Huddersfield Chronicle (06/Jul/1850) - page 8

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spark to Whitehall-gardens, Sir Robort [Robert] being supported by from the ground. They had not proceeded more than 30 DEATH OF SIR R. PEEL. when Sir James Clark met the carriage, and having FATAL TERMINATION OF THE ACCI4 [ACACIA] - 7 y assistance. Dr. Foucart [Fact] requested Sir James to ac- [accident] DENT TO SIR ROBERT PEEL. company him in the carriage to Whitehall, which Sir James to announce that an accident of a very onsented [consented] to do. Ina few minutes after he had entered ' d en- [ene] We regret Saturda [Saturday] he carriage Sir Robert became much excited, an serious nature occurred to Sir Robert Peet oe md Bdeavoured [endeavoured] to raise himself up, which it was thought nent [sent] f. ening, [ending] Si Robert left his residence in He then age in ae antl [ant] his arrival a k. Sr (unconsciousness, in which he re 27 3 3 at ifted [lifted] cut of the carriage he gerdens [gardens] shortly an ee occ [cc] esd [end] ey On peing [being] tance, [lance] into the house. On groo [goo] i ive [vie] i ked, [led] with and, passing through the park, had arrived nearly ,ovived [nearly ,revived] and wal [al] i, to the new entrance into Grosvenor-place, OnfMentering [ornamenting] the mansion, Sir Band the members of his family, arrival in painful anxiety after when his horse suddenly phic [Phil] ething [thing] that was passing, and, kicking up Its heels, 1 threw Sir Robert over its head, on his face, in the the aceident [accident] Soho if into her husband's arms, had Although rendered insensible by the fall, Sir Robert forgg2 [forge Sie [Sir] Tames Clark and the other gentlemen in attend- [attend the] the moment retained hold of the reins-and the horse. not removed her. The effect of the meeting u Being thereby suddenly checked, feli [fell] heavily upon was extremely painful. He swooned into the arms hb in triking [striking] him between pr; Foucart, [Fact] and was placed upon a sofa in the neares [nearest] Th cveral [several] rsons [Sons] passing near the apartment (the dining-room.) From this room Sir Rober [Robert] ee hs Hone and be est Sir James Clarke, yas [as] never removed, and so extremely sensitive to pain did apet [pet] at Site pate, and among toed the right speedily become that it was only after very considerable ber [be] Majesty's physician. ne features were-mdifficulty [were-difficulty] that he could be removed from the sofa toa [to] patent; ue abra [ara] completely foe perfectly pallid, bed which had been procured for his use. sligh [slight] is 20 much changed, that it was som [some] who had been awaiting his e moments before his Sir James Clark having consulted with Lady Peel, it was ' observingg atranged [observing arranged] to sc identity was discovered. Six atten [attend] the Hawkins. Dr. Seymour and on Hodgson, the accident, hastened forw [for] family physician and surgeon, were also sent for at ace in his power. Mrs. Lucas, of Bryanston-sq 'Msome [Some] time. Sir James Clark and Dr. Foucart [Fact] remained ze at the disposal of Sir Robert, whol; [who] attendance until Mr. Shaw (Sir Benjamin Brodie's assis- [assist- assist] f returning animation, and S tant) [tan] came, when the former left. At length Sir Benjamin d his opinion that his re-Mlarrived, [re-Ml arrived] and a consultation took place between the six lifted into the whose names are above given. A formidable en who had presented itself at the very onset of the case, from the distressing fact that Sir Robert's sufferings were so that he would not permit any minute examination lof [of] his injuries to be made by the medical men. Theslightest [The slightest] in the vicinity of the injured parts gave him intense placed her bad shown symptoms of ret [re] James Clarke having expresse [expressed] moval [oval] might be he wae [we] y the two oie [one] tonded [toned] by the medical officer from St. hospital, was driven slowly home. After Sir Robert had been placed in Mrs. Lucas's carriage he par- [par] ability d to replace ly recovered sensibility, and attempted to 1 and the only manner in which he could be treated nat [at] upon his head. He subsequently sank into a kind dcr [Dr] 'the circumstances was to assume that the commi- [comm- common] of stupor, from whence there is too much reason to fea [fe] fracture of the clavicle (which was evident to the he has not yet perfectly recovered. On Sunday on the clothes being removed) was the only one, and 2 bulletin issued, after a short consultation, stated the ribs were uninjured. After the consultation, i ch the patient laboured determined to reduce this fracture, but, owing to the had arisen to sensibility of the patient, the operation was not completely performed, and, at he expiration ot few Zhours, [Hours] the sufferer entreated that he might be younger members of the family on being informed of the tendages, [tend ages] and they were according takon [taken] off the accident, may be more easily imagined than de- [dose] see Lady Peel and the members of his family; but after, scribed. Sir Robert and Lady Peel were engaged time it was thought advisable to exclude all strangers dine with the Earl and Countess of Jersey on Saturday from the apartment, for fear of producing any additional ning. [nine] The party was, of course, put off on the in-Mexcitement. [in-Excitement] Sir Robert passed a restless night on Saturday, evel [eve] t of the catastrophe becoming known. The Vis-fMhis [Vis-famous] extreme f touch hourly, god his st ae bers [bees] of the family s;mptoms [family s;mp toms] altogether becoming very alarming, which a - and ane [an] eae [ear] con Mr. Robert Peel the Test, we believe, some of the medical gentlemen in (with the excep [except] 'ved [bed] at Whitehall-cardensig2ttendance did not consider them to be. On Sunday even- [even who] who is in Switzerland) ery [very] in fing [ding the pulse having increased from between 80 and 90, within a very short period, and remain 1n ai his Ro. which it had ranged after the accident, to upwards o Almost immediately after the accident OY it was deemed necessary to take some blood, with a Highness Prince Albert, accompanied by the Prince cf view of reducing the inflammation. Twenty leeches were Prussia, arrived at Sir Robert's residence in Whitehall-M.ccordingly [Whitehall-M.accordingly] applied to the left shoulder by Dr. Foucart, [Fact] gardens, to make inquiries after the right hon. baronet.fMfand [baronet.foment] a large quantity of blood was obtained. There was no is i s Prince George called at 7 o'clock, improvement in the condition of the patient from His Royal Highness Princ [Prince] ha brid [bird] t to mak [make] ie tion, [ion] and he continued in a very precarious state - cs lambridee [Lambert] sen efmthis [ethos] operation, 4 ie anid [and] Duchess sqthroughout [sq throughout] the whole of Sunday and Monday. On Monday . the alarming symptoms were greatly increased. Viscount Palmerston was one of the first n c i of the nobility who sent to ascertain the state of Sir About seven o'clock Sir Robert became delirious, and Robert, and to inquire after Lady Pecl [Peel] and the family. to raise himself up in bed. In this state he The noble Viscount received a written reply from Cap# continued during the greater part of the night, and a tain [train] Peel. mintzrvals [intervals] he became so much exhausted that his medical The Times of Tuesday reports It is with much mattendants [attendance] were several times of opinion that he survive through the night. In the paroxysms of his regret we announce that Sir Robert Peel is still in Sir Robert's thoughts were with his oldes [older] siderable [considerable] danger. The bulletin issued at 10 dearest friends, and the names of Hardinge [Harding] an night was less satisfactory than any previous one, were frequently upon his lips. At four o clock Sir Benjamin Brodie, who continues in attendance, with 0 Tuesday morning Sir Robert fell into a sound sleep, in is i Lins [Lin] aw Dr. Seymour at we ee, Haw had not left awaking, his mind was quite composed, and his medical at- u tendants [tenants] considered him to be much refreshed by the rest On Tuesday morning, however, a gleam of hope was zaised [raised] among the many enquiring friends of the right the symptoms under whi [who] not subsided, but no new symptoms Th of mind exhibited by Lady Peel and all the quit From the period of the accident up to this time hon. baronet, by the publication of the following (nearly 70 hours) Sir Robert had taken no other letin [Latin] -- a glass of champagne and the yoke of one egg beaten After seven o'clock, last evening, Sir Robert which he was induced with some difficulty to swallow. symptoms were considerably aggravated, so as to Medicine had been administered as a matter of course, butf [but] h anxiety respecting him. Early this morning,Bjthroughout [morning,Throughout] the same lengthened period the system had re- [re however] however he had refreshing sleep, and the alarminggg ined [alarming ned] perfectly inactive. The pulse had greatly increased symptoms have somewhat abated.