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Ko by Water Brooks
CONTENTS OF VOL. III.
VINDICATION OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OF
FEBRUARY, 1848; IN REPLY TO LORD BROUGHAM
THAT the transactions and the men of the late French Revolution should find small favor in the eyes of the vulgar and selfish part of the upper and middle classes, can surprise no one; and that the newspaper press, which is the echo, or, as far as it is able, the anticipation, of the opinions and prejudices of those classes, should endeavor to recommend itself by malicious disparagement of that great event, is but-in the natural order of things. Justice to the men, and a due appreciation of the event, demand that these unmerited attacks should not remain unprotested against. But it is difficult to grapple with so slippery an antagonist as
Letter to thu Marquess of Lansdowne, K.G., Lord President of the Council, on the late Revolution in France. By Lord Brougham, F.B.S., Member of the National Institute. London: Ridgway. 1848.
Westminster Review, April, 1849.