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" I still feel great doubts about the acquisition in sovereignty of so many Dutch colonies. I am sure our reputation on the Continent, as a feature of strength, power, and confidence, is of more real moment to us than an acquisition thus made. "
Memoirs and correspondence of Viscount Castlereagh, second marquess of ... - Page 474
by Viscount Robert Stewart Castlereagh - 1853
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Lives of Lord Castlereagh and Sir Charles Stewart, the Second and Third ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Great Britain - 1861
...questions, hai'iny secured the Continent, the ancient family, and the leading features of our own peace. 1 still feel great doubts about the acquisition in sovereignty...real moment to us than an acquisition thus made." — LORD CASTLEBEAOH to LOUD LIVERPOOL, April 19, 1814 ; Cast. Cor. ix. 472-475. CHAP. This they hesitated...
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Anthropologica, Volume 47

Ethnology - 1897
...Colonies. I atn sure uur repiilafiuii on tincontinent, as a feature of strengt!) , power and contidence, is of more real moment to us than an acquisition thus made." Dl. l (dl. 9) bl. 474. (Het cursieve van mij ) Kn als onze minister Van Nagell boos wordt over hetgeen...
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Power Politics

Martin Wight - Political Science - 2002 - 317 pages
...colonies; at the Vienna Settlement it returned most of them to France. 'I am sure,' said Castlereagh, 'our reputation on the Continent, as a feature of...more real moment to us than an acquisition thus made '3 - a classic statement of the value of prestige. Bismarck followed the same policy by refusing 2....
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The Meaning of Prestige

Harold Nicolson - Diplomacy - 1937 - 35 pages
...something deeper and more durable than power alone. 'I am sure,' wrote Castlereagh to Lord Liverpool, 'I am sure our reputation on the Continent, as a feature...power and confidence is of more real moment to us than any such acquisitions which might be made.' It is unfortunate that a similar regard for reputation...
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