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An Historical Relation of the Conspiracy of John Lewis, Count de Fieschi, Against the City and Republick of Genova, in the Year 1547 (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
An Historical Relation of the Conspiracy of John Lewis, Count de Fieschi, Against the City and Republick of Genova, in the Year...
An Historical Relation of the Conspiracy of John Lewis, Count de Fieschi, Against the City and Republick of Genova, in the Year...

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An Historical Relation of the Conspiracy of John Lewis, Count de Fieschi, Against the City and Republick of Genova, in the Year 1547 (Paperback)

Agostino Mascardi

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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. 1886. Excerpt: ... A RELATION OK THE Conspiracy OF JOHN LEWIS. COUNT DE FIESGHL To his former arguments Verrina added, " But it is your part (Sir) Vigorously to oppose and surmount all Obstacles, which may make the Execution of your Project seem difficult: Perform it (I beseech you) with a Courage and Boldness worthy of your Birth. Let the Merit of your own Exploits purchase that Renown which Heaven has decreed you: Let the World see that you owe your Advancement only to your self: And though the hopes I entertain'd of you are vastly large, let your Actions exceed them: In short, lo not sheath your Sword till yoti have entail'd this Princely Dignity on your Family, and thereby secur'd to your own Name an Immortal Reputation: ' Fieschi, till now, never thought of acquiring the Principality of Genona for himself, but for the French King; being content to reduce the excessive Power of the Doria's into narrower Limits, and to better his own Condition by calling in the French. But being desirous of Glory, and naturally inclin'd to attempt hazardous Undertakings, it proved no difficult matter for Verrina to dissuade him from his Affection to the French, by proposing to him these methods of setting up himself: Which having over-balanced the weight of Calcagnos Reasons, hurried him on to the execution of a Project, both Villainous and Dangerous in the highest degree. However, he was much shocked at the apprehension of the difficulties which wou'd attend his design without the assistance of the French Forces: And Raphael Sacco made it his endeavour to confirm him in these Perplexities, out of a partial Affection to France, his Native Country; he advis'd him to accept of the Conditions proposed to him in the King's Name by Cardinal Trivulce, and to Act by that Model, till a silent and...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Agostino Mascardi
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-47807-5
Barcode: 9781154478075
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LSN: 1-154-47807-6

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