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“心灵计划北京赛车”InAprilDeCrillonarrived,andwasfollowedbytheSpanishandFrenchtroopsfromMinorca.Fromeighteentotwentythousandmenwereaddedtothearmyalreadyencampedbeforetheplace,andthemostableengineerswereengagedfromalmostallcountriesofEurope,atextravagantsalaries,andgreatrewardswereofferedforinventionswhichmightdemolishtheformidableworksoftheEnglishontherock.Nearlyfortythousandtroopswerenowcongregatedagainsttheoldfortress.Onehundredandseventypiecesofheavyartilleryweredirectedagainstit,andimmensestoresofammunitionwereaccumulatedforthisfinalandtriumphantachievement.Ontheotherhand,GeneralElliothadnowrepairedandstrengthenedhisdefencesmorethanever.Hisgarrisonwasaugmentedtoseventhousandmen,includingamarinebrigade;eightypiecesofcannonfrownedfromthewalls,andthebulkofhismenwereofthebestandmostseasonedkind.Foxsawthegrowingchangewithalarm.HesawthatalltheirresolutionsandaddressesproducednoeffectontheMinisterialparty;andhedidnotdaretogofurtherandpassaBill,eitherlegislativeordeclaratory,forhefeltthattheLordswouldthrowitout;andtostopthesupplies,ordelaytheMutinyBillwouldprobablydisgustandannihilatetheverymajorityonwhichhedepended.Inthesecircumstances,heprobablysawwithsatisfactionanattemptatcoalition.Mr.Grosvenor,thememberforChester,duringthethreedaysoftheadjournment,calledameetingofmembersofbothpartiesforthepurposeofseeingwhetheracoalitioncouldnotbeformed,andthusputanendtothisviolentcontest.Aboutseventymembersmet,andanaddresstotheDukeofPortlandandMr.Pittwassignedbyfifty-four.Pittexpressedhisreadinesstoco-operateinsuchaplan,buttheDukeofPortlanddeclaredthatthefirstindispensablesteptowardssuchameasuremustbetheresignationofMinisters.Thisputanendtoallhopeofsuccess.

[277]Suchwasthestateofaffairsathomeandabroadduringtherecessof1829.TheGovernmenthopedthatbythemollifyinginfluenceoftimetherancouroftheTorypartywouldbemitigated,andthatbytheproposalofusefulmeasurestheWhigleaderswouldbeinducedtogivethemtheirsupport,withoutbeingadmittedtoapartnershipinpowerandtheemolumentsofoffice.Butinbothrespectstheymiscalculated.TheDukemetParliamentagainonthe4thofFebruary,1830.ItwasobviousfromthefirstthatneitherwasToryrancourappeasednorWhigsupporteffectuallysecured.TheSpeechfromtheThrone,whichwasdeliveredbycommission,wasunusuallycurtandvague.Itadmittedtheprevalenceofgeneraldistress.ItwastruethattheexportsinthelastyearofBritishproduceandmanufactureexceededthoseofanyformeryear;but,notwithstandingthisindicationofanactivecommerce,boththeagriculturalandthemanufacturingclassesweresufferingseverelyin"someparts"oftheUnitedKingdom.Therewasnoquestionabouttheexistenceofdistress;theonlydifferencewasastowhetheritwasgeneraloronlypartial.IntheHouseofLordstheGovernmentwasattackedbyEarlStanhope,whomovedanamendmenttotheAddress.HeaskedinwhatpartofthecountrywasitthattheMinistersdidnotfinddistressprevailing?Hecontendedthatthekingdomwasinastateofuniversaldistress,likelytobeunequalledinitsduration.Allthegreatinterests—agriculture,manufactures,trade,andcommerce—hadneveratonetime,hesaid,beenatsolowanebb.TheSpeechascribedthedistresstoabadharvest.Butcouldabadharvestmakecorncheap?Itwastheexcessivereductionofpriceswhichwasfelttobethegreatevil.Iftheycasttheireyesaroundtheywouldseethecountiespouringonthemspontaneouslyeverykindofsolicitationforrelief;whileintowns,stocksofeverykindhadsunkinvaluefortypercent.Thedepression,hecontended,hadbeencontinuousanduniversaleversincetheBankRestrictionActpassed,andespeciallysincethesuppressionofsmallnotestookeffectinthebeginningofthepreviousyear.Suchauniversalandcontinueddepressioncouldbeascribedonlytosomecausepressingalikeuponallbranchesofindustry,andthatcausewastobefoundintheenormouscontractionofthecurrency,theBankofEnglandnotesincirculationhavingbeenreducedfromthirtytotwentymillions,andthecountrybankers'notesinstillgreaterproportion.TheDukeofWellington,inreply,deniedthattheBankcirculationwaslessthanithadbeenduringthewar.Intheformerperioditwassixty-fourmillions,includinggoldandsilveraswellaspaper.In1830itwassixty-fivemillions.Itwasanunlimitedcirculation,hesaid,thattheOppositionrequired;inotherwords,itwaswishedtogivecertainindividuals,nottheCrown,thepowerofcoiningintheshapeofpaper,andofproducingafictitiouscapital.Capitalwasalwaysforthcoming[308]whenitwaswanted.Hereferredtothehighrentspaidforshopsintowns,whichwereeverywhereenlargedorimproved,to"theelegantstreetsandvillaswhichwerespringinguparoundthemetropolis,andallourgreattowns,toshowthatthecountrywasnotfalling,butimproving."AftertheDukehadreplied,thesupportersoftheamendmentcouldnotmuster,onadivision,alargerminoritythannine.IntheHouseofCommonsthediscussionwasmorespirited,andthedivisionmoreominousofthefateoftheMinistry.ThemajorityforMinisterswasonlyfifty-three,thenumbersbeing158to105.Intheminoritywerefoundultra-Tories,suchasSirEdwardKnatchbull,whohadproposedanamendmentlamentingthegeneraldistress,Mr.Bankes,Mr.Sadler,andGeneralGascoigne,whowentintothesamelobbywithSirFrancisBurdett,LordJohnRussell,Mr.Brougham,Mr.Hume,andLordAlthorp,representingtheWhigsandRadicals;whileLordPalmerston,Mr.Huskisson,Mr.CharlesGrant,andSirStratfordCanningrepresentedtheCanningparty.Nosuchjumbleoffactionshadbeenknowninanydivisionformanyyears.

