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CHAPTER V
PUBLIC LATTERS 1853-1855

Normans of Asia, would have beaten the Russians in a hundred battles, would drive them utterly and for ever from their country, and the Russian empire would be bounded in that direction by the Volga. Russia employs arms everywhere which England employs only in cities and boroughs. A million sterling would detach her Cossacks from her, and make independent princes of their Hetmans. But first there must be war.
WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.

On November 1, 1853, the Czar declared war against Turkey, and the first encounter between the Russian and Turkish troops took place three days later. On December 3, the Examine;- published the following address to the Czar, written by Landor

To The Emperor Nicholas.
It will be thought by some an act of indecorum, by others of somewhat like insanity, to address a king or emperor as if he were a man ; as if verily and indeed he were a rational creature, accountable here or hereafter for the government of his fellow creatures. Fellow creatures ! By what potentate, by what minister, were they ever admitted to be ? Nevertheless I have always thought that they were. And, having taken no lessons in walking backward, nor been engaged for the minuet de la cour, I shall do a man's duty in coming at once toward the proudest of these potentates, telling him that whoso places himself next to God is thereby the most ungodly.
Nicholas ! Tzar of Muscovy ! disturber of Europe and Asia, violator of treaties the most sacred, invader of every neighbour's lands, scoffer at his laws and allegiance, how long are thy perfidy and violence to endure ? What pleasure canst thou derive from human sufferings ?What benefit from the servitude of nations ? What glory from the abasement of surrounding kings ? Is there no danger in trampling on the prostrate ? The charger in the field of battle knows there is. Is it a healthy exercise, year after year, to gallop over the festering, the dying, the dead and unburied ?
Tzar Nicholas ! thy empire was built upon blood : on blood have many been constructed, none consolidated. Thou and thy predecessors

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