Courtesy Reuters

THE Greek people are a small nation. In allegiance to their special form of nationalism and the Hellenic Idea they are as homogeneous as any people in the world. Nearly all Hellenes are now within the territory of the Greek state; of the exceptions -- the half-million voluntary emigrants to America, the populations of Cyprus and the Dodecanese, of Constantinople and Egypt -- only those in Cyprus and the Dodecanese make an irredenta question, and such questions between Greece and England or Italy will have to find some peaceable solution. The land of the Greeks is not over-populated, and they

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