This mental torpor subsisting in combination with some virtuous, mild, and hospitable feelings, keeps alive also the empire of ... of the Greek church slowly penetrates by the north, and Mahometanism still flourishes in the western regions . ... When once an Asiatic nation profits by its local circumstances, it is as difficult to be conquered as any European people. ... 220 7 [BOOK XXIVASIA IN GENERAL.
|Title||:||A System of Universal Geography, Or, A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe|
|Author||:||Conrad Malte-Brun, Jean-Jacques-Nicolas Huot|