A Universal Biography: 2d series. From the birth of Christ to the reformation

Sherwood, Jones & Company, 1825

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Pagina 18 - I have loved justice, and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile...
Pagina 455 - In the first place, as he is the father of English poetry, so I hold him in the same degree of veneration as the Grecians held Homer or the Romans Virgil.
Pagina 160 - Richard, therefore, concluded a truce with that monarch, and stipulated that Acre, Joppa, and other sea-port towns of Palestine, should remain in the hands of the Christians, and that every one of that religion should have liberty to perform his pilgrimage to Jerusalem unmolested.
Pagina 203 - Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses; Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.
Pagina 186 - Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him : I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
Pagina 440 - This gentleman being sent out by Henry, before the battle, to reconnoitre the enemy, and to find out their strength, made this report : — " May it please you, my liege, there are enough to be killed, enough to be taken prisoners, and enough to run away.
Pagina 38 - Godeva, bearing an extraordinary affection to this place, often and earnestly besought her husband that for the love of God and the blessed Virgin, he would free it from that grievous servitude whereunto it was subject : but he rebuking her for importuning him in a...
Pagina 192 - Innocent may boast of the two most signal triumphs over sense and humanity, the establishment of transubstantiation, and the origin of the inquisition.
Pagina 434 - This prince lived in a more magnificent manner than perhaps any of his predecessors or successors. His household consisted of ten thousand persons : he had three hundred in his kitchen ; and all the other offices were furnished in proportion1".
Pagina 238 - It was on the twenty-seventh of July, in the year twelve hundred and ninety-nine of the Christian aera, that Othman first invaded the territory of Nicomedia *; and the singular accuracy of the date seems to disclose some foresight of the rapid and destructive growth of the monster.