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CHAPTER III
PUBLIC LATTERS 1848-1849

Santissima, is this prodigious strutter, who wears his cock's feather so high. Lesseps has certainly a German sound, but the individual seems to have been naturalized in Russia. Perhaps he has been taught his letters and his creed in some paternal school of Siberia. When people are indignant, nothing but good manners, early inculcated and habitually seen practised, can withhold them from contumelious expressions. But even the violent leaders of the French Convention, exasperated as they justly were at the conduct of the English Government, never carried their expressions to such a pitch of insolence. Most of these were aimed at Pitt and Coburg, taken to be partners in the same firm of the nation boutiquiere,(1) as Barriere (not Bonaparte) called us. Bonaparte, as is customary on the assumption of power, had a splendid civil list of witticisms voted to him, although he never had a pennyworth of his own.
The French are generous and chivalrous toward the strong, but overbearing and unmerciful toward the weak. Sympathy with those who contend in the same cause finds no place in their bosoms. The most honourable and heroic man in their dominions, Toussaint l'Ouverture, would have perisht by order of Bonaparte in the solitude and damps of a dungeon, if thirst and famine had not, by the same command, come forward to accelerate his fall. The menaces and notes and despatches of nI. Lesseps are among the ephemerides : but persons as low in manners as M. Lesseps have been exhibited and recorded in works far different. Long after the feathers of moths and butterflies have dropt away and disappeared, the traces of their figures and the pins that held them have been sticking to the paper. It is evident that the French are descending fast toward despotism : in one form or other they have always lived under it. Arrogance and insolence in officials are the first running-footmen on the road, bedizened in the dress of envoys. At first they only kick up the dust about them, but presently they kick the shins of all they meet, provided they find or fancy them weaker than themselves. Dogs in condition worry dogs in decrepitude

1 This is also pointed out in Landor's Imaginary Conversation between himself and Archdeacon Hare. Works, 1876, v. 107. Others have traced the phrase to Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations," - Book iv. chap, vii. ; and Dean Tucker's "Four Tracts on Political and Commercial Subjects," 1774, P. 132, have also been cited. But the Dean of Gloucester merely wrote:-" What is true of a shopkeeper is true of a shopkeeping nation."

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