GOCE DELCEV: but what can we possibly do when we ourselves are
Text of Delcev’s letter to Nikola Maleshevski:WE ARE BULGARIANS!
01.05.1899, Kolyo, … May the dissents and cleavages not frighten you. It is
really a pity, but what can we possibly do when we ourselves are Bulgarians and
all suffer from the same disease! If this disease had not existed in our
forefathers who passed it on to us, we wouldn’t have fallen under the ugly
sceptre of the Turkish sultans…”