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  • Negotiations were entered into, but a deadlock ensued.
  • The contest between the royal power and that of the Sicilian estates threatened to bring matters to a deadlock, until in 1812, under the impulse of Lord William Bentinck, a constitution modelled largely on that of England was passed by the estates.
  • At the Paris Conference there was from the first a deadlock in the Adriatic dispute.
  • Thus the proposal entirely failed of its effect, and as Italy, Yugoslavia and America each adhered to its standpoint, and the two western Powers shrank from any constructive policy, a fresh deadlock ensued.
  • The fresh deadlock that ensued was by no means distasteful to Rome, which drew encouragement from Wilson'.s,; ,.ncreasing impotence at :;home and, therefore played for time.

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