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" France in the divan, and the sultan was the sad spectator of a contest of which he was himself the unwilling umpire, the ostensible object, and the proposed prey. The victory of either party alike menaced him with ruin ; he had to choose between the armies... "
History of the Ottoman Empire: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 186
by William Deans - 1854 - 322 pages
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John Cam Hobhouse Baron Broughton - Albania - 1817
...the unwilling umpire, the ostensible object, and the proposed prey. The victory of cither party alike menaced him with ruin : he had to choose between the armies of France and the fleets of England. When the French Ambassador General Sebnstiani, and the successes of Austcrlitz, had destroyed the former...
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A Journey Through Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe ..., Volume 2

John Cam Hobhouse Baron Hobhouse - Albania - 1817
...the Porte.* Never was sovereign so situated between two negotiators, one armed with the power of the land, the other with that of the sea ; both, to all appearance, able to destroy, hut neither capable of protecting him against his antagonist. The precipitate flight of the British...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1829
...contest of which he was the ostensible object, and tlie proposed prey. The victory of either party alike menaced him with ruin ; he had to choose between the...armed with all the power by land, the other with that by sea ; both, to all appearance, able to destroy, but neither of them capable of protecting him against...
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The Quarterly review VOL.142 July&October,1876

The Quarterly review VOL.142 July&October,1876 - 1876
...the unwilling umpire, the ostensible object, and the proposed prey. The victory of either party alike menaced him with ruin. He had to choose between the armies of France and the fleets of England . . . both to all appearance able to destroy, bnt neither capable of protecting him against his antagonist.'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 142

English literature - 1876
...the unwilling umpire, the ostensible object, and the proposed prey. The victory of either party alike menaced him with ruin. He had to choose between the armies of France and the fleets of England . . . both to all appearance able to destroy, but neither capable of protecting him against his antagonist.'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 142

English literature - 1876
...the unwilling umpire, the ostensible object, and the proposed prey. Thetvictory of either party alike menaced him with ruin. He had to choose between the armies of France and the fleets of England . . . both to all appearance able to destroy, but neither capable of protecting him against his antagonist.'...
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