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" ... toleration, or a safe departure: but after some fruitless treaty, he declared his resolution of finding either a throne, or a grave, under the walls of Constantinople. A sense of... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 222
by Edward Gibbon - 1806
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A Dissertation on the Seals and Trumpets of the Apocalypse: And the ...

William Cuninghame - Bible - 1817 - 359 pages
...rules of astrology. " Several days," says Gibbon, " were " employed by the sultan in preparations for the assault; and a " respite was granted by his favourite...twenty-ninth of May as the fortunate and fatal " hour." the earlier part of their history. It is said that they had breastplates of fire, and hyacinth, and...
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The Theory of Prophecy; as it Respects ... Civil Establishments of ...

Alfred Addis - Prophecy - 1830 - 456 pages
...memorable twenty-ninth of May, in the fourteen hundred and fifty third year of the Christian aero." " Several days were employed by the Sultan in the preparations...twenty-ninth of May, as the fortunate and fatal hour.' " From the first hour of the memorable twenty-ninth o! May, disorder and rapine prevailed in Constantinople,...
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The Signs of the Times, as Denoted by the Fulfilment of Historical ...

Alexander Keith - Bible - 1832
...abide the last extremities of war. Several days were employed by the sultan in the preparations for the assault ; and a respite was granted by his favourite...On the evening of the twenty-seventh he issued his fatal orders ; assembled in his presence the military chiefs ; and dispersed his heralds through the...
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The signs of the times, as denoted by fulfilment of historical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Keith - 1832
...walls of Constantinople. A sense of honour, and the fear of universal reproach, forbade Palseologus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans,...days were employed by the sultan in the preparations for the assault ; and a respite was granted by his faaouiite science of astrology, which had fixed...
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The Signs of the Times: As Denoted by the Fulfilment of Historical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Keith - Bible - 1832
...walls of Constantinople. A sense of honour, and the fear of universal reproach, forbade Palreologus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans, and he determined to abide the fast extremities of war. Several days were employed. bj the sultan in the preparations for the assault...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1851
...the walls of Constantinople. A sense of honor, and the fear of universal reproach, forbade Pateologus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans...of the assault ; and a respite was granted by his favorite science for astrology, which had fixed on the twenty-ninth of May, as the fortunate and fatal...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...walls of Constantinople. A sense of honour, and the fear of universal reproach, forbade Pala;ologus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans...favourite science of astrology, which had fixed on the 29th of May, as the fortunate and fatal hour. On the evening of the 27th he issued his final orders...
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Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

William Martin - Children's literature - 1856
...guards, and explore the motions of the enemy. Mahomet spent several days in making preparations for the assault, and a respite was granted by his favourite science of astrology, which had fixed on the 29th of May as the fortunate and fatal hour. On the evening of the 27th he issued his final orders,...
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Great Events

Battles - 1862 - 415 pages
...walls of Constantinople. A sense of honor, and the fear of universal reproach, forbade Palseologus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans...war. Several days were employed by the Sultan in the pre parations of the assault ; and a respite was granted by his favorite science of astrology, which...
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Report on the examination for admission to the Royal military academy at ...

Woolwich roy. military acad - 1864
...the walls of Constantinople. A sense of honour <and fear of universal reproach forbade Palaeolqgus to resign the city into the hands of the Ottomans ; and he determined to abide the last extremity of war. Several days were employed by the Sultan in the preparations for the assault ; and...
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