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Macariae Excidium, Or the Destruction of Cyprus: Being a Secret History of ...
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Page 224 - They greatly oppressed the wretched people by making them work at these castles, and when the castles were finished they filled them with devils and evil men.
Page 228 - Two or three will drive a troop of captive Christians through the country from sea to sea. Very often they seize the wives and daughters of our thanes, and cruelly violate them before the great chieftain's face.
Page 224 - At length they spared neither church nor churchyard, but they took all that was valuable therein, and then burned the church, and all together. Neither did they spare the...
Page 488 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary : So help me God.
Page 488 - Second : and their majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman Catholics such further security in that particular, as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.
Page 224 - Many thousands they exhausted with hunger. I cannot and I may not tell of all the wounds, and all the tortures that they inflicted upon the wretched men of this land; and this state of things lasted the nineteen years that Stephen was king, and ever grew worse and worse.
Page 175 - ... and, if there was any stress to be laid on physiognomy, he was sure the person whom the picture represented was destined to a violent end. The bust was at last finished, and sent to England. As soon as the ship that brought it arrived in the river, the king, who was very impatient to see the bust, ordered it to be carried immediately to Chelsea. It was...