Modern Egypt, Volume 1

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Macmillan Company, 1908 - Egypt - 1194 pages
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Page 9 - It is good also not to try experiments in states, except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident; and well to beware that it be the reformation that draweth on the change, and not the desire of change that pretendeth the reformation.
Page 32 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Page 259 - Bulgaria should be' constituted an autonomous and tributary Principality under the suzerainty of His Imperial Majesty the Sultan. It will have a Christian Government and a national militia.
Page 5 - One alien race, the English, have had to control and guide a second alien race, the Turks, by whom they are disliked, in the government of a third race, the Egyptians.
Page 555 - I consider myself free to act according to circumstances. I shall hold on here as long as I can, and if I can suppress the rebellion, I shall do so. If I cannot, I shall retire to the equator...
Page 445 - 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 Ali's conquest, and whose families still exist...
Page 420 - The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit.
Page 429 - Suakim to report on the best way of withdrawing garrisons, settling the country, and to perform such other duties as may be entrusted to him by the Khedive's Government through you.
Page 427 - Go in." / went in and saw them. They said, "Did Wolseley tell you our 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,
Page 340 - Highness imposes upon them the duty of giving advice with the object of securing that the order of things to be established shall be of a satisfactory character, and possess the elements of stability and progress.

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