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CHAPTER II
PUBLIC LATTERS 1843-1847

Years of application, if years were yet allowed him, would be insufficient to place him in the festive seat, which a crueller hand than a murderer's made vacant. On the contrary, the accusations brought against Lord Brougham, by the Examiner, could be shown by his Lordship to be true or false within a single hour, and the fact be rendered apparent to the whole nation before nightfall. But here no vindictive spirit can exert its agency : no lightning of phosphorus runs along the benches of the Lords ; no thunder as awful shakes the woolsack.
Wavering as he is by habit, malicious as he is by nature, it is evident that Lord Brougham says and does the greater part of his sayings and doings for no other purpose than to display his ability in defending them. He dazzles us by no lights of eloquence, he attracts us by not even a fictitious flue-warmth; but he perplexes and makes us stare and stumble by his angular intricacies and sudden glares. Not a sentence of his speeches or writings will be deposited in the memory as rich or rare; and even what is strange will be cast out of it for what is stranger, until this goes too. Is there a housewife who keeps a cupboardful of cups without handle or bottom ; a selection of brokages and flaws ?
I am, Sir, &c.,
W. S. LANDOR.

Within a week or two, Landor's attention was diverted to a matter of foreign politics. The affairs of modern Greece were only a degree less interesting to him than the glory of Athens in the age of Pericles. ""I'he liberation of Greece is the heirloom of our dreams," he makes Horne "I'ooke say. Again, his imaginary Dr Johnson propounds something like a definite plan, however impractical, for securing the prosperity of the Greeks of to-day. " Greece ought to be preserved and guarded by the rulers of the world as a cabinet of gems, open and belonging to them all. Whatever is the fate of other countries, whatever

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