-Whitehall, half-past on Tuesday. from, U2 to Bel 3 oclock, [clock] a.m. ce of the great number of carriages bea [be] little easier. This setief [stiff] was, unhappily, of short consequen [consequence] duration. t two o'clock far more dangerous s tons which drove up to the mansion, on Tuesday, and any which had yet been observed presented urgent necessity of preserving the grcatest [greatest] quietude, sofMselves. [themselves] 'At this time Sir Robert began to breathe stertor- [start- start] 23 not to interrupt the occasional rest of Sir Robert Mfously, [Mosley] and his senses again failed him. He ceased to the medical gentlemen gave instructions at an any of the questions addressed to him, and ap- [amour] hour that no carriage should be allowed to enter to be sinking into a comatose state. Sir Benjamin The gates were accordingly closed, and as goods Was aan [an] Sen for, a his arrival agreed with parties arrived they were referred to the bulletin, now sare [are] da nee oh gent The tai [ta] thie [the] ae oop [op] ies [is] of which were exhibited on the gates. A porte [port] very weak, and marked 118. From fa o'clock to Was in ere Ao recone [recon] ho ans ert [et] sat wu the 5 at o'clock the change, for the worse was progressive, the anxiety 1 ay; e increasing to 130, and b ir y i of considerably exceeded those upon any pre- [preve] Be e ae nage [age] weaker ious sous] day. Wand the stertorous breathing became more and more pain- [enduring] During Monday night, when the right hon. The relatives were now informed that all the Falls symptoms appeared very unfavourable, Viscount Har-fmedical [Har-medical] science could afford was exhausied, [exhausted] and that no dinge, [ding] who for many years has lived on the most affec-gghope [affect-hope] whatever existed of Sir Robert Peel's life being pro- [printer] éionate [innate] terms of friendship with Sir Robert, was for 24 hours. The Bishop of Gibraltar (the Rev. Dr. for. The noble Viscount answered the summons im- F cule), [rule] very old Send of Sir Robert's, was now sent ediately, [mediately] and remained with his right 0 Administer the last offices of the church. On the frien [friend] d throughou [through] the night, taking leave for a of the prelate it was intimated to Lady Peel and the time only when the more favourable bulletin was issued i Of intent thee nly [only] that they might now, without risk in the morning. mitted [fitted] to the apartmeat [department] in which he was lying. In a few The Prince Consort arrived at one o'clock to make-moments the whole family were assembled in the presence inquiries on behalf of his Royal Highness and her Ma-fMof [Ma-fm] their beloved relative, whose exhausted condition at this jesty [jest] the Queen. The Duchess of Gloucester sent tommtime [sometime] scarcely enabled him to recognize their identity. inquire during the morning, and also the Duke andj [and] It is not the province of the journalist to violate the sanc- [san- Archduchess] Duchess of Cambridge. M. de Mussey, [Massey] private physi- [physic- hesitate] tity [tit] of a scene like this, and therefore this portion of ou . . narrative necessarily omits all matters of detail. It is suf- [su- musician] cian [can] to the ex-royal family of France, called during thefl [theft] ficient [efficient] to sa. 7 Fe y, that the lamented sufferer revived sufficient morning to inquire on the part of the Count and Coun-Mljuring [Con-Milking] one period of the interview to identify the features tess [sets] de Neuilly. [Nelly] oa. fgof [fog] those beloved ones surrounding his couch-towards The answer to all inquiries, up to mid-day, was thatklwhom [Stockholm] he at length extended his faltering hand, and, in an Sir Robert Peel continued much the same as when thegfattitude [gratitude] bespeaking the intensity of his feeli [feel] bulletin was issued at -past 8 o'clock. i lings, whispered in a scarcely audible voice-'4God [voice-'good] bless you At half-past one o'clock another medical At the termination of this distressing scene Lord Har- [Partook] took place, the result of which was made known at twogpdinge, [tempting] and Sir James Graham, who had been informed o o'clock, by the publication of the following bulietin [bulletin] --fgthe [father] fatal result anticipated, were admitted to the presence Sir Robert Peel expresses himself as sufferin. [suffering] less of the patient, now rapidly sinking. gentiemen [gentlemen] were pain and, in other respects, is quite as well as he was a ie a, ative [active] ted 5 aad [and] might os ardinge [adding] pene [pen] this morning -July 2, half-past 1 p.m. jon [on] caving t a room, at e contemplation o be ove' [over] The anxiety exhibited to learn the contents of thispa [this pa] all the dangers bok [bo] pe, coudh [cough] hed [he] madre made] the plains huey [hey] than bulletin was so great, that when the servant was seen kee [Lee] and Sobraon. [Soprano] icaving [giving] the mansion with it a perfect rush of the crowd 4 At 9 o'clock Sir Robert had become so exhausted as to to the gates took place, and the policeman in attend-fbe [attend-be] callous to all outward impressions. The members of his ance [once] was compelled to read it aloud for the inforu [inform] still remained near him, with the exception of Lady of the Peel, whose painfully excited feelings rendered it absolutely During the afternoon, the crowd increased so to remove her from the apartment. The suf- [su- soft] that additional officers were sent to pr der [de] d fsferer's [sufferer's] strength was, however, so far exhausted that, al f the bulletin was furnis [furnish hough he gave occasional indications of being sensible o & copy of the be urnished [furnished] to a constable sta-B their [st-B their] presence, the power of utterance had altogethe [together] toned at the entrance of Whitchall-gardens, [Which-gardens] in order to ceased, and it soon became evident that his end was rapidl [rapidly] enable him to answer inquiries in Whitehall, and thus ; approaching. lessen the pressure of the crowd near the mansion. fm sir Robert ceased to exist at nine minutes after 11 o'clock. The Earl and Countess of Jersey, the Dean of present at his decease were, his three brothers, the cester, [chester] Col. Peel, M-P., Lady Fuller, the Dowager Lady Dean of Worcester, Colonel Peel, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Henley, and other members of the family, called three of his sons, Mr. F. Peel, M.P., Captain W times during the day. None but the nearest ce B.N., and Mr. Arthur Peel; his son-in-law, Lord entered the mansion, all others contenting themselves fg Villiers Lord Hardinge, [Harding] Sir J. Graham, and the medica. [medical] with making inquiries at the gate. The grief gentlemen in attendance. Sensibility to pain had ceased by all at the answers conve [cone] time before death, and his last moments were not yed [yes] to them told too plainly iq; i ing. what small hopes were entertained by the medical at 'After death ax bxdmination [examination] of th A ath [at] xamination [examination] of the bod made, when tendants. [tenants] The Countess of Jersey and Lady Clementinafila [Clementina] ot for the first time discover cays é most important fact was for the first time discovered, Villiers were deeply affected at the intelligence conveyed gviz., [conveyed viz] that the fifth rib on the left side was fractured. This to them at six o'clock by Col. Peel. mwas [was] the region where Sir Robert complained of suffering At half-past six o'clock the following bulletin was issue athe [the] greatest pain, and it was probably the seat of the - a Sir Robert Peel is much exhausted and al together producing woot [wood] is technically known as effusion and pul [Paul] not so well as he was on the early part of the day.-f 1 ily [il] were consulted on the subject of a post July 2, 1850, half-past 6 p.m.' torte but both Mr. Frederick Peel, ina After this time instructions were given to admit no Captain Peel, objected to allow the remains to be disturbe [disturbed] person within the gates except the Bishop of any way, and the precise cause of death will, therefore, that reverend wee ating [acting] been sent for shortly be ascertained. An application for permission to vious [pious] by Sir 's desire. The Bishop of Gibraltar arrived sh o'clock, and was admitted to the presence of the right hon. baronet with whom he remained for nearly an hour. Sir Robert at this time became very much worse, and all the members of his family were intro-& duced [duce] to take a last leave of their revered parent. and at the west end, manifested their high respect fo believe that Lady Peel was reduced to such a state off the. jamented [lamented] deceased, and their deep vet at his pre mind from excessive gricf [grief] and watching that it was not mature demise, by closing their windows, a proceeding al thought advisable to acquaint her ladyship with theg#most [the#most] universally adopted in the neighbourhood of White- [White approaching] approaching dissolution of her husband lest the shock #hall. The flags of many vessels on the river, and also on mrefused. [refused] Lady Peel continued throughout Tuesday night in Pstate [State] of complete prostration, and on Wednesday morning her illness had so much increased that it was found neces [NeWS] sary [say] to call in Sir Benjamin Brodie. ortly [shortly] before eigh [eight] might prove greater than she could bear. many public buildings, were hoisted half-mast high, as a Viscount Hardinge [Harding] had arrived in Whitehall-gardenage atk [Whitehall-garden age at] of respect to the memory of the deceased. The Times, of Thursday, adds- We are authorized [authorised] and Lord Villiers, 3 e other members of the famil [family] bedside of his afflicted friend. Sir James ae constant political and private friend of Sir Robert, had been sent for, and was also admitted to an interview with the right hon. baronet, who, with the ex wandcrings, [wanderings] i mto [to] be offered to Sir Robert Peel Mr. Denison rode him ception [option] of playing, as well as omnibusses [Omnibus] and carriages