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CHAPTER V
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have purchased and fixed golden collars on sagacious and staunch hounds, keeping them within your own kennel, and allowing no cross from so valuable a breed. But, Tzar Nicholas, there is one at hand who is able to run you down. There is one holding the same rank and title as yourself, who is followed by men of stouter hearts and more alacrity than yours, men panting to find at Petersburg what they lost at Moscow. Tzar Nicholas ! thou, without intending or perceiving it, hast fabricated in thy furnace the electric wire that unites inseparably France and England.
WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.

On November 30, 1853, the Turkish fleet was destroyed by the Russians in the harbour of Sinope. The following letter, written just after the full reports of the affair had reached England, was published in the Exczminea- of December 17:

Abettors of Revolution.
There are many honest and sagacious men who deprecate a material change in the affairs of Europe, and whose dreams are disturbed by the phantasmagoria of revolutions. Others there are, and no less intelligent nor of less integrity, who are wide-awake, and anxious for the dawn of day, when they may be up and stirring. These are called revolutionists : why so ? for wishing to restore the order of things, disturbed and subverted of late by lawless violence. "Is it revolutionary," they ask, "to fly back into the arms of Conservatism ? to seize the highway robber, the marauder, the assassin, and force him to surrender the spoil?" Such are the sentiments of the Hungarians; such are the sentiments of the Polanders, compatriots of Kossuth and Czartoryski. Their spirit is not spent and lost in a flash and a detonation : it lies embosomed in the higher regions, never to be extinguished, never to be supprest, but bursting forth from its clashing clouds in every hot season, to renovate and to purify. That season is now advanced. Depredators and murderers already betake themselves to flight and darkness : the wounded rise upon their crutches, and animate by cries of vengeance, by appeals to honor, by adjurations to country, the

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