Cours de Versions Anglaises Ou Recueil Choisi D'Anecdotes, Traits Historiques, Singularites,

Cours de Versions Anglaises Ou Recueil Choisi D'Anecdotes, Traits Historiques, Singularites,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...death of his old master, the disgraceful (4) exhibition of his head and the, still more disgraceful one which awaited (1) Le mot people itant considere au pluriel, le pronom ou adjectif dcmonslralif qui s'y rapporte est au mtime nombre. (2) Actually, positivement, en e/fet, reellement. (3) Custody, garde. (4) Disgraceful, honteux. it, resolved to redeem it an give it and honourable sepulchre. He therefore offered a higher price than the merchant, immediately obtained the head, buried it in the garden of his convent and placed over it a stone with this inscription. "Here lies Ihe head of the once (1) celebrated Tepedelenly Ali Pacha, governor of Yanina, who for upwards of (2) fifty years pretended to maintain the independence of Albania." (walsh. Lord Strangford's Embassy.) INSTITUTION OF THE TURKISH JANISAKIES. This military corps which has caused so many troubles and so frequently excited civil commotion at Constantinople was instituted in the year of the Hegira (5) 765 (A. D. (4) 1348), by Mourad Algase, the third sultan fromOlhman. As soon as the corps was raised and a little disciplined, the sultan, in order to give them stability and respect in the eyes of the nation, determined to have it publicly consecrated. For this purpose, he sent for a Dervish named Al-Hadge-Bectash, who was celebrated for his great sanctity and pious manners: a religious ceremony was performed, at the conclusion of which (1) Once, autrefois, une foil. (2) Upwards of, plus de. (3) Hegira, hegire, ire des Mahometans. (4) A. D. signifle Anno Domini, l'an de grice; ere del Chretien?. INSTITUTION OF THE TURKISH JANISARIBS. 159 the Dervish gave a solemn benediction to the regiment, and cutting off a sleeve (1) of his tunic, placed it on the head of the Aga...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780191
  • 9781236780195