chapter  XXXIX
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Dorn Manoel de Sousa arrives at Ormuz &c:

At this time the Khan of Shirds, seeing that the greater part of the day had been spent thus, and how difficult it would be for him to expel the Portuguese from the baftion, if once they gained possession of it, he decided to lead the reft of his army to the attack in person; and since both parties were now exhaufted, it being ten o’clock of the night, the retreat was sounded on both sides.