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1  Let us summon our people, and sally forth upon them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  "Then send to York, and recall our people," said De Bracy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  But he had also the prejudices and scrupulous timidity of his persecuted people, and those were to be conquered.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
4  Even the common people, the severest critics of the conduct of their betters, had commiseration with the follies of Prior Aymer.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  The people who stood around were so astonished at his wonderful dexterity, that they could not even give vent to their surprise in their usual clamour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  Like Damocles at his celebrated banquet, Rebecca perpetually beheld, amid that gorgeous display, the sword which was suspended over the heads of her people by a single hair.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Remain at home, then, ungrateful lady," answered Cedric; "thine is the hard heart, which can sacrifice the weal of an oppressed people to an idle and unauthorized attachment.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  Probably the same motives which induced Cedric to open his hall to this son of a rejected people, would have made him insist on his attendants receiving Isaac with more courtesy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  Under the various burdens imposed by this unhappy state of affairs, the people of England suffered deeply for the present, and had yet more dreadful cause to fear for the future.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
10  He remembered, moreover, that he was in the house of a Jew, a people who, besides the other unamiable qualities which popular report ascribed to them, were supposed to be profound necromancers and cabalists.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  In this manner did Prince John endeavour to lay the foundation of a popularity, which he was perpetually throwing down by some inconsiderate act of wanton aggression upon the feelings and prejudices of the people.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  The kings of the Norman race, and the independent nobles, who followed their example in all acts of tyranny, maintained against this devoted people a persecution of a more regular, calculated, and self-interested kind.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  The little ready money which was in the country was chiefly in possession of this persecuted people, and the nobility hesitated not to follow the example of their sovereign, in wringing it from them by every species of oppression, and even personal torture.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
14  Rebecca, however erroneously taught to interpret the promises of Scripture to the chosen people of Heaven, did not err in supposing the present to be their hour of trial, or in trusting that the children of Zion would be one day called in with the fulness of the Gentiles.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  But the Jews, both male and female, possessed and practised the medical science in all its branches, and the monarchs and powerful barons of the time frequently committed themselves to the charge of some experienced sage among this despised people, when wounded or in sickness.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
16  They grievously oppressed the poor people by building castles; and when they were built, they filled them with wicked men, or rather devils, who seized both men and women who they imagined had any money, threw them into prison, and put them to more cruel tortures than the martyrs ever endured.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
17  As the cavalcade left the court of the monastery, an incident happened somewhat alarming to the Saxons, who, of all people of Europe, were most addicted to a superstitious observance of omens, and to whose opinions can be traced most of those notions upon such subjects, still to be found among our popular antiquities.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
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