Progress of Russia in the West, North, and South: By Opening the Sources of Opinion and Appropriating the Channels of Wealth and Power

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Trübner & Company, 1853 - Europe - 438 pages

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Page 186 - Having once given her sanction to a measure, that it be not arbitrarily altered or modified by the Minister. Such an act she must consider as failing in sincerity towards the Crown, and justly to be visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that Minister.
Page 287 - Jungle swallowed up the walls,' said Hathi. 'And what more?' said Mowgli. 'As much good ground as I can walk over in two nights from the east to the west, and from the north to the south as much as I can walk over in three nights, the Jungle took.
Page 192 - In view of the death of the king without direct heirs, the great powers of Europe, ' taking into consideration that the maintenance of the integrity of the Danish monarchy, as connected with the general interests of the balance of power in Europe, is of high importance to the preservation of peace...
Page 192 - Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, his Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia...
Page 193 - SchleswigHolstein-Sonderbourg-Gliicksbourg, born a Princess of Hesse, by order of primogeniture, from male to male ; the High Contracting Parties, appreciating the wisdom of the views which have determined the eventual adoption of that arrangement...
Page 9 - Leave the Spanish revolution to burn itself out within its own crater. You have nothing to apprehend from the eruption, if you do not open a channel for the lava through the Pyrenees.
Page 51 - I take the question that is now to be fought for on the plains of Hungary to be this — whether Hungary shall continue to maintain its separate nationality as a distinct kingdom, and with a constitution of its own ; or whether it is to be incorporated more or less in the aggregate constitution that is to be given to the Austrian empire?
Page 186 - ... visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that Minister. She expects to be kept informed of what passes between him and the foreign Ministers before important decisions are taken, based upon that intercourse ; to receive the foreign despatches in good time ; and to have the drafts for her approval sent to her in sufficient time to make herself acquainted with their contents before they must be sent off. The Queen thinks it best that Lord John Russell should show this letter...
Page 285 - The former shall live under the exclusive jurisdiction and police of the ministers and the consuls of Russia. The Russian vessels shall not be subjected to any visit on board whatever on the part of the Ottoman authorities, neither out at sea nor in any of the ports or roadsteads belonging to the dominions of the Sublime Porte.
Page 340 - Cabinet — the relative exposure of the two channels in case of war to a coup de main. Any European or Transatlantic enemy of England might send an expedition, to the Isthmus of Darien with the greatest facility and secrecy ; by entrenching themselves upon any one point they could stop the passage ; they would have a long line to operate upon, strong positions to get possession of, no local power to impede them, extensive coasts to land upon, and the Pacific on the one side, and the Atlantic on...

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