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Elements of Universal History, on a New and Systematic Plan: From the ...
John Seely Hart,Henry White
No preview available - 2015
account is given afterwards alliance Alphonso ancient arms army Asia attacked Austria authority barbarians battle became began bishops Bohemia brother Burgundy caliph capital Castile celebrated century character Charlemagne Charles Charles the Fat chief Chosroes Christian church colonies commerce compelled conquest Constantinople contest council crown crusade daughter death declared defeated died dominions Duke Duke of Burgundy dynasty Egypt elected emperor empire endeavoured enemies England English established Europe expedition father favour Ferdinand fleet force formed France Frederick French Gaul Germany Greece Greek Henry honour hostilities Hungary imperial inhabitants invaded invasion Italy John king kingdom latter Lombard Louis monarch Naples nation nobles peace period perished Persian Philip Pope Portugal possession prince prisoner provinces Reformation reign restored revolt Roman Rome Russia Saracens Saxons senate Sicily siege soon sovereign Spain succeeded success successor Syria terminated territory throne tion took treaty troops Turks victory
Page 19 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Page 128 - It is almost superfluous to enumerate the unworthy successors of Augustus. Their unparalleled vices, and the splendid theatre on which they were acted, have saved them from oblivion. The dark unrelenting Tiberius, the furious Caligula, the feeble Claudius, the profligate and cruel Nero, the beastly Vitellius, and the timid inhuman Domitian, are condemned tp everlasting infamy.
Page 517 - This species infests a great variety of plants, and is to be found throughout our country from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Page 67 - God ; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Page 111 - Moreover they bewailed him, and all Israel made great lamentation for him, and mourned many days, saying, How is the valiant man fallen, that delivered Israel!
Page 235 - An army marching under the emperor Otho I. was so terrified by an eclipse of the sun, which it conceived to announce this consummation, as to disperse hastily on all sides. As this notion...
Page 504 - ... army be decided in a day. He understood war as a science ; but his mind was too bold, rapid, and irrepressible, to be enslaved by the technics of his profession. He found the old armies fighting by rule, and he discovered the true characteristic of genius, which, without despising rules, knows when and how to break them. He understood thoroughly the immense moral power, which is gained...
Page 393 - ... ever heard on the waters of the Mississippi. To conceal his death, his body was wrapped in a mantle, and, in the stillness of midnight, was silently sunk in the middle of the stream. The discoverer of the Mississippi slept beneath its waters. He had crossed a large part of the continent in search of gold, and found nothing so remarkable as his burial-place.