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HISTORY OF EUROPE.

CHAPTER VIII.

FRANCE.—Embarrassed State of the Ministry-Attempt to introduce

Prince Polignac-Partial changes in the Ministry-Meeting of the

Chambers, and Speech of the King-Superiority of the Liberals in the

Chamber of Deputies–Bills introduced by the Ministry to regulate

the formation of the Municipal Councils in the Communes and Depart-

ments--Speech of the Minister of the Interior- The Chamber resolves

to proceed with the Departmental Bill first, in opposition to Ministers,

who are left in a Minority-Proposed Amendments--Division of Opinion

in the Ministry- Amendment to increase the Number of Electors of

the Departmental Councils lost by a small Majority-The Ministry

withdraw both Bills—Impeachment of M. de Villèle abandoned The

Chamber of Deputies order M. de Peyronnet to be prosecuted for ex-

pending a Sum of Money without a Vote of appropriation-Difference

between the two Chambers on this Subject--Bills for regulating the

Customs, and continuing the Tobacco Monopoly-Distress among the

Vine-growers, and Measures taken for their Relief-Finance-Discus-

sions regarding Foreign Affairs-State of the Ministry at the Close of

the Session-Immediately on the Close of the Session, the King dis-

misses the Ministry, and forms an Ultra-royalist Cabinet-Character of

the new Cabinet and its Members—Unpopularity of the Ministry-Pro-

secutions of the Press—Associations to resist the Payment of Taxes, if

Ministers should attempt to rule without a Chamber—Prosecutions on

account of them-Unpopular Proceedings of the Ministers-Divisions

among them—M. de la Bourdonnaye retires, on Prince Polignac being

made President of the Council-Continued unpopularity of the Minis-

try-Transactions between France and Greece-Quarrel with Algiers.

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CHAPTER IX.

PORTUGAL.-Unsuccessful Conspiracies in Lisbon-Trial of the Conspi.

rators---Miguel alters the Sentence of Banishment into Death, and

banishes those who had been acquitted-Sufferings of State Prisoners

Confiscations Attempt of Don Miguel against the Life of his Sister-

Intrigues of the Queen, which lead to partial changes in the Ministry-

Proceedings at Oporto against the Persons engaged in the Military

enterprise of the preceding Autumn-Nine of them are executed -

More bloodshed called for by the Priests, and a new Commission erect-

ed at Lisbon for the Trial of State Prisoners --Its Proceedings are inter.

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