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" The queen (he spoke of Irene) considered you as a rook and herself as a pawn. That pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tribute, the double of which she ought to have exacted from the Barbarians. Restore therefore the fruits of your injustice, or abide... "
History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern:: Containing a Description of the ... - Page 27
by Andrew Crichton - 1833 - 464 pages
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...an epistle to Alrashid refusing this badge of disgrace, and terminating with the following menace: 'Restore therefore the fruits of your injustice, or...abide the determination of the sword.' "At these words the ambassadors cast a bundle of swords before the foot of the throne. The caliph smiled at the menace,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...considered you as a rook and herself as a " pawn. That pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tri" bute, the double of which she ought to have exacted from...the Barbarians. Restore therefore the fruits of your in" justice, or abide the determination of the sword." At these words the ambassadors cast a bundle...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...queen (he spoke of Irene) considered you as a " rook and herself as a pawn. That pusillani" mous female submitted to pay a tribute, the " double of which...the determination of " the sword." At these words the ambassadors cast a bundle of swords before the foot of the throne. The caliph smiled at the menace,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...(he spoke of Irene) " considered you as a rook and herself as a pawn. That '• pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tribute, the " double of which..." Barbarians. Restore therefore the fruits of your in" justice, or abide the determination of the sword.'7 At these words the ambassadors cast a bundle...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...of " Irene) considered you as a rook and herself " as a pawn. That pusillanimous female sub" mitted to pay a tribute, the double of which " she ought to have exacted from the barba" rians. Restore therefore the fruits of your " injustice, or nhifle the determination of the...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...Irene,) considered you as a rook, and herself CHAP " as a pawn. That pusillanimous female submitted xL " to pay a tribute, the double of which she ought to " have exacted from the Barbarians. Restore, there" fore, the fruits of your injustice, or abide the de" termination of the sword." At these words...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1830
...queen," he spoke of Irene, " considered you as a rook and herself a pawn. That pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tribute, the double of which she ought to have exicted from the barbarians. Restore therefore the fruits of your injustice, or abide the determination...
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The history of Arabia: Ancient and modern ...

Andrew Crichton - Arabian Peninsula - 1834
...queen," said he, borrowing his allusion from the game of chess, " considered you as a rook, and hergelf a pawn. That pusillanimous woman submitted to pay...smiled at the threat, and drawing his famous scimitar (Samsamah), a weapon of historic or fabulous renown, he cut them asunder one by one, like so many radishes,...
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Historical Causes and Effects: From the Fall of the Roman Empire, 476, to ...

William Sullivan - Asia - 1838 - 615 pages
...herself as a pawn. That pusillanimous female consented to pay a tribute, the double of which she should have exacted from the barbarians. Restore, therefore,...injustice, or abide the determination of the sword." The ambassadors, who brought the letter, cast a bundle of swords at the foot of the throne. Haroun...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 7

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - Byzantine Empire - 1840
..." (he spoke of Irene) considered you as a rook, and herself as a " pawn. That pusillanimous female submitted to pay a tribute, " the double of which she ought to have exacted from the barba" rians. Restore therefore the fruits of your injustice, or abide the " determination of the sword."...
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