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a subject with which his name was afterwards prominently associated verse, which has already reached seven editions. The proceeds of the the state of the Irish Church. In 1826, Mr. Stanley was returned for sale have been devoted by Lord Derby to the foundation of a scholarship the borough of Preston, where his family has always possessed great at Wellington College. On the death of the Duke of Wellington in influence, from the time when his great ancestor suffered there for his 1852, Lord Derby was unanimously elected Chancellor of the University loyalty in the time of the Commonwealth. Soon after his election, upon of Oxford, and on the retirement of his second Administration he was the formation of the Canning-Goderich Ministry, he was appointed made Knight of the Garter. In 1825 Lord Derby married the Hon. Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. As the appointment involved Emma Caroline Wilbraham, second daughter of the first Lord Skelmersthe necessity of a new election, he again became a candidate for Prestondale, and leaves behind him two sons, Lord Stanley, the member for He was defeated, and a seat was procured for him in the Royal borough King's Lynn, and Frederick Arthur, member for Preston, and one of Windsor. He now entered heartily into the struggle to pass the Bill | daughter, Emma Charlotte, married, in 1860, to Colonel Talbot. By the for Roman Catholic Emancipation, but in doing so he encountered or death of this lamented nobleman a Garier is at the disposal of Mr. provoked the hostility of Daniel O'Connell, between whom and Lord Gladstone; the Chancellorship of the University of Oxford is vacant, as Derby there were continual passages of arms. With the death of Mr. is a seat at King's Lynn, for which Lord Claud John Hamilton is the Canning, the official life of Mr. Stanley was brought for a time to a close. | Conservative candidate. When, however, Earl Grey succeeded to office, he resumed his Ministerial life, and was appointed to the post of Chief Secretary for Ireland. His official exertions were not, however, limited to the affairs of Ireland. He
Notes, Literary, Archäological, &c. was a constant debater in the exciting contests which took place after the introduction of the Reform Bill. Here his singular skill in debate,
One of the most curious and interesting ancient English Chasubles and his powers as an accomplished orator. were frequently evidenced that exists belongs to an old R.C. family of the name of Davey at About the same time he succeeded in passing the Bill for National | Dorchester, Oxfordshire. Though it has been clipped and cut, most of Education in Ireland. In 1833, he was prominent as the champion for
the embroidery is perfect. On the back is a crucifix most devotionally the reform of the Irish Church, which he pressed to a successful issue. depicted with winged angels in albs holding chalices to receive the The powers of Mr. Stanley led to his elevation to the post of Chief | Precious Blood. Secretary for the Colonies, in which office he signalised his Administra The progress of decay, which has already been noteworthy in the tion by the passing of the Act for the Emancipation of the Slaves in our | Munich glass pictures-we cannot say stained glass—in the Cathedral at West Indian Colonies. He gave his assent to the measure for the reduc Glasgow, continues, as we are iuformed, in a manner which is unfortu. tion of the number of the Irish Bishops ; but when the Government of nate for all concerned. Neither money nor trouble was spared in this Earl Grey showed an inclination to accept the motion of Mr. Ward for country in procuring these elaborate, very costly, very unsuitable, and the partial disendowment of the Irish Church, Mr. Stanley at once perishable transparencies. resigned the office of Colonial Secretary. On the retirement of Earl The Jesuit, Bernardino Stefonio, was one of the most distinguished of Grey, in 1834, Mr. Stanley, though prepared to give an independent the dramatic writers of the Society of Jesus. He wrote a comedy in support to the Administration of Sir Robert Peel, declined to accept Macaronic Latin, called “Maccaronis Sforza,” but he ordered it (when office under him. For seven years he remained in Opposition to the he was dying) to be burnt, as being of too gaya character to survive him. various Liberal Administrations which from time to time followed, and it It did, however, survive, and is about to be published under he editorwas not until 1841, when Sir Robert Peel was again called upon to form ship of M. Edelesland du Mérel. Only fifty copies will be printed, and a Ministry, that Mr., now, by the death of his grandfather, Lord Stanley at the low price of 6 francs each! resumed his official duties as Secretary of State for the Colonies. In 1844, he was raised to the Peerage by the title of Lord Stanley of
At the South Kensington Museum may now be seen, in the eastern Bickerstaffe. When, however, in the course of the next year, Sir Robert
corridor of the North Court, a series of admirable reproductions, by the Peel decided upon a change of policy with reference to the Corn Laws,
electrotype process of Messrs. Franchi and Son, from the famous plate at and introduced his Bill for the repeal of the differential duties on foreign
Knole, Kent. These works have been thus copied by permission of the
Countess Delawarr, and comprise a candelabrum; two magnificent tables, corn, Lord Stanley retired from the Cabinet, and offered his determined
one of which is entirely of silver, the other composed of that mital opposition to this measure. The fall of Sir Robert Peel's Administration, soon after, was followed by the formation of a new Ministry, under the
and ebony; a charmingly designed chandelier, and irons, vases, mirror
frames, some of which show extraordinary beauty in design and execu direction of Lord John Russell. In 1851, the Prime Minister tendered his resignation. In June of the same year, by the death of his father,
tion; sconces, dishes of varied forms and services, and bowls. Lord Stanley succeeded to the family title, and became Earl of Derby.
By the statement of the Central Jury of the Netherland Exhibition, As he declined to assume the responsibility of forming an Administration
inst published, we find that there are 1,317 awards. The diplomes upon the resignation of Lord John Russell, this resignation was recalled,
d'honneur have been distributed somewhat proportionately to the number and for some months longer the Whig Administration remained in
of exhibitors from each country, France receiving 19, Great Britain 14, power. Iu 1852, upon the second resignation of Lord John Russell, Lord
Belgium 13, North Germany 6, and Austria 4, out of a total of 68. Derby formed an Administration, with Mr. Disraeli as Chancellor of the
This is not the case with regard to the gold medals, of which there are Exchequer. In December of the same year he resigned office, and was
altogether 142; for France takes 49, Belgium receives 32, Austria 19, succeeded by Lord Aberdeen. The dissatisfaction felt by the country at
North Germany 15, whilst the United Kingdom has but 9; and of these the irresolute conduct of the Government, which was the main cause of
only 5 are awarded in respect of actual manufactures exhibited, the the Crimean War, and at the mismanagement of the war itself, led to
remaining 4 being of a public character. Our manufacturers cannot be the retirement of Lord Aberdeen and to the return of Earl Derby to
congratulated upon this result; and some explanation is due, for the office in 1858. One of the first measures which was introduced by the
articles shown from this country came more strictly within the programme new Government was a Reform Bill. This measure was defeated in the
of the exhibition than did those in most of the other foreign departments. Honse of Commons on the second reading of the Bill by a majority of Peru has been disturbed by a prediction that the conjunction of sun 39. Lord Derby appealed to the country, and the result was favourable and moon at a given date last month would occasion awful destruction to the Conservative Administration: not, however. so favourable as to by tidal waves and earthquakes. We had a similar prediction here at secure a majority in the Lower House of Parliament. Having been the beginning of this month, omitting the earthquakes. But in Peru defeated in the month of June, the resignation of the Ministry imme- | the shocks came before their time, and Arica and Inquique, not yet diately foilowed. The fall of the Administration of Earl Russell, in recovered from the disasters of last year, again suffered severely. The 1866, again led the Queen to summon Lord Derby to her counsels, and inhabitants fled to the hills; where the shore was precipitous huge he lost no time in forming his third Cabinet. By this Ministry, the masses toppled over into the sea, and the sea was agitated in a way Reform agitated for by farl Russell, but which he had failed to carry which betokened an outburst from a submarine volcano a few miles from through, was undertaken and brought to a successful conclusion. The shore. The island of St. Thomas and places on the eastern coast have passing of this Bill led to the dissolution of Parliament, and with it also been sh ken, all of which confirms the statement made by Professor ended the Ministerial life of Lord Derby : for, though still nominally Phillips, of Oxford, in his book on Vesuvius, that the earth is now Prime Minister, the reiterated attacks of the gout prevented his taking passing through one of its periods of great volcanic activity. any very active share in the affairs of Government. In February, 1868, | Mr. E. W. Ashbee has now produced seven of his careful fac-simile at the assembling of the new Parliament, he was still Chief Minister of prints of rare tracts, of our middle period, including “ The_Assyse of the Crown, but at the end of that month continued ill-health compelled Breade," 1540; “The Prophesie of Mother Shipton;" “ The Wyse him to place his resignation in the hands of the Queen; and Mr. Disraeli Chylde of thre yere olde;" “ The Actors' Remonstrance,” 1643 ; “The was called upon to occupy the vacant post. From that time Lord Derby Stage-Player's Complaint," 1641; Archy's “Dream,” 1641; and “Barrarely appeared in the House of Lords, with the exception of the short tholomew Faire,” 1641. He proposes to issue next two works of John period when the Bill for the Disestablishment of the Irish Church was Taylor the Water-Poet, his “ Wandering to see the Wonders of the under discussion ; when, surmounting by the vigour of his will the West,” 1649, and “ Carriers' Cosmographie," 1637 ; "The Ordinance for depressing effects of disease, he for the last time electrified the House by the utter abolishing of all Stage Plays," 1647; Edward Webbe's his noble oratory. During a life of wonderful activity, Lord Derby found Travels, 1590; “The Debate between Somer and Wynter;” “The solace from the cares of office by indulging his literary tastes. His first Merry conceited Humors of Bottom the Weaver,” and the first printed work was a little volume on the Parables, addressed to children, and English book that contains any notice of America, “Of the newe landes written in the form of dialogues. This volume is on the list of the and of ye people founde by the Messengers of the Kynge of Portyugalo S.P.C.K. His last work was a translation of the “Iliad" into blank l named Emanuel," about 1521 A.D.
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No. 3.—Vol. I.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3, 1869.
If the rank and file, however, are true to their principles, INTRIGUE.
generous in their allegiance, honourable in their bearing, and
devoted to their chief, the Intriguers, who are busy with their As regards the late Lord Derby's successor in the Chan- | tongues and pens, busy on all sides, with the activity of the cellorship of Oxford University, Intrigue, in lawn sleeves and
| ant and the vigour of the wasp, Faction may be defeated and a black satin petticoat-to Intrigue's deep disgrace—was pain- | Intrigue exposed. fully active several days before his lordship's death. “And For our ourselves we cannot believe that any serious attempt long before the family vault received his honoured remains. is being made to dethrone Mr. Disraeli. If it be, only new Intrigue in other habiliments. neither so beautiful in them- | divisions will be created, and failure stare us in the face. selves nor so becoming to the wearer. was hard at work in The hyper-fantastic folly of the Quarterly, does not deserve endeavouring to promote discord in the Conservative party.serious attention. When its author's name is known a key
| to its meaning is at once furnished. We are quite willing to tenure of office, but, as Mr. Gladstone pretty plainly notices. I give Lord Salisbury his due meed of praise. He is no doubt there are dangerous breakers ahead ; and, therefore, if but all that the Liberal papers represent him to be. To lead' howhis political opponents can be induced to take such steps as
ever, he must first serve ; to rule well he must have learnt to may bring about fresh weakness in their ranks, such a policy on obey. His turn will come all in good time. His laudable their part will present many charms for him. It has been
ambition can be perfectly satisfied hereafter. At present Mr. this motive which has so often induced the Liberal papers to Disraeli—no experimentalist, but a veteran statesman-grasps be so inquisitive and curious regarding the position which
the reins, and nineteen-twentieths of the party, remembering Lord Stanley, now the Earl of Derby. is likely to occupy. his services during the past thirty years, do not at present They are most anxious to know where they may be likely to feel disposed to cashier the greatest and most consistent find him. Of course they would greatly desire that he should political leader of this century for a young nobleman whose be found ranged on their own side, or that, at all events, he
abilities, however great, will become all the more notable and should be in a position to create a third party—the existence
all the better appreciated when he prepares himself to govern
in the future by practising a generous and proper obedience weaken the Tories in the House of Peers. That he will at now. In the light of these facts, therefore, we watch, and any time seek to depose Mr. Disraeli, who, through evil report
shall continue to chronicle the progress of Intrigue. and good report, has done so much for the Conservatives, is utterly improbable. But there are other dangers, and from other quarters. It
THE PROGRESS OF DEMORALIZATION. will have been noted that a little mob of eccentric personsundeterred by the death, burial, and failure of the Peelite 1 All those who are neither partizans nor the dupes of party sect—are trying to play over again a game which has never leaders, must be appalled by the rapid progress of demoralizabeen successful. Watchers and observers of current events tion which has taken place of late in the Church of England. know who they are, and note what they are doing. They Men of old, who were far-sighted, like Richard Froude, had think to hold the balance at future crises, and to wield a prophesied that it would come ; but few imagined how soon power out of all proportion to their numbers. But the policy all principle would be totally and utterly repudiated and is dangerous and cannot succeed. They may weaken the scattered to the winds by so many high in authority and inTories proper, but they will never attain any great strength fluence in the National Church. And now that the ugly sight for themselves. Their names are not altogether unknown at is before our very eyes, many amongst us, calling evil good, and the E.C.U. office, where they beg the thoughts and do the good evil, turn away from contemplating it, and hang upon bidding of other people. Fear and dislike of Mr. Disraeli the lips of the prophets of disruption and destruction, who seem to be two of their leading notions.
wildly go about promising their followers an ecclesiastical As regards Lord Salisbury, of course a strong effort will be Utopia, rather than face the fact. made by several sections of politicians to push him to the Wherever we turn, we look in vain for the existence of any forefront. If we may judge by the current number of the principle for which men are prepared to suffer. High-sounding Quarterly Review he himself may not be indisposed to join in threats and effeminate bombast are to be had in abundance, such effort. For the whole burden of the whine political both in the leading articles of the High Church Radical press, there printed is that if Lord Salisbury had been leader of the as well as in the explosive speeches of their hired orators. party instead of Lord Derby and Mr. Disraeli, its present posi- But with such action begins and ends. These men are tion would have been better than it is. Of course it is easy impotent and inactive because they act on no principle whatenough to make charges and complaints like these, with soever. The vulgarest hand-to-mouth policy is all that is ever plenty of “buts ” and “ifs" interlarded, but their value is | recommended, and expediency, the guide of the blind who small and their importance inconsiderable.
lead the blind, the motive power of their deeds. The conduct of many of the Conservatives towards Mr. Our remarks naturally flow from the appointment of Dr. Disraeli, and especially the attitude of the Saturday Review, Temple to Exeter by Mr. Gladstone. The Premier's nominahave simply been a disgrace to their order, as men are grad 1- tion is explicable only on one assumption, and on one assumpally finding out.
I tion only, viz., that it is done in order deliberately to weaken'