The Peoples and Politics of the Far East: Travels and Studies in the British, French, Spanish and Portuguese Colonies, Siberia, China, Japan, Korea, Siam and Malaya, 2. kötet

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Scribner, 1895 - 608 oldal
 

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396. oldal - ... hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety. With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered, and shall not interfere; but with the governments which have declared their independence and maintained it, and whose independence we have, on great consideration and just principles, acknowledged, we could not view an interposition for oppressing them, or controlling in any other manner their destiny, by any European power, in any other light than as a manifestation...
365. oldal - Chinese Government are disposed to precipitate complications; and in this juncture the Imperial Japanese Government find themselves relieved of all responsibility for any eventuality that may, in future, arise...
473. oldal - British influence and another part under French. || M. Waddington rejoined, that his Government did not admit that any part of Siam lay on the left bank of the Mekong, but regarded the country lying on that side as belonging to Annam.
363. oldal - Japanese •Government are compelled to exercise their own judgment. Although no restriction is placed upon the movement of the -Japanese troops in Korea, they will not be sent where their presence is not deemed necessary. The Japanese troops are under strict discipline, and the Japanese Government are •confident that they will not precipitate a collision with the Chinese forces.
528. oldal - Many Malays who were detected in the attempt to escape, were put to death, and the wives and daughters were forcibly dragged from their husbands and fathers, and ravished by the Siamese soldiery. The mode of execution was horrible in the extreme; the men being tied up for the most trifling offence, and frequently upon mere suspicion, their arms extended with bamboos; when the executioner with a ponderous instrument split them right down from the crown of the head, and their mangled carcases were...
364. oldal - Korean affairs in future, the idea may be excellent ; but the measures of improvement must be left to Korea herself. Even China herself would not interfere with the internal administration of Korea, and Japan having from the very first recognized the independence of Korea, can not have the right to interfere with the same.
512. oldal - Should these negotiations, however, unfortunately fail, and should the French Government be unable to accept the above proposal (which is offered in the most conciliatory spirit), the British Government would have to take such measures as they might consider necessary for their own protection.
599. oldal - The colonies, the army, the i avy, and the church, are only appendages of our aristocratical government. John Bull has for the next fifty years the task set him of cleansing his house from this stuff." — Quoted from Geffcken, The British Empire, p. 53. determination to maintain the colonial connection, which must be regarded as the first step towards the federation movement. So long, however, as ideas of this sort were confined to theoretical writers like Bentham and Goldwin Smith, or to politicians...
377. oldal - Jenjiro's father spoke as follows : ' It is the lot of all men to die. My son had to die some time. Instead of falling asleep in a corner of this miserable hovel, unmourned save by a few relatives, he has fallen on the field of honour, and received the praise of a multitude of his superiors. Hence his mother and I cannot look upon this as a mournful occasion. We rejoice that our son has been loyal to Japan, even to the point of shedding his blood in defence of her honour.
363. oldal - Highness and Your Excellencies that owing to the existence of a disturbance of a grave nature in Korea necessitating the presence of Japanese troops there, it is the intention of the Imperial government to send a body of Japanese troops to that country.

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