Greece, During Lord Byron's Residence in that Country, in 1823 and 1824: Being a Series of Letters, and Other Documents, on the Greek Revolution, Written During a Visit to that Country, Band 2
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Seite 89 - SIR, I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of his Excellency the Commander...
Seite 124 - Greece is, at present, placed between three measures; either to re-conquer her liberty, or to become a dependence of the sovereigns of Europe, or to return to a Turkish province : she has the choice only of these three alternatives. Civil war is but a road which leads to the two latter.
Seite 124 - Greece. I conceive that his name and his mission will be a sufficient recommendation, without the necessity of any other from a foreigner, although one who, in common with all Europe, respects and admires the courage, the talents, and, above all, the probity of Prince Mavrocordato. "I am very uneasy...
Seite 135 - Scrofer (or some such name), on board a Cephaloniote Mistico, Dec. 31. 1823. "My dear Stanhope, "We are just arrived here, that is, part of my people and I, with some things, &c., and which it may be as well not to specify in a letter (which has a risk of being intercepted, perhaps); — but...
Seite 136 - ... that I am here at his disposal. I am uneasy at being here : not so much on my own account as on that of a Greek boy with me, for you know what his fate would be ; and I would sooner cut him in pieces, and myself too, than have him taken out by those barbarians. We are all very well.
Seite 136 - Drake (Draco), and a body of Suliotes, to escort us by land or by the canals, with all convenient speed. Gamba and our Bombard are taken into Patras, I suppose; and we must take a turn at the Turks to get them out: but where the devil is the fleet gone? — the Greek, I mean; leaving us to get in without the least intimation to take heed that the Moslems were out again.
Seite 38 - ... with a sort of reverence and enthusiasm, ' with which he inspired those around him, that there ' was not one of us who would not, for his sake, have ' willingly encountered any danger in the world.
Seite 163 - The writer adds, after detailing the particulars of the poet's illness and death, " Your pardon, Stanhope, that I have thus turned aside from the great cause in which I am embarked. But this is no private grief. The world has lost its greatest man ; I my best friend.
Seite 187 - THAT the Honourable Colonel Stanhope is entitled to the most grateful thanks of the committee, for the unwearied zeal, sound discretion, and extensive benevolence, manifested by him, while acting as their agent in Greece ; and that the committee anticipates great benefits to Greece from the exertions and suggestions which distinguished his visit to that country, and desires particularly, to record and to communicate its high approbation of his efforts to promote harmony and a good understanding...
Seite 123 - London for fifty days, after having visited all the Committees of Germany. He is charged by our Committee to act in concert with me for the liberation of Greece. I conceive that his name and his mission will be a sufficient recommendation, without the necessity of any other from a foreigner, although one, who, in common with all Europe, respects and admires the courage, the talents, and above all, the probity of Prince Mavrocordato.