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  • Respecting the rupture of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Greece, &c.," in State Papers, lix.
  • The concord of the Order with the towns and the Hanse was one great cause of its prosperity until the close of the 14th century; and the rupture of that concord in the 15th century was largely responsible for its fall.
  • Shortly before his starting, an open rupture was scarcely averted; and he and his brothers allowed the idea to get abroad that he was being virtually banished from France.
  • The rupture, therefore, took place in the middle of May; and on a flimsy pretext the First Consul ordered the detention in France of all English persons.
  • Napoleon wished to postpone the rupture for fully eighteen months, as is shown by his secret instructions to Decaen.