Turkey and the Crimean War: A Narrative of Historical Events

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1867 - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 502 pages
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Page 283 - Do you hear, let them be well used, for they are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time : after your death you were better have a bad epitaph than their ill report while you live.
Page 243 - The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
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Page 59 - Whosoever shall confess me before men, him also will I confess before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him also will I deny before my Father which is in heaven, Mat.
Page 356 - Crusading armies, after they had been driven from every other part of Palestine. Within that circuit " the kings of Jerusalem and Cyprus, of the house of Lusignan ; the princes of Antioch ; the counts of Tripoli and Sidon ; the great masters of the Hospital, the Temple, and the Teutonic Orders ; the Republics of Venice, Genoa, and Pisa ; the Pope's legate ; the kings of France and England, assumed an independent command. Seventeen tribunals exercised the power of life and death'.
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