In the dim old days when it was a mighty nation, Turkey was known as the home of the "Terrible Turk"; but, as the Sultan began to wobble on his gilded throne Turkey became "the Sick Man of Europe"—a phrase coined by Nicolas I* of Russia.

At Paris, famed Djevad Bey, First Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to France said: " 'The Sick Man of Europe' is dead. . . .

"The Ottoman Empire has passed into history. It has disappeared, not only geographically and politically but it no longer exists as a moral...

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