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" God, a night spent in arms, is of more avail than two months of fasting or prayer : whosoever falls in battle, his sins are forgiven ; at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk ; and the loss of his limbs... "
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 130
by Edward Gibbon, Rev. Henry Hart Milman - 1899
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...battle, his sins are forgiven : at the day of judgment his Wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion and odoriferous as musk; and the loss of his limbs...be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim." Fired by representations such as these, and by the powerful temptations of a sensual paradise, the...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...battle, his sins are forgiven ; at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk ; and the loss of his limbs shall be sup-' plied by the wings of angels and cherubims." The intrepid souls of the Arabs were fired with•...
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Universal history, ancient and modern, Volume 10

William Fordyce Mavor - 1807
...odonferous a* musk ; and the loss of his limbs shall be sHpplied by the wings of angels and cherubims." The intrepid souls of the Arabs were fired with enthusiasm...picture of the invisible world was strongly painted CHI their imaginations ; and the death which they had always despised, now became an object of hope...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - 1807
...forgiven at the day of judgment ; his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk, the loss of his limbs shall be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubims." . Mr. Clarke, in his answer to the question, Why are you a Christian'? already mentioned,...
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A dissertation on the prophecies, that have been fulfilled, are ..., Volumes 1-2

George Stanley Faber - History - 1808
...battle, his sins are forgiven : at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion and odoriferous as musk : and the loss of his limbs...be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim."^ Thus was the power of Mo• Hist, of Decl. and Fall, Vol. IX. p. 285, 386. | Act§ *•"• 5} Acts...
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A Dissertation on the Prophecies, that Have Been Fulfilled, are ..., Volume 1

George Stanley Faber - Bible - 1808
...battle, his sins are forgiven : at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion and odoriferous as musk : and the loss of his limbs...be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim."^[ Thus was the power of Mo* Hist, of Decl. and Fall, VoL ix. p. 285, 286. f Ac" vi"- 5l J Acts xi. 19-...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 4

William Nicholson - Science - 1809
...forgiven at the day of judgment ; his wounds shall be resplendant as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk, the loss of his limbs shall be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim." Who would not die to be acquitted at the bar of heaven ? Who would not prefer a night in arms to a...
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The works of William Paley, D.D.: In five volumes, Volume 2

William Paley, George Wilson Meadley - Theology - 1810
...battle, his sins are forgiven at the day of judgment ; his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk; and the loss of his limbs...be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim." Gibbon, vol. iX p. 256. * Ch. iii. 54 f Ch. iv. p. 63. t Gibbon, vol. is. p. 225. « Mod. Univ. Hist....
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A view of the evidences of Christianity, Volume 2

William Paley - Apologetics - 1811 - 759 pages
...battle, hia sins are forgiven at the day of judgement; his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk ; and the loss of his limbs...be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim." Gibbon, vol. ix. p. S66. I Sale's Koran, c. iii. p. 54. distinction, although Mahomet laid a restraint...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...forgiven : at the day of judgment his " wounds shall be resplendent as vermillion and odori'• ferous as musk ; and the loss of his limbs shall be " supplied...imagination ; and the death which they had always despised becaaie an object hope and desire. The Koran inculcates, in the most absolute sense, the tenets of...
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