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" A captive of the nation with whom. they were at variance, and oppbfed to him a warriour out of their own, number. To each champion they prefented the arms of his country ; and, according as the victory fell to the one or the other, they prognofticated... "
A View of Society in Europe in Its Progress from Rudeness to Refinement: Or ... - Page 48
by Gilbert Stuart - 1778 - 433 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 21

Edmund Burke - History - 1778
...important war, they {elected A captive of the nation with whom. they were at variance, and oppbfed to him a warriour out of their own, number. To each...party who prevailed, could plead in his favour the interpofition of the deity. When an individual was called before the magiftrate, and charged with an...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 45

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1778
...they feIsdcd a captive of the nation with whom they were at variance, and oppofed to him a warrior out of their own number. To each, champion they prefented...party who prevailed, could plead in his favour the interpofition of the deity. When an individual was called before the magiftrate, and charged with an...
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Annual Register, Volume 21

History - 1800
...juftice, and weaknefs to be crime. When they would divine the fate of au important war, they felcfted a captive of the nation with whom they were at variance,...their triumph or defeat. • Religion interfered with r.rms and with valour, and the party who prevailed could plead in his favour the interpolation of the...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 21

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...variance, and oppofcd to him a warriour out of their own number. To ench champion they prefented the arras of his country, and, according as the victory fell...party who prevailed could plead in his favour the interpofition of the Deity. When an individual was called before the magiftrate, and charged with an...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1830
...at variance, and opposed to him a warrior out of their own numher. To each champion they presented the arms of his country; and, according as the victory fell to the one or the other, they prognosticated their triumph or defeat. Religion interfered with arms and with valour ; and the party...
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View of Society in Europe

Gilbert Stuart - Philosophy - 1995 - 441 pages
...they {elected a captive of the nation with whom they were at variance, and oppofed to him a warrior out of their own number. To each, champion they prefented the arms of his country ; and, according as the viclory fell to the one or the other, ilizy prcgnoflicated their triumph or deieat. Religion interfered...
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The Universal Magazine, Volumes 66-67

1780
...they ielefled a captive of the nation with whom they were at variance, and oppoftd to him a warrior out of their own number. To each champion they prefented...party who prevailed could plead in his favour the interpofition of the Deity. When an individual was called before the Magiftrate, and charged with an...
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...capti<fe of the nation with whom they were at vaiiance, and oppored to him a warrior out of their owu number. To each champion they prefented the arms of...as the victory fell to the one or the other, they prognofticatsd. their triumph or defeat. Religion interfered with arms and with valour ; and the party...
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