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" I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace ; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting... "
The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany - Page 244
1883
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1789 - 399 pages
...envy, and to tranfcribe an authentic memorial which was found in the clofet of the deceafed caliph. " I have now reigned " above fifty years in victory or peace; beloved " by my fubjecls , dreaded by my enemies -, and " refpected by my allies. Riches and honours , " power and...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...envy, and to tranfcribe an authentic memorial which was found in the clofet of the deceafed caliph. " I have now " reigned above fifty years in victory or peace ; beloved by " my fubjects, dreaded by my enemies, and refpectcd by my i allies. Riches and honors, power and pleafure,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...envy, and to transcribe an authentic memorial which was found in the closet of the deceased caliph. " I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or...beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and re" spected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and plea" sure, have waited on my call, nor does...
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The Power of Solitude: A Poem. In Two Parts

Joseph Story - American poetry - 1804 - 260 pages
...• found in the closet of the deceased caliph. ' I have now reigned above fifty years in victory and peace ; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1807
...conveys a dying admonition to the pride of kings : ' I have now reigned above fifty years in victory ot peace ; beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies, lliches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear...
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The History of Spain

Alexander Beaumont - 1809 - 525 pages
...decease, an authentic document was found in his closet to this effect. '" I have now reigned CHAP. v. " above fifty years in victory or peace; beloved " " by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and re" spected by my allies. Riches and honors, power " and pleasure, have waited on niy call; nor does...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...closet of the deceased caliph. "I have "now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace ; be" loved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and "respected...my "felicity. In this situation, I have diligently number" cd the days of pure and genuine happiness which have " fallen to my lot; they amount to FOURTEEN...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...description and plates of the Alhatubra of Grenada (Swiuburne's Travels, p. 171-188). CHAP. " spected by my allies. Riches and honours, ,„!',",..." Power...appear to have " been wanting to my felicity. In this situa" tion I have diligently numbered the days of . " pure and genuine happiness which have fal" len...
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The picture gallery explored; or, An account of various ancient customs and ...

Picture gallery - 1824 - 200 pages
...and to transcribe an authentic memorial, which was found in the closet of the deceased, caliph. " ' I have now reigned above fifty years, in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, and dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honour, power and pleasure, have...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1827
...envy, and to transcribe an authentic memorial which was found in the closet of the deceased caliph. " I have now reigned above fifty years in victory or...my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numCHAP. LIL Introduction of learning among the Arabians. AD 754, elc.813,etc. bered the days of pure...
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