The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914, 1–2 tomai

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1915 - 786 psl.

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370 psl. - Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help...
85 psl. - Monsieur mon Frère, n'ayant pu mourir au milieu de mes troupes, il ne me reste qu'à remettre mon épée entre les mains de Votre Majesté. Je suis, de Votre Majesté, le bon Frère, Napoléon.
214 psl. - He was in a fearful state of excitement and fury. His uniform was covered with mud and filth ; his sword broken ; his Cross of St. George twisted round on his shoulder ; his face black with powder and smoke ; his eyes haggard and blood-shot, and his voice quite gone. He spoke in a hoarse whisper. I never before saw such a picture of battle as he presented.
235 psl. - England to introduce necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later between the two Powers, into the Government ; and, for the protection of the Christian and other subjects of the Porte in these territories...
353 psl. - The Germans have reached their day, the English their mid-day, the French their afternoon, the Italians their evening, the Spanish their night : but the Slavs stand on the threshold of the morning/— p.
242 psl. - The Sublime Porte undertakes to carry out, without further delay, the improvements and reforms demanded by local requirements in the provinces inhabited by the Armenians, and to guarantee their security against the Circassians and Kurds. It will periodically make known the steps taken to this effect to the Powers, who will superintend their application.
231 psl. - It leaves to the other Powers the liberty of raising such questions at the Congress as they might think it fit to discuss, and reserves to itself the liberty of accepting or not accepting the discussion of these questions.
467 psl. - You consider that it may take a few months to carry it out with safety. You are further of opinion that ' the restoration of the country should be made to the different petty Sultans who existed at the time of Mehemet All's conquest, and whose families still exist ; ' and that an endeavour should be made to form a confederation of those Sultans.
371 psl. - He suggested that we should come to a "clear understanding with the Court of St. Petersburg as to its projects and designs in Central Asia, and that it might be given to understand in firm but courteous language, that it cannot be permitted to interfere in the affairs of Afghanistan, or in those of any State which lies contiguous to our frontier.
465 psl. - Go in.' I went in and saw them. They said : ' Did Wolseley tell you your orders ? ' I said : ' Yes.' I said : ' You will not guarantee future government of the Soudan, and you wish me to go up and evacuate now.' They said : ' Yes,' and it was over, and I left at 8 PM for Calais.

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