habitants Russia is supposed to count about 80,000,000.
The British dominions in India are commonly reckoned at about 200,000,000, but the Duke of Wellington said in a speech in the House of Lords, that the estimates of population in India were always 100 per cent too high.
China is rated at 400,000,000 probably it has half Now, Rome was an aggregate of nationalities, comprising all the people that lived in the countries lying between the Euphrates and the Pillars of Hercules and between.
Poland and Egypt.
Russia extends entirely across Europe and Asia, and consists of at least fifty nationalities, many of them barbarous tribes.
India is inhabited by a sent barbarous race, and so is China.
Now here is a nation promising to number 400,000,000 in a century, all under one Government, and speaking one language.
It evidently cannot hold together — The thing is preposterous.
It has already been broken in fragments, and England and France will take care that the fragments shall not be