Excerpt from A Picture of Greece in 1825, Vol. 1 of 2: As Exhibited in the Personal Narratives of James Emerson, Esq., Count Pecchio, and W. H. Humphreys, Esq.; Comprising a Detailed Account of the Events of the Late Campaign, and Sketches of the Principal Military, Naval, and Politic... al Chiefs
Belying the anticipations of those who would have risked their property and blood in the noble strug gle for her liberties, must be deemed more a mat ter of regret than of astonishment and Whilst We may grieve that the predictions in her favour, with which these Volumes conclude, are thus fated not to be verified, we must yet feel additional conviction of the truth of the statements to her disadvantage, which are impartially set forth in them and in which the parties are unfortunately but too well borne out by the events that have occurred since they left.
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