Sentence Examples with the word sublime porte

Two years later, partly in view of the recommendations of the Congress of Berlin, partly to overcome insuperable difficulties in obtaining any kind of credit, the sultan authorized the Sublime Porte to issue an invitation to the various bondholders' committees in Europe to send delegates to Constantinople for the purpose of negotiating a resumption of payments.

Each ministry and department then sent in a detailed budget to the Sublime Porte before the end of November of each year.

This was not a difficult matter, because the Sublime Porte had many things to complain of in the past and had good reason to fear aggression in the near future.

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The divan of the Sublime Porte was for long the council of the empire, presided over by the grand vizier.