The history of Russia from the foundation of the empire to the war with Turkey in 1877-'78, by H. Tyrrell and H.A. Haukeil, Volumen2;Volumen327

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Página 45 - They solemnly declare that the present Act has no other object than to publish, in the face of the whole world, their fixed resolution, both in the administration of their respective States, and in their political relations with every other Government, to take for their sole guide the precepts of that Holy Religion, namely, the precepts of Justice, Christian Charity, and Peace...
Página 242 - Khan that such conduct on his part could not be continued with the impunity in which the moderation of Russia had led him to believe. Not only was it far from the intention of the Emperor to take possession of Khiva, but positive orders had been prepared to prevent it, and directions given that the conditions imposed should be such as could not in any way lead to a prolonged occupancy of Khiva.
Página 241 - Not only was it far front the intention of the Emperor to take possession of Khiva, but POSITIVE ORDERS had been prepared to prevent it...
Página 97 - In the uncertainty which hovers over the future a single fundamental idea seems to admit of a really practical application; that is , that the danger which may result from a catastrophe in Turkey will be much diminished if in the event of its occurring Russia and England have come to an understanding as to the course to be taken by them in common. That understanding will be the more beneficial inasmuch as it will have the full assent of Austria, between whom and Russia there already exists an entire...
Página 115 - Majesties have not been able to divest themselves of the consideration that the indefinite continuance of the Occupation of the Territories on the Lower Danube, under the Sovereignty of the Ottoman Porte, by Imperial Russian troops, would endanger the political, moral, and material interests of the whole German Confederation, as also of their own States, and the more so in proportion as Russia extends her warlike operations on Turkish Territory. The Courts of Austria and Prussia are united in the...
Página 41 - has armed against me. France herself has deserted me, and chosen another dynasty. I might, with my soldiers, have maintained a civil war for years — but it would have rendered France unhappy. Be faithful to the new sovereign whom your country has chosen. Do not lament my fate : I shall always be happy while I know that you are so. I could have died, nothing was easier, but I will always follow the path of honour. I will record with my pen the deeds we have done together. I cannot embrace you all"...
Página 97 - Ottoman Empire in its present state, so long as that political combination shall be possible. 2. If we foresee that it must crumble to pieces, to enter into previous concert as to everything relating to the establishment of a new order of things, intended to replace that which now exists, and, in conjunction with each other, to see that the change which may have occurred in the internal situation of that empire shall not injuriously affect either the security of their own states, and the rights which...
Página 61 - Which never will renounce its rights. If with the aid of the Almighty the Sublime Porte resume full possession of that country, it will then always act as well for the present as for the future in conformity with the ordinances which its holy law prescribes with respect to its subjects.
Página 45 - ... fixed resolution, both in the administration of their respective states, and in their political relations with every other government, to take for their sole guide the precepts of that holy religion, namely, the precepts of justice, Christian charity, and peace, which, far from being applicable only to private concerns, must have an immediate influence on the councils of princes, and guide all their steps, as being the only means of consolidating human institutions, and remedying their imperfections.
Página 32 - It had all the appearance of an extinguished and destroyed volcano. The ground was covered ,all around with fragments of helmets and cuirasses, broken drums, gun-stocks, tatters of uniforms, and standards dyed with blood. On this desolate spot lay thirty thousand half-devoured corses. A number of skeletons, left on the summit of one of the hills, overlooked the whole. It seemed as if death had here fixed his empire; it was that terrible redoubt, the conquest and the grave of Caulaincourt.

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