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+ The 1st and 2d volumes of Dr Watson's Chemical Essays contain two valuable
discourses on the discovery and composition of gunpowder. land, was familiar to
the states of Germany, Italy, c 62 THE DECLINE AND FALL Invention and Use ...
Britain, in the land. ocean, and opposite to the shores of Flanders, may be
considered either as one, or as three islands; but the whole is united by a
common interest, by the same manners, and by a similar government. The
measure of its ...
No sooner did they land on the Byzantine shore, than they were saluted, or rather
assailed, with a general murmur of zeal and discontent. During their absence,
above two years, the capital had been deprived of its civil and ecclesiastical
Between the two waters, the basis of the triangle, the land-side was protected by
a double wall, and a deep ditch of the depth of one hundred feet. Against this line
of fortification, which Phranza, an eye-witness, prolongs to the measure of six ...
Mahomet transports his navy over land. the hopes of the Greeks, and accused
the supineness of their Western allies. Amidst the desarts of Anatolia and the
rocks of Palestine, the millions of the crusades had buried themselves in a
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Read full review
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Read full review