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" In that fatal moment the Janizaries arose, fresh, vigorous, and invincible. The sultan himself on horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their... "
Greece, a poem. [Followed by] Cassandra [a poem]. - Page 237
by William Haygarth - 1814
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1788
...150,000 Turki, both horfe and foot. • - : .... troops, whom he referved for the decifive occafions; and. the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous minifters of juflice were ported behind the line, to urge, to reftrain, and to punim ; and if danger...
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Lights and Shadows of European History

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Europe - 1844 - 320 pages
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valor ; he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1846
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valour: he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1851
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valor : he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon, M. Guizot (François) - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valour ; he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 pages
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valour. He was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valour. He was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was 368 SPECIMEN OF GIBBON'S PBOSE. directed and Impelled by his...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - English literature - 1868 - 529 pages
...he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle was 3C8 SPECIMEN OF GIBBON'S rnosE. directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous ministers of •were posted behind the line, to urge, to restrain, to punish ; and if dan; in the front, shame and...
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History and revelation, the correspondence of the predictions of ..., Volume 1

1870
...horseback, with an iron mace in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valour ; he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion, and the tide of battle was directed and impelled by his voice and .eye. His numerous ministers...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1871 - 549 pages
...thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion ; and the tide of battle wan P directed and impelled by his voice and eye. His numerous...were posted behind the line, to urge, to restrain, to punish ; and if danger was in the front, shame and inevitable death were in the rear, of the fugitives....
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