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soon as the foot of a French soldier competent to direct extensive milihas been planted upon any portion tary operations. It is a daring atof her soil.
tempt, which some might call preIf Russia should abstain from all sumptuous, and which, if unsuccessinterference (which is not impossible, ful, may be attended with disastrous for the recent change in the Aus- consequences to himself. But we trian ministry, by the substitution of cannot wish that it were otherwise. Rechberg for Buol seems to point It is fitting that the main disturber towards a reconciliation), we of the peace of Europe should go hopeful that Germany may escape forth at the head of his armies. being implicated in the quarrel, at So long, therefore, as Italy is the all events for the present. What- sole field of military operations, and ever may be the future designs of no other states enter the arena as Louis Napoleon for the extension of combatants, Britain may be able to the French Empire, he cannot be remain a passive spectator of the desirous that the forces of Germany strife. If France and Sardinia should should be arrayed against him until be baffled in their attempt to wrest the Italian campaign is concluded. Lombardy from Austria, there is, so For, despite French courage and con- far as human foresight can reach, fidence, which are always tinctured even fair prospect that the war with a little of the gasconading may not become general ; and could spirit, the task which he has under- we reckon on a cordial reconciliation taken may not prove an easy one; between Russia and Austria, and nor are his chances of success, when an abandonment of her aggressive weighed against the probability of schemes in the direction of Turkey failure, so very great as to give any- by the former power, such hopes thing like an assurance of victory. would be materially strengthened. Notwithstanding all his prepara- On the other hand, should the Austions and undoubted military force, trians be driven out of Lombardy, a it may yet be some time before he very serious question will be forced takes up his quarters at Milan; and upon the consideration of the neutral even were be there, he has still to states. Are the provinces so rebreak through the strongest line of deemed, or rescued, or emancipated fortresses in Europe before be can call —it is difficult in this case to find a Lombardy his own. Austria has a term perfectly appropriate and demagnificent army,, well disciplined scriptive of their situation—to be reand officered ; and her soldiers, in garded as conquest, and as such to point of endurance, are second to be appropriated or divided solely at none in Europe, though they may be the will of the captors ? It is not deficient in the dash and rapidity likely that France and her coadjutor of movement which is the pecu- would broadly assert so much ; for liar characteristic of the French. war of liberation is something Throughout the last great war the very different from a war of conFrench found the Austrians to be quest, and implies a due regard to the most formidable opponents; and for wishes of the rescued people. But their victories they were more in- it is quite easy to manage things so, debted to the consummate mili- that an expression of opinion by a tary genius and quick tactics of the coerced or purchased junta may be first Napoleon, than to the supe- made to pass for the deliberate resoriority of their men. What the lution of a people; and, under baymilitary talents of the nephew mayonet rule, it is highly improbable that be, we cannot tell. He is said to any would be found daring enough to have diligently studied the strategic gainsay the will of the liberators. art, and to have made himself a Are we then prepared to allow Lomthorough master of its principles. bardy, and Venice, as also the But theory is one thing, and practice Duchies-for their fate is inseparable another; and we have
yet to find out from that of the Austro-Italian prowhether a man who has attained the vinces to be partitioned by France age of fifty without having seen a and Sardiniai We do not press for shot fired on the field of battle, is an immediate answer to that ques
tion-we do not think that the time long, without due cause and delis for discussing it has yet arrived ration, would be a deep Datina but we wish that the gravity of the crime; but to defend the rigats u situation, and the extent of the in- ourselves and others, when these az terests involved, should be made ap- clearly ascertained, against unpreparent to all. Also it must be cipled ambition and daring outrzo, remembered that the scheme of li- is a duty so manifest that none beration includes the southern as fanatics would venture to deay is well as the northern part of Italy. In the midst of the general door The Pontifical States and Naples and dismay which pervade Europe must also be revolutionised and over- arising mainly from the tortu run. We have no sympathy to ex- policy of Russia, the grasping antipend upon either the Pope or the tion of France, and the selfish obeleNeapolitan tyrant, but their expul- racy of Austria, it is cheering to sion would leave a further tract of know that we can reckon upon the splendid territory to be divided. The co-operation of one great power, question, when fully propounded, will against whom no charge of havin: be this --Shall Italy, from the Alps violated treaties, since the last gute to Calabria, along with fair and ral settlement, has been made. The blooming Sicily, become the appan- interests of Prussia seem to be in al age of the Gaul 1
respects the same as ours. Liberal Firmly as we entertain the belief in her tendencies and Protestant in that the hearts of kings, as well as her faith, Prussia is our natural ally; the destinies of nations, are in the and her influence in the councils of Divine rule and governance, and are the Germanic Diet has been wisely disposed and turned as seemeth best and salutarily exerted. We are dext to the godly wisdom, and that mere to certainly assured that nothing human sagacity is unavailing to aid whatever can occur to weaken this us in the time of perplexity, we must fortunate alliance, which is founded nevertheless remember that we are upon reciprocity of sentiment, family instruments in the hand of God, who union, and the mutual respect of the has given us a rule of duty, and that people. And so, not confiding in we must endeavour to shape our con- our own strength, but in divine blessduct in accordance with that rule, iug, let us endeavour to fulfil our under circumstances however trying, duty, and patiently expect a graleaving the issue with confidence to cious answer to the daily prayer His determination. We cannot hope the Church of England—“Give peace to remain inactive spectators of a' in our time, O Lord; because there general war in Europe. Rashly to is none other that fighteth for us, but provoke war, or to rush into it head- only thou, O God.”
