The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art Volume 76

The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art Volume 76

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...ten hours for a half-pound trout. This delightful reward does not fall to the "duffer " alone. Let Sir Edward Grey or Mr. Marston fish Loch Blankie, and we undertake to eat all they catch. THE RADICAL SOCIALIST IN FRANCE. UNLESS M. Dupuy feels a degree of confidence in himself and his majority not justified by generally known facts, he must be somewhat disquieted by M. Goblet's speech at Saint-Mande. The leader of the Radical Socialists not only showed himself very capable of discharging that elementary duty of his office, the sketching of a programme which is at once appetizing and reasonably elastic, he posed with some judgment as a typical Radical, and he seized with some dexterity on the most important current "actuality," and made capital out of it for his party. If M. Caenot and the Ministry are of opinion that they will be allowed to monopolize the advantage of possessing Russian sailors, on whose neck it will be possible for a patriotic politician to fall with a noble effusion, they are likely to find themselves grievously mistaken. M. Goblet has fixed the eye of an alert Radical Socialist on those mariners who come from a far countree. He has already made use of them to point a moral, and it is emiiientfy unlikely that he will be content to stop there. Of course he may be unable to get at them. It is very possible that, in the general rush which will be made on those intrepid men, a large proportion of their hospitable entertainers will not be able to do more than catch a passing glimpse of the " 'oofs of the 'osses." But it is certain that when " a manifestation of such importance to the most "sacred interests of France " is about to be made, no Frenchman who respects himself will...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 56mm | 1,950g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823370
  • 9781236823373