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The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III, 1854-1861

A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence between the Years 1837 and 1861

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Author: Queen Victoria
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 232,415 / 744 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Categories: AC, DA
Downloads: 822
Added to site: 2009.05.04 24069

s, and so disinterested an adviser. It is true that your Ministers are alone responsible for the conduct of public affairs, and although there is no man in England whose opinion Lord Aberdeen would more highly respect and value, still if he had the misfortune of differing from His Royal Highness, he would not hesitate to act according to his own convictions, and a sense of what was due to your Majesty's service.

The Prince has now been so long before the eyes of the whole country, his conduct so invariably devoted to the public good, and his life so perfectly inattackable, that Lord Aberdeen has not the slightest apprehension of any serious consequences arising from these contemptible exhibitions of malevolence and faction.

Your Majesty will graciously pardon Lord Aberdeen for writing thus plainly; but there are occasions on which he almost forgets your Majesty's station, and only remembers those feelings which are common to all ranks of mankind.

[Footnote 1: A section of the Press, favou



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