The History of the Crusades: For the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land, Svazek 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821

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Strana 380 - They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations...
Strana 297 - What though the field be lost? All is not lost; the unconquerable will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome?
Strana 381 - The blood of man should never be shed but to redeem the blood of man. It is well shed for our family, for our friends, for our God, for our country, for our kind. The rest is vanity .. the rest is crime.
Strana i - Whose arms were moulded in their mothers' womb To chase these pagans in those holy fields Over whose acres walk'd those blessed feet Which fourteen hundred years ago were nail'd For our advantage on the bitter cross.
Strana 337 - The lawfulness and justice of the holy wars have been much disputed; but perhaps there is a principle on which the question may be easily determined. If it be part of the religion of the Mahometans, to extirpate by the sword all other religions, it is, by the...
Strana 8 - ... that I have seen, was undermined and blown up with gunpowder. The stone thereof was employed in building of the Lord Protector's house at the Strand.
Strana 398 - Your beauty, lady fair, None views without delight ; But still so cold an air No passion can excite ; Yet this I patient see While all are shunn'd like me.
Strana 396 - Here am I left, their paltry gold to save ! Sad fate is mine, but worse their crime attends ; Their lord will die ; their conscience shall remain, To tell how long I wore this galling chain.
Strana 391 - Richard gave orders for the immediate execution of sixty thousand captives. They were led into the place full even. There they heard angels of heaven; They said, " Seigneures, tuez, 1 tuez! Spares hem nought, and beheadeth these!" King Richard heard the angels' voice, And thanked God, and the holy cross.
Strana 353 - Next, (for hear me out now, readers,) that I may tell ye whither my younger feet wandered ; I betook me among those lofty fables and romances,* which recount in solemn cantos the deeds of knighthood founded by our victorious kings, and from hence had in renown over all Christendom.

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