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284 ARMISTICE 1538—ERUPTION AT POZZUOLO. UP

and their heart was lifted up very much*.

much*. And I went down to Genoa to dwell there, even I and mine household in those days.

979. And the emperor and the king prolonged the covenant of peace in the month of January, one thousand five hundred and thirty-eight, for three months, by the word of the pope and those compassionate queens; and they fortified the cities on the borders, and the land had restf.

980. And the earth opened her mouths as a burning oveng at Pozzuolos, which is nigh unto Naples, in those days. And the people feared much; and the inhabitants of Pozzuolo fled before the great flaming fire, and before the stones, which were constantly cast up towards heaven. And the heat and the darkness, and the ashes of the furnace waxed greater and greater far abroads,and their hearts melted, and became as water**, for the nations were dismayed at it, and many

drew nigh unto the thick darkness to behold ittt; but the great fire consumed themff, and the rest fled at their cry$, for they feared lest some evil should overtake them||||. The sea also saw it and fedt,

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* 2 Chr. xvii. 6.
I Num. xvi. 32.
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** Josh. vii. 5.
11 Deut. v. 25.
III! Gen. xix. 19.

+ Jud. iii. 30.

Mal. iv. 1. (iii. 19).
I 2 Chr. xxvi. 15; Esth. iii. 18.
tt Comp. Exod. ij. 3. 4.
$$ Num. xvi. 34.
IT Ps. cxiv. 3.

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and the reeds decayed and dried up* for three miles, because of the multitude of stones which came out daily. That heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, until this days that it was the finger of Godt.

981. Nading, which is upon the mountains of Dalmatia, is a fenced city, and the men of Venice had a garrison in the midst thereof; and it happened when the Turks came, that the Venetians gave the signal unto Zara, lest the Turks should come suddenly upon them. And it came to pass, one day, that the governor betrayed it into the hands of the Turks on the seventeenth day of the second month, which is the month of April. But they drave him away from them; and he fell into the hand of the Venetians, who smote off his head. ["P] So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gainl.

982. And Paul, the pope, was content to make peace between the king and the emperor in those days; and he sent messengers unto them, saying,

Come, I pray you, let us look one another in the face at Nizza**, which is in Provence, that we may make a covenant between us ;” and the thing was very pleasing in their sight. And Andrea Doria went unto Barcelona, and the emperor went

* Job xiv. 11; Is. xix. 5. + Gen. xxxi. 52. Exod. viii. 19, $ 7'7X, a castle near Zara. See v. Hammer III. 213, 214. À Prov. i. 19. | 2 Kings xiv. 8 ; 2 Chr, xxv. 16.

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and their heart was lifted up very much*.

much*. And I went down to Genoa to dwell there, even I and mine household in those days.

979. And the emperor and the king prolonged the covenant of peace in the month of January, one thousand five hundred and thirty-eight, for three months, by the word of the pope and those compassionate queens; and they fortified the cities on the borders, and the land had restt.

980. And the earth opened her mouths as a burning oveng at Pozzuolos, which is nigh unto Naples, in those days. And the people feared much; and the inhabitants of Pozzuolo fled before the great flaming fire, and before the stones, which were constantly cast up towards heaven. And the heat and the darkness, and the ashes of the furnace waxed greater and greater far abroads,and their hearts melted, and became as water**, for the nations were dismayed at it, and many drew nigh unto the thick darkness to behold ittt; but the great fire consumed themff, and the rest fled at their cry$$, for they feared lest some evil should overtake them|||I. The sea also saw it and Aled IT,

.פוצולו ||

* 2 Chr. xvii. 6.
# Num. xvi. 32.

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** Josh. vii. 5.
If Deut. v. 25.
IHI! Gen. xix. 19.

+ Jud. iii. 30.
$ Mal. iv. 1. (iii. 19).
I 2 Chr. xxvi. 15; Esth. iii. 18.
+ Comp. Exod. ii. 3. 4.
$$ Num. xvi. 34.
IT Ps. cxiv. 3.

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and the reeds decayed and dried up* for three miles, because of the multitude of stones which came out daily. That heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, until this days that it was the finger of God I.

981. Nading, which is upon the mountains of Dalmatia, is a fenced city, and the men of Venice had a garrison in the midst thereof; and it happened when the Turks came, that the Venetians gave the signal unto Zara, lest the Turks should come suddenly upon them. And it came to pass, one day, that the governor betrayed it into the hands of the Turks on the seventeenth day of the second month, which is the month of April. But they drave him away from them; and he fell into the hand of the Venetians, who smote off his head. ["P] So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain|l.

982. And Paul, the pope, was content to make peace between the king and the emperor in those days; and he sent messengers unto them, saying,

Come, I pray you, let us look one another in the face at Nizza**, which is in Provence, that we may make a covenant between us;” and the thing was very pleasing in their sight. And Andrea Doria went unto Barcelona, and the emperor went

Job xiv. 11; Is. xix. 5. + Gen. xxxi. 52. # Exod. viii. 19, § 7'78), a castle near Zara. See v. Hammer III. 213, 214. À Prov. i. 19. T 2 Kings xiv. 8 ; 2 Chr. xxv. 16.

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284 ARMISTICE 1538—ERUPTION AT POZZUOLO. OP

and their heart was lifted up very much*.

much*. And I went down to Genoa to dwell there, even I and mine household in those days.

979. And the emperor and the king prolonged the covenant of peace in the month of January, one thousand five hundred and thirty-eight, for three months, by the word of the pope and those compassionate queens; and they fortified the cities on the borders, and the land had restt.

980. And the earth opened her mouths as a burning ovens at Pozzuolos, which is nigh unto Naples, in those days. And the people feared much; and the inhabitants of Pozzuolo fled before the great flaming fire, and before the stones, which were constantly cast up towards heaven. And the heat and the darkness, and the ashes of the furnace waxed greater and greater far abroads,and their hearts melted, and became as water**, for the nations were dismayed at it, and many drew nigh unto the thick darkness to behold itft; but the great fire consumed themff, and the rest fled at their crys§, for they feared lest some evil should overtake them|||. The sea also saw it and Aled 11,

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