"Thepresentorderofthingsmustnot,cannot[280]last.Therearethreemodesofproceeding:first,thatoftryingtogoonaswehavedone;secondly,toadjustthequestionbyconcession,andsuchguardsasmaybedeemedindispensable;thirdly,toputdowntheAssociation,andtocrushthepowerofthepriests.ThefirstIholdtobeimpossible.Thesecondispracticableandadvisable.ThethirdisonlypossiblebysupposingthatyoucanreconstructtheHouseofCommons,andtosupposethatistosupposethatyoucantotallyalterthefeelingsofthosewhosendthemthere.IbelievenothingshortofthesuspensionoftheHabeasCorpusActandmartiallawwilleffectthethirdproposition.Thiswouldeffectitduringtheiroperation,and,perhaps,forashorttimeaftertheyhadceased,andtheneveryevilwouldreturnwithaccumulatedweight.ButnoHouseofCommonswouldconsenttothesemeasuresuntilthereisopenrebellion,andthereforetillthatoccursitisuselesstothinkofthem.Thesecondmodeofproceedingis,then,Iconceive,theonlypracticableone;butthepresentisnotpropitioustoeffecteventhis.IabhortheideaoftrucklingtotheoverbearingCatholicdemagogues.Tomakeanymovementtowardsconciliationunderthepresentexcitementandsystemofterrorwouldrevoltme;butIdomostconscientiously,andafterthemostearnestconsiderationofthesubject,giveitasmyconvictionthatthefirstmomentoftranquillityshouldbeseizedtosignifytheintentionofadjustingthequestion,lestanotherperiodofcalmshouldnotpresentitself."

