On an emissary mission.
On the day of the birth of his daughter, the king's life had been attempted by Eomer, an emissary of Cwichelm, king of Wessex.
At last, as the emissary persisted in his bland persuasions, he looked up and said, - "Archias, you never moved me by your acting, and you Affair of Harpalus.
He made a wretched emissary, and there was no limit to his arrogance, noisiness and indiscretion.
As the emissary of Lorenzo, Janus Lascaris paid two visits to the East, returning from his second visit in 1492 with two hundred MSS.
Another emissary rode to the Russian line to announce the peace negotiations and to offer the Russian army the three days' truce.
Justinian could not deprive his great general of the supreme command, yet he wished to have a very powerful emissary of the court constantly at his side.
This was the first "Hittite" monument discovered in modern times (early 18th century, by the Swede Otter, an emissary of Louis XIV.).
His emissary, the philosopher Aristion, induced the people to declare war against Rome and to place him in chief command.
If any emissary could accomplish anything in the way of persuading Mr Kruger, it was assuredly Mr Hofmeyr.
of Holstein founded new Lubeck, a few miles farther up, on the peninsula Buku, where the Trave is joined on the right by the Wakenitz, the emissary of the lake of Ratzeburg.
Wonder Woman has been a soldier, a government spy, a writer, an emissary and an ambassador.
The question of her marriage was all important, and her chances were not improved by the scandal of Chastelard, whether he acted as an emissary of the Huguenots, sent to smirch her character, or merely played the fatuous fool in his own conceit.
The struggle, however, entered on a new phase with the appearance at Prague in May 141 2 of the papal emissary charged with the proclamation of the papal bulls by which a religious war was decreed against the excommunicated King Ladislaus of Naples, and indulgence was promised to all who should take part in it, on terms similar to those which had been enjoyed by the earlier crusaders to the Holy Land.
Leif was converted and consented to become the king's emissary to Greenland, and the next year (1000) started on his return voyage.
It occupies both banks of the Motala, the wide and rapid emissary of lake Vetter, close to its outlet in the Bravik, an inlet of the Baltic. Having been burned by the Russians in 1719 and visited by further fires in 1812, 1822 and 1826, the whole town has a modern appearance, with wide and regular streets.
The Bhonsla Mahratta raja of Nagpur, whose dominions bordered on Bengal, was won over by the diplomacy of an emissary of Hastings.
When she finally traveled to Man's World, she did so as an emissary of peace.
The old duke of Newcastle, probably desiring a post for some nominee of his own, conveyed to the ear of the new minister various absurd rumours prejudicial to Burke, - that he was an Irish papist, that his real name was O'Bourke, that he had been a Jesuit, that he was an emissary from St Omer's.
Count Nostitz, the Austrian general occupying the advanced posts, believed Murat's emissary and retired, leaving Bagration's division exposed.
Kemalu d-Din was a native of Hamadan and a Persian subject, and as the assassin repeatedly stated that he was the sheikhs emissary ~and had acted by his orders, the Persian government demanded the extradition of Kemal from the Porte; but during the protracted negotiations which followed he died.
emissary of peace he sent from Medina back to Mecca was a polytheist.
James Vaughan gave an unusually unemotional performance as an Arab emissary.
A Russian emissary later announced he would undertake a new tour of Middle East nations.
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emissary for the treaty.
In the summer of 1893, an emissary was captured near Mush, and the governor, hoping to secure others, ordered the Kurdish Irregular Horse to raid the mountain district.
Agrippa, who had hurried from Alexandria, entered Jerusalem with the governor's emissary.
A special emissary from the Communist International came to China to interview Chen and bring him back to Moscow.
In Holland, however, Dahlerus waited in vain for the promised British emissary.
emissary the Government is on the watch to prevent emissaries of the Insurgent Societies from conveying rifles and ammunition into Macedonia.
emissary sent the dessert out as a take-out for the benefit of foreign emissaries who had entertaining to do.
At Eva's behest Diabolik next sets his sights on stealing a magnificent emerald necklace belonging to the British trade emissary's wife.
and spurred on by the papal emissary had tried to set up a rival king; but both the Danish and the French princes who were asked to accept this thankless position declined the invitation, and Frederick and Wenceslaus made their peace, tAe former receiving back his duchies.
Unfortunately, Mr Hofmeyr's influence was more than counterbalanced by an emissary from the Free State, Mr Abraham Fischer, who, while purporting to be a peacemaker, practically encouraged the Boer executive to take extreme measures.
Because Sisko is regularly contacted by these aliens, he is unwillingly given the title of Emissary, a religious figurehead position he uncomfortably accepts.As the seasons progress, more information about the gamma quadrant is learned.
Clark's mother, Martha, is determined to save her son and turns to Dr. Swann's emissary for help.
Garrison immediately dispatched an emissary to Geneva to collect the tainted goods.
For this emissary Tone drew up a memorandum on the state of Ireland, which he described as ripe for revolution; the paper was betrayed to the government by an attorney named Cockayne to whom Jackson had imprudently disclosed his mission; and in April 1794 Jackson was arrested on a charge of treason.
She and Benjamin Sisko have a strong working relationship and personal friendship despite the fact that he is the Bajoran religious figure known as the Emissary.
Muhammad's actions, Muhammad's fruit, make him Satan's emissary, not God's prophet.
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