in Piccadilly ee retained his sensibility untilffall [unlawfully] which the horse passed without showing the smallest; within a very short period of his death, disposition to shy. Mr. Denison insisted upon Sir Robert At nine minutes after eleven o'clock, Sir Robert Pec [Sec] riding him for a week before he decided upon keeping him breathed his last, in the presence of nearly all the did so, and then requested he might have him bers [bees] of his family, of whom he had taken an had been regularly hunted, was eight years old, and leave only a short time previously. ghad [had] been ridden by Lord Villiers, who thought he would Intelligence of the melancholy event was immediately suit his father-in-law exceedingly well. For the last two forwarded to Buckingham Palace, and by electric tele [tee] months Sir Robert has ridden this,horse regularly. graph to several family connexions of the right honour MEMOIR OF THE LATE SIR ROBERT PEEL. (From the Daily News.) ae resident in the country. ir Robert Peel expired in the dining room of his The car . mansi [mains] eer [er] of the statesman whose death we this day on, from which apartment he has not been re-MBrecord [re-Record] affords another instance of a man springing from the moved since his arrival at home after the accident. of the people to occupy the highest position in the ountry [country] that an English subject may enjoy. m [in] The father of Sir sof [of] the enterprising FURTHER PARTICULARS OF THE ACCIDENT. (From the Times of Thursday.) Rof [Of] our present en It that on the evening of the lamented accident, ture [true] aid who, Sir Robert a oolled [rolled] at Buckingham Palace and entered ployment [Parliament] of thousands of his fellow countrymen, won fo his name in Jesty [Jest] visiting book only a few a princely fortune. He was born in 1750, and in potore [pore] 3 en nee g up Constitution-hill, he g1773 [he G] embarked in a cotton factory at Bury, in Lancashire, fet [get] fs mene [men] ly o J te leading intogzin [intoxicant] partnership with a Mr. Yates, whose dauchter [daughter] he after- [afternoon] reen [green] Park when. Ellis, one of Lady married. In fourteen years-so rapidi [rapid] was money, bya [by] groom. Sir Robert emade [made] by cotton spinning in those days-he had amassed 3 this young lady whenSenough [Henson] to purchase a large landed estate in Yorkshire, to htly [holy] restive, swerved towards the rails which he subsequently added others in Staffordshire and and threw Sir Robert sideways on. his Warwickshire. At Tamworth, then falling into decay, he wo gentlemen who were close to the up an extensive factory, and, by restoring its business nd raised him, holding him in a sitting posture. and giving employment to its inhabitants, gained ucart [act] ned gentlemen to render assistance. political influence, which afterwards secured him the seat accident from a distance of 150 for that borough-a seat subsequently enjoyed by his son. spot just as Sir Robert hadi [had] When the first French revolution broke out, Mr. Peel, the Sir Robert on father, was inclined to and in reply to Dr. ters [tees] with favour, but the excesses and horrors that subse- [subs- subsidies] was touch hurt, replied, quently [frequently] set in turned his opinions, and he steadily sup- [sup procured] procured Si moments whichiported [imported] Mr. Pitt during the war-so steadily, indeed, that pod Sw Robert when, in 1797, voluntary contributions were asked towards until after he support of the e of th Or Be e then slightl [slight] revived, gave no less than 10 000 - Oucart, [Oct] said, 6c feel better is ordered to dri [Dr] 5 ere ee ay ae in his ample wages he paid, no less than 15, men who helped to lay the foundation ormous [enormous] and important cotton manufac- [manufacture- manufacture] whilst establishing a channel for the em- [mon] on the ent, [end] and relyi [rely] whom ve slo [so] wly [way] through the persons, to THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1850. Fe Dr. Foucart [Fact] and the two gentlemen who first raised himg [him] Sheard of the accident, came up to see if he could render Robert was met by Lady Peel having received overwhelmed with emotion, # n Sirf [Sir] send at once for Sir Benjamin Brodie and Mr. hich [which] he continued uninterruptedly until 8 o'clock. he had enjoyed. There was still, however, cause for timulants [stimulants] were administered, but had no apparent effect, B of increasing the dangerous condition of the patient, be mortal injury, the broken rib pressing on the lung, and ke a cast of the face, from an eminent sculptor, was alsog [also] Several of the principal mercantile establishments in that the horse from which Sir Robert Peel receivedy [received] Fhis [His] fall on Saturday last was bought at Tattersalls', [Tattersall] on theg [the] 22nd of April last, by Mr. Beckett Denison, and intended& daily for a week. He met the troops with their Robert Peel was, as is well known, regard the principles of its promo-& e campaign, he and hisZ [his] in one sum. He had, it 2 i i i bh determina- [determine- determination] . Gorn [Horn] rtook [took] public affairs with a more thoroug [through] at Sat laws. Strange art in the institi. [institute] tions [tins] of Lis [Is] country mm an orderly, ised [used] a benevolent regard, limiting the hours prote [Porte] ont part i bour [our] of the young, and providing the means of education so soon afterwards take the most honest, and efficient state. th bicuities [Biscuits] of this for such as were willing to avail themselves of such advan- [advance- establishing] the one, and ensuring the permé [perm] But are we wholly to pass exer [exe] e istovian [Austrian] Etages. [Stages] en the invasion of the country was spoken of, Sof [Of] the other Honourable career Must it be left to the d better than did Sir Robert the value 8 t Mr. Peel contributed towards the formation and 'an election but no one was less dis- [displeasure] neashire [shire] fencibles, [fences] and he raised, chiefty [chief] from olitical [political] ery [very] at i ean [an] workmen, six companies of ake [ale] B J to let thet [the] which was but a mere cry, after the Sach [Cash] Volunteers-of whom he was the lieutenant-colonel. est was over, interpose between his governmen [Government] ae Such patriotic services, added to the consideration of hisfila [hostile] line of policy as his own discernment oe 2 exigency oF the grave, great wealth, gained for him, in 1801, a baronetcy. Inf ithe [Inf the] times might point out as necessary. e poon [soon] Pe new arliament [Parliament] he often spoke upon questions of trade and the pressure from without, to whic [which] hea [he] bee cm Sir Robert, so it is said, besides YS sionally [finally] betrayed nufactures [manufacturers] he advocated the union with Ireland, and had yielded, and for yielding to which they n Behe conscience of his followers, twice signa [signal] y Lag yee [see] sestrong [strong] opinions on the currency-opinions, it may be re-Mfrom [re-From] office, was not to be altogether resisted. a, Twice he broke them up, and we now beho [be] marked, opposed to those afterwards put forward and The agitation fox theo [the] trade, however, ost [out] alt in a smitten ang [an] a ine [in] i i i ong [on] [C] a elr [er] e The wots [wits] Se Robert Peal the subject of this notice, was oo and was afer [after] the opening of the session of 1845, thelj [Bethel] m [in] pag [page] oy form of indignant adjuration tha [that] born on the 5th of February, 1788. Inheriting his father'sfidgovernment, [father'governments] with Sir Robert as its mouthpiece, vn ot help respecting such an evidence of wrong. Bu ents [ants] and aptitude for business, he had all the super- [spread] at of the most sweeping alterations in the tariff of the Wsth [With] the knoll of departed greatness sounding in our ear, gadded advantages of an early, sound, and complete ountry [country] that has ever been effected. The proposal did not Mea [Me] ime [me] to view these acts by the light of the future. ion. He was first sent to Harrow, where he was form-fellowfatouch [form-floating] the great question then at issue between him and the a ity [it] will ask-Were they right or were they wrong with Byron. The poet, in a letter since published by Tom League, but the country was nevertheless taken by sur- jPosterity [Sir- posterity] i isi [is] ithout [without] hesitation or reserve. says There were always great hopes of Pee prise at the boldness and comprehensive character of hisg jOur [his our] own answer shall be wi acai [ac] acta that ivi [iv] tes- [te- test] P hen England lost her greatest living sta [st] ne of his character too tender to be ies [is] agreed hat they d that all parties to slur over w. toa [to] ot all praise Surely not. as sacred as and the grief confessed by all may, dour into a gravity and cance [cane] many smaller violences to support o No one appreciate mong [among] the most nee free were a ir Robert com- [amongst] us all, masters and scholars, and he not dis-Mmeasure. [dis-Measure] It was a decided advance towards iven [even] man todo. [too] Grant that Sir b la ppoikted [appointed] them. As ascholarhe [scholar] was greatly my superior avowed homage paid to its principles. Hundreds ofjjever [effective] a th unfairly, and it must at least be admitted tha [that] icles [ices] were swept from the list of dutiable articles, andg [and] r glory and prized [prizes] the equal as a schoolboy, out of school 1 was always in scrapes of imposts, some of them insignificant, but all off ng haat [hat] ae taste fo Bat it possible that a man should nd he never, and in