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" A more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be devised than that which condemns the natives] of a country to perpetual servitude, under the arbitrary dominion of strangers and slaves. Yet such has been the state of Egypt above five hundred years. The... "
Modern Egypt and Thebes: being a description of Egypt, including the ... - Page 556
by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - 1843
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History of the Civil War in Ireland, Containing an Impartial ..., Volume 2

James Gordon - Ireland - 1805
...but to the whole community ? " A " more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be " devised than that, which condemns -the natives " of a country to perpetual...the "arbitrary dominion of strangers and slaves." We argree in thinking, that the first and most indispensable condition of the laws of a free state,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 11

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...intro•' duced the deities of Syria *." A more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be devised, that that which condemns the natives of a country to perpetual...slaves. Yet such has been the state of Egypt above five hundred years. The most illustrious sultans of the Baharite and Borgite dynasties f, were themselves...
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An Historical Review of the State of Ireland: From the Invasion of that ...

Francis Plowden - Ireland - 1806
...but to the whole community ? " A more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be de" vised than that which condemns the natives of a country to " perpetual...the arbitrary dominion of strangers " and slaves." We agree in thinking, that the first and most indispensable condition of the laws of a free state,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 49

Literary Criticism - 1841
...history presents. " A more unjust and absurd constitution," says Gibbon, " cannot be devised, than that which condemns the natives of a country to perpetual...such has been the state of Egypt above 500 years." And during the period which intervened between the death of Tooran Shah and the Turkish conquest, the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1825
...and absurd constitution cannot inaiukes be devised, than that which condemns the natives ADis'soof a country to perpetual servitude, under the arbitrary...slaves. Yet such has been the state of Egypt above five hundred years. The most illustrious sultans of the Baharite and Borgite dynasties' were themselves...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be de. than that which condemns the natives of a counAD try to perpetual servitude, under the arbitrary dominion ' of strangers and slaves. Yet such has been th« state of Egypt above five hundred years. The most illustrious sultans of the Baharite and Borgite...
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The Modern Traveller

1827
...Sublime Porte, f " A more unjust and absurd constitution," remarks Gibbon, " cannot be devised, than that which condemns the natives of a country to perpetual servitude under the * For the preceding paragraphs, containing an outline of the affairs of Egypt under Saladin and the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1829
...Syria."(101) [AD 1250 — 1517.] A more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be devised, than that which condemns the natives of a country to perpetual...arbitrary dominion of strangers and slaves. Yet such ha» been the state of Egypt above five hundred years. The most illustrious sultans of the Baharite...
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A Biblical and theological dictionary

Richard Watson - Religion - 1832
...country of slavery and tyranny." " A more unjust and absurd constitution cannot be devised than that which condemns the natives of a country to perpetual...slaves. Yet such has been the state of Egypt above five hundred years. The most illustrious sultans of the Daharite and Borgite dynasties were themselves...
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A Biblical and Theological Dictionary: Explanatory of the History, Manners ...

Richard Watson, Nathan Bangs - Bible - 1832 - 1003 pages
..."A rnoro unjust and absurd constitution cannot be devised than that which condemns the natives of n country to perpetual servitude, under the arbitrary dominion of strangers and slaves. Yet such has .>">cn tnc state of Е8УР1 above five hundre^ years. The most illustrious sultans of 'n" Baharite...
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