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" Neither innocent childhood, nor helpless old age ; neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were abused in the arms of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their parents ; and the defenceless sex exposed... "
Northern Campaigns, from the Commencement of the War in 1812, to the ... - Page 84
by John Philippart - 1813
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1828
...neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were dishonoured in the arms of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their parents ; and the defenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No condition, however obscure, or however sacred,...
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Travels in the North of Germany: In the Years 1825 and 1826

Henry Edwin Dwight - Germany - 1829 - 453 pages
...given of it in his " Thirty Years War," ia enough to melt the heart of the most experienced soldier. " Neither youth, sex, beauty, nor condition, could disarm...husbands* daughters at the feet of their parents. No situation, however sacred, wağ exempt from insult. Fifty-three dead bodies of women, who had been...
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The Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - International law - 1836 - 408 pages
...neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were dishonored in the arms of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their parents ; and the defenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No condition, however obscure, or however sacred,...
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The Life of Wallenstein, Duke of Friedland ...

John Mitchell - 1837 - 368 pages
...sex, beauty nor station, could disarm the fury of these ruthless conquerors. Wives were dishonoured in the arms of their husbands ; daughters at the feet of their parents; and the defenceless sex had only the privilege of serving as victims to twofold fury. No place, however secluded, however sacred,...
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The Manual of Peace: Exhibiting the Evils and Remedies of War

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Peace - 1842 - 212 pages
...neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, — could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were dishonored in the arms of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their parents; and the de3* fenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No condition, however obscure,...
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The Proceedings of the First General Peace Convention: Held in London, June ...

John Jefferson - Peace - 1843 - 118 pages
...old age, youth nor sex, rank nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conqueror. Wives were violated in the arms of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their fathers, and the defenceless sex had only the privilege of being sacrificed to twofold fury. No place...
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The works of Frederick Schiller, tr. by A.J. Morrison [and others].

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - 1846
...no pencil. Neither innocent childhood, nor helpless old age ; neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were...the feet of their parents ; and the defenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No situation, however obscure, or however sacred,...
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History of the Thirty Years' War, Complete: History of the Revolt of the ...

Friedrich Schiller - Netherlands - 1846 - 519 pages
...no pencil. Neither innocent childhood, nor helpless old age ; neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were...the feet of their parents ; and the defenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No situation, however obscure, or however sacred,...
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History of the Thirty Years' War

Friedrich Schiller - Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 - 1846 - 370 pages
...no pencil. Neither innocent childhood, nor helpless old age ; neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were...husbands, daughters at the feet of their parents ; and the defenseless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No situation, however obscure,...
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Works, Volume 1

Friedrich Schiller - 1847
...no pencil. Neither innocent childhood, nor helpless old age; neither youth, sex, rank, nor beauty, could disarm the fury of the conquerors. Wives were...the feet of their parents; and the defenceless sex exposed to the double sacrifice of virtue and life. No situation, however obscure, or however sacred,...
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