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" Do not undervalue an enemy by whom you have been worsted. When our countrymen came home from fighting with the Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured them with huge, big, terrible faces as you still see the sign of the Saracen's head is, when... "
Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ... - Page 401
by John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pages
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A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the ...

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosities and wonders - 1913 - 942 pages
...Selden. in his " Table Talk," gives an uncivil reason for it ; he says, " When our countrymen came homo from fighting with the Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured them with large, big, terrible faces (as you still see the sign of the Saracen's Head is), when, in truth, they...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1919 - 254 pages
...countrymen came home from fighting for the Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured them with big, terrible faces (as you still see the sign of...men. But this they did to save their own credit." — Selden's Table Talk. Says; for "said" (now only vulgar) ; p. 213, 1. 16. Scanderueg1; u celebrated...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - English literature - 1919 - 249 pages
...beaten by them, they pictured them with big, terrible faces (as you still see the sign of the Sarttcen's Head is), when In truth they were like other men. But this they did to save their own credit." — Selden's Table Talk. Says; for "said" (now only vulgar) ; p. 213, 1. 16. Scanderhes ; a celebrated...
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Traffic and Turning: Islam and English Drama, 1579-1624

Jonathan Burton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 319 pages
...our countrymen came home from fighting against the Saracens and were beaten by them, they pictur'd them with huge big terrible faces (as you still see...were like other men, but this they did to save their owne credits.73 (qtd. in Chew 146) Selden's observations indicate that English representations of Islam...
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Monsters of Our Own Making: The Peculiar Pleasures of Fear

Marina Warner - Social Science - 1999 - 441 pages
...them, they pictur'd them with huge bigg terrible faces (as you still see the Signe of the Saracens head is) when in truth they were like other men, but this they did to save their owne creditts.' Tilting targets, set up in the lists for knightly exercises at the court of Denmark,...
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