The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 2

(1859-1880)

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Author: John Morley (Viscount Morley)
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 255,449 / 754 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 486
Added to site: 2010.05.25
mnybks.net#: 27895
Genre: Biography
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indle political passion in our peninsula, and is it not England that has encouraged Sardinia to oppose the propaganda of moral influences to the illegitimate predominance of Austria in Italy?" To Mr. Gladstone, who had seen the Austrian forces in Venetia and in Lombardy, he said, "You behold for yourself, that it is Austria who menaces us; here we are tranquil; the country is calm; we will do our duty; England is wrong in identifying peace with the continuance of Austrian domination." Two or three days later the Piedmontese minister made one of those momentous visits to Paris that forced a will less steadfast than his own.

The French Emperor in his dealings with Cavour had entangled himself, in Mr. Gladstone's phrase, with "a stronger and better informed intellect than his own." "Two men," said Guizot, "at this moment divide the attention of Europe, the Emperor Napoleon and Count Cavour. The match has begun. I back Count Cavour." The game was long and subtly played. It was difficult for the ruler who h

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