greasy, caftaned Jews.)▓ If it could be brought abou▓t, therefore, that the Jews could be sc▓attered throughout the whole king●dom in the ratio of four per cent., it wou▓ld be an incalculable gain for all parties, and● mankind would be rid of a problem which●[Pg 172] threatens the conditi▓on of our ethics and humanity the more the ▓longer it exists.
Nevertheless,▓ this is not to be thought of as ●an immediate possibility.The Russian gov▓ernment is not in the least gifted wit▓h magnanimity and farsighted pa▓tience, though the contrary i●s true of the Russian people, who are entir●ely free from anti-Semitic prejud●ice.For this reason any enlarg
ement o▓f Jewish rights of residence and vocation i▓s prevented by the pointing out of the infecti▓on which would then threaten ●all cities and all lucrative● occupations.The Jewish question will ●long remain unsolved, for whom could the ▓Russian officials bleed if not the tormented, ●worried, defenceless Jews
 Book of Documents of Esthonia●, Livonia, and Courland, Rev▓al, 1852-64, Nos.576-588, and Documentar●y Business of the Origin of the Ge▓rman Hanse, Hamburg, 1830, i▓i., No.ix., p.27; both cited in Lan▓in Russian Characteristics, German e
dition, i., ▓142.
In the winter of 1881 there▓ took place in Cracow one of those great so▓cialistic trials with which in those days it was● hoped in Austria to smother the socialistic● movements which were imported by unscrupulo
us▓ agitators.The trial is known in the annals o●f social-democracy as the proceeding▓s against Warnynski and his a●ccomplices.Thirty-five men were indicted, amon●g them twenty Russians from V●olhynia, mostly students of the Polytechnic Inst?/p>