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CHAPTER V
PUBLIC LATTERS 1853-1855

that when he has done with the instruments of their ruin, he will take up others with a different stamp on them for reconstruction. He has now few enemies in France, and may safely smile at the union of the two Bourbons; the union of foolscap and blotting paper. The man who could see with gravity those rivo loggerheads, cheek by jowl, complimenting and kissing, then bargaining for the free-warren of France, together with the ancient court, court-leet, court-honour, and its sundry rights, royalties and hereditaments, he, I say, who could with gravity have been present at such a conference, and could abstain from strong emotions of cachinnation, must be under an inveterate aneurism of the organ of risibility.
Deplorable would it be if the inertness of an Aberdeen should neutralize the vigour of a Napoleon : deplorable if the counsels of a Court, or of any one in it, should make the whole nation stand before Europe accused of dereliction and desertion in the hour of need. Already the Orient is distrustful of England, and leans on the shoulder of her rival. If the Ottomans should be worsted (1) by the dilatoriness or duplicity of our Ministers, who can foretell how heavy will fall the responsibility, or on what heads ? The firmness of the Ottomans has rescued our Court from somewhat of its ignominy ; but not from all. It is commonly thought to have been the Emperor's wish and design to declare the passage of the Pruth the commencement of hostilities. And readily may we believe it: but reluctantly must we believe that a softer voice from an opposite shore prevailed. Far different has been the result from that which was anticipated. Russia now exhibits to Europe her scheme of annexation. She seizes the richest provinces of the Ottoman Empire, ejects the magistrates, from the highest to the lowest, and compels the military to forswear their military oath and to fight under her banner. We may bear this ; France will not. The armies of France are impatient for action, and we force her into ascendancy. We possess the means of repressing the tyranny and insolence of Russia without any addition to our armaments. We can close the Baltic as easily as the Euxine. Sweden is already called to arms. She sees clearly the necessity of demolishing that enormous Power which has swallowed up nation after nation, and which threatens all. Gustavus Adolphus fixed on the Narova as the boundary

1 This has now happened on the Euxine (Landor's Note).

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