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  • Mongols.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • In the village of My Khe, as in all of Quang Ngai, patriotic resistance had the force of tradition, which was partly the force of legend, and from his earliest boyhood the man I killed would have listened to stories about the heroic Trung sisters and Tran Hung Dao’s famous rout of the Mongols and Le Loi’s final victory against the Chinese at Tot Dong.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • Now, if the tellers of the tale were Celts or Picts or Mongols or Cheyenne, they’d be telling a different version of this tale, but the basic impulse—we need a story to explain this phenomenon to ourselves—would remain constant.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • So, loath to disband after such high adventures, we reached the northern boundary of the world, chasing Mongols en route.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior

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  • Arwad had been a strategic military possession for an endless succession of sea powers: the Phoenicians, the Assyrians, the Achaemenid Persians, the Greeks under Alexander, the Romans, the Crusaders, the Mongols, the Turks, the French, and the British.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • It was a ceremonial sword of a fourteenth-century warlord, a ruthless class of militarists who destroyed villages and towns and whole countrysides even suspected of opposing the will of the Yuan emperors, Mongols who left nothing but fire and death and the screams of children in their wake.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Inside, a frozen diorama like the others depicted a brutal scene of combat between what Bert claimed were Mongols and ancient Icelandic warriors.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • I might have fought had the Mongols or Turks been at the gates of Vienna, had I not been a pacifist, but now we are all fighting for absolutely nothing.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • For thousands of years his people have survived on alertness: waiting for Mongols to come galloping over the horizon, waiting for repeat offenders to swing sawed-off shotguns across their check-out counters.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • When the conquered nation is enlightened, and the conquerors are half savage, as in the case of the invasion of Rome by the Northern nations or that of China by the Mongols, the power which victory bestows upon the barbarian is sufficient to keep up his importance among civilized men, and permit him to rank as their equal, until he becomes their rival: the one has might on his side, the other has intelligence; the former admires the knowledge and the arts of the conquered, the latter…
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1

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  • *h [Footnote g: With the progress of discovery some resemblance has been found to exist between the physical conformation, the language, and the habits of the Indians of North America, and those of the Tongous, Mantchous, Mongols, Tartars, and other wandering tribes of Asia.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
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