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" Romania were successively led to the charge ; their progress was various and doubtful; but, after a conflict of two hours, the Greeks still maintained and improved their advantage; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve,... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 227
by Edward Gibbon - 1806
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Greece, a poem. [Followed by] Cassandra [a poem].

William Haygarth - 1814
...senectus.' 1. 798. Far different was the host.] The conquest by the Turks. 1. 803. One 'bove the rest.] ' The Sultan himself on horseback, with an iron ' mace...was the spectator and judge of their valour : he was sur' rounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the ' decisive occasions...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...improved, their advantage ; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasions ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...improved their advantage ; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasions ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...improved their advantage; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasions ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 3, Parts 5-6

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...improved their advantage; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasions ; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled...
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The signs of the times, as denoted by fulfilment of historical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Keith - 1832
...improved their advantage ; and the voice of the emperor was heard encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country. In that fatal moment the Janisaries arose fresh, vigorous, and invincible. The sultan himself on horseback, with an iron mace...
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Lights and Shadows of European History

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Europe - 1844 - 320 pages
...was heard encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country. At that fatal moment, the janizaries arose, fresh, vigorous,...in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valor ; he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1851
...improved their advantage ; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....in his hand, was the spectator and judge of their valor : he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...improved their advantage; and the voice of the emperor was heard, encouraging his soldiers to achieve, by a last effort, the deliverance of their country....he was surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, whom he reserved for the decisive occasion; and the tide of battle was directed and impelled...
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History of the Ottoman Empire: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

William Deans - Turkey - 1854 - 322 pages
...the life. The defence was desperate ; the voice of the emperor was heard encouraging his soldiers. In that fatal moment the Janizaries arose fresh, vigorous, and invincible. The Sultan himself, with an iron mace, surrounded by ten thousand of his domestic troops, impelled with his voice and eye...
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