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doomed population of Orissa, like passengers in a ship without
provisions, were called upon to suffer the extremities of famine;
and in the course of the spring and summer of 1866, some seven
hundred thousand people perished.
X. SPAIN AND THE NETHERLANDS.
 History of the United Netherlands: from the Death of William
the Silent to the Twelve Years' Truce, 1609. By John Lothrop
Motley, D. C. L. In four volumes. Vols. III. and IV. New York.
Tandem fit surculus arbor: the twig which Mr. Motley in his
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