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• Quid enim vel fortissimi olim viri, vel eloquentissimi, gloriosius aut se dignius esse duxerunt, quam vel suadendo, vel fortiter faciendo ελευθερους και αυτονομους ποιείσθαι τους Έλληνας ? Verum et aliud quiddam præterea tentandum est, meâ quidem sententiâ longe maximum, ut quis antiquam in animis Græcorum virtutem, industriam, laborum tolerantiam, antiqua illa studia dicendo, suscitare atque accendere possit.”-Milton, Epist. Fam.

6. For what have the bravest or the most eloquent men of old times held more glorious or more worthy of them, than either by persuasive speeches, or by gallant deeds, to render the Greeks free and independent? There remains, however, yet another thing, in my opinion, of far greater moment; that a man should arise, capable of rousing and exciting in the minds of the Greeks their ancient bravery, industry, and unwearied perseverance, by recalling them to their former studies.”

MARCHANT, PRINTER, INGRAM.COURT, TENCHURCH-STREET.

TO

CAPO D'ISTRIA,

THE FRIEND OF THE GREEKS,

THIS WORK IS DEDICATED

BY

LEICESTER STANHOPE,

November 1st. 1825.

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