school he always knew his lesson vexatious, sacrificed to the rising political divinity. h deeds, and a whole life full of them, and yet do I rarely. From Harrow the future statesman went to thel#fBefore [the#before] the famine of 1845 precipitated the crisis which soon a To confess that were indeed a keen satire University of Oxford, where he entered as a gentlemanfMafterwards ensued, the breach between Sir Robert Peel and an f not a presumptuous imputation on his Maker. ommoner [commoner] of Christ Church. The qualities he evinced considerable section of his party was virtually complete. jon [on] tn 'naps there is some semblance of truth in it. Take, his public school went with him to his college. He dis- [dis the] The famine, which occurred in the autumn of that year, th ey Phe [The] bse [be] list of earth's worthies from the beginning o played the same and proficiency that had opened up a very gloomy prospect for the country. The 9 be candid with them. pit in af Haren, [Hare] oad [ad] ook [oak] ante doer of mo lrg leg] prof the tie King ory [or] tn res a Pesce [Peace] hon both in mathematics and classics. almost solely depended, hac [ha] nearly perished w patriotism has not been alloyed with some baseness, No sooner had he taken his decree than hi i i mces [mes] of an unknown and mysterious disease. btlety, [Bartlett] deceived nations; secured for him a seat in parliament, and he Was sete [set] se ee were held in all the large and small industrialf [industrial] pho [ho] Dawe ae won triumphs with east frandfual [handful] antagonists, in his 21st year, for Cashel. Upon taking his seat, hellftowns [Hilton's] of the empire, at which resolutions were passed, jt there iso [is] 2inned [tinned] against their own greatness. But whe [the] adopted the political party of his father, and spoke and praying the government to open the ports and relieve ployed played] tovards [towards] other men the candour impose voted with the Tory party. He at once displayed from its sufferings, present and prospective, by themjwe [them] nus in ea of Sir Robert Peel, we find these imper- [improbabilities] capabilities for debate, and made several speeches of grea [great] mely [mel] admission of foreign supplies. These meetings wereg [were] ae ther [the] a condition of humanity than a fault of the promise. He spoke without any hesitation, and with simple result of the crisis. They ware attended by i Gividual, [Individual] Nearly all great things, even the greatest o learness, [clearness] and discretion. Indeed, so highly did ministersfMmen [monasticism] of all shades of political opinion, whilst the deputa- [deputy- hem have been done in this earthly fashion. In the egard [regard] his talents, that in I810 [I] he was chosen to second thelfltions [revelations] appointed to carry the resolutions to the or) new of purists all government is bad, courts are address to the throne on the opening of the session; composed of tories, [Tories] whigs, [whig] conservatives, SE, and policy a word of opprobrium. An abstrac [abstract] in the same year he was appointed Under-Secretary of distinction of party. If report spoke truly, d indeed, can easily be abstractedly good, or the Colonies. The official career thus commenced, and M Robert Peel had already become a convert to free-tradel [free-trade] but when once we have to deal with the human materia [material] fated to lead to the highest offices of the state, did notMMdoctrines. The sstate [state] of the country and the agitation here is no choice but to condescend. Blinger [Linger] on its early stages. From an Under-Secretaryship iwhich [Under-Secretaryshipwhich] was convulsing it from one end to the other, were But a charge so oft repeated, and so fixed upon the man, fin Downing-street Mr. Peel was promoted in 1812 to the Mof [theOf] themselves sufficient to induce him to resolve upon demands a closer scrutiny. That charge is double dealing. onerous post of Chief Secretary for Ireland during the Vice-MMlsome [Vice-Somme] very decided step to meet the exigencies of the It is not that Sir Robert was a double-minded man,' royship [ship] of the Duke of Richmond. In this position helliicrisis. [hypocrisies] It is not unlikely that the course taken by d, therefore, unstable in his ways, but that he assem [assume] soon displayed capabilities for administration, and detecting' had some effect upon the decision ati [at] ie 4 his followe [follow] rs on one understanding and used them fo one great deficiency in the social arrangements of thefMwhich [whichever] he arrived. One morning in December the coun- [con- con] a. ther [the] or, to take a milder supposition, that he gave sister country he brought in a bill, subsequently carried, try was informed that the Peel cabinet was at an and. to a different set of impulses when on one side of the or establishing the Irish constabulary force-a corps ministers left town for Osborne, and returned as house from those which swayed him on the other. Some has since been of the greater service. The success of this private individuals to London. Lord John Russell, now a Boot of doubloness [doubles] is allaged, [alleged] aud [and] sote.soré [site.sore] must. ba eon- [on- experiment] experiment in Ireland subsequently suggested the embodi- Mdeclared [embody-Declared] free trader and corn-law repealer, [repealed] was sent for though it may not be easily described. Sir Robert ment [men] of a similar force in this country; and had the de-fithe [de-faith] Queen, on Sir Robert's recommendation. one ae by parentage, education, Giends, [Kinds] and aceased [ceased] baronet done nothing else he would long be remem- [rem- remember] The point on which the Peel cabinet split was the one fre [re] of his very early entrance into publiq [public] bered, [breed] both in England and Ireland, as the originator g of the ports. Lord Stanley, then secretary for fe. and another 'be the orkines [Orkney] of his great intel- [intercourse] our present system of police. Having changed his con- [con colonies] colonies, headed the opposition, and ministers placed their ee ot the ex ion of his sympathies, and his vast and mstituency [constituency] from Cashel to Chippenham, he sat for a few resignations in the hands of her Majesty. The whigs [whig] didi [did] ee He wee bn rly [ry] taught to worship years for the latter boroguh, [borough] when a vacancy occurring, infMnot [infant] succeed in forming a government. Personal eorve [eve] TIL. and to adore the very shadow of Pitt #1847 [W] ,in the representation of the University of Oxford, prevented them from completing their cabinet, and they' for es fathe [father] r published a pamphlet to prove that the gupon [upon] the elevation of Abbot to the peerage his Alma Materfdid [Mitford] well, perhaps, in shrinking from facing the difficulties onal [only] debt ve 4 peative [operative] source of prosperity. From him the great compliment of electing him to fill the without, when dissensions were weakening them within. ee panto household he passed te Harrow. where vacancy. Having resigned the Irish secretaryship, he a week spent in vain efforts to reconcile differences, the world he was the eontempotary [contemporary] of Byron, of more leisure for taking a prominent part in the discussionsii Lord [discussion Lord] John abandoned the task, and Sir Robert Peel was Bs be sdecn, [Sedan] and other creat -men, [great -men] but it was at Oxford that ofthe [of the] English parliament; and on the 17th of January, more reinstated in the post which, on this occasion, hiefly [chiefly] acquired confidence and fame. He was the most #1822 [W] his dligent [diligent] and talented support of his party was #he can scarcely be considered to have quitted. re tin hed [he] of that University, and tia [ti] most chershed [charged] rewarded. Lord Sidmouth having retired on that day, Lord Stanley kept aloof, and Mr. Gladstone was elevated Thirty years a 'Pecl [Peel] was to do everv- [ever- envelope] Peel was appointed Secretary of State for the Home the head of the colonial department. People were per- [Perth] thee for the the of Eneland, [England] the spartment, [department] a post which he held till the advent of Canning, however, when they saw the Duke of Wellingtong [Wellington] estore [store] a man and every thine that reposes Fyin [Fin] 1827. When Canning became premier, Peel and somelonce [silence] more supporting the cabinet, seeing that it was well Ses [Se] thane ani [an] titution [institution] 'The onl [on] a fr hth, [th] resigned, but the death of that minister occur- [occur known] known that he had sided with Lord Stanley before the dis- [defender] those and by thes [the] i th He on bench. eC ering [ring] in A t of the same year, caused another change infsolution [solution] of the previous administration, and it was notgyhe [Nootka] would stand by them-whether he was stanch for in Sthe [The] position of parties. until shortly after the opening of the session of 1846 hose days it was the office of a statesman to do what Be e Duke of Wellington being called to the counsels offiithe [office] country was made fully aware of the principles on which aves [vase] bid. It is enoug [enough] t took. ee un ae Ber, [Be] to al. coz [Co] the king in the ensuing Januray, [January] 1828, Peel was once moreffhe [more] had reconstructed his cabinet. He then formally an-our 7 an 7 'i Li 0. i un all th Onn 'being Zin [In] place as home secretary, and held that important postfMnounced [pronounced] his intention, not of modifying, but of entirelyg [entirely] oe Cha nn or that os Ti h Seo. [So] a h te during the troublesome period that