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Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century

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Author: Karl Marx
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,102 / 107 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.7
LoC Categories: HB, JC
Downloads: 2,532
Added to site: 2010.05.15
mnybks.net#: 27732
Genre: Politics
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d by a well-timed act of complaisance insure itself a powerful friend.'[11] My opinion was not received; an ambiguous and trimming answer was given; we seemed equally afraid to accept or dismiss them. I was instructed secretly to oppose, but avowedly to acquiesce in them, and some unguarded expressions of one of its then confidential servants, made use of in speaking to Mr. Simolin, in direct contradiction to the temperate and cordial language that Minister had heard from Lord Stormont, irritated the Empress to the last degree, and completed the dislike and bad opinion she entertained of that Administration.[12] Our enemies took advantage of these circumstances.... I SUGGESTED THE IDEA OF GIVING UP MINORCA TO THE EMPRESS, because, as it was evident to me we should at the peace be compelled to make sacrifices, it seemed to me wiser to make them to our friends than to our enemies. THE IDEA WAS ADOPTED AT HOME IN ITS WHOLE EXTENT,[13] and no

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