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" The possession of Egypt," said he, " will open a prompt communication with the richest countries of the East. It will unite the commerce of the Indies to that of France, and pave the way for great captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt... "
History of the Ottoman Empire: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 174
by William Deans - 1854 - 322 pages
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The Lily and the Bee: An Apologue of the Crystal Palace

Samuel Warren - Bees - 1851 - 224 pages
...political foresight, urged on Louis XIV. the conquest of Egypt. " The possession of Egypt," said he, " will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt once conquered, nothing could be easier than to take possession of the entire coast of the Red...
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The Lily and the Bee: An Apologue of the Crystal Palace

Samuel Warren - Bees - 1851 - 224 pages
...political foresight, urged on Louis XIV. the conquest of Egypt. "The possession of Egypt," said he, "will open a prompt communication with the richest...It will unite the commerce of the Indies to that of Prance, and pave the way for great captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt once conquered,...
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History of Europe from the commencement of the French revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1854
...was meditating an expedition into those * "The possession of Egypt," says he, in the same memorial, "will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. If the Portuguese, whose power is much inferior to that of France, had been able to obtain possession...
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Now and then; The lily and the bee; The intellectual and moral development ...

Samuel Warren - 1854
...political foresight, urged on Louis XIV. the conquest of Egypt. ' The possession of Egypt,' said he, ' will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt once conquered, nothing could be easier thau to take possession of the entire coast of the Ked...
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A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge ..., Volume 2

Geography - 1856
...into execution, held out to him the prospect of conquering E. "The posetttion of E.," writes Leibnitz, "will open a prompt communication with the richest...the Indies to that of France, and pave the way for jrreat captains to march to conquesta worthy of Alexander. If the Portuguese, whose power is much inferior...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 4

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1860
...early discerned the vast capabilities * " The possession of Egypt," says he, in the same memorial, " will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. If the Portuguese, whose power is much inferior to that of France, had been able to obtain possession...
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The Rise and Decay of the Rule of Islam

Archibald Joseph Dunn - Europe - 1877 - 368 pages
...from Holland ; you will secure the eternal dominion of France in the Levant. The possession of Egypt will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt once conquered, nothing could be easier than to take possession of the entire coast of the Red...
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Egypt: political, financial, and strategical

Griffin W. Vyse - 1882
...opinion as England." " The possession of Egypt," writes Leibnitz, who seems to have foreseen Napoleon, " will open a prompt communication with the richest...captains to march to conquests worthy of Alexander. Egypt once conquered, nothing would be easier thanto take possession of the entire coast of the Indian...
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Modern Egypt, Its Witness to Christ: Lectures After a Visit to Egypt in 1883

Henry Bickersteth Ottley - Bible - 1884 - 221 pages
...hundred years before then, Leibnitz had written to Louis XIV. that " the possession of Egypt . . would pave the way for great captains to march to • conquests worthy of Alexander . . and would for ever secure the possession of the Indies, the commerce of Asia, and the dominion...
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Egypt in Anglo-French diplomacy, to 1875-1904

Lowell Joseph Ragatz - 1920 - 490 pages
...German philosopher had written to Louis XIV, calling attention to the fact that "the possession of Egypt will open a prompt communication with the richest countries of the East, will join the trade of the Indies to that of France, and will prepare the 4 way for great commanders...
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