preceded the dissolution repealing, the corn laws. From that moment he need tha [that] ag a ecre [ere] ry e y of the tory [tor] ministry in 1830. Before he took office object of unceasing attack, unsparing invective, and xi ressed [dressed] a han. [an] Pe a ta i the Duke of Wellington, he had staunchly opposed catholiclbitter [calculate] reproach from those who complained that he had& ee eo a ble [be] 'cil [col] eet, [et] for th inte [inter] xt of hz emancipation, as it e an university representative their confidence and betrayed them. All this heg [he] showed a mos ann fy Sh ao ance [once] tor the in grt get] y 1s old tory [tor] days to do, but he entered upon his official bore, however, with the equanimity and fortitude of a phi-fgs0ns [phi-Fox's] opimions. [opinions] In fact, was aq othe [the] young s ates gin 1825 knowing that the Duke meant to grant relief to A coalition of whigs [whig] and protectionists droveggman [driven] blessed with so many an ers. [es] Tories an atholics. [Catholic] His voice and his vote being used against hisf him [his him] from power on the Irish Coercion Bill. Lord Johnf #Orangemen, [John #Orange men] Oxford and the hurch, [Church] Perceval [Percival] and Lord old friends of the no popery party, and in favour offiRussell [furiously] was again sent for. From that time down to they iverpool, [Liverpool] pion, [ion] and we we must add Wellington, political progress, gave mortal offence to many of his sup- Moccurrence [sup-Occurrence] of the fatal accident, which has just terminated old Sir Robert to hold all together, constituted porters. In vain he declared that his feelings on the subjectfjin [subjection] his death, Sir Robert Peel, although not in power, could BP olitical [political] nursery in which it was scarcely possible to go mremained [remained] as they had been, but that emancipation scarcely be said to be in opposition. Through all their gwrong. [their wrong] Unfortunately for his numerous patrons and ad- [admit] not any longer be safely withheld. Oxford would haveliitrials [Literals] and difficulties he has given a constant and a generousgqvisers, Peel had something else in him than a capacity fo mhim [him] no longer; he was opposed and beaten by Sir Roberti [Robert] support to the whigs, [whig] even when their measures were of afrecelving [resolving] nursery impressions. He was a great man, and Harry Inglis, and compelled to find his way into akin to the very measure on which, in league with gbroke [with Brooke] through his trammels, but his life was spent in tha [that] through the convenient borough of Westbury. the protectionists, they had expelled him from power.glong [power.long] and painful struggle. His affections, his friendships, The memorable three days of July, 1830, that gave Louis The constancy and the utility of the support thus given ba ledges, and his speeches kept in record agaist [against] him, Philippe a throne, lent an impulse to Europe which, amongst gthem [amongst them] were handsomely admitted by Lord John Russell, infheld [inhaled] him back, while his far-seeing and active solicitude gother [other] things, turned the tories [Tories] once more out of office inIMlhis [animals] speech on Friday night last. Spor [Spot] his country drew him on. His life was one long con- [consanguinity] BEngland, [England] and let in the whigs [whig] to carry the Reform Bill. Little did the whig premier think that he was then dic- [Dick- digest] est, for warm pledges are not easily broken, nor, on the Sir Robert served his party during the debates on thisé [this] tating [eating] the political epitaph of his great and generous rival, Bgother [Other] hand, are deep convictions easily belied. But measure by speaking long and frequently and cleverly is pleasing to reflect upon the courtesies which passed mit [it] impossibtp [impossible] for a really honest man to suffer such a Sfavour [Favour] of rotten boroughs, and against the proposed# between him and his old opponents during this the last gstrugele [struggle] All history, and every mans own experience, changes in our representative system. But in vain. Thefiidebate [Debate] in which he was destined to bear a part. In theg Will [the Will] tell him that it is not impossible. The larger a as a declaimer and an actor I was reckoned at least his gifts of heaven speople [people] were in earnest, and long required changes peech [speech] which he delivered on Friday night, whilst opposingfg an's [opposition an's] capacity, and the kindlier his nature, the wider MmAce, [Mace] 7 the policy of Lord Palmerston, he passed the highest also will be sympathies and the more likely also Whilst these political contests were in progress, Sirfjfencomium upon the talents and masterly abilities of they will he be to embrace and feel many conflicting con Robert Peel, the father, died, leaving his son to succeed to he baronetcy, and to an amount of property that rendered him one of the wealthiest commoners in England. demise he gained also the sea swhich [which] he occupied till his death. In 1834 Earl Spencer died, Lord Al Melbourne ministry was broken up, and the Duke off aWellington [Wellington] was again sent for. Sir Robert Peel was at the ime [me] in Italy with his family seeking amusement and the improvement of his health. The duke, by this time, seems to have fully appreciated the value of the absent statesman ss s siderations. side rations] His heart may draw him one way, and his Racin [Rain] sharaotraing [shattering] Kim ot 8 man of Ue ay vow is a ond [and] be On hisfMregret [regretful] that his last vote should, in our apprehension, havelfforce [halves] of some new argument, the excitement of some dis- [dist] t for a mistaken one, and that a man who had done sogCussion, [succession] the persuasion of some example may ever and much for the good of mankind, and from whom so muchgganon [Michigan] take possession of the imagination and senses, while more was expected, should, as his last political act, havegthe [have] mind within pursues its even tenour, [tenor] finds out truth at recorded his condemnation of a policy, with the mainten- last, [maintain- last] and then holds it fast. But the age wherein we live is ance [once] of which the libertics [liberties] of mankind are so intimatelyggimterested in vindicating the character of its own states- [statessdentified] man. Be he double or single, Sir Robert Peel was the type This is not the place in which to speculate upon theg [the] sand representative of his generation. We have lived ina of the lamentable event which has deprived the Period of transition, and Sir Robert has conducted us safely o the conservative party, for he despatched, at once, alm [al] country at this crisis of one of the most illustrious of it England has changed as well as he. messenger to offer Sir Robert the Premiership. The either upon the fortunes of parties, or the generalg [general] Sir Robert has died in harness. He never sought re- [being] ing point of his official ambition was gained. He returned interests of the country. gpose, [goose] and his almost morbid restlessness rendered him in- [into] to England, formed a ministry, and dissolved the Sir Robert Peel has expired at the age of sixty-two. of enjoying it. His was a life of effort. Th mment. [moment] Peel was now to show his quality as a the melancholy accident which resulted in his that if anything is worth doing, it is worth doing He had his choice of colleagues, and many country might have for many years to come enjoyedgWell, [enjoyable] seemed ever present to his mind, so that everything mcircumstances [circumstances] for his great experiment. He had advantage of his experience and counsels. He occu- [occur- procure] spre [pre] did or said was somewhat over-laboured. His officia [office] a reputation for official aptitude, for power in debate, a seat in parliament for forty-one years. He was as some one said the other day, were Atlantean, for services as a law reformer. He had, moreover, taken#M master spirit of the house, thoroughly acquainted with all and his ministerial expositions on the same gigantic Scale, mvery [very] decided steps by his bill of 1819, and in other ways, Baits springs of action, and knowing when and how to touch#lhere [touch#there] was an equal appearance of effort, however, in hig [hi] for influencing the currency and monetary arrangements offithem. [anthem] Without being less of a debater, he was more of casual remarks, at least when in public, for he would the country. In executive government, in legislatorial [legislature] con-MMorator [con-Mm orator] than Lord John Russell-his speeches always evinc-fmlever [evidence-Lever] throw away a chance; and he still trusted to his in flict, [Flint] in the modification of our jurisprudential system, hejifing [having] a comprehensive grasp of his subject, and a wonderfulf#dustry [wonderful#industry] rather than to his powers. But a man whose life is had made his influence felt throughout the country. of details. passed in the service of the public, and whose habits are par- [parents] ountzy [county] was now more than ever in his hands, and thegj [the] By his untimely death the country has been deprived of ggliamentary [Parliamentary] or official, is not to be judged by ordinary rules people looked on with natural solicitude to know what theg a [the a] statesman of the highest order, a great financier, an he can scarcely fail to be cold, guarded, and ostentatious. ew conservative minister would do. cellent [excellent] administrator, and latterly a sincere and ardent What is asenate [Senate] but aspecies [species] of