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To the soldiers who had served in the Indian war, he granted the choice of
remaining at home, or following their Prince; but the troops of all the provinces
and kingdoms of Persia were conmanded to assemble at Ispahan, and wait the
arrival of ...
Abandoned by their prince, the inhabitants of Damascus still defended their walls
; and Timour consented to raise the siege, if they would adorn his retreat with a
gift or ransom; each article of nine pieces. But no sooner had he introduced ...
*-y– and the palace, nay, the bed-chamber of the Pope, Mussulman prince. Two
officers of state, with a Latin interpreter, were sent in his name to the Roman court
, which was transplanted to Avignon, on the banks of the Rhone, during a period
Ythe country is divided among the princes and prelates; but Strasburgh, Cologne,
Hamburgh, and more than two hundred free cities, are governed by sage and
equal laws, according to the will, and for the advantage, of the whole community.
... and painful elocution, For many ages, (as they affirm), Greece had not
produced his equal in the knowledge of history, grammar, and philosophy; and
his merit was celebrated in the attestations of the princes and doctors of
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