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Page 59 - The Suez Maritime Canal shall always be free and open, in time of war as in time of peace, to every vessel of commerce or of war, without distinction of flag.
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Page 203 - Republic engages not to acquire either territory or political influence to the east of the same line. 2. The line of frontier shall start from the point where the boundary between the Congo Free State and French Territory meets the water-parting between the watershed of the Nile and that of the Congo and its affluents. It shall follow in principle that water-parting up to its intersection with the nth parallel of north latitude.
Page 204 - in this Agreement means all the territories South of the 22nd parallel of latitude, which : 1. Have never been evacuated by Egyptian troops since the year 1882 ; or 2. Which, having before the late rebellion in the...
Page 8 - We dealt so fully with the other contents of Mr. Curzon's volume at the time of first publication that it is only necessary to say that the extreme interest and importance of them is enhanced by recent events, in the light of which they are revised.
Page 27 - We have had of late an abundance of romance, but not better than this. The heroine is adorable. The whole book is a masterpiece of romance. "—British Weekly. " It is an exciting narrative of a perilous adventure, and of a hate that Was converted into love as strong as death. The characters are drawn with a strong hand, and the interest is sustained to the end.