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The Substance of Some Letters (Classic Reprint)

John Cam Hobhouse Broughton


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Hating, in the course of several visits to the conti merit, been forced into the conviction, that our relations with the European cabinets are carried on by such agents as must insure the commission of many errors, and that the real character of our principal representa tiv e, during the late momentous events, is very diti'erent from that which the pretensions of himself and his par tisane, together with the fortuitous concurrence of some unforeseen successes would induce us to believe, he has judged it necessary not to confine himself to the vague censure of measures, without any notice of individual conduct or' opinion, but has ventured to characterise cer tain men, in such terms as he thought suitable to their public career, and not exceeding the freedom with which, in his country, it has always been judged allowable to speak of dangerous or mistaken politicians.

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Forgotten Books, 9781330967980, 472pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2018