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domestic enemies; as long as the sword of Charles The ar. guments for a
crusade and union. was suspended over his head, he basely courted the favour
of the Roman Pontiff; and sacrificed to the present danger, his faith, his virtue,
and the ...
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 ...
That extravagant number could not be supplied by all the ecclessiastics, of every
degree, who were present at the council, nor by all the absent bishops of the
West, who, exTrcrly or tacitly, might adhere to its decrees. yet, by the Orientals,
... sacrifice; and we “are become Azymites.” (The Azymites were those who
celebrated the communion with unleavened bread; . and I must retract or qualify
the o. vened - After * Rycaut (in the present State of the 146 THE DECLINE AND
J-L not my design to enumerate the Roman families, The Co. lonna. which have
failed at different periods, or those which are continued in different degrees of
splendour to the present time *. The old consular line of the Frangipani discover ...
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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