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" It may be that at some future period the Egyptians may be rendered capable of governing themselves without the presence of a foreign army in their midst, and without foreign guidance in civil and military affairs; but that period is far distant. One or... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 414
1920
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Modern Egypt, Volume 2

Evelyn Baring Earl of Cromer - Egypt - 1908
...hazardous, indeed, that I am very decidedly of opinion that it would be wholly unjustifiable to attempt it. It may be that at some future period the Egyptians...before the question can be even usefully discussed. The fact, however, that the occupation must last for a period which cannot now be denned. need not...
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Modern Egypt, Volume 2

Evelyn Baring Earl of Cromer - Egypt - 1908
...hazardous, indeed, that I am very decidedly of opinion that it would be wholly unjustifiable to attempt it. It may be that at some future period the Egyptians...pass away before the question can be even usefully discuss The fact, however, that the occupation must last for a period which cannot now be defined,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 209

English literature - 1908
...the fact that, if the British garrison were now withdrawn, a complete upset would probably ensue. ... It may be that, at some future period, the Egyptians...period is far distant. One or more generations must, hi my opinion, pass away before the question can be even usefully discussed ' (ii, 566). These are...
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The Dial, Volume 44

Literature, Modern - 1908
...they can by themselves. A fairly good and stable government must be insured until the Egyptians are capable of governing themselves without the presence...without foreign guidance in civil and military affairs. That time Lord Cromer thinks has not yet come, but, on the contrary, is far distant, and one or two...
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The Geographical Journal, Volume 31

Electronic journals - 1908
...present, and for a long time to come, the results of executing such a policy would be disastrous. ... It may be that at some future period the Egyptians may be rendered capable of governing themselves, . . . but that period is far. distant. One or more generations must, in my opinion, pass away before...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1908
...the fact that, if the British garrison were now withdrawn, a complete upset would probably ensue. ... It may be that, at some future period, the Egyptians...before the question can be even usefully discussed ' (ii, 566). These are strong words. There may be some who, even though agreeing with them, will wish...
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Modern Egypt, Volume 6

Evelyn Baring Earl of Cromer - Social Science - 1999 - 624 pages
...hazardous, indeed, that I am very decidedly of opinion that it would be wholly unjustifiable to attempt it. It may be that at some future period the Egyptians...before the question can be even usefully discussed. The fact, however, that the occupation must last for a period which cannot now be defined, need not...
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In Pursuit of Arabia

Rāshid Shāz - Civilization, Arab - 2003 - 219 pages
...race and culture and could see the future of this land only in being a dependent colony of Britain: "It may be that at some future period the Egyptians may be rendered capable of governing themselves ... but that period is far distant".27 Lane's version of the Arabian Niglits continued to portray the...
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A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present

Jason Thompson - History - 2008 - 382 pages
...more firmly fixed with time. After his retirement, when he published his memoirs in 1908, he asserted, "It may be that at some future period the Egyptians...before the question can be even usefully discussed."" The British record in education was atrocious in Egypt. Literacy, which had risen slightly under Ismail,...
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The Geographical Journal, Volume 31

Electronic journals - 1908
...present, and for a long time to come, the results of executing such a policy would be disastrous. ... It may be that at some future period the Egyptians may be rendered capable of governing themselves, . . . but that period is far distant. One or more generations must, in my opinion, pass away before...
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