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342 And celebrated by Petrarch 343 His Vices and Follies - - - 344 The Pomp of
his Knighthood, - - 346 And Coronation - - - 348 Fear and Hatred of the Nobles of
Rome - 349 They oppose Rienzi in Arms • * * 351 Defeat and Death of the ...
I also came down from my “horse, and took each of them in my arms. And “I put
my turban on the head of the first chief; “ and my girdle, rich in jewels, and
wrought with “gold, I bound on the loins of the second; and “the third I clothed in
my own ...
Their petty tyrants might have opposed him with confederate arms; they
separately stood, and successively fell; and the difference of their fate was only
marked by the promptitude of submission, or the obstinacy of resistance. Ibrahim,
Prince of ...
His arguments are superfluous, and a simple appeal to the Russian annals is
sufficient to prove that Moscow, which six years before had been taken by
Toctamish, escaped the arms of a more formidable invader. f An Egyptian consul
On the eastern bank of the Hyphasis, on the edge of the desart, the Macedonian
hero halted and wept ; the Mogul entered the desart, reduced the fortress cf
Datnir, and stood in arms before the gates of Delhi, a great and flourishing city,
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