East, used to say when, soon after the Crimean War, certain natives of the country now known as Bulgaria began to petitionS ultan Abdul Medjid to grant them a religious chief of their own, in place of the Greek Patriarch, who for centuries had been their official medium of communication with theO ttoman Government. The Ottoman theocracy knew nothing of races, only of religions :B ulgars, Serbs, Macedonian Slavs were lumped up together, in the Christian herd the ray ah. Some thirty years after the Russian discovery, anE nglish statesman, notable in his day, Mr. Shaw Lefevre, passed through Bulgaria on his way to Constantinople. Of course, there was at that time noB ulgaria, in the official sense at least; only a group of provinces Widin, Rustchuk, Sofia, Philippopolis, etc. under Turkish pashas. And Mr. Shaw Lefevre was struck with the natural richness of the country and with its desolation. It was as if its inhabitants, scared by the Turkish invader to seek refuge in their mountain fastnesses, had remained there. Not that Mr. Lefevre knew anything about a vanished nation. He was exactly in the position of the Russian officers and soldiers of 1829. This is what he wrote, many years later, of this first visit of his to the lost people who have since become a powerful nation, with aC zarF erdinand for ruler :L ike almost all other Englishmen of the time, I was profoundly ignorant of the very existence of a people of Bulgarian
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