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"If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul"

Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, Knight of Pratz was a French author, poet, and statesman.  In 1835 he published the "Voyage en Orient", a brilliant and bold account of the journey he had just made, in royal luxury, to the countries of the Orient.  


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