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“But as for Lycurgus, they thought of him thus : that he was a mar: borne
to rule, to commaunde and to geue order, as hauing in him a certaine naturall
grace and power to drawe men willingly to obeye him."

PLI'TARCH (North's Translation, 1979).

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

DELIOTHECA
(. JAN 1979

LONDON :
CHAPMAN & HALL, 193, PICCADILLY.

1879.
(All rights reserved.]

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LONDON: BRADBURY, AGNEW, & u., PRISTANS WRITLIRIARS

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VIII.

STILL IN OPPOSITION.

PAGE
Death of Lord Raglan-Fall of Sebastopol-Austrian Intrigues-Re-opening

of Parliament-The Mercantile Marine Bill--Peace-The Budget of
1856—Italian Affairs-— The American Difficulty- End of the Session-
Mr. Disraeli's Review—Chinese War-The Lorcha Arrow and Sir John
Bowring-Indian Mutiny--Foreign Policy of the Coalition Government

- The Secret Treaty-Discomfiture of Lord Palmerston-Debate on the
China War--Mr. Disraeli's Speech-Defeat of the Government--The
Dissolution—The General Election-Mr. Disraeli's Address-Parlia-
ment Re-opens-Indian Mutiny-Mr. Disraeli's Speech-Lord Granville
"taken by surprise "-A bold and statesmanlike Policy-Parliament
adjourned-Commercial Panic-Parliament hastily summoned-Debate
on the Address—Indian Mutiny—Unpreparedness of the Government-
Attempt to assassinate Napoleon III.—Count Walewski's Despatch and
the Addresses of the French Colonels—Lord Clanricarde's Case-The
Conspiracy to Murder Bill-Mr. Disraeli's Action-Defeat of the Govern.
ment-Lord Derby sent for- The New Ministry . . . . . 1

CHAPTER IX.

IN OFFICE, 1858–59.

Lord Derby reluctant to take Office-Mr. Disraeli's Address-Speech from

the Hustings — Foreign Policy of the Government — Reform — The
French Alliance--Lord Malmesbury's Despatch-The Emperor's Pam.
phlet--The Cagliari Business—Mr. Disraeli's Speech-General Business
of the House--Reform-The India Bill— First reading-Compromise-

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