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GflAZI OSMAN'S KNTRY INTO CON- STANTINOPLE. The Constantinople correspondent of the Standard telegraphs the following, dated March 25th It was announced that Osman Pasha was certainly to make his public entry into Stamboul to-day, so at eleven o'clock this morning I took my post at a window of a tobacconist's shop in a street leading from Sirkedji Iadtlese tothe Perte, for I knew that at this place I must see the hero of Plevna, whether he came by water or by land. The crowd was much denser than it was yester- day, and as I gazed on it from the window it seemed wonderfully curious. In the broad space before me were many-tinted groups of Turkish women in their wonderfully gaudy cloaks and very transparent yashmaks, from above which their black eyes gleam full ef fun and excitement. Then there were Arab women hideously masked in dark facecloths, with only two holes in them for their eyes. There were plenty of Circassians in caps of sheepskin, dervishes in brown flower-pot caps, and Persians in black ] flower-pot caps. There were many P-reek, Armenian, < and some Russian priests, each in DI3 distinctive ] canonicals. There were turbans of all hues and ( forms, and the red fezzes gleamed out like poppies j in standing corn. The people who were riding or I driving were not so curious. At one time there passed by me an Egyptian sheikh on a tall, white donkey with a crimson saddle and trappings then came an old Turk on horseback, with his little son of 6 years old. Dressed in full military uniform and mounted behind his father on the crupper, the boy looked like a Lilliputian Turk in a Drury-lane children's pantomime. As I looked at him I wished that I bad with me a costumier or Ecene painter of some great London theatre. He would have found a mine of wealth in the scene before me. The' throng of people and their eagerness and excitement, were such as to remind me of Shakespeare's well-known descrip- tion ef the entry of Coriolanus into Borne; but I must add, however, that our veiled dames cannot act s the Roman ladies did, though I dare say they would if they could. At noon the crowd began to thicken. It was a very good-natured crowd, assembled utdtr very trying circumstances. Almost every one carried some article which he stuck into someone else, and hurt him dreadfully, but no one complained. A hernial came along with) a load of iren rods on bit shoulders at right angles to the sides of the street. He was as bad as a charge of cavalry. A man with a very long roll of India-matting on his shoulders knocked off the hat or fez of every one whom he approached. Little Turkish women about flve feet high insisted on holding their parasola close down to their heads, so that as they pressed through the crowd they entangled the wires of the frames in the fezzes or beards of the men. But nobody complained. The crowd was uniformly sober and good-tempered. About half-past twelve o'clock there came along some other inconvenient adjuncts to the crowd-namely, a Government waggon drawn by two huge buffaloes; then an araba, drawn by two white bullocks, full of Turkish women, and driven very badly indeed by one of the Turkish women; then a string of talegas, the country carts of Boumelia, with a motley crowd of passengers and lug- gage then a carriage from Missiri's Hotel, with Rus- sian ladies and gentlemen then two men carrying a brancard, on which was the dead body of a refugee whom they were taking to the waterside that he might be carried over to Scutari; then came a Turkish coffin, carried high on the shoulders of four men and with the dead man's fez placed on the foremost end of the coffin. Now there came a little lull. The Turkish women in front of my window began to get tired of looking at the crowd, and turned to look at my party. A young lady who was with me had an eye- glass, which interested them greatly. They pointed it out to one another, and talked about it. Presently their curiosity got the better of them, and they pushed back a swinging panel of the window, and begged that they might be allowed to try the eye-glass. It was handed to them, and they tried it one after another. But the v rang lady is near sighted, and they are long- sighted, so that they could make nothing out of the eye-glass, and banded it back again, with plain reflec- tions on the folly of the Frank women. Then a happy thought" struck me, and I caused it to be explained to them that, whereas Turkish husbands do not like their wives and daughters to be seen, Frank husbands do not like their wives and daughters to see, and make them look at men as "through a glass darkly. This proof of the supe- rior artfulness of Christian men gave them great satisfaction. At one o'clock there was a hum that the hero of Plevna was coming. The crowd closed up from all sides. The men who had been selling cakes and sweets, and flowers, and water were compelled to hold the trays on which their goods were spread high above their beads. There wa., a man in front of me with an enormous tray of daffodils, which blazed in the bright sun like a sacrificial flame in honour of the coming man. The four men who were carrying the Turkish coffin were set fast in the crowd, and held their ghastly burden on high as if they were the bearers of a skeleton to the feast, and were about to say to the warrior memento mori. Now be comes. No music heralds his approach no flaunting banners wave on high; no fair hands fling wreaths to him; EO soldiers prepare his passage. A Turkish crowd keeps its own lane, and keeps it well; but, as his solitary carriage, with an escort of some twenty soldiers passed along, and as he looked out calmly and imperturbably on the eyes glowing with interest and the faces white with excitement, there surged up round him a deep bum of sympathy and applause which far outweighed the value of the most costly pageant.

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