Friday, December 10, 2010

Shah Nadir, commonly called Kouli Khan

Fri 10 Dec 1756: In my fragments of time in the following week I read Mr. Hanway’s accurate history of Shah Nadir, commonly called Kouli Khan—a scourge of God indeed! A prodigy of valour and conduct, but an unparalleled monster of rapine and cruelty. Alexander the Great, yea Nero or Domitian, was an innocent in comparison of him.

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