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קטו

CHARLES V. BESIEGES ALGIER.

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eyes*, and

sabbath-day. And they lifted up

their saw three little galleys going unto Algier, and pursued after themt. And the first ship went in its haste against one of the small, and the ship and her men sank into the sea of reeds. And the second also was wrecked in their haste on one of the rocks, and the third went its way unto Algier, and their lives were unto them a prey; and it was told in Algier what had come upon them by the ways.

1032. And the men of the emperor went the next morning on shore, and the Arabians who ride on swift beastsll came and warred against them all that day. And the Spanish ships came at eventide; and in them was a great army, beside the soldiers, whom the emperor led on, and weapons of war, and they brought with them corn and bread and meats, and horses in great multitudes, and cannon balls. And they were ready to go up unto the hill** which is by Algier, and took it, and ran to the walls, and encamped against the city round about, and cast up trenches, and the city was besiegedtt; and it was straitly shut up, none went out and none came inff. And

* Exod. xiv. 10.

+ Exod. xiv. 9. I910 D, for sea in general. See Exod. xv. 4. § Exod. xviii. 8.

|| Est, viii. 10. 14; Micah i. 13. | Gen. xlv. 23. ** Deut. i. 41. tt 2 Kings xxv. 2.

11. Jos. vi. 1.

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And they said, “Let us cut them off from being a nation, that their name may be no more in remembrance*,' And the ships were about four hundred, and the emperor was the head over them. And also Andrea Doria, the chief captain of his host went with him in that war; and on the twenty-seventh day of the month of September, in the month Tishri, three hundred and two, a part of the ships sailed from Genoa. And a wind passed and cleared them outt; and they went one hither and one thithert, and reeled to and fro like a drunken mang. And they saw not one another for about three daysll, every one turned to his own ways. And they went to Corsica on the second day of the month of October at eventide**, and remained there. And the emperor went unto Porto Vecchiott, and from thence unto Bonifacioff; and they remained there two days, and went their way. And they sailed from the island Majorcass, by Spain, on the eighteenth of the same month. And on the twenty-second day of the same month, they came unto Algier on the

* Ps. lxxxiii. 4 (5).

+ Job xxxvii. 21. | Comp. 2 Kings ii. 8. 14; iv. 34. § Ps. cvii. 27. || Exod. x. 23.

Is. liii. 6.

** Gen. xxiv. 11. II

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CHARLES V. BESIEGES ALGIER.

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sabbath-day. And they lifted

up their eyes*, and saw three little galleys going unto Algier, and pursued after thems. And the first ship went in its haste against one of the small, and the ship and her men sank into the sea of reedst. And the second also was wrecked in their haste on one of the rocks, and the third went its way unto Algier, and their lives were unto them a prey; and it was told in Algier what had come upon them by the ways.

1032. And the men of the emperor went the next morning on shore, and the Arabians who ride on swift beastsl came and warred against them all that day. And the Spanish ships came at eventide; and in them was a great army,

beside the soldiers, whom the emperor led on, weapons of war, and they brought with them corn and bread and meats, and horses in great multitudes, and cannon balls. And they were ready to go up unto the hill** which is by Algier, and took it, and ran to the walls, and encamped against the city round about, and cast up trenches, and the city was besiegedtt; and it was straitly shut up, none went out and none came inff. And

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* Exod. xiv, 10.

+ Exod. xiv. 9. 1710_D’, for sea in general. See Exod. xv. 4. § Exod. xviii. 8.

| Est. viii. 10. 14; Micah i. 13. | Gen. xlv. 23.

** Deut. i. 41. tt 2 Kings xxv. 2. It Jos. vi. 1.

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the Jews who were in the midst thereof were sore afraid, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God*, who would not destroy themt.

1033. On that night, the king, the Lord of hosts, did not slumber; and it was found writtenț, “ And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away.” And again, it is said, Surely they are my people, children that will not lie, and I will be a saviour unto them|| ;” and he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies. And the Lord descended in a cloud**, and fought against those nations as when he fights in the day of battleft. And they did not understand one another's speech, because the Lord had confounded their thoughts, and they left off to war against the cityff. And the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night99. And he rebuked the sea||||, whose waves roared; and they were shaken, because he was wroth ; and there went up a smoke out of his nostrils TT toward the morning, and the men

* Exod. ii. 23.

+ Deut. x. 10.
I Comp. Esth. vi. 1, 2. § Lev. xxvii. 44.
ll Is. Ixiii. 8.

HỊ Ps. cvi. 45.
** Exod. xxxiv. 5.

# Zech. xiv. 3. If Gen. ix. 7-9.

$$ Exod. xiv. 2). lill Ps. cvi. 9. 11 2 Sam. xxii. 8, 9; Ps. xvii. 7, 8.

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of the emperor's ships reeled to and fro like a drunken man, and were at their wits' end. And fifteen of the galleys were broken and two of the great ships, and of the middle-sized ships without number. Also on them which were left, the hand of the Lord was mighty; and their masts were broken, and there fled from them about one thousand men unto the ships which were nigh unto them. And those who fled on shore they slew with the edge of the sword, for they were far off from the men of the host, and they helped them not*. And upon the men of valor also who were on shore was the rebuke, and the knees smote together, and there was much pain in all loinst, because of the wind and the rain which the Lord caused to rain. And they could not stand upon their feetf, because of the cold, and of hunger, and want of all things at that time, and there was a great cry|| upon [9*p] the sea and upon the land on that day, whose like had not been since Algier became a nations. And the soldiers drew back, to save the men of the ships from the hand of those cruel Arabs; and many of them died.

1034. And there was a great earthquake in Genoa and its environs, and in the borders of Milan in

* 2 Chr. Xxviii. 21.
I Ez. ij. I.
|| Exod. xii. 30.

+ Nahum ii. 10.
§ Deut, xxviii. 48.
| Exod. ix. 24.

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