Excerpt from Two Lectures, Lecture I, Turkey and Russia: With a Map Showing the Position of Both Armies in the Principalities: Lecture II, the Exile in a Foreign Land; A Poetical Sketch
When Peter the Great of Russia, so wise, so consistent, - yes, when that wonderful man founded St. Petersburgh on the banks of the Neva, did he intend his capital should be seated on the very verge of his Empire? No, he designed it should be at some future time in the centre of his maritime states, Sweden and Norway spread around it. His successors have been vacil lating between the erection of a northern and southern mari time power.
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