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No. 661. —you xxni.]

No. 661. —you xxni.]

December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
THE OLD AND THE NEW YEAR.

THE OLD AND THE NEW YEAR.

The close of the Old and the beginning of a New Year is a period always suggestive of serious reflections. Not only individuals and families, but nations, do well at such a time to review the past and the present, and to look, as far as human foresight can pierce it, into the di
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
[With Supplement, Sixpence.

[With Supplement, Sixpence.

December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
augmented. Great Britain—that old and venerable state —so far from having reached the natural period of decay, was proved to

augmented. Great Britain—that old and venerable state —so far from having reached the natural period of decay, was proved to

be in the enjoyment of a more elastic youthfulness than could be boasted by any other state in the European commonwealth. Strong in the indomitable character of the people, in the blessings of a free constitution, which was not the theoretical contrivance of an hour, but the pra
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
another opportunity to satiate itself. But the nation, or its rulers, were not wise enough. Laudably anxious to prevent so

another opportunity to satiate itself. But the nation, or its rulers, were not wise enough. Laudably anxious to prevent so

great a calamity a general war, and miscalculating the character and motives of the public disturber, the Czar was allowed to gain time, and to improve his opportunity. Th ■ file that might readily have been extinguished in June, became in December a conflagration to threaten th
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 

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THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

The Russian Admiral Nachimoff addressed a letter to the Austrian Consul at Sinope, before leaving, to the following effect: I address you the only official person at Sinope, requesting you to make known to the authorities, or your fellow Consuls, should there such, that I much r
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
AMERICA.

AMERICA.

Account* from Lower California state that territory had become Republic. The Walker expedition, Uttcd out at San Fiancisoo, had lauded at La Faz. seized two Mexican governore, lowered 'lie Mexican colours, raided thehißepublioan flay, fought and gained a battle,declared Lower Ca
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
HOSTILITIES BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA.

HOSTILITIES BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA.

We hear from Constantinople that, on the 14th, the Ambassadors communicated to Redschid Pacha the proposals of the Great Powers. Divan met on the 18th. After a long and animated discussion, it was resolved to authorise the Ministry to state that the Sublime Porte would be willin
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

will be the strongest disapproval that could be administered to Lord Falkland. Viscount Melville, K.C.8., has been appointed to command the Sirbind division, in the room of the late General Godwin, C.B. The Shah of Persia is reported to have left Teheran with 30,000 cavalry and
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England
 
CHINA.

CHINA.

There is no new feature to report in the proceedings of the Imperial and insurgent troops. Constant fighting is going on, with little result on either side. The losses of the Imperialists have been considerable, while the insurgents have suffered little, which gives them confide
December 31, 1853 - Illustrated London News - London, London, England