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C 170 I will make a thirteenth effort. In a few days he fought the battle of Bannockburn, which liberated his country from a foreign yoke. Reply of a poor Arab. A poor Arabian of the desert was one day asked how he came to be assured that there was a God. He replied, as I am able to tell by seeing the impression on the sand, whether a man or a beast has passed over it, so by looking abroad on the world, I am convinced that there is a God. 71. Roman Law. The Romans had a law, that no person should approach the emporor's tent at night on pain of death. It happened one night that a soldier was seen at the door of the emperor's tent with a petition in his hand. He was apprehended, and was about to be led out to execution, when the emperor stepped forward and said, if the petition be for himself, let him