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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 ...
... by his command the specious and edifying sounds of union and crusade. Pope
Clement the Sixth *, the successor of Benedict, received them with hospitality and
honour, acknowledged the innocence of their Sovereign, excused his distress, ...
“Our last resource,” said Manuel, “against the Turks, is their fear of “our union with
the Latins, of the warlike nations “ of the West, who may arm for our relief, and “for
their destruction. As often as you are “ threatened by the miscreants, present ...
On the substance of the doctrine, the controversy was equal and endless : reason
is confounded by the procession of a deity; the gospel, which * The Greeks, who
disliked the union, were unwilling to sally from this strong fortress, (p. 178. 193.
In the first private assembly of the Greeks, the formulary of union was approved
by twenty-four, and rejected by twelve, members; but the five cross-bearers of St
Sophia, who aspired to represent the patriarch, were disqualified by ancient ...
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