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As often as you are “ threatened by the miscreants, present this danger “before
their eyes. Propose a council; consult “on the means ; but ever delay and avoid
the “convocation of an assembly, which cannot tend “either to our spiritual or ...
\-y– of enthusiam, by the Hungarian invasion; and his obedient son was the
foremost to urge the public danger and the wishes of the people. Under the
banner of their veteran leader, the Janizaries fought and conquered; but he
withdrew from ...
he enjoyed, without danger or expence, the adven- C H A P. turous piety of his
subjects, who sailed, in a gallant fleet, from the coast of Flanders to the
Hellespont. The maritime republics of Venice and Genoa were less remote from
the scene ...
In his extreme danger, he applied to Pope Pius the Second for a refuge in the
ecclesiastical state; and his resources were almost exhausted, since Scanderbeg
died a fugitive at Lissus, on the Venetian territory f. His sepulchre was soon ...
Some states were too weak, and others too remote; by some the danger was
considered as imaginary, by others as inevitable. The Western princes were
involved in their endless and domestic quarrels; and the Roman Pontiff was
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