Achmet Pasha, reconnoissance under, Bragge, Mr F., account of the witch of
Walkerne, 568 et seq.
Brahm, early doctrine regarding, 320.
Brahmanism, modern, rise of, 328.
against Marlborough in connection
press, 180—bis reform agitation, 375
British League of Juvenile Abstainers,
379—and the Social Science Associa-
Browne, Sir Thomas, his belief in witch-
Buchanan, Claudius, 472, 473.
the, and Salamis, 200.
-the Turkish, character of, 450. &c., 33, 47-rise of, in India, 325.
Bulgarian village, sketch of a, 292, 298.
Buol, count, at Congress of Paris, 613.
BURMAH AND THE BURMESE, 31.
land, 92 et seq.
bardy, 354—alarm and preparations of, Callianee, early Christian church at, 463.
Carlyle's Sartor Resartus, remarks on,
-his Hero-worship, 135—his Past and
Carr, bishop, 477.
Cat on the Dovrefell, the, 374.
386-proceedings of, at Congress of
tween, and Napoleon III., 615-pro-
616_all with France, 618.
What will he do
Ceylon, early Christian church in, 463. question, 378-defence of his dis
tarian movement, 232—his report on Derby ministry, the, their propose's
De Tocqueville on the press, 183,138
Dickens, Mr, bis picture of the
Digestion, what, in the Hydra, 558.
FRANCHISE, A, 481.
Drama, the alleged decline of tte, lll
proclamatiou regarding, 120 et seq. Dress, the prevalent style of, 277.
dress among the, 285.
Earthquakes, frequency of, in Ni-pon, 345,
rule of, 113 et seq.-history of, in ce
tion in, 631.
Educated classes, measures for extending
Prince Napoleon to, 377-political ob- Education, first opposition to the genera!
spread of, 164—its ultimate diffusion.
on the fall in the value of gold, 481. 633.
his landing, &c., 400 et seq.-the treaty
negotiated with Japan by, 537.
Engineers, the French, 259.
England, the war between Burmah and,
Japan, 537-literary state of, 1712, 505
Englishman, dress of the, 286.
Examination system for the public ser-
Fairy tales, hostility of the utilitarians to,
Faraday, professor, report on the Thames
Financial Reform Association of Liver
working classes, 634.
donment of it, 537.
Fire, early worship of, in India, 317.
Forty shilling freeholds, proposed change Holland, dress in, 285.
Holyoake, Mr, the secularist, 528.
glory in, 251-warlike preparations of, Horsemanship, various styles of, 455.
Indian civil service, the competitive sys-
creased supplies of gold on the, 488. Indian mutiny, fidelity of the native
Indo-Chinese race, seat of the, 33.
Infusoria, importance of the, 595.
Ireland, difficulties connected with edu-
Italian question, discussions on the, at
Congress of Paris, 613—dangers to
Europe, &c. from the, 639 et seq.
ITALY, HER NATIONALITY OR DEPEN-
Gemmation, reproduction by, 591. James II., Macaulay on, 661.
Generation of the polype, the, 593. Japan, the houses of, 51-sketch of the
history of, 62 et seq.-general well-
being of the population of, 532_treaty
49-Part III., 239- Part IV., 393-
Jats, the arrival of, in India, 312.
Jesso, island of, 62
Jheend, rajah of, during the mutiny, 118.
Jones, Mr R., on a drop of water, 595.
ling Italy, 390 et seq.- her navy Kamisaki, cape, Japan, 394.
compared with that of France, 643 Kanagawa, bay of, Japan, 394.
Karens, the, in Burmah, 34.
Kiernander, missionary in India, 470, 471.
Koolies, race of the, in India, 310.
of, 313, 321.
Kublai Khan, invasion of Japan by, 62.
Kurumbas, the, an Indian tribe, 310.
Leeds, the queen's visit to, 521.
Liberals, disunited state of the, 627, 637.
eter and im-
248 et seq.
picture at 83
rahip of luat