theatre, where a part must It was on the 9th of February, 1835, that the new economist. be acted, feclings [feelings] must be expressed, and applause must be ment [men] assembled. In this parliament Sir R. Peel's govern- Sir R. Peel was married on the 8th of June, 1820, togywon [towing Undoubtedly the habit of political exhibition told ment [men] was beaten on more than one question. On the the youngest daughter of General Sir John Floyd, fon [on] Sir Robert's manner and style, and even on his mind. gof [of] April, he and his colleagues resigned, and the whigs [whig] re-fMland [re-Finland] had issue five sons and two daughters. One son egotism was proverbial, but besides the excessive use of turned to power, which they retained until 1839, but diplomatic employment, a second is in the navy, the first person, it occasionally betrayed him into perform- [perfectly] geradually [gradually] diminishing majorities, until at length they third in the Scots Pusilier [Fusilier] Guards, a fourth occupies at variance both with rudence [prudence] and taste. His lova [love] virtually defeated on the Jamaica Bill, and retired from in parliament. One of Sir Robert's daughters wasg.of [was.of] applause was closely allied to a still more dangerous ap- [office] fice. [five] is was in 1839. Sir R. Peel was once more married in July, 1841, to Viscount Villiers, eldest son off Petite for national prosperity, without sufficient regard tq rusted with the task of forming a ministry. This is per-fthe [per-the] Earl of Jersey, its sources and permanence. It was this that seduced him ghaps [haps] the most inglorious episode of his public life. If The author of the Peerage finds for Sir Robert Peel into encouraging, instead of controling [control] the railway mania efforts to carry on the government were long pedigree a better claim for respect and a greater Had the opportunity been allowed, we are inclined to think he had at least made the endeavour to sustain himself, and for his memory is to be found in his service ren-fghe [en-ghee] would have falsified the common opinion as to his exces- [excess- exceedingly] only fell through the instrumentality of an adverse HouseMfdered [smouldered] to political progress by his votes for catholic emanci-fSive [means-five] discretion, and astonished mankind with some splen- [spleen- splendid] sof [of] Commons. But on this occasion he never and corn law repeal. pe if successful, novelties. His style of speaking was ad his ministry, not because he distrusted the adapted for its purpose, for it was luminous and e and emphatic delivery Bor [Or] feared the o ition [edition] of the popular branch of the methodical, while his powerful voic [voice] ature, [nature] but he was nob a be at liberty to change gESTIMATE [estimate] OF THE DECEASED'S CHA-Beave [CA-Brave] almost too much assistance to his language, for it was RACTER [CARTER] BY THE JOURNALS. He had not tha [that] mot only the Queen's cabinet, but also the Queen's house-# apt to be redundant and common-place. hold. The celebrated bedchamber plot is yet too fresh p strong simplicity of expression which is almost a traditio [tradition] (From the Times.) A great age has lost a great man. he minds of most men to require any detailed notice here.# gg f the old Whig school, and is no slight clement of i It appeared that Sir Robert fancied that the Queen . Sir Robert Peel, power. We had almost omitted Sir Robert's private cha- [ca- given] him the most ample authority to surround her both Whom all parties and all nations associate more than anyg [any] racter. [Carter] This is not the place to trumpet private virtues, Zin [In] her political and domestic capacity, with parties of statesman with the policy and glory of his empire, never shine better than when they are really private. hoosing, [loosing] and submitted a list to her Majesty containing20W [containing] name of the past. He has been taken, as it were, E Suffice it to say that Sir Robert was honoured and beloved athe [the] names of an entirely new household. The Queen wasgg'rom [was'rom] his very seat in the Senate, with nothing to preparegffin [preparation] every relation of private life surprised at the proposition, and intimated her disinclina-f uS [disinclination-f uS] for his departure, and everything now to remind us org Such is the man, the statesman to let political changes reach her in her domestic rela-f#t, [real-f#t] With his powers unabated, and his part unfulfilled. Bhis [His] great virtues, and But Sir Robert was inexorable, and insisted uponggAlthough [Anglo] gradually removed during the last four years at his post. Under Providence he has been our chief ithe [the] proposed changes in the household, not as a domestic irom [from] the sphere of party, he had still political friends to be guide from the confusions and darkness that hung round as a political necessity. Not succeeding in his object, a social position to be repaired, motives to be mthe [the] beginning of this century to the comparatively quict [quiet] he came down to the House of Commons, and informed theg2ppreciated, [appreciated] and acts to be justified by the tardy and in which we are now embayed. [em bayed] Under the lamen [lame] representatives of the people that he had abandoned thegg icting [the acting] testimony of results. A devoted band of admirers##table circumstances of his departure, we again revert with intention of forming a cabinet, on the ground that he to see him set right with all the world, while life Fi renewed satisfaction to the speech which, little as he had the misfortune to misunderstand the wishes of her Ma-(224 [Ma-(W] strength still remained; and that day of peace gathought [thought] it, was his farewell to the nation. Not the least esty [est] on a matter of great importance. Sir Robert seemed not far distant. There were others whagtprominent or least pleasing portion of that speech was its Magain [Again] in opposition, having on this occasion abandoned the still saw in Sir Robert Peel the man who had more thang [than] calm, and conciliatory character, and, i Treasury bench ere he had scarcely taken possession of saved his country at the cost of his party, and the manner in which he unconsciously too lon [on] grounds which some affected to regard as good, be called to a task which demanded such marvellous sgleave [leave] of the man whose policy he stood up to review, and which others treated as a mere pretext for relinquishing ppowers [powers] and so singular a position. The page that recordeds who [recorded who] had entered public life with him, under the same sgoffice, [office] at a time when it was inconvenient in a party pointes [pointed] is last effort was scarcely spread before the eyes of forty-one years ago. Having in his introductory Bof [Of] view to accept it. The apologists of his conduct, on thisgg4tion [suggestion] when the object of all these hopes and calculations sentences declared his cordial concurrences with many occasion, find it necessary to magnify the political Suddenly withdrawn, and they who specuiate [speculate] or dream parts of the Ministerial policy during their whole period o of the immediate personal attendants upon her Majesty gover [over] the great game of politics have to re-adjust office, when he came at last to speak of the course and excuse Sir Robert for not forming a ministry, on thegathoughts [thoughts] to the loss of the principal actor. . fgrecently [recently] taken by our deplomacy, [diplomacy] he observed,- I have ore that a few whig ladies at court would have been moregg, [more] The highest possible estimate of Sir Robert Peel's little disposition-and I may say it with truth than a match for the cabinet at Whitehall. Mis [Is] that which we are invited to take from the mouth of the feelings which have actuated me for the last It was thus that, after a brief succession, the whigs [whig] oncegs Pponents. [ounces Opponents] If we are to trust them, we are to believe that four years remain unabated - Mmore [More] resumed their places on the treasury bench, which, but for Sir Robert Peel this country would long since haveg#so [have#so] little disposition, I say, Bwith [With] but few interruptions, they had enjoyed since 1831. ggrePudiated [repudiated] the exact performance of its pecuniary obliga- hostile [oblige- hostile] controversay, [controversy] AThey [They] carried on the gevernment [Government] with no very great credite [credit] tions [tins] that half our fellow-subjects would still be excluded ever to many Mito [MIT] themselves till 1841, when a new crisis in political affairs by their creed from office and power and that the meansfmost [manifest] able and was approaching, a crisis which soon afterwards burst upon vof [of] existence would still be obstructed and enhanced in the man mathe [mate] country, and expelled them from office. to a teeming and industrious population. Nor can ib In the year 1839, anew, and in every respect a novelg [novel] be denied that this estimate has a very general consent in power, arose in the state. Nothing could be humbler orggits [organists] favour. Ifit [Fit] be asked who bound England to the faith- more obscure, less promising or more forlorn than the cir- ul discharge of the largest debt ever contracted or ima-f [ma-f] umstances [um stances] under which the Anti-Corn-law e wasgeined [weakened] by man, and who thereby raised her credit and ad- [adhered] shered [shere] into being, and dragged through the first year her prosperity to an unexampled standard, one two of its existence paname, [name] and one only, will present itself to the mind of The