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  • Accordingly he had to resign livings and canonries wholesale (April 28, 1410).
  • He proposed to do so by promoting a wholesale immigration into his tsardom of master-workmen and skilled artificers.
  • A large wholesale trade is carried on with all the settlements of the province.
  • The prosperity of the city depends on that of the rich mining country about it, on a very extensive wholesale trade, for which its situation and railway facilities admirably fit it, and on its large manufacturing and farming interests.
  • In Mesopotamia and Yemen disturbance was endemic; nearer home, a semblance of loyalty was maintained in the army and among the Mussulman population by a system of delation and espionage, and by wholesale arrests; while, obsessed by terror of assassination, the sultan withdrew himself into fortified seclusion in the palace of Yildiz.

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