Memoirs of M. Thiers, 1870-1873 (Classic Reprint) by Adolphe ThiersMemoirs of M. Thiers, 1870-1873 (Classic Reprint) by Adolphe Thiers

Memoirs of M. Thiers, 1870-1873 (Classic Reprint)

byAdolphe Thiers

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Excerpt from Memoirs of M. Thiers, 1870-1873

European Courts that for France and for Europe the best thing to do was to help the present Govern ment of France.

Lord Granville fully accepted all I said on this matter, and if he had paused upon it it was as an objection, not on the part of England, but of Prussia seeking pretexts not to treat. He even asked me why the next Constituent Assembly had not been summoned as quickly as possible. I replied that the nature of the circumstances of the moment made it impossible, and in any case he seemed in this to wish to prove that he spoke not for himself but for Prussia, whose ill-will we have to neutralize.

At length we came to present circumstances, and I asked what England was willing to do; I asked it in the most urgent manner, reminding him of our forty years' alliance, our brotherhood in arms in the Crimea, and the loyalty of our behaviour during the war in India. I asked if England would refuse all support at a moment when the madness of the fallen Government had left us disarmed before a Power that in no way disguised its passion for aggrandize ment.

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Title:Memoirs of M. Thiers, 1870-1873 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:July 31, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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