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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 Mohammedan Religion Explained: With an Introductory Sketch of Its ...

John David Macbride - Christianity and other religions - 1857 - 308 pages
...confession, God alone could reckon the number of the slain. "A victorious line of march," says Gibbon," had been prolonged above a thousand miles, from the...have carried the Saracens to the confines of Poland. The Rhine is not more impassable than the Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed, without...
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God in the history of the Reformation in Germany and England, and in the ...

Arthur Robert Pennington - God - 1869 - 338 pages
...battle. We may say that the fate of Europe was then trembling in the balance. As Gibbon observes, " 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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History and revelation, the correspondence of the predictions of ..., Volume 1

James H. Braund - 1870 - 524 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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History of the Saracen Empire

Edward Gibbon - Caliphs - 1870 - 458 pages
...powers in the defence of their own sepulchres. A victorious line of march had been prolonged above 1000 miles from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of 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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1871 - 640 pages
...line of march had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of tho Loire; the repetition of an equal space would have...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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1875 - 632 pages
...Poitiers and Martin of Tours, forgot their miraculous powers in the defence of their own sepulchres.29 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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History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science

John William Draper - Religion and science - 1875 - 444 pages
...Mohammedan advance in Western Europe. Gibbon, in his narrative of these great events, makes this remark: "A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of the Loire — a repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens to the confines of Poland and the...
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History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science

John William Draper - Religion and science - 1875 - 418 pages
...had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of the Loire — a repetition of an equal space would have carried the...confines of Poland and the Highlands of Scotland." 5 It is not necessary for me to add to this sketch, of the military diffusion of Mohammedanism, the...
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A general view of the materialistic philosophy, ed. [really written] by J ...

James Hibbert - 1880 - 96 pages
...their retreat across the Pyrenees, Gibbon, in his narrative of these great events, remarks that their " victorious line of march had been prolonged above...from the rock of Gibraltar to the banks of the Loire — a repetition of an equal space would have earned the Saracens to the confines of Poland and the...
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History of the Conquest of Spain by the Arab-Moors: With a Sketch ..., Volume 2

Henry Coppée - Arabs - 1881 - 522 pages
...and often repeated paragraph from the great work of Gibbon. In speaking of the battle in Touraine, he says : " A victorious line of march had been prolonged...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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