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PRESENT STATE

OF

TURKEY;

OR

A DESCRIPTION

OF

THE POLITICAL, CIVIL, AND RELIGIOUS, CONSTITUTION, GOVERNMENT, AND LAW'S

OF THE

OTTOMAN EMPIRE;

THE FINANCES, MILITARY AND NAVAL ESTABLISHMENTS ;
THE STATE OF JEARNING, AND OF THE LIBERAL AND MECHANICAL ARIS;

THE

MANNERS AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY OF THB TURKS AND OTHER SUBJECTS

OF THE GRAND SIGNOR ; &c. &c.

TOGETHER WITH

THE GEOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL, AND CIVIL, STATE OF THE PRINCIPALITIES OF

MOLDAVIA AND WALLACHIA.

FROM OBSERVATIONS MADE, DURING A RESIDENCE OF FIFTEEN YEARS IN

CONSTANTINOPLE AND THE TURKISH PROVINCES,

BY THOMAS THORNTON, ESQ.

VOL. II.

THE SECOND EDITION, WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS.

"N :a festinante et vehementer occupato elegantiam orationis, quam
ne meditatus quidem et otiosus præstare possem, æquum est requirere.
Me quidem consolabitur nullius mendacii sibi conscius animus; quod est
in hujusmodi narrationibus præcipue spectandum.”

BUSBEQUII Epist. i.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOSEPH MAWMAN, 22, POULTRY.

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