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" From the lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides ; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a cloud of smoke, which could only be dispelled by the final deliverance or destruction of the... "
New elegant extracts: a unique selection, moral, instructive and ... - Page 372
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1901
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides ; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault all is blood, and horror, and confusion; nor shall I strive, at the distance...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1902 - 582 pages
...galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides ; and the camp and city, the Ureeks and the Turks, were involved in a cloud of smoke,...deliverance or destruction of the .Roman Empire. THE SONGS OF BURNS. CHAPTER IIL EOBEET BURNS. Born 1759 AD Died 1796 AD 369 The Ijrist's power. Birth of...
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The Historians' History of the World: The later Roman empire

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides ; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...deliverance or destruction of the Roman Empire. The immediate loss of Constantinople may be ascribed to the bullet, or arrow, which pierced the gauntlet...
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The world's great events ...: an indexed history of the world from ..., Volume 2

Esther Singleton - World history - 1908
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...deliverance or destruction of the Roman Empire. The immediate loss of Constantinople may be ascribed to the bullet or arrow which pierced the gauntlet...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1908 - 622 pages
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides ; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...dispelled by the final deliverance or destruction of the Human Empire. THE SONGS OF BUENa CHAPTEK IIL ROBEKT BURNS. Born 1759 AD Died 1796 AD 309 The ljrist'...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides; and the camp and ving creature, as they at first apprehended, for it...of them had walked round it several times; that, Homan empire. The single combats of the heroes of history or fable amuse our fancy and engage our affections;...
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Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States, and Turkey

Eva March Tappan - Austria - 1914 - 582 pages
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...deliverance or destruction of the Roman Empire. [The valor and wisdom of the Genoese commander, John Justiniani, had often been tried, and in him the confidence...
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The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes

Max Hastings - History - 1986 - 528 pages
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood, and horror, and confusion; nor shall I strive, at the...
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Impartial Stranger: History and Intertextuality in Gibbon's Decline and Fall ...

Peter Cosgrove - History - 1999 - 290 pages
..."the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood and horror and confusion," but "the single combats of the heroes of history or fable amuse our fancy and engage our affections: (DF, 7:199). One of the most famous remarks in the Decline and Fall frequently adduced as evidence...
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The World of Man: Prose Passages, Chiefly from the Works of the Great ...

Lionel John Cheney - History - 1933 - 313 pages
...lines, the galleys, and the bridge, the Ottoman artillery thundered on all sides; and the camp and city, the Greeks and the Turks, were involved in a...pernicious, science. But in the uniform and odious pictures of a general assault, all is blood and horror, and contusion; nor shall I strive, at the distance...
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