The Crimes Of Ali Pacha And Others Volume 4 by Alexandre DumasThe Crimes Of Ali Pacha And Others Volume 4 by Alexandre Dumas

The Crimes Of Ali Pacha And Others Volume 4

byAlexandre Dumas

Paperback | February 8, 2012

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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.1908 Excerpt: ... expected them to obey d'Aygaliers in all matters concerning the service of the king." But this was not all that had to be accomplished: arms were necessary for the Protestants, and though their number was not great, there was a difficulty in finding them weapons. The unfortunate Calvinists had been disarmed so often that even their table-knives had been carried off, so it was useless to search their houses for guns and sabres. D'Aygaliers proposed that they should take the arms of the townspeople, but M. de Villars considered that it would offend the Catholics to have their arms taken from them and given to the Protestants. In the end, however, this was the course that had to be adopted: M. de Paratte was ordered to give fifty muskets and the same number of bayonets to M. d'Aygaliers, who also received, as the reward of his long patience, from M. de Villars, before the latter left for Nimes, the following commission:--"We, Marechal de Villars, general in the armies of the king, etc. etc., have given permission to M. d'Aygaliers, nobleman and Protestant of the town of Uzes, and to fifty men chosen by him, to make war on the Camisards. (Signed) "Villars (Countersigned) Moreton "Given at Uzes, the 4th of May i704." Hardly had M. de Villars set out for Nimes than d'Aygaliers met with fresh difficulties. The bishop, who could not forget that his episcopal palace had been turned into barracks for Huguenots, went from house to house threatening those who had promised to countenance d'Aygaliers' plans, and strictly forbidding the captains of the town troops to deliver any weapons to the Protestants. Fortunately, d'Aygaliershad not accomplished so much without having learned not to draw back when the road grew rough, so he also on his side went about confirming the ...
Title:The Crimes Of Ali Pacha And Others Volume 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217076408

ISBN - 13:9780217076401