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of Nations, on the precedei/ <«f •; whatever instrument iiltiim* 'v •, mutually entered Into beu*«- 4\, : Government s.^
Such a policy., had it b<. ' r • was over, would almost i«rt :* \ by the majority even of i\ \ ** in Egypt. Much, howev< r, ' -and Egyptians have beco'v* "complete independence." they may no longer believt Lj * - . * not yet been carried away 1 y *, A . ' j w those who have a stake in tl o * . experience in the conduct of j -" \ *I * -it. Others have suc4eiim" jc 1 to r : v have never met it by rT:y tx-1" * - - .-
legitimate grievances an«l mt«" r * It is not too late yet to rJJy v ^ : »r ; « j ances, but by telling them ^hci* n\r ;« I ;; * means, and how we intend to c^iry it r /. 1> \ \. : • those who first raised the cry of " v ** Tn^ * :* " 1 • and who still seek to impose it P- ..i .rl I : ; %v " faith, there are probably IKK a few T/I i - . I :, . .-the cost of barren resistance a^ scx)n ^- *L \ r .- * w we had spoken our last word, if o~Ly ::.*"* r " * r - -ably generous and conveys a f ulfibi:. r t L f ^: or" 4 - - * we are abeady pledged up to tht LI':. i\ . ;: r 1 - *. old ring of sincerity which in the t .ill r * *; - : : veiled Protectorate converted Z^gllul liv- i ' - c: -r quondam followers of Arabi •• th? Ei^~| :I :. * :o * ;.*- f :: British honesty of purpose. We ^i\ Ir 1.0 *.' -y * o"\ i t yield to the vehement clamour of :*.. E,r~y: i.- f^r ci complete independence/' for we arc f:\?, :ii. i 1 ;*T. :. -right, to judge that issue on its merits au1 to rtjr*.: ,: as too dangerous a leap in the dark for t1 C-P: :? ^:I. .-for us and for the peace of the whole Eo*t m \ ;«-"l We are not free, and we have not the right, to r*.*-i-* .1 • ^ a large and progressive measure of self-gevcnan it, /our willingness to communicate to the Lea| x ior self-government. But we are pledged to *andfor the protection of their