Letters Written by a Turkish Spy (Volume 4); Who Lived Five and Forty Years Undiscovered at Paris Giving an Impartial Account to the Divan at ... Several Intrigues and Secrets of th

 
9781150828676: Letters Written by a Turkish Spy (Volume 4); Who Lived Five and Forty Years Undiscovered at Paris Giving an Impartial Account to the Divan at ... Several Intrigues and Secrets of th

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1770. Excerpt: ... L E T T E R XV. To Sala Tircheni Erfnih, Superintendam of the Royal Arsenal at Con:stantino1 le. WE are all aiarm'J here with the news of I know not what boisterous adventures' of the Cossacks, and their'neighbours, that pofiess the ancient Kingdom of Colchis. Had I not a firm Faith in the Alcorkn, 'twould fill me with Panick Fears. But no attempts can prevail against the Men fighting under the Shadow of the Prophet. He descended with a consummate authority, from the Monarch who commands all things. The Mandate of Heaven will disperse the Infidels. The seven Viziers above were witnesses to the words, whose Eccho's caused thunder, when the Prophet retir'd from the Steps of the Throne. Had not Moses given him warning (who remembered the noise in the Mount) the Apostle had lost his Address, and been confounded before the Angels; but encourag'd by the whisper of"the Man with Horns, he made no desault in hisConge: And with little loss of time arriv'd to the ninth Sphere, where he proclaim'd the Nesiarum; and all the Inhabitants of that Orb resorted to the Banner which he had in his hands. The Prophet told 'em, "'Twas only for a Trial "of their Fidelity." They made obeisance, and retir'd. From that place he made no scruple, but that the Elect of Heaven and Earth would obey the Divine Patent. He sinish'd his descent triumphantly, and pitched his seet on Mount Uriel. Those that believe Hali, say, 'Twas on the top of the Ragged Rock: But let the Heretics alone in their Infidiliry. Be it where it r/leased God, he spoke the Words that shall ne'er be revers'd, when he displayed the heavenly Silk, and said, "Whoever takes up arms against this Banner, "shall be reputed an Insidel; he shall be exter"minated from the earth." I often think on these passages in the holy Me...

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