Thirty Years, Anglo-French Reminiscences (1876-1906)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1914 - France - 388 pages
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Page 128 - ... contributed to our national greatness and wealth as well as to the happiness of every citizen. But, with the powers of Europe permanently encamped on American soil, the ideal conditions we have thus far enjoyed cannot be expected to continue.
Page 69 - Perhaps you have mixed it up with other theories to which I am no party. My plan does not embrace any scheme of a congress of nations or imply the belief in the millennium, or demand your homage to the principles of non-resistance.
Page 58 - Her Majesty's Government are desirous of withdrawing it as soon as the state of the country, and the organization of proper means for the maintenance of the Khedive's authority, will admit of it.
Page 341 - Tribunal shall be equally divided, there shall be no recourse to hostile measures of any description until the mediation of one or more friendly Powers has been invited by one or both of the High Contracting Parties.
Page 341 - Award, by a majority of not less than five to one, shall be final. In case of an Award made by less than the prescribed majority, the Award shall also be final unless either...
Page 340 - VIII) shall be judges of the British Supreme Court of Judicature or members of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council to be nominated by Her Britannic Majesty, whose award by a majority of not less than five to one shall be final.
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