Excerpt From Essays On Some Disputed Questions In Modern International LawExpedition Of 1882, Refers In Eulogistic Terms To The Ably Planned And Well Executed Operations Whereby Our Eet Seized The Suez Canal He Then Adds, The Inference To Americans Is Obvious, That The Neutrality Of Any Canal Joining The Waters Of The Atlantic And Pacific Oceans Will Be Maintained, If At All, By The Nation Which Can Place And Keep The Strongest Ships At Each Extremity No Doubt The Gallant Commander Is Right, So Far As Physical Force Is Concerned But, With Regard To The Legal Aspect Of The Case, I Have Contended That All The States Interested In The Canal Must Concur In Its Neutralization, Before The Status Of Neutrality Can Be Conferred Upon It Here Again My View Receives Con Firmation From Current Authority For I See In The News Papers That The International Peace And Arbitration Conference, Assembled At Berne Early In The Present Month, Resolved That A Guarantee Of All The Maritime Powers Was Necessary In Order To Effect The Neutralization OF Interoceanic Canals.I Have Said That The Essays Are Greatly Amplified Lectures And This Is True Of All Except The Fifth When I Came To Revise It For Publication, The Subject Appeared So Great That A Treatise Would Be Required To Deal With It Completely I Have Therefore Been Content To Elaborate A Little Fully One Or Two Points Which Were The Pivots Of My Argument, Sending The Rest Of The Lecture To Press In Almost The Same Form As It Was Delivered The The Subject Is Investigated, The , I Believe.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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