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PALMYRA AND ZENOBIA. [iv]

THE
PRESENT STATE OF TURKEY ;
OR
A DESCRIPTION
OF
THE POLITICAL, CIVIL, AND RELIGIOUS, CONSTITUTION, GOVERNMENT, AND LAWS OF THE
OTTOMAN EMPIRE;
THE FINANCEES, MILITARY AND NAVAL ESTABLISHMENTS;
THE STATE OF LEARNING, AND OF THE LIBERAL AND MECHANICAL ARTS;
THE MANNERS AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY OF THE TURKS AND OTHER SUBJECTS OF THE GRAND SIGNOR; &C. &C.

TOGETHER WITH
THE GEOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL, AND CIVIL, STATE OF THE PRINCIPALITIES OF
MOLDAVIA AND WALLACHIA.
FROM OBSERVATIONS ADE, DURING A RESIDENCE OF FIFTEEN YEARS IN CONSTANTINOPLE AND THE TURKISH PROVINCES,
BY THOMAS THORNTON, ESQ.

VOL. I.
THE SECOND EDITION, WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS.

"Nec a festinante et vehementer occupato elegantiam orations, quam ne mediatatus quidem et otiosus praestare possem, aequum est requirere. Me quidem consolabitur nullins mendacii sibi conscius animus; quod est in hujusmodi narrationibus praecipue spectandum."

BUSBEQUII Epist. i.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR JOSEPH MAWMAN, 22, POULTRY.
1809.




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