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Stewart observes that the Persian translator has sometimes made use of the
name Uzbek by anticipation . He observes , likewise , that these Jits ( Getes ) are
not to be confounded with the ancient Getæ : they were unconverted Turks . Col.
The Mogul army moved in three great divisions ; and Timour observes with
pleasure that the ninety - two squadrons of a thousand horse most fortunately
corresponded with the ninety - two names or epithets of the prophet Mahomet . "
10 ) , who has hopes of his salvation , wishes to absolve this demand from the
guilt of suicide . øl Leonardus Chiensis very properly observes that the Turks ,
had they known the emperor , would have labored to save and secure a captive
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