whigs [whig] had discernment enough to perceive in 184139 Englishman or foreigner, and that name is Peel. If, again, Ee hat a sufficient change had been wrought in the publicait [public] be asked who admitted eight or nine million British mind in reference to this subject to necessitate some legis-guJects [legs-subjects] to the eights of British citizenship, the answer still is ative [active] movement with ect [act] to it. They were all theg [the] eek at tt be opened the gates oF trate, [rate] 3 i some such movement, from224 [from] bade the food of man flow er from every shore inj [in] . Fare to thom [tho] of retrieving their des-g 20 uninterrupted stream, it is still Peel who did it. Ong [On] (From the Chronicle.) perate [Peate] fortunes. They were once more, as a ministry, ingjthese [increase] three monuments of wisdom and beneficence Sir Robert Peel expired yesterday evening at nine minutes agonies of dissolution, when their unfortunate budget, &04mes [mes] may be written, but the name of Peel is first ands [and] past eleven o'clock. In tracing these few pregnant words, with its alarming deficit, gave the coup de grace to their; foremost. Yet they were no ordinary achievements. It is 3 We feel as if all that we are about to say, and much more, administration. They did not on this occasion, the memory of the living generation that every onegewere [engineer] already said. They tell their own tale, and overpower Bfollow [Follow] the vulgar precedent of resigning. They dissolved of these three things was generally thought impossible, andthe [and the] mind with a crowd of feelings which it is impossible for liament, [Parliament] not the cabinet, and appealed to the country. Was wholly despaired of even by those who were most to embody in words. In proceeding to address o The general election was contested on a variety of of the moral and political obligations. Thesethingsggreaders in the language of condolence we are well aware BThe [The] whigs [whig] were igned, [one] in connection with their wholeggWere [welfare] not done on any mean stage, but in the greatest empiregéthat [imperfect] we are discharging almost as superfluous a duty as in Epolicy, [Police] at the bar of public opinion. But it was their posi- [post- of the world, and where the difficulties were in proportion to our humble tribute of panegyric to the great states- [states] Sof [Of] with respect to the corn duties which raised the chiet [chief] the work. But how far does the name of PEEL justly occupySgman [excursion] whose loss we have this morning to deplore. Withing issue on which the contest turned. Previously to this Sir athis [this] honourable position Was he the author of these three &twenty-four hours the announcement will have passed from Robert Peel had been regarded as the head of the party gS8teatacts [cataracts Others, indeed, originated and proposed, for theyghand [thousand] to hand, and from mouth to mouth, in every town designating itself conservative, as contradistinguished [contra distinguished] toggWere [together] freer to orginate, [originate] and it is always easy to gain theBand [the band] hamlet throughout the length and breadth of the land, the progress party, represented by the whigs, [whig] and nick- [Custard] start of astatesman [statesman] more or less implicated in existingand [existing and] will have been received everywhere with one pervading named destructives [destructive] by its opponents. But, in 1841, during legislation and encumbered by his supporters. But toggemotion [digestion] of serious and unaffected regret. 'The politician athe [the] electoral contest in question, he appeared in a new iS confine ourselves to Sir last and crowning achieve-ein [achieve-in] his study, the banker at his desk, the tradesman in his3 [his] character, as the head of the country party, against thegs ent, [these end] it must be said that while others advised the repeal&shop, the student amongst his books, the merchant in the Bereat [Beret] industrial party, which was then organising, and thes [the] of the Com Laws when it was their interest to do so, he gcrowded [he crowded] exchange, or mingling in the hum of the busies principles of which have since culminated in the abstraction was the first to propose it when everything was to be lost# marts of commerce, will pause for a moment to cast known as the Manchester school. The old political watch-# by it-when, in fact, he did lose everything by it. His a saddened glance over the past, and will strive to rea- [tea- rewards] words were forgotten in the conflict which was now waged gg Was the risk, so his must be the renown. His right is now 3 the greatness of the irreparable blank which this on economic grounds. Protection and free trade met facegproved, [disapproved] not by what he did, but by what he suffered, and i gue [ge] of living statesmen. o face on the electoral field, and although political consi-#2 [cons-#2 is the confessed auther [author] of free trade, because he has beenfThe [beneath] murmurs of party spirit itself will be silenced, and& derations [decorations] were not overlooked, the battle was chiefly fought martyr to it. We cannot question the conscientious con- [conceal] cal animosity will cease to ob- [between] Bbetween [Between] these antagonistic systems. In this first pitched gYiCtions [collections] of those who drove Sir RoRERT [Robert] from power, but in battle between them, free trade was worsted, and theggS [eggs doing they testify that but for him the Com Laws would whigs, [whig] in the autumn of 1841, met a parliament in which got have been repealed. here was a majority of nearly one hundred against them.f4 But these acts, great as they were, and insulated as they As soon as the mails this discovery they resigned, and Sir S em, were only parts cf a series, and by no means the Robert Peel, the incarnation of the victorious principle, the g ost [g out] laborious The amelioration of our criminal Bchampion [Champion] of the country party, and the leader of thegcode, [Theodore] the reform of our police, the introduction of simpler Econservatives, [Conservative] was once more summoned to form an ad-fforms [ad-forms] and more responsible management into every part o From the manifestoes [manifesto] which he uttered, administrative system, took up e parts of Sir he speeches which he delivered, as well ag from the form gRobert's [Robert's] career, while there was not a subject that could n which the issue between the two parties went to the possibly come within his reach that he did not grasp reso- [rose- res] i and well, thorp [thorpe] resigned, the eT) and the patriot, with Fy (hear, hear)-I haveg [have] that I shall make no reference what- [what] e eech, [each] which made us proud a who delivered it (loud and general chee [cheer] and in which he vindicated with bee wan ability worthy of his name an gconduct [conduct] which he had pursued. said this had his heart in the right forced by the agonies, most temperate P oming [coming] spirit, and with (Cheers.) The man wha [what] place, and no reconcilia- [reconcile] the terrors, or the weakness o deathbed ever exceeded the feeling of that simple and Spontaneous acknowledgment. Sir Robert, it is a comfort to think, has left us with words of peace and candour, we annot [cannot] help believing, will be awarded to his memory by his own political opponents. qualities which are legibly written, in ffaceable [peaceable] by the hand of time, on the che- quored [quoted] page of our contemporary annals. The Memory of ir R. belongs not to a party but to his country-not to England alone, but to the world. In the few words we we desire to interpret, however unanimous feeling; and we dro [Dr] on our pen may re-open old wounds, or3 [or] 2 but ior [or] moment, passions and prejudices hat have died With the statesman upon whom the grave is about to close. Without retiring altogether from the stage of public life, Sir R. Peel had become an historical n- 'country, it could not be doubted that Sir Robert acceded We have had to differ from him we do perso [person] age for some years before a fatal accident out short the o power as the avowed enemy of free trade, and from him; but we must admit that no man ever perhaps his little failings, that for entering into any angry org of the topics which were introduced into thats [that] ring), id d place, that course placid evening of his long and i o he had bidden farewell for ee 'he events in which he bore a prom even that great and beneficial revonyti, [revolution] policy which closed the series, had passe of the annalist to those of the historian (past chapter in the records of our tim stances are still warm and fres [free] passions which they had stirred have must be left, perhaps, for a future generat [general [C] fa fair and complete verdict on his mery. [merry] and to fix the niche which an impartia) [impartial] inden [Indian] star o him among the illustrious men of Eat ill not expect us here the void. We o review a career, the atlantmarkes [advantages] whi [who] an have forgotten. Unequal as we fee) Wm mrespects [respects] to a task which requires a calino, [calling] more serene intelligence than gnide [guide] the pen, we shrink from attempting it at 4 grave has not yet closed over his remain. last accents of his voice still vibrate in oy. merely observe, that the character of ; both in its virtues and in its defeets, [defendants] liar fidelity of adaptation, that of the tin, which his lot was cast. He was presentative [representative] man of the nineteenth laspect-the [respect-the] statesman of an age when , .. lightened public opinion was gradual land more complete sway over the m nent-was [sent-was] overcoming those consti [consist] aa which he was attached by habit and instin.