Outlines in Ancient: MediŠval, and Modern History

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A. Flanagan Company, 1887 - History - 262 pages

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Page 173 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs.
Page 145 - III, and through that right that God, of his grace, hath sent me with help of my kin and of my friends to recover it; the which realm was in point to be undone for default of governance and...
Page 198 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 219 - He gave a polish.' says Voltaire, ' to his people, and was himself a savage ; he taught them the art of war, of which he was himself ignorant; from the sight of a small boat on the river Moskwa he...
Page 194 - As it is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do, so it is presumption and a high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or to say that a king cannot do this or that.

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