Calvin on Islam

     “They have also taken possession,” continued Dr. Calvin, “of a very strong fortress which the Turks had built with wonderful despatch upon the Polish frontier.   If he does not punish this affront, we shall then know that he is otherwise engaged….   Would that it may turn out to be so that, while he is healing his own wounds, we may have some time allowed us for taking measures to oppose him, and for collecting our resources!   The King of Poland could render very effectual assistance to his Wallachian neighbours — if the Tartars were not so troublesome to his kingdom.   During the past winter, they carried off great booty.”