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1029. And when all the land of Genoa was famished*, had it not been for the king of France, who gave them corn, they would have eaten their own children in that year.

1030. And it came to pass, after eight days, that the emperor went unto Luccat to commune with Paul the pope, who came also thither. And the King Francis sent thither messengers, concerning the Lord Cesare Fregoso, and Antonio Rinconef, his servants, who had been slain, being as a broken vessel in the borders of Pavia ; and it is not known what became of them until this dayll. And the emperor would not speak unto them, for the cause was of him and of his servants, to consume them and to destroy them**. And therefore the king was very wroth, and his anger burned within himtt.

1031. And the emperor was content to make war against Algier; and he gathered soldiers and gallant ships in multitudesff, and went down to the sea in the same month, which is the seventh month. And the king of Portugal also filled his handSS; for Algier was as thorns in their eyes||

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* Gen. xli. 55.

I . § Ps. xxxi. 12. 1 See Robertson's Charles V. Sandoval. Thuanus to the

year 1541.

1 1 Kings xii. 15; 2 Ch. x. 15.

** Esth. ix, 24. tt Esth. i. 12.

II Is. xxxiii. 21. $$ Exod. xxxii. 29. Hebrew text. W Josh. xxiii. 13.

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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 way. 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. Ixxxiii. 4 (5).

+ Job xxxvii. 21.
I Comp. 2 Kings ii. 8. 14; iv. 34. § Ps. cvii. 27.
|| Exod. x. 23. | Is. liii. 6. ** Gen. xxiv. 11.

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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 reedsf. 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 in ft. And

* Exod. xiv. 10.

+ Exod. xiv. 9. I 10 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.

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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 thither, and reeled to and fro like a drunken mang. And they saw not one another for about three days, every one turned to his own way. 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

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* Ps. lxxxii. 4 (5).

+ Job xxxvii. 21. I Comp. 2 Kings ii. 8. 14; iv. 34. § Ps. cvii. 27. || Exod. x. 23. 1 Is. liii. 6. ** Gen. xxiv. 11. .

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eyes*, and

sabbath-day. And they lifted up

their 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 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 inif. And

Exod. xiv. 10.

+ Exod. xiv. 9. 1 910_O?, for sea in general. See Exod. xv. 4. $ Exod. xviii. 8.

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

** Deut. i. 41. #t 2 Kings xxv. 2. Ii Jos. vi. I.

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