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  • We follow the king-emperor as he takes on the French in Italy, the Protestant princes in Germany and the Turks in Algiers.

    His Wealth of Nations

  • Winston on Gandhi "It is alarming and also nauseating to see Mr. Gandhi, a seditious middle temple lawyer, now posing as a fakir of a type well known in the east, striding half-naked up the steps of the viceregal palace, while he is still organizing and conducting a defiant campaign of civil disobedience, to parley on equal terms with the representative of the king-emperor."

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • The twelfth-century Sunni missionary Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi wrote, The order of the world is impossible without the existence of a king-emperor.

    The Great Experiment

  • The twelfth-century Sunni missionary Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi wrote, The order of the world is impossible without the existence of a king-emperor.

    The Great Experiment

  • “It is alarming and also nauseating to see Mr. Gandhi, a seditious middle temple lawyer, now posing as a fakir of a type well known in the east, striding half-naked up the steps of the viceregal palace, while he is still organizing and conducting a defiant campaign of civil disobedience, to parley on equal terms with the representative of the king-emperor.”

    Firedoglake » “The Cut-And-Run 2006 Campaign” — Game On?

  • After he sent a secret delegation to the Second Hague Peace Conference (1907), Kojong was forced to abdicate by Japan (July 19) in favor of his son, Sunjong (1874–1926, r. 1907–10), last king-emperor of the Yi dynasty and a mere figurehead.

    1902, Jan. 30

  • Hungary, their ascendancy was based on a narrow and artificial franchise, and it was open to the king-emperor to hold _in terrorem_ over them an appeal to the disfranchised majority.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • Without consulting the co-signatory powers of the treaty of Berlin, and in deliberate violation of its provisions, the king-emperor issued, on the 13th of October, a decree annexing Bosnia and Herzegovina to the

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • Coalition cabinet itself opinion was sharply divided, but in the end the views of the Independence party prevailed, and Dr Wekerle laid the proposal for a separate Hungarian Bank before the king-emperor and the Austrian government.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • The burning question of the "Magyar word of command" remained unsettled, save in so far as the fixed determination of the king-emperor had settled it; the equally important question of the renewal of the charter of the Austro-Hungarian State Bank had also formed no part of the agreement of 1907.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

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