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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 Nations, Volume 1

Henry Cabot Lodge - World history - 1906 - 612 pages
...Poitiers and Martin of Tours, forgot their miraculous powers in the defense of their own sepulchers. 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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Ancient Empires of the East

Archibald Henry Sayce - Arabian Peninsula - 1906 - 612 pages
...Poitiers and Martin of Tours, forgot their miraculous powers in the defense of their own sepulchers. 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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Temple Bar, Volume 23

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1868 - 590 pages
...guest, he recurred to it after dinner at the page where the brilliant paradox recurs, and read : " A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...confines of Poland, and the Highlands of Scotland ; the Khine is not more impassable than the Nile or the Euphrates ; and the Arabian fleet might have sailed...
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De Quibus: Discourses and Essays

William Henry Taylor - Medicine - 1908 - 388 pages
...of a single battle. Let us listen to Gibbon's own impressive comment on the momentous arbitrament: "A victorious line of march had been prolonged above...confines of Poland and the Highlands of Scotland; the Khine is not more impassable than the Nile or Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without...
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Great Cities of Europe: First [-second] series, Volume 2

Esther Singleton - Cities and towns - 1910 - 340 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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A Guide to Great Cities for Young Travelers and Others: Western Europe

Esther Singleton - Cities and towns - 1911 - 340 pages
...Poitiers and Martm 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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Lectures on the Harvard Classics

William Allan Neilson - 1914 - 510 pages
...this last ordeal, who knows what the result might not have been? As Gibbon characteristically wrote: "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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American State Trials: Trial of Kate O'Hare for disloyalty, Birmarck, North ...

John Davison Lawson - Crime - 1921 - 968 pages
...that ' ' God alone could reckon the number of the slain." The Mahometan warriors passed the Rhine, and were in their victorious march upon Paris, when...Poland, and the highlands of Scotland; the Rhine is not the more impassable than the Nile or the Euphrates, and the Arabian fleet might have sailed without...
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Europe: A History

Norman Davies - History - 1996 - 1428 pages
...inspired some magnificent passages: The repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens lo the confines of Poland and the highlands of Scotland;...fleet might have sailed without a naval combat into (he mouth ot the Thames. Perhaps the interpretation of the Koran would now be taught in the schools...
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Neighbors and Strangers: The Fundamentals of Foreign Affairs

William R. Polk - Political Science - 2008 - 380 pages
...history's great "might have beens" might not have been so droll. As he wrote of the Islamic assault, 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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