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... chess when the. king is attacked. French ecelcc, a repulse, check, eclew, chess- men, Italian seacco, German schrachb. Persian shah, king. Check, to compare wvith a counterpart or authority, &c,-a mark put against items in.a list, ?? From the practice ...

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... ON PERSIA. PERHAPS DO event of the past year had more of general interest for the British public than the visit of the Persian Shah. Six months have passed away since his Majesty's departure from Europe, and the novelty of the: incident has ceased to ...

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... for three ?? (lid.) each, to serve the y beggar in his hut; pistols and sabres which would orns- 1,ment the belt of the Persian shah; single and double- 7- barrelled carabines and rifles, fit for any brigand, together )f with other arms of bygone days ...

THE LITERARY EXAMINER

... and his whole suite will 'be the guests of the' Sultan. This is the first occasion since the conquest of Bagdad that a Persian Shah hds made his appearance on Turkish soil, and there is some talk at. Constantinople of baking the opporptuinity for proposing ...

Published: Saturday 26 November 1870
Newspaper: The Examiner
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 20434 | Page: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 | Tags: Arts & Popular Culture 

THE LITERARY EXAMINER

... barbarous, ignorant, superstitious, debauched, and debased, idle and devoid of good faith. Long tributary to the Persian Shahs, they had taken advantage of the confusion that followed Nadir's death to shake off their allegiance and form an alliance ...