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... appointed to control the administration of the doge ; it was next disclosed to the
forty members of the Council of State ; and finally communicated to the legislative
assembly of four hundred and fifty representatives , who were annually chosen ...
and his four sons . In the vast plains that extend to the north of the Sihon , or
Jaxartes , they were encountered by four hundred thousand soldiers of the sultan
; and in the first battle , which was suspended by the night , one hundred and
Election of Martin V. 76 76 I cannot overlook this great national cause , which was
vigorously maintained by the English ambassadors against those of France . The
latter contended that Christendom was essentially distributed into the four ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995