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I. For every war, a motive of safety or revenge, of honour or zeal, of right or
convenience, may be readily found in the jurisprudence of conquerors. No
sooner had Timour re-united to the patrimony of Zagatai the dependent countries
of Carizme ...
... winter-season; but these obstacles were overcome by the zeal and
perseverance of Timour; the rebels submitted to the tribute or the Koran; and if
both religions boasted of their martyrs, that name is more justly due to the
Christian prisoners, ...
Zeal of the Orientals and Russians. breath, that none of the adherents of Rome
might attend his obsequies, or pray for his soul. The schism was not confined to
the narrow limits of the Byzantine empire. Secure under the Mamaluke sceptre,
But patience is not the attribute of zeal; * Phranza, one of the conforming Greeks,
acknowledges that the measure was adopted only propter spem auxilii; he
affirms with pleasure, that those who refused to perform their devotions in St
The zeal of Petrarch, which had been cooled by the unworthy conduct, was
rekindled by the sufferings and the presence of his friend; and he boldly
complains of the times, in which the saviour of Rome was delivered by her
Emperor into the ...
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