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*—w- His war against Sultan Bajazet, A. D. 1 400, Sept. 1. return was along the
skirts of the northern hills; nor could this rapid campaign of one year justify the
strange foresight of his emirs, that their children in a warm climate would
A retrogade motion was imputed to his distress and despair; one of his nephews
deserted to the enemy; and Syria rejoiced in the tale of his defeat, when the
Sultan was driven, by the revolt of the Mamalukes, to escape with precipitation
*-y- ror" (either John or Manuel) submitted to pay the same tribute which he had
stipulated with the Turkish Sultan, and ratified the treaty by an oath of allegiance,
from which he could absolve his conscience as soon as the Mogul arms had ...
“Sultan Murad, or Amurath, lived forty-nine, “ and reigned thirty years, six months,
and eight “ days. He was a just and valiant prince, of a “great soul, patient of
labours, learned, merciful, “religious, charitable; a lover and encourager of “the ...
But the invisible powers were deaf to his supplications; and Christendom beheld
with indifference the fall of Constantinople, while she derived at least some
promise of supply from the jealous and temporal policy of the Sultan of Egypt.
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