Parliamentmetonthe16thofNovember,whenthekingtoldthemthathehadaugmentedtheBritishforcesintheLowCountrieswithsixteenthousandHanoveriansandsixthousandHessians.Infact,ithadbeenhisdesign,accompaniedbyhisson,theDukeofCumberland,togooverandtakethecommandofthecombinedarmyofEnglish,Hanoverians,Austrians,andDutch;butthearrivaloftheEarlofStair,whohadbeenthenominalcommanderofthesetroops,andthereturnofLordCarteretfromtheHague,withthenewsthattheDutchcouldnotbemoved,hadcausedhimtogiveuptheideaandorderhisbaggageonshoreagain.HeassuredParliament,however,thatthespiritandmagnanimityoftheQueenofHungary,andtheresoluteconductoftheKingofSardiniainItaly,hadproducedthemostbeneficialeffect.Theusualaddress,proposedbytheMarquisofTweeddale,metwithconsiderableopposition,especiallyintheUpperHouse,fromtheEarlofChesterfield.LytteltonagainintroducedthePlaceBill,butitwasrejectedbytheverymenwhohadformerlyadvocatedit.TherewasanothermotionmadeforinquiryintotheadministrationofWalpole,onthepleathatinquiryhadbeenshamefullystifledontheformeroccasion;butitmetwiththesamefate.Butonthe10thofDecembertheOppositionmusteredallitsstrengthonthemotionofSirWilliamYonge,thenewSecretaryatWar,thatweshouldpayforthesixteenthousandHanoveriansandthesixthousandHessians,andthatagrantofsixhundredandfifty-seventhousandpoundsshouldbemadefortheirmaintenancefromAugust,1742,toDecember,1743.ItwasthehardtaskofSandys,asthenewChancelloroftheExchequer,todefendthismonstrousgrantandtheinterestsofHanover,aftersomanyyearsofattackonthesetopicsinopposition.PittansweredSandysinthemostcausticstyleofhiseloquence,andSirJohnAubynandothersfollowedasindignantly;buttheMinisterscarriedthemotionbytwohundredandsixtyvotesagainstonehundredandninety-three.TheirablestsupporteronthisoccasionwasMurray,afterwardsLordMansfield,whomadehisfirstparliamentaryspeechontheoccasion,andshowedthedelightedCabinetthatthemanwhomtheyhadjustmadetheirSolicitor-Generalwascapableofcontendingwiththat"terriblecometofhorse,"Pitt.

Thepoint,however,whichexcitedthemostindignationwasthatregardingGibraltar.TherewasastrongfeelinginthepublicmindthattheGovernmentwaswillingtogiveupthisfortresstoSpain.TheSpanishGovernmentwasextremelyurgentonthesubject,declaringthattherecouldbenopeace,notrucewithEngland,untilitwassurrendered.ItwasrecollectedbytheEnglishpublicthatStanhopehadactuallyofferedtogiveitup,anditwasnotknownwhetheranyequivalentexceptthesigningoftheQuadrupleAlliancehadbeendemanded.TheOppositionintheHouseofLordsmoved,"ThateffectualcarebetakeninanytreatythattheKingofSpaindorenounceallclaimstoGibraltarandMinorcainplainandstrongterms."TheMinisters,however,carriedamoremoderateresolution—"ThattheHousereliesonhisMajestyforpreservinghisundoubtedrighttoGibraltarandMinorca."AsimilardiscussionwithasimilarresulttookplaceintheCommons.TheGovernmentsawplainlythatnothingwouldinducetheBritishpeopletorelinquishthisimportantstation.

Sheridanmarkedtheopeningoftheyear1795bymoving,onthe5thofJanuary,fortherepealofthesuspensionoftheHabeasCorpusAct.HeshowedthattheverygroundsonwhichthissuspensionhadbeenbasedhadmiserablygivenwayonthetrialsofTooke,Hardy,andtherest;thatthewholeamountofarmsandmoneyonwhichtheso-called"formidable"conspiracyhadrestedhadbeenshowntobeonepike,ninerustymuskets,andafundofninepoundsandonebadshilling!HesaidthatthegreatthingprovedwastheshamefulconspiracyoftheGovernmentagainstthepeople,andtheirinfamousemploymentofspiesforthatend;thateightthousandpoundshadbeenspentontheCrownlawyers,andahundredwitnessesexamined,onlytoexposetheguiltoftheMinistry.WindhamdefendedthemeasuresofGovernment,andchargedthejurieswithignoranceandincapacity,forwhichErskineseverelyreprimandedhim.ButthestandingmajoritiesofPittwereinaccessibletoargument,andthecontinuanceofthesuspensionwasvotedbyamajorityoftwohundredandthirty-nineagainstfifty-three.AlikeresultattendedthedebateintheLords,where,however,theDukesofNorfolkandBedford,theMarquisofLansdowne,andtheEarlsofLauderdaleandGuildfordstronglyopposedthesuspension.

