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" After a siege of forty days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack : the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman... "
History of the Greek Revolution: Compiled from Official Documents of the ... - Page 42
by John Lee Comstock - 1828 - 503 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...forty days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack : the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon : many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of St....
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 5

Thomas Bowdler - 1826
...the fate of Constantinople could CHAP. no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was ' exhausted by a double attack: the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon : many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of St....
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History of the Greek Revolution: Compiled from Official Documents of the ...

John Lee Comstock - Greece - 1828 - 498 pages
...After immense preparations, he invested Constantinople with an army of three hundred thousand men.f His artillery, consisting of fourteen powerful batteries,...distributed and worn as bracelets, or amulets. See Gibbon. t Hawkins's Mignot, vol. 1. p. 130. mantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon ;* many breaches were...
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State of nations, past and present, 1000 questions and answers

P A. Beddome - 1844 - 120 pages
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack. The fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon ; many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of St....
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Great Events: Described by Distinguished Historians, Chroniclers, and Other ...

Battles - 1862 - 415 pages
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack ; the fortifications, which had stood, for ages, against hostile violence, were dismantled, on all sides, by the Ottoman cannon ; many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of...
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History and revelation, the correspondence of the predictions of ..., Volume 1

1870
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack ; the fortifications which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon • manv breaches were opened ; and near the gate of...
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A Journey to Egypt and the Holy Land, in 1869-1870

Henry Martyn Harman - Egypt - 1873 - 319 pages
...days, the fate of Constantinople could be no longer averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by double attack : the fortifications which had stood for ages against hostile violence were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon ; many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of St....
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

1875
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack: the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon : many breaches were opened; and near the gate of St....
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The new London readers. 6th reader

London readers - 1884
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack ; the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile* violence, were dismantled* on all sides by the Ottoman1 cannon ; many breaches were opened ; and near the gate of...
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An Historical Reader for the Use of Classes in Academies, High Schools, and ...

Henry Elliot Shepherd - 1888
...days, the fate of Constantinople could no longer be averted. The diminutive garrison was exhausted by a double attack; the fortifications, which had stood for ages against hostile violence, were dismantled on all sides by the Ottoman cannon; many breaches were opened, and near the gate of St....
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