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" A victorious line of march had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of the Loire; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines of Poland and the Highlands of Scotland; the Rhine... "
An Introduction to the Defence of Abner Kneeland, Charged with Blasphemy ... - Page 129
by Abner Kneeland - 1834 - 43 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1847 - 542 pages
...the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saiacens о the confines of Poland and (he highlands of Scotland : the Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames....
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 4

Theology - 1848 - 792 pages
...already subdued. Such were the plans and such the efforts of the Saracens. In the words of Gibbon, " A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the bank of the Loire ; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1848 - 786 pages
...already subdued. Such were the plans and such the efforts of the Saracens. In the words of Gibbon, " A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the bank of the Loire ; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1848 - 780 pages
...already subdued. Such were the plans and such the efforts of the Saracens. In the words of Gibbon, " A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the bank of the Loire ; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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War; Religiously, Morally and Historically Considered

Peter Freeland Aiken - 1850 - 144 pages
...recorded by tradition;" and of the subsequently desolating progress of the Saracens, he writes ; " A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...the Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames."...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 6

Theology - 1850 - 778 pages
...was every human probability of the success of the plan. "A victorious line of march," says Gibbon, " had been prolonged above a thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the bank of the Loire ; the repetition of an equal space woutd have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Book of Revelation

Albert Barnes - Bible - 1852 - 530 pages
...were saved from subjugation. Gibbon, iii. 467, seq. "A victorious line of march," says Mr. Gibbon, " had been prolonged above a thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the mouth of the Loire the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with ..., Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1855 - 496 pages
...Poitiers and Martin of Tours, forgot their miraculous powers in the defence of their own sepulchres." A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...the Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames....
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Miscellaneous Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Albert Barnes - Christianity - 1855 - 384 pages
...was every human probability of the success of the plan. "A victorious line of march," says Gibbon, " had been prolonged above a thousand miles, from the rock of Gibraltar to the bank of the Loire; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1857 - 720 pages
...kingdom of Burgundy as far as the well-known cities of Lyons and Bcsangon. A victorious line of inarch had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the...the Rhine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into the mouth of the Thames....
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