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... than he perfidiously violated the treaty ; imposed a contribution of ten millions
of gold; and animated his troops to chastise the posterity of those Syrians who
had executed, or approved the murder of the grandson of Mahomet. A family
His own life was prolonged, but it was prolonged in a cloister; and, except by his
prayers, the humble monk was incapable of directing the Treaty of John
Palacologus I. with Innocent VI. A. D. 1355. counsels of his pupil or the state *.
Yet, of all ...
In a preceding chapter, I have related his treaty with Bajazet, the violation of that
treaty, the siege or blockade of Constantinople, and the French succour under
the command of the gallant Boucicault". By his ambassadors, Manuel had
The treaty C H A P. LXVI. \-Y--d was ratified by their consent ; it was tacitly agreed
, . that no innovation should be attempted in their creed or ceremonies; they
spared, and secretly respected, the generous firmness of Mark of Ephesus; and, ...
A copy of the treaty, the monument of Christian perfidy, had been displayed in the
front of battle ; and it is said, that the Sultan in his distress, lifting his eyes and his
hands to heaven, implored the protection of the God of truth; and called on the ...
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