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... the civil service commissioners , will be required , as far as practicable , to attend for at least three months in the foreign office , in order that they may become acquainted with the forms of business as carried on there .
... proclamation of June , 1861 , is forgotten ; and the large and profitable commerce carried on between Havana and the blockaded ports of the South in enemies ' ships , which changed their flags in Cuban waters is quite ignored .
... be faithfully carried out . A treaty of peace was negotiated with the leaders of the revolution . In 1879 General Campos wrote a long dispatch to his Government from the seat of his triumph , which at this day is extremely ...
While some of the reforms stipulated for by the Cubans and engaged to be carried out by General Campos in 1879 were nominally granted , they were all substantially with held . The central government did not feel itself bound after the ...
It must be admitted that the present management of our foreign service is bur- dened with many drawbacks to its efficacy by considerations that relate to domestic politics . Partisan policy , when strictly carried out in making ...
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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review
POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A MemoirUser Review - Kirkus
In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review