The Portfolio, Volume 3

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David Urquhart
J. Maynard., 1836 - Great Britain
 

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Page 572 - Kingdom ; the President of the French Republic ; His Majesty the King of Italy ; His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxemburg, etc.
Page 56 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.
Page 574 - Russias, wishing to spare the Sublime Ottoman Porte the expense and inconvenience which might be occasioned to it by affording substantial aid, will not ask for that aid if circumstances should place the Sublime Porte under the obligation of furnishing it, the Sublime Ottoman Porte, in place of the aid which it is bound to furnish in case of need, according to the principle of reciprocity of the Patent Treaty, shall confine its action in favour of the Imperial Court of Russia to closing the Strait...
Page 390 - There are at the present time, two great nations in the world which seem to tend towards the same end, although they started from different points; I allude to the Russians and the Americans.
Page 573 - The present Treaty of Defensive Alliance shall be ratified by the two high contracting parties, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged at Constantinople within the space of two months, or sooner if possible.
Page 569 - Bretagne et d'Irlande, Impératrice des Indes, Sa Majesté le Roi d'Italie, Sa Majesté l'Empereur de toutes les Russies et Sa Majesté l'Empereur des Ottomans...
Page 571 - En foi de quoi , les plénipotentiaires respectifs l'ont signé , et y ont apposé le cachet de leurs armes. Fait à Paris, le 30 mai de l'an de grâce i 8 i4« ( LS) Signé le Prince DE BÉNÉVENT.
Page 415 - The vital importance of the Black Sea must now be manifest to every class of our readers. It is the high road to India, and, if we do not occupy it, Russia will occupy it, to our exclusion. We consider the present designs of Russia to be fraught with equal danger to us, as was to Venice the discovery by Vasco di Gama of the passage to the East Indies, round the Cape of Good Hope. When the news of that event reached the inhabitants of Malamocco, the consternation was universal. It required no peculiar...
Page 571 - Porte ottomane, à la place du secours qu'elle doit prêter au besoin, d'après le principe de réciprocité du traité patent, devra borner son action en faveur de la cour impériale de Russie à fermer le détroit des...
Page 390 - All other nations seem to have nearly reached their natural limits, and only to be charged with the maintenance of their power ; but these are still in the act of growth, all the others are stopped, or continue to advance with extreme difficulty; these are proceeding with ease and with celerity along...

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