-.. [inst] land was moulding our political fabrie [fabric] j,-,. mearer [nearer] resemblance to the form of an democracy. Different opinions may he he attitude which a statesman shoukj [shock] m [in] the people whose affairs he administers, should pay to public opinion, and the may lawfully carry the practice of concessi.,, [concession] here can be no doubt, regret it how we n,,, like ours must inevitably, during the peri; [per] . lare [are] now entering, he governed less than - bove, [above] and more from below-less by more by stirring minorities Working upen [upon] that the machinery of legislation wij [wi] elastic pliability to external influences . ences [Essence] will take a wider range-anil [range-ail] qualifications for successful statesmanship, place must be assigned to the clear jy. keen and vigilant habit of observation. oa ju ent, [end] the vast administrative candour, moral courage, and high among the characteristics of Sir R. p. public felt this, and knewit. [knew it] They app and exalted patriotism and thorough juno [June] which urged him, in 1846, to avowachan.... [avowal] deliberately to sacrifice the attachment i Ihe [The] had formed and organised, the ties and the power which he has loved . any statesman of our times, on the s fy They appreciated, too, we know how apacity [capacity] for the administrative business ,; . he inestimable benefits he had conferre [conference] .;,, by the establishment of a sound system, and by inaugurating and all liberal commercial policy which is the grea [great] of the thirty years' peace, and which is ;. bound up with the greatness and prospes [prosper] He held during the last years of his lite 1 honourable position than was ever enjoyelh. [enjoyed] who had abdicated office, broken off al resigned every prospect of returning to)... cerning [concerning] and judicious counsel temperel [tempered] ..) ways for good, the action of the zove [love] of his last great speech on Irish afin, [fin] recognised in him the only stactesmi [states] mind capable of embracing a large ami [mi] policy, and conscious ability to carry swe [we] , execution. In foreign countries he was estimation than in He filled 2 #4 . the public eye than any of the men who tow the helm of government; anil [ail] whenever iarly [early] dissatisfied with the weakness and actual rulers, and began to look uneasil [easily] lof [of] difficulty through which Lord John Ri jprove [prove] too feeble to steer the vessel houghts [thought] instinctively turned towards ths man, seated in placid isolation amone [alone] thy i, his old political friends, upon the benches to which he did not belong. Just as in ih. we should look to the Duke of 5 mergency [emergency] of more than ordinary importance. - would have demanded the experienced curin. [curing] of Sir Robert Peel. We need nox [not] - minor features which went to make up he minister and the man. The public spotted character, and his love of art wey [we] and reserved as he seemed in general . in captivating and retaining to the last the 4. almost enthusiastic admiration and attach statesmen formed in his school, and he sual [usual] degree the respect of his political al debate he rarely let fall an irritating word, a, his temper or his self-possession. The effec [effect a was singularly, we might almost say, His lucid clearness and immense cor ad fabled him to turn to the best advantaze [advantage] mess in debate for which he was emine [mine] land it will be long before we cease to ass with the House over which he so long exer [exe] ordinary power. We shall not yield to 2 on the effect which his death may e state of political parties. Of all those y Hoss, [Hose] none, we suspect, will deplore it mor [or] her Majesty's Government. But from such o-osine [o-sine] we, for obvious reasons, refrain. We have adirss [adios] selves to all, without distinction of parties. a capacious intellect, combined with an 4 fr op nent [sent] b ul Nie, [Nine] Da in mtr [Mr] Ne Tom ane [an bel [be] mes, Yu, h in OUr [Our] rp, CAC [CA] s rec Lue [Le] patriotic mind, and can value lasting and i; rendered to the greatness and prosperity land we have discharged a painful duty 5 o the general tribute of respect which will jand [and] abroad, to the memory of the greares [Greaves stut- [stout] has wielded, in our time, the destinies of E VA de all ke (From the Hevalid. [He valid] ) We regret to find that the fatal melancholy accident which occurred on has but too painfully confirmed the s enhanced the regrets of all who were the particulars of that disastrous oecurre [occurred] nan is removed from amongst us. is no more. Thus have the hopes, the woes he ambition of a long lite spent in the ome [one] public career, been cut oft suddenly, ani [an] i 11 too distressing to be dwelt upon, and thus ry lost the presence of unquestivna) [inquest] edly [ely] one of the ablest of its - particularly under such lamentable mot be more deeply or more sincerely de hose who differed most widely trom [from] him in je We much fear that the right hon. bacon during the few hours that he was permitte [permitted 2) earth after the dreadful accident which x. - erminate [terminate] his mortal existence, must have been han [an] can be imagined by any but those whe [the] sim un bed of agony; but we believe that he enum he u pains with which he was afflicted with the vest he resignation of a Christian. He is now rol [roll] pgearthly [earthly] suffering, and we fervently hope is he reward of the good actions which he lite. We deeply commiserate the eriefof [Erie] i - 'amily, [family] but trust that that good Providence whic [which] he blast to the shorn [horn] lamb will enable nder [under] the heavy blow they have sustained, 1 in this dire calamity one ot those mysterious by that All-wise Being who tse [te] loveth, [love] or Sie [Sir] (From the Post.) Differing, us it was our ill enstom [inst] to do, fer pin ons [on] entertained by Sir Robert Peel of his long career, we should be ashame [shame oe nf we could for a moment permit such a check the feeling of deep sorrow which is - lamentable demise must naturally excite. rery [very] high order, administrative talents ell great political sagacity, and irreproachabie [irreproachable] pr te eae [ear] er. combined to place Sir Robert Peel in the public men. The deplorable accident wh him from the midst of us has left a Un porary [temporary] statesmen which it will not be easy yess [less] ourse [course] as a politician is now, alas mumbere t [member t] hatwere. [hat were] It has become matter of history. judge it after its own impartial manner bu ive [vie] thought of any portion of his measures from paying our humble tribute to the m as not more remarkable for his skill in we gies [Giles] of a mighty empire, than for his exer [exe] bf all the domestic charities. Such quit rare in their separate excellence-wuader [excellence-wader] 8 sbination. [combination] THE FuNrERAL [Funeral] oF Str [St] Rosert [Robert] Pret. [Pre] obsequies of the late right honourable bar Re ts entrusted to Messrs. Dowbiggin [Digging] and Sons, of we gGrosvenor-square, [Grosvenor-square] but the funeral is intem'ed [item'ed] ns 3H ate as possible. It was proposed that the set' be conveyed by special train, to Drayton M nw erred in the family vault. The inseriptien [inscription] offin, [coffin] which is covered with crimson satin Right Hon. Sir Robert Peel, Bart., M.P. 1885 died July 2, 1850, aged 62. i 's e i ean [an] of Worcester, F. Peel, Esq., MP. [C] 7 cand [and] the other sons of the deceased painful position of chief-mourners.- [mourners] Su'. ILLNEss [Illness] or Lapy [Lay] PeEL.-The [Peel.-The] grief all classes of people, from one sui) [su] to the other owing to the lamentable and distinguished statesman. ered [red] more poignant and severe by the Pas goue [gone] forth to the public that his amiss partner is now on a of sickness. t is [C] hat. a lady possessing the sensitive Espo [Esp] Peel, and characterised by such beautiful ruts should be almost completely prostrated by '2 [C] whom she was so fondly devoted and att [at] had hoped when the information of ber [be] indy [ind] conveyed to us that it was not of so serious this morning at Whitehall-gardens, although she had some refreshing rest she was extremely unwell. Sir Benjamin Br' [C] yin Hamily [Family] physician were in attendance upon her and it is to be hoped they will be enabled w yous agitation and excitement from which adyship [ladyship] mainly suffers, Inquiries after be [C] ealth [health] have been very numerous during the n New ww New Zeataxp-The [Stakes-The] Jackson, who is about proceeding to Naw [New] che Superintend the ecclesiastical arrangemenS [arrangements] pment [payment] of Canterbury, is to bear the ttle [title] of or ist [its] Church. Arrangements are in progress ino [in] catheral [cathedral] in the diocese, as well as a co Hege [Here] tor 2 se Btion [Nation] of cle [ce] en. Several missionaries ane [an] oe et efrom [from] England will accompany the right rev. Poop sdistant [assistant] see, the Society for the Propagation ei fhaving [having] undertaken tor the present to min 2 pos [post] ackson [Jackson] will make the fifteenth bishop for aay [say] sinc [since] been made by the Colonial Bishoprics was set on foot in 1841- [W- weekly] Weekly Cr Huppensrimip Printed and Published at the Cwm, Westgate, by the Proprietors, JoHN [John] en ze, a 2 m a Rosert [Robert] Sere rong [ring] ine [in] se.