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" Every quarter of the city was illuminated ; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. "
The Eton miscellany, by Bartholomew Bouverie - Page 104
by Eton miscellany - 1827
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement: To the Present Time, of North ...

William Mavor - America - 1804 - 383 pages
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Sp'aniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom they fancied that...
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American Annals: Or, a Chronological History of America, from Its ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1805
...companions to their idols." u Every quarter of the city," says the descriptive Robertton, " was illuminated; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendor,...plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom they fancied that...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 24

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1805
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated ; the greaŤ temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom they fancied that...
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The History of North and South America, from Its Discovery to ..., Volumes 1-2

Richard Snowden - America - 1805 - 362 pages
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated : the great temple shone with peculiar splendour ; so that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the death of the prisoners. They fancied they could discover their companions by...
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The History of America, Volume 3

William Robertson - 1817
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom, they fancied...
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The Works of William Robertson, D. D...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 8

William Robertson, Dugald Stewart - History - 1821
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom, they fancied...
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The works of William Robertson, D.D., with an account of his life ..., Volume 7

William Robertson - 1824
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated ; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom, they fancied...
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Reflections on the four principal religions, which have obtained in the ...

David Williamson - 1824
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated ; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom they fancied that...
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Reflections on the Four Principal Religions which Have Obtained in ..., Volume 1

David Williamson - Christianity and other religions - 1824
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated ; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour that the' Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom they fancied that...
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Works, Volume 7

William Robertson - America - 1825
...victory. Every quarter of the city was illuminated; the great temple shone with such peculiar splendour, that the Spaniards could plainly see the people in motion, and the priests busy in hastening the preparations for the death of the prisoners. Through the gloom, they fancied...
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