Soult,indeed,hadsixtythousandmenandninety-onegunstodealwiththeflyingandnowgreatlydisorganisedarmyoftheBritish.Atfirsttheretreathadbeenmadewithmuchdisciplineandorder,butthemiserableweather,thetorrentsofrain,andheavyfallsofsnow,theroadsroughwithrocks,ordeepwithmud,triedthepatienceofthemen.Solongastheywereadvancingtowardstheenemytheycouldbearallthiswithcheerfulness,buttheBritisharenevergood-humouredorpatientunderretreat.Sullenandmurmuring,theystruggledalonginthe[569]retreat,sufferingnotonlyfromtheweather,butfromwantofprovisions,andthedisgracefulindifferenceofthepeopletothosewhohadcometofighttheirbattles.Wheneverahaltwasmade,andanordergiventoturnandchargetheenemy,theyinstantlycheeredup,forgotalltheirtroubles,andwerefulloflifeandspirit.Buttheirgloomreturnedwiththeretreat;and,notbeingvoluntarilyaidedbytheSpaniards,theybroketheranks,andhelpedthemselvestofoodandwinewherevertheycouldfindthem.Suchwasnowthestateoftheweatherandtheroads,thatmanyofthesick,andthewomenandchildren,who,inspiteoforders,hadbeenallowedtofollowthearmy,perished.TheFrenchpressedmoreandmorefiercelyontherearoftheBritish,andseveraltimesSirJohnwascompelledtostopandrepelthem.OnoneoftheseoccasionstheFrenchgeneral,Colbert,waskilled,andthesixoreightsquadronsofhorseledbyhimwere,forthemostpart,cuttopieces.AtLugo,onthe5thofJanuary,SirE.Pagetbeatbackaverysuperiorforce.Again,onthe7th,SirJohnMoorehalted,andrepulsedtheadvancedlineofSoult,killingfourorfivehundredoftheFrench.Thenextmorningthearmiesmetagaininlineofbattle,butSoultdidnotattack;andassoonasitwasdarkSirJohnquietlypursuedhismarch,leavinghisfiresburningtodeceivetheenemy.

TheMarquisofGranbyresignedhispostsasPaymaster-GeneraloftheOrdnanceandCommander-in-ChiefoftheArmy,muchtotheannoyanceandagainsttheentreatiesofthekingandtheDukeofGrafton.Camdenwouldhavedonethesame,butastheMinisterswereanxioustoberidofhim,Chathamandhisfriendscounselledhimtoremain,andputtheMinistrytotheodiumofdismissinghim.Thiswasdone,andthustwoofthemenmostpopularwiththepublic—GranbyandCamden—werelosttotheAdministration.TheSeals,asLordShelburnehadpredicted,wenta-begging.CharlesYorke,secondsonoftheformerLordChancellor,Hardwicke,hadallhislifebeenhankeringafterthisprize,butashewascloselypledgedtothepartyofLordRockingham,hemostreluctantlydeclinedit.Threedayssubsequently,however,theking,afterthelevee,suddenlycalledhimintohiscloset,andsopressinglyentreatedhimtoaccepttheSealsandrescuehissovereignfromanembarrassment,thathegaveway.Thiswasonthe18thofJanuary.HewastoberaisedtothepeeragebythetitleofLordMorden,but,onencounteringthekeenreproachesofhispartyatLordRockingham's,hewenthomeandcommittedsuicide.TheSealswerethensuccessivelyofferedtoMr.deGrey,theAttorney-General,toSirEardleyWilmot,andLordMansfield,whorefusedthem,andtheywereobligedtobeputincommission,LordMansfieldconsentingtooccupythewoolsack,asSpeakertotheHouseofLords,tillthatwasdone.Aftersometime,SirSidneyStaffordSmythe,oneofthebaronsoftheExchequer,theHonourableHenryBathurst,oneofthejusticesoftheCommonPleas,andSirRichardAston,oneofthejusticesoftheKing'sBench,werenamedthecommissioners.

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Parliamentwasdissolvedonthe30thofJune,andatthegeneralelectiontheMinisterialpartywassmittenhipandthigh.TheCityofLondonexhibitedamostremarkabledefectionfromtheWhigsonthisoccasion.IthadreturnedfourLiberalstothelateParliament,oneofwhomwasLordJohnRussellhimself.OnthisoccasiontheyreturnedtwoConservativesandtwoLiberals;Mr.Masterman,aConservative,beingattheheadofthepoll.LordJohnRussellwasalsoreturned,havingbeatenhisConservativeopponentbyamajorityofonly7.AnothersignificanttriumphoftheConservativeswaswonintheWestRidingofYorkshire,oneofthemostLiberalconstituenciesinthekingdom.ThereLordMorpethandLordMilton—thecandidates,ofallothers,mostlikelytosucceed—werebeaten,afteratremendouscontest,bytheHon.S.WortleyandMr.Denison.ForDublin,also,twoConservativeswerereturned—Messrs.WestandGrogan;Mr.O'Connellbeingdefeated.InEnglandandWalestheConservativeshadamajorityof104.InScotlandtheLiberalshadamajorityof9,andinIrelandof19.ThemajorityinfavouroftheConservativesintheUnitedKingdomwas76.Thecriesthathadmosttodoinproducingthisresultwere,ontheoneside,"cheapbread,"andontheother,"lowwages."

