ELEPHIND.COM search the world's historical newspaper archives
From:  To: 
click here to view elephind tips
Elephind Tips
To find items containing all the words:
John Quincy Adams
Simply type the words:
John Quincy Adams
To find items containing the exact phrase:
John Quincy Adams
Put the phrase in quotes:
"John Quincy Adams"
To find either of the words:
president, congressman
Type OR between the words:
president OR congressman
For more tips take a look at the search tips page.
bubble pointer to elephind tips
click here to subscribe our mailing list
Search limited to
Clear all
Title: Mercury Delete search filter
Elephind.com contains 2,501 items from Mercury, samples of which are listed below. All items from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com.
2,501 results
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 14 August 1875

LOCAL NEWS. One of those accidents'whioh lately have become so very common, occurred last Sunday in Gertrude street, Fitzroy, when a child, only ten years of age, named Rebecca Marks, sustained a fracture of her left log, through slipping off the kerbstone. She was conveyed to the hospital. Mr. Edward William Cole, of the Book Arcade, Bourke street, Melbourne, whose advertisement for a wife recently filled a column in the Age, was married on Monday, at All Saints' Church, St. Kilda, by Rev. J. H. Gregory, to Miss Ellen Frances, youngest, daughter of Mr. Charles Jordan, Newtown, Tasmania. Such are the advantages of advertising. PUnBLIoATon Rz?rvD. -- We have received from Gordon and Gotch, of Collins street west, the "Australasian A B C Guido," being a very valuable compendium of information to travellers in the various colonies of Australasia. The Guide con. talns some 170 pages of closely printed matter relative to the railways, roads, steamboats, coaches, omnibuses, cabs, and the ...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE CRESCENT OR THE VICTORIES OF THE SWORD-ARMED FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

THE CRESOENT OR THE VICTORIES OF THE SWORD.ARMID FAITH. Theilast but oneo of the 'series of lectures in fouir oof delivery by the T. F. Bird, at thbo Oxford street Congregational church was given on Thursday, the 10th instant, Mr. Walkbr oxzmayor of Collingwood in the chair. The audience was a numerous and attentive one, and the reverend lecturer was frequently greeted with rounds of ipplause. The lecturer in opening the subject'said it is well known that the Crescent is the standard of the Turks and to this day the Crescent device flames upon their banners. The lecturer desired to sketch the rise and fall of the Turkish power, and we have to glean our facts for the most part from the dancing Dervishes. A rapid sketch was then given of the Syrian campaign, and the lecturer in very eloquent language described the country whore so much blood had boen shed. From the African Atlas to the Asiatic Ararat, the word of the Sultan and the faith of Islamr was law. The Crescent of Turkey has e...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COUNCILS. ELECTION OF MAYORS. COLLINGWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

COUNCILS. . ELECTION. OF MAYORS. S COLLINGWOOD, A spoolal mooting of this Council took planco on Monday last, for th' purpose of electing a iMayor for the ensuing year, Prosont-Crs. Dohnort, Kidnoy, Wright, Holland, Smith, and Upton. T'he noewly oleotnd CuonellorsI-Mfessrs, Morgan, Potors, and Walker-worio introthwod, arid having signed theu cdou?nration, took their soats. Cr. hliduby having boon volud to tho chair, the late Mayor staIed the buIlneUa before the mooueeg. Cr. Potenr propouud that Cr. lMlorgan bo eldJted Mayor, romarking that, although he had not thu bloa riue of a lon'g acquaintance with him, ho had ovory con. fidunco in his impartalilty. Cr. Walker soconded the proposition in a highly com. plimentary speeoh; 'remarking that if Cr. ,Morgan had onri fault. it'wad~being too zealous'forathe interests of this ward. . The' niotion having been carried, Or. Morgan took the chair, and returned thanks for the honor which had been conferred uponi him, andtrusted; ho should rece...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HