arrow, which pierced the gauntlet of John Justiuiani. The sight of his blood, and the exquisite pain, appalled the courage of the chief, wnose...
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The Poetical Works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok: Complete in One ..., Volumes 1-3

Mrs. Hemans, Reginald Heber - English poetry - 1831 - 470 pages
...d/c., voL xii. p. 213. Note 20, page 189, col. 2. And stanch the blood-drops, Genoa's fallen son ! ' The immediate loss of Constantinople may be ascribed to the bullet, or arrow, which pierced the ;auntlet of John Justiniani (a Genoese chief). The sight of his blood, and exquisite pain, aplalled...
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The Signs of the Times: As Denoted by the Fulfilment of Historical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Keith - Bible - 1832
...the mind, and improve a necessary though pernicious science; but in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...incapable of forming any just or adequate idea."* By these three was the THIRD PART of men KILLED, by THE FIRE, AND BV THE SMOKE, AND BY T1IK BRIMSTONE,...
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The signs of the times, as denoted by fulfilment of historical predictions

Alexander Keith - 1832
...the mind, and improve a necessary though pernicious science ; but in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and...incapable of forming any just or adequate idea."* By these three was the THIRD PART of men KILLED, by THE FIRE, AND BY THE SMOKE, AND BY THE BRIMSTONE,...
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The signs of the times, as denoted by fulfilment of historical predictions

Alexander Keith - 1832
...necessary though pernicious science ; but in the uniform aud odious pictures of a general assault, ail is blood, and horror, and confusion : nor shall I...incapable of forming any just or adequate idea."* By these three was the THIRD p AKT of men KILLED, by THE FIRE, AND BY THE SMOKE, AND BY THB BRIMSTONE,...
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