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  • The international Conference which met at Constantinople towards the end of 1876 was, indeed, startled by the salvo of guns heralding the promulgation of a constitution, but the demands of the Conference were rejected, in spite of the solemn warnings addressed to the sultan by the Powers; Midhat Pasha, the author of the constitution, was exiled; and soon afterwards his work was suspended, though figuring to this day on the Statute-Book.
  • This was the opening salvo launched by a sculptor at an Unemployment Benefit Tribunal hearing.
  • This is an opening salvo in our campaign to put an end to its racist filth.
  • Monmouth was also hit by the third salvo from Gneisenau, setting her forward turret on fire.
  • We may have just witnessed the first salvo in what could prove to be an irreversible trip to hell on earth.

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