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" He pressed his friends to consult their safety by a timely flight: they unanimously refused to desert or survive their beloved master: and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer and the assurance of paradise. On the morning of the fatal day,... "
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 163
by Edward Gibbon, Rev. Henry Hart Milman - 1899
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1789
...the affurance of paradife. On the morning of the fatal day , he mounted on horfeback, with his fword in one hand and the Koran in the other: his generous band of martyrs confifted only of thirty -two horfe and forty foot; but their flanks and rear were fecured by the tent-ropes,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - 1802
...the affurance of paradife. On the morning of the fatal day, he mounted on horfeback, with his fword in one hand and the Koran in the other; his generous band of mar- c H tyrs confifted only of thirty-two horfe and forty foot; but their flanks and rear were fecured...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...to consult their safety by flight ; they unanimously refused to desert or survive their master, and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer, and...fatal day he mounted on horseback, with his sword drawn in one hand, and the Koran in the other ; his generous martyrs consisted only of thirty-two horse...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...safety by a timely flight: they unanimously refused to desert or survive their beloved master; and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer and the assurance of paradise. On the moruing of the fatal day, he mounted on horseback, with his sword in one hand and the Koran in the...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ...

John Aikin, William Enfield - 1804
...themselves, but they unanimously determined to stay and die with him. On the morning he mounted his horse, with his sword in one hand and the Koran in the other, and drew up his little band, which consisted of no more than thirty-two horse and forty foot. The enemy...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...safety by a timely flight : they unanimously refused to desert or survive their beloved master; and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer and...and the Koran in the other ; his generous band of mar- CHAP. tyrs consisted only of thirty-two horse and forty ! foot j but their flanks and rear...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...safety by a timely flight : they unanimously refused to desert or survive their beloved master; and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer and...of the fatal day, he mounted on horseback, with his svvord in one hand and the Koran Koran in the other ; his generous band of mar- CHAP. tyrs consisted...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - 1807
...unanimously refused to desert or survive their master, and their courage was fortified by a fervsnt prayer, and the assurance of paradise. On the morning...fatal day he mounted on horseback, with his sword drawn in one hand, and the Koran in the other ; his generous martyrs consisted only of thirty-two horse...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...safety by a timely flight : they unanimously refused to desert or survive their beloved master ; and their courage was fortified by a fervent prayer and...foot ; but their flanks and rear were secured by the tent-ropes, and by a deep trench which ihey had filled with lighted faggots, according to the practice...
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A new universal biography, containing interesting accounts

John Platts - Biography - 1825
...better than I, and every mussulman has an example in the Prophet." In the morning he mounted his horse, with his sword in one hand and the Koran in the other, and drew up his little band, which consisted of no more than thirty-two horse and forty foot. The enemy...
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