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  • 雨花郡主7vUoq

     ThatthespiritoftheBostonianshadripenedintoactualrebellionwasunequivocallyshowninthecourseoftheyear1773.TheGaspeeGovernmentschooner,commandedbyLieutenantDudingston,hadbeensingularlyactiveinputtingdownsmugglingaboutRhodeIsland.TheRhodeIslandpacketcominginoneeveningfromNewporttoProvidence,instigatedbythegeneralangeragainsttheGaspee—fortheRhodeIslandersweregreatsmugglers—refusedtopaytheusualcomplimentofloweringtheflagtotheschooner.Dudingstonfiredashotacrossherbows,and,onherpayingnoregardtothat,gavechase.Thepacket,however,rancloseinshore,andtheGaspeefollowingtooeagerly,ranaground.Itwasonasandybottom,andthereturnofthetidewouldhaveliftedheroffundamaged;butthesmugglingpopulationofProvidenceputofftoherinthenight,whilstshelayinapositionsoastobeincapableofusingherguns,surprised,boarded,andsetfiretoher,carryingthelieutenantandthecrewtriumphantlyonshore.Governmentofferedarewardoffivehundredpoundsforthediscoveryoftheperpetratorsofthisdaringoutrage;butthoughitwaswellknownwhotheperpetratorswere,noonewouldgiveanyinformation.Onthecontrary,themostviolentthreatswereutteredagainstanyonewhoshoulddoso.

  • 雪灵芝J55AP

  • 如萱紫儿GwfZc

    Theunnaturalstateofthingsinducedbythewarhadnowbroughtaboutagreatchangeinourcurrency.AswecouldmanagetogetinourgoodstotheContinentbyoneopeningoranother,butcouldnotgettheproduceoftheContinentinreturn,itwouldhaveappearedthatwemustbepaidincash,andthatthebalanceofspeciemustbeinourfavour;butthiswasnotthecase.ByourenormouspaymentstoourtroopsinSpain,Portugal,andSicily,aswellasintheEastandWestIndies,andbyourheavysubsidies,goldhadflowedoutofthecountrysosteadilythatthereappearedverylittleleftinit,andbankpaperhadtakenitsplace.OntheContinent,impoverishedastheywere,thepeopletenaciouslyclungtotheirgold,andBuonapartealonecoulddrawitfromthemintaxes.Healwaystookaheavymilitarychestwithhimonhisexpeditions,andhisofficersalsocarriedthemoneynecessaryforthemselvesintheirbelts,orotherwiseabouttheirimmediatepersons.ThegoldbeingenormouslydiminishedinquantityinEngland,wascarefullyhoardedonallhands,thusagainincreasingthescarcity,andraisingthevalueofit.Thepriceofbullionhadrisenfromtwentytothirtypercent.,andherewasafurtherstrongtemptationtohoardorsendguineastothemelting-pot.ThisstateofthingsledacertainclassofpoliticaleconomiststocallforarepealoftheActforsuspensionofcashpayments,andFrancisHornerobtainedacommitteeofinquiryintothecausesofthedecreaseofgoldandtheincreaseofpaper:andthiscommitteecametotheconclusionthatthetruecauseoftheevillayintheexcessofpaper,andthatthewaytorestrainitwouldbetoallowthedemandforgoldattheBank.Butthetruthwasthatthecauseoftheevilwasnottheexcessofpaper,buttheenormousdiminutionofgold;andtohaveopenedalegaldemandforgoldwhichcouldnotbehadwouldonlyhaveproducedapanic,andacompleteandhorribleassassinationofallcreditandallbusiness.Buttherewereclearer-sightedmeninParliament,whodeclaredthat,thoughbullionhadriseninprice,bank-noteswouldstillprocuretwentyshillings'worthofgoodsinthemarket,andthattheywerenot,therefore,reallydepreciatedinvalue.Thatwastrue,butguineashad,notwithstanding,risentoavalueoffive-orsix-and-twentyshillings,andmightbesoldforthat.Goldhadrisen,butpaperhadnotfallen;andgoldcouldnottaketheplaceofpaper,becauseitdidnot,toanygreatextent,existinthecountry;ifithad,papermusthavefallenruinously.Mr.Vansittartandhisparty,therefore,movedresolutionsthattheresumptionofcashpaymentsbeingalreadyprovidedforsixmonthsaftertheconclusionofpeace,wasanarrangementwhichansweredallpurposes,andoughtnottobedisturbed;thatthiswouldkeepallrealexcessofpaperincheck,andleavegoldtoresumeitscirculationwhen,bythenaturalinfluenceofpeace,itflowedagainintothecountry.Thesewere,accordingly,carried.

  • 但法国HjMtC

    [438]

     SirDavidWilkie(b.1785),oneofthegreatestofScottishpainters,claimsafewwordshere,especiallyregardingthelatterpartofhisbrilliantcareer.In1820-1heaccomplishedhismasterpiece,"TheChelseaPensionerslisteningtothe[433]NewsofWaterloo,"forwhichhereceived1,200guineasfromtheDukeofWellington.Hislaterworksdidnotincreasehisreputation,chieflybecauseheabandonedthestyleinwhichheexcelledandadoptedthepseudo-Spanish.In1830hewasmadepainterinordinarytohisMajestyonthedeathofLawrence,andbecameacandidateforthePresidentshipoftheRoyalAcademy,buthadonlyonevoterecordedinhisfavour.Between1830and1840hepaintedaconsiderablenumberofworks,amongwhichwere"JohnKnoxpreachingbeforeMary,"and"TheDiscoveryoftheBodyofTippooSahib,"paintedforthewidowofSirDavidBaird,for£1,500.In1836hewasknighted,andin1840hesetoutonatourtotheEast,andwentasfarasJerusalem,whichheviewedwithrapture.AtConstantinoplehehadthehonourofpaintingtheSultanfortheQueen.HereturnedbyEgypt,butneversawhisnativelandagain.HediedoffGibraltar,and,theburialservicehavingbeenreadbytorchlight,hisbodywascommittedtothedeep,onthe1stofJune,1841.

  • 大笨蛋PMUMc

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  • 扒皮成Kkm62

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  • 草莓果1pziV

    IntheChristmasrecessChathamhastenedtoBath,toimprovehishealthforthecampaignoftheensuingSession;butwhenParliamentmetagain,inthemiddleofJanuary,1767,Ministerswereinconsternationathisnotreappearing.TheDukeofGraftonandBeckford,whowerehismostdevotedadherents,werethunderstruck.TheyfounditimpossibletokeepinordertheheterogeneouselementsoftheCabinet.Allthehostilequalities,whichwouldhavelainstillunderthehandofthegreatmagician,bristledup,andcameboldlyout.ThespiritofBedford,ofNewcastle,andofRockingham,wasactiveintheirpartisans,andgatheredcouragetodomischief.LordShelburneandtheDukeofGraftonbecameestranged;CharlesTownshend,whohadasmuchambitionandeccentricityastalent,begantoshowairs,andaimatsupremacy.GraftonimploredChathamtocometotownifpossible,andwhenthatwasdeclaredimpracticable,toallowhimtogodown,andconsultwithhiminhissickchamber.ButhewasinformedthattheMinisterwasequallyunabletomoveortoconsult.

     FLORAMACDONALD.(AfterthePortraitbyJ.Markluin,1747.)

  • 绿卡纸ALCfR

    HenryHallam,whodiedin1859,occupiesahighergroundthanLingard,havingnopartyintereststoserve,andhavingamindsingularlyfreefromprejudice,aswellasaconscientiousregardfortruthinhisrecordsandjudgments;whilehisclear,impressive,andgracefulstyleinvestsdrydetailswithinterest.His"ViewoftheStateofEuropeduringtheMiddleAges,"aworkofgreatlearningandvalue,wasfollowed,in1827,byhis"ConstitutionalHistoryofEngland;"andtenyearslaterhepublished,infourvolumes,an"IntroductiontotheLiteratureofEuropeintheFourteenth,Fifteenth,andSixteenthCenturies."Thisishisgreatestwork,andinpointoflearningandutilityandpurityofstyleitmayberegardedasoneofthegreatestintheEnglishlanguage.TheseworksplacedMr.Hallam,bygeneralconsent,attheheadofcontemporaryhistorians.

     CHAPTERXVII.THEREIGNOFVICTORIA(continued).

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