Sentence Examples

  • On the 21st of June his envoy, Sami Bey, actually arrived at Constantinople, ostensibly to congratulate the sultan on the birth of a daughter, really to make use of the French influence now supreme at the Porte in order to effect a settlement.
  • The khedive was practically compelled to form a government in which Arabi was minister of war and Mahmud Sami premier, and Arabi took steps to extend his influence throughout his army.
  • The situz~tion now became critically serious: for the third time ships were sent to Alexandria, and on the 25th of May 1882 the consulsgeneral of the two powers made a strong representation to Mahmud Sami which produced the resignation of the Egyptian ministry, and a demand, to which the khedive yielded, by the military party for the reinstatement of Arabi.
  • Sherif fell in February, Mahmud Sami became prime minister, and Arabi (created a pasha) minister of war.
  • The same sentence was passed on Mahmud Sami and others.

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