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I. For every war, a motive of safety or revenge, of honour or zeal, of right or
convenience, may be readily found in the jurisprudence of conquerors. No
sooner had Timour re-united to the patrimony of Zagatai the dependent countries
of Carizme ...
But I disdain to retaliate; to“your life and honour are secure; and I shall ex“press
my gratitude to God by my clemency to “man.” The royal captive shewed some
signs of repentance, accepted the humiliation of a robe of honour, and embraced
This remote, and perhaps imaginary danger, was averted by the submission of
the Sultan of Egypt; the honours of the prayer and the coin, attested at Cairo, the
... Timour was urged to this enterprise by national honour and religious zeal.
Pope Clement the Sixth *, the successor of Benedict, received them with
hospitality and honour, acknowledged the innocence of their Sovereign, excused
his distress, applauded his magnanimity, and displayed a clear knowledge of the
... this religious squadron cast anchor before Venice; and their reception
proclaimed the joy and magnificence of that powerful republic. In the command of
the world, the modest Augustus had never claimed such honours from his
subjects as ...
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