The Private History of a Polish Insurrection: From Official and Unofficial Sources, Volumes 1-2

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Saunders, Otley, and Company, 1865 - Poland

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Page 320 - Majesté impériale se réserve de donner à cet état, jouissant d'une administration distincte, l'extension intérieure qu'elle jugera convenable. Elle prendra avec ses ' autres titres celui de czar, roi de Pologne, conformément au protocole usité et consacré pour les titres attachés à ses autres possessions.
Page vi - I also could speak as ye do, if your soul were in my soul's stead ; I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.
Page 317 - Experience has proved that it is not by counteracting all their habits and usages as a people that either the happiness of the Poles, or the peace of that important portion of Europe, can be preserved.
Page 215 - In maintaining, at this day, these institutions in their integrity, we reserve to ourselves, whenever they shall have been practically tried, to proceed to their further development, in accordance with the requirements of the age and of the country.
Page 320 - Le duché de Varsovie, à l'exception de la ville libre de Cracovie et de son territoire, ainsi que du rayon qui sur la rive droite de la Vistule retourne à SM l'empereur d'Autriche, et des provinces dont il a été autrement disposé en vertu des articles ci-dessus, est réuni à l'empire de Russie. Il y sera lié irrévocablement par sa constitution, pour être possédé par SM l'empereur...
Page 310 - Majesty to connect the residue of the Duchy of Warsaw with the Russian provinces which were allotted to Russia by the former divisions of Poland, and to erect them into a separate monarchy, to be governed by His Imperial Majesty as King of Poland, under such arrangements as may be judged suitable for reviving the kingdom of Poland under the Russian dynasty. And this measure is alleged to be necessary, on the principles of moral duty, in order to produce a due improvement in the government of His...
Page 315 - Polonais jouiront de privilèges que les Russes n'ont point. Bientôt l'esprit des deux nations sera tout-à-fait en opposition, leurs jalousies empêcheront l'unité , des embarras de tout genre naîtront , et un Empereur de Russie, en même temps Roi de Pologne, sera moins redoutable qu'un Souverain de l'Empire Russe , réunissant à celui-ci la plus grande partie de ce pays qu'on ne lui dispute pas, comme province.
Page 215 - ... a free pardon to all those of our subjects in the kingdom implicated in the late troubles who have not incurred the responsibility of other crimes or misdemeanours committed on service in the ranks of our army, and who may before the 1st [13th] May lay down their arms and return to th'eir allegiance.
Page 312 - ... restrictive of your sovereign authority over your own provinces ; they only wish you, Sire, for the sake of peace, to ameliorate gradually the frame of your Polish administration, and to avoid, if you are not prepared for the complete reunion and independence of Poland, that species of measure which, under a title of higher import, may create alarm both in Russia and the neighbouring States, and which, however it may gratify the ambition of a few individuals of great family in Poland, may, in...
Page 309 - it is nevertheless understood,' writes Lord Castlereagh to the Earl of Liverpool, ' that His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Russia considers himself entitled to dispose of the whole Duchy of Warsaw, with all its fortresses, on the ground that his troops first occupied the Duchy ; that, however, as matter of grace and favour...

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