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Annexation of Oudh Nana Sahib of
Bithoor and his Agent Azimoolah Khan-
Number and Character of the Native Army, 240
Origin of the Mutiny-Outbreak at Luck-
now-Atrocities perpetrated there and at
Delhi-The Magazine blown up by Lieu-
tenant Willoughby, .

News of the Mutiny reaches Lahore-The

Native Troops in the Punjaub are disarmed

-Lord Canning intercepts British Troops

on their way to China,

The Mutiny at Lucknow-The Sepoys besiege

the British-Death of Sir Henry Law-

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rebel Sepoys

Cawnpore,

Debate on Indian Affairs-Mr. Disraeli fore-

shadows his "Imperial Policy" - Mr.

Cobden's Views-General Klapka depre-

cates wholesale Executions of the Sepoys, 265

Suppression of the Mutiny-Escape of Nana
Sahib-Doom of the King of Delhi and of
Tantia Topee-The Rhanee of Jhansi-
General Sir H. Rose's General Order,

Career of Sir John Lawrence-His Manage-

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Felice Orsini's Attempt to assassinate Louis

Napoleon-Sketch of Orsini-Count Wa-

lewski's Despatch concerning English

Protection of political Criminals M.

Persigny adds his Remonstrance- Fury
of certain French Colonels-Punch's Gal-
lic Cock―The entente cordiale in danger,. 280
Lord Palmerston's Conspiracy Bill introduced
-Public Indignation aroused-The Bill
rejected-Resignation of the Palmerston

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Lord Palmerston again Prime Minister and
Mr. Gladstone Chancellor of the Ex-
chequer,
Mr. Cobden on the Derby Administration-
He is returned for Rochdale-Lord Pal-
merston and Lord John Russell urge him to
enter the Cabinet-Cobden's Arrival from
America His Interview with Palmerston
-His Refusal to join the Cabinet, .

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CHAPTER VIII.

WAR-FEVER-THE YEARS MILITANT.

Opening of Session of 1853-Material Prosperity-Statistics of Railways-Progress of Manufactures,

Agricultural Improvement—Mr. Mechi's Experiments at Tiptree Hall-The Water Supply of London-Mr. F. O. Ward's Sanitary Efforts,

Discussions regarding the final Disposal of the Great Exhibition Building-Erection of Art Galleries and Museums with surplus Funds of the Exhibition, Death of Pugin the Architect and of Turner the Painter-Turner's munificent Bequests,

Death of Count d'Orsay-His relations with the Countess of Blessington Byron's Sketch of D'Orsay,

“Emperor-making

"in Hayti-Solemn Installation of Soulouque as Faustin the First,

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Father Newman's Attacks on Protestantism -Affair of Giovanni G. Achilli-Case of "The Queen versus J. H. Newman," HOME AFFAIRS IN 1852-Mr. Walpole's new Militia Bill—Mr. Macaulay again returned for Edinburgh-His enthusiastic Reception in the Music Hall Macaulay's Speech against the Franchise Clauses of the Militia Bill, Commissioners' Report on the Oxford Colleges -Parliamentary Oaths Question and Mr. Alderman Salomons-Lord Lyndhurst's Law Reforms-Lord Brougham's proceedings in France, . 12 The Frome-Bennett Case-Mr. Horsman's Charges against Mr. Bennett and the Bishop of Bath and Wells-Mr. Gladstone defends them-Revival of Convocation, . 13 THE EASTERN QUESTION-Visit of the Czar Nicholas to England in 1844-His Position and Temper-He communicates his Views on Turkey to Sir Hamilton Seymour in 1853, Studies and Pursuits of the Emperor Nicholas -His Love of Pomp and Display-His untiring Activity-Character of his Government-Dr. Mandt's Story,

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