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“ Against that morbid desire of conquest and aggrandisement,
Speech of the DUKE OF WELLINGTON in the House
of Lords, March 17th, 1832.
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.
Disraeli, ast earl of Peaconsfield
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
EARL GREY, K. G.
&c. &c. &c.
MY LORD! I TRUST that this modest little volume may appear at a moment favourable to your Lordship’s perusal. The spring of the political world appears almost as forward, and budding, as that of the natural. All is flourishing, and fresh, and fair ; full of promise, and pregnant with felicity.
Your Bill, which you described the other night as “ so interesting in its nature, ” phrase apparently borrowed from the puff of the last new novel, — is at length in sight of port.
U of M Biodery
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