Pamphlets on Poland, XIXth Cent

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Page 45 - They never fail who die In a great cause : the block may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark a doom, They but augment the deep and sweeping thoughts Which overpower all others, and conduct The world at last to freedom...
Page 51 - President of the French Republic; His Majesty the King of Italy; His Majesty the King of the...
Page 33 - We recommend to the executive power to fee the council of infpection immediately begin its office under the eye of the diet, and continue its duties without the leaft interruption. We fwear before God and the country to maintain and defend, with all poffible human power, the prefent conftitution ; and confidering this oath as a proof of real love of our country, we command all magiftrates and troops here prefent to take it immediately. The commiffion of war fhall iffue orders to the...
Page 5 - ... and contracts, for as long a term as may be agreed on ; with liberty to remain or to remove, after having fulfilled the obligations he may have voluntarily...
Page 47 - Europe should result from the union of Poland with the Russian empire, already so powerful — a danger which would not be imaginary, if the military force of the two countries should ever be united under the command of an ambitious and warlike monarch.
Page 47 - Upon this principle Lord Castlereagh earnestly requested the sovereigns upon whom the fate of Poland depended, not to leave Vienna till they had pledged themselves that the Poles, in their respective dominions, under whatever form of government they might think proper to place them, should still be treated as Poles. ' The knowledge that such a resolution has been taken...
Page 54 - The Duchy of Warsaw, with the exception of the provinces and districts which are otherwise disposed of by the following Articles, is united to the Russian Empire, to which it shall be irrevocably attached by its Constitution, and be possessed by His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias, his heirs and successors in perpetuity.
Page 50 - Austria has never considered free and independent Poland as an inimical or rival power, and the principles upon which his illustrious predecessors acted, and which guided his Imperial Majesty himself until the partition in 1773 and 1797, were abandoned only under the pressure of circumstances which the Sovereigns of Austria had it not in their power to controul.
Page 50 - Warsaw, could have left no doubt on the minds of the Allied Powers, that the re-establishment of Poland, as an independent state, with a national administration of its own, would have fully accomplished the wishes of his imperial majesty, and he would even have been willing to make the greatest sacrifice to obtuin the restoration of that ancient and beneficial arrangement.
Page 51 - Russia has declared that the best security for the repose and the vigour of nations, consists in the happiness of the people, and that this happiness is inseparable from the righteous care of the rulers over the nationality and customs of their subjects. The emperor is of opinion that he cannot better express the conformity of his own intentions, in the present instance, with the maxim laid down, than by directing the plenipotentiary to declare, that he entirely concurs with the sentiments expressed...

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