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MODERN EGYPT

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
NEW YORK • BOSTON · CHICAGO

ATLANTA · SAN FRANCISCO

MACMILLAN & CO., LIMITED
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THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, LTD.

TORONTO

MODERN EGYPT

BY

THE EARL OF CROMER

In his first interview with the Governor of St. Helena,
Napoleon said emphatically : Egypt is the most important
country in the world.

Rose, Life of Napoleon, vol. i. p. 356.

Earum proprie rerum sit historia, quibus rebus gerendis
interfuerit is qui narret,

Gellius, Noctes Atticae, v. 18.

τα δ' έργα των πραχθέντων εν τω πολέμω ουκ εκ
του παρατυχόντος πυνθανόμενος ήξίωσα γράφειν, ουδ'
ως εμοι έδόκει, αλλ' οίς τε αυτός παρών, και παρά των
άλλων όσον δυνατόν ακριβεία περί εκάστου επεξελθών.

THUCYDIDES, i. 22.

TWO VOLUMES IN ONE

VOL. I

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COPYRIGHT, 1908,
BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.

Set up and electrotyped. Published March, 1908. Reprinted
April, May, August, 1908 : January, 1909; March, 1916.

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PREFACE

I AM wholly responsible for the contents of this book. It has no official character whatsoever.

CROMER.

LONDON, December 31, 1907.

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