A Guide To Modern English History Volume 1: 1815-1830.

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Johnson Cory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...which was formed to rescue from devastation the Morea and a few other districts, passed without any breach of amity into three diverse courses. The English minister sanctioned, and even aided, the encampment of French troops in Greece. It was apparently easier for France, being the patron of Egypt, to keep Egyptians out of Greece without violence than it would have been for any other nation, and the French army by this time required another expedition. A few of the Greeks, not yet distributed amongst purchasers, were rescued from Egypt; it was thought too late to undo the whole of the evil done by the Egyptian slave-ships; though Mr. Peel in the English Cabinet pleaded for the redemption of the captives. Nicholas of Russia, besides having a quiet and profitable quarrel with Persia, was allowed to fight the Turks in Armenia without being suspiciously watched by Englishmen; on the European side of the waters which divided Turkey he waged, with somewhat more spirit than usual, one of those plausible crusades against the Sultan which English policy THE DUKK AND TURKISH TliOUBLES. 187 had sometimes favoured, sometimes stopped by mediation. The Duke of Wellington, employing first a Foreign Secretary bequeathed by Mr. Canning, then one of his own following, and not betraying any great anxiety in the Eastern courts, looked on without dismay at calamities which seemed, but were not, sufficient to break the Ottoman dominion and thereby to dislocate the State system.1 He could not without the help of Austria hope, even if he wished, to keep back the Russians from the lower valley of the Danube; and he was not the man to contrive a new partnership with M. Metternich after the severance effected at Verona. That the Czar's army should reach the waters...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...which was formed to rescue from devastation the Morea and a few other districts, passed without any breach of a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217666833

ISBN - 13:9780217666831

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