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TRIUMPH OF THE ALGERINES.

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and they relieved their soul*. And on the morrow there came two other ships, and one went near Algier, and they discharged guns against her, so she returned back.

1039. Of them who died on the sea and on shore there was no number, for the hand of the Lord was against them to consume them, and to destroy themt. And He rained upon them continually waters that caused the cursef when they went to war against the city, and when they drew back. And there fell of them much people by the sword, and by the famine, and by the dreadful coldş. Then sang the inhabitants of Algier, saying, “ I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he hath thrown into the seall; for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed [.”

1040. And they sailed thence on the third day, and the ships went every one its way, whither the spirit was to go**. And one of them was broken near Algier. And the Arabs went out to swallow them up, and fought against them with a mighty hand; and the Turks went out from the city, and delivered them out of their hands; and

* Lam. i. 19.

Deut. ï. 15; Esth. ix. 24. I Num. v. 18--27. § Jer. xiv. 12 ; xxi. 9. || Exod. xv. 1,

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I Sam. ii. 3. ** They went off in haste in whatsoever direction the wind was favorable. Comp. Ez. i. 12.

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they became their bondmen until this day. And the Arabs and the Turks took all the spoil and the jewels of silver and gold which were left there, and the battering-rams. And they returned unto the city with gladness, and gave thanks to God for all that he had done unto the men of the emperor before their eyes at that time.

1041. And the emperor went unto Bugia*, and a large ship of the men of Genoa was broken there; but there lacked not one man of herf. And he sailed thence, and went with the galleys unto the land of Spain. And the large ships came unto the coast of Italy with the soldiers. And the sea was movedf and its waves roared against themş; and the men feared exceedingly. And the ships went every one her way, and they reeled to and fro and staggered like a drunken mans; and also some of them were drowned in the sea, and went alive down into the grave**.

1042. And nothing was known in Italy for many daystt about the emperor's ships, for they ceased who passed on the paths of the seat. And I saw in my dreamss, and behold a galley

* 7'92, a city on the coast, east from Algier, sometimes written Bujeiah.

+ Num. xxxi. 49. | Jer. xl. 7. § Jer. xxxi. 35. U Jonah i. 16. | Ps. cvii. 27. ** Num. xvi. 30–33. + Exod. ii. 23.

#1 The commercial intercourse was interrupted by the war. Comp. Jud. v. 6; Ps. viii. 8.

$$ Gen. xl. 9; xli. 17.

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they became their bondmen until this day. And the Arabs and the Turks took all the spoil and the jewels of silver and gold which were left there, and the battering-rams. And they returned unto the city with gladness, and gave thanks to God for all that he had done unto the men of the emperor before their eyes at that time.

1041. And the emperor went unto Bugia*, and a large ship of the men of Genoa was broken there; but there lacked not one man of hert. And he sailed thence, and went with the galleys unto the land of Spain. And the large ships came unto the coast of Italy with the soldiers. And the sea was moveds and its waves roared against themş; and the men feared exceedingly|l. And the ships went every one her way, and they reeled to and fro and staggered like a drunken mans; and also some of them were drowned in the sea, and went alive down into the grave**

covered with gold and very beautiful came ashore. And at her head was an image of gold*, and the voice of high-sounding trumpets was in the midst of her, and many ran unto me that they also might see and hear whatever they would tellt. And it came to pass, when she arrived, that there was no voice$; only that of a sick person, like a seething potß, who was laid upon her. And one man guided her; and I awoke, and behold it was a dream||; and there was none that could interpret it unto mes. Then said I, “ Do not interpretations belong to God ?**” What God is about to do in the uttermost part of the earth he revealeth unto his servanttt. And I spake unto my loversti at that time, saying, “ This is nothing but a signøg, that the emperor will return without success, and his ships will become manless, as his sword has made women childless|II. And the rest of his men will come hither again, burned with hunger and devoured with burning heat*t. And ye are my witnesses**, that the Lord hath spoken it; I testify against you this day*S;” and it was so. * Dan. ii. 32.

† Num. xxiii. 3. 1 Comp. Deut. iv. 12; 1 Kings xviii. 26—29. $ Jer. i. 13. 11 Gen. xli. 7. I Gen. xli. 8.

** Gen. xl. 8. tt Gen. xli. 28. Comp. Amos iii. 7. * Lam. i. 19. $$ Gen. xxviii. 17. Ull 1 Sam. xv. 33. 19 Gen. xv. 13. *+ Deut. xxxi. 24.

*1 Is. xlii, 10. *S Deut. viii. 19; Jer. xlii. 19.

1042. And nothing was known in Italy for many daysts about the emperor's ships, for they ceased who passed on the paths of the seafi. And I saw in my dreamss, and behold a galley

* 178N10, a city on the coast, east from Algier, sometimes written Bujeiah.

+ Num. xxxi. 49. | Jer. xl. 7. § Jer. xxxi. 35.

// Jonah i. 16. Ps. cvii. 27. ** Num. xvi. 30–33. ft Exod. ii. 23. If The commercial intercourse was interrupted by the war.

Comp. Jud. v.6; Ps. viii. 8. S8 Gen. xl. 9; xli

. 17.

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1043. And the residue of the ships which had escaped* came unto Genoa in the tenth month, and the soldiers who were upon them burned with hungert; their visage was marred more than any man, and their form more than the sons of ment. And they went in the streets of the city, seeking bread|l, naked, and were not ashameds, and had no covering in the cold**. And even after they came into an inhabited landtt, the hand of the Lord was against them to destroy themff, and much people of them diedşş.

1044. And when the men of Genoa saw that the stars of the emperor had drawn back, and that time had worn his ornaments from him III, they sent messengers unto the king of France to bow before him, and to speak unto him words of peace and truthf, for all the goodness which he had done*f in giving corn unto them, and that he had suffered them to [ip] travel in his country*I; and he accepted their persons*s, and spake to their heart saying, “ When ye are free, I also will re

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* Exod. x. 5.

+ Deut. xxxii. 24. | Is. lii. 14.

§ Lam. ii. 11. || Lam. i. 11.

Gen. ii. 25. ** Job. xxiv. 7.

++ Exod. xvi. 35. ## Deut. ii. 15.

SS Num. xxi. 6. |||| Exod. xxxiii. 5. 1 Esth. ix. 30. *+ Exod. xviii. 9.

* 1 Comp. Num. xx. 21 ; xxi. 23. *§ 1 Sam. xxv. 35.

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joice in your good, ye may trade in my land*, only ye shall not help the emperor. And if will do so, I will be unto you a shield and bucklert, and for a place of refuge and for a covertf all the days."

1045. And it grieved Andrea Doria. And it came to pass, when he returned, that he abode several days in his house, which was without the city. And he would not speak unto them until his fierce wrath had turneds; then he came into

the city.

1046. And Granvellal, the counsellor of the emperor came to Genoa, and abode in the house of Andrea Doria many days. And also the marquess del Guasto, the viceroy, came to speak unto them, and abode there several days. And they were wroth about the messengers the Genoese had sent unto France, and spake judgments with them about this matter. The Jews also who were in the dukedom of Milan came unto him, and he made with them a new covenant in the name of the emperor for eight years, and they gave a present unto him, and returned unto their own country.

1047. And he went to sea with two galleys, and

* Gen. xxxiv. 21.
1 Is. iv. 6.
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+ Ps. xxxv. 2.
$ Gen. xxvii. 45: Exod. xxxii. 12.

2 Kings xxv. 6. in margin.

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