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Chamsada made no opposition to these arguments, more specious than solid; and Selimansha in a short time returned, in answer to the Sultan, that his niece found herself extremely honoured by the choice of the powerful Sovereign of Egypt, and that she was ready to be united to him. "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
The ears of the Catholic princes of Europe and of the pope were abused by this specious lie; they believed that the Catholic cause had been saved from ruin; the so- called victory was hailed with transports of joy, and a medal was struck in Rome to celebrate the defeat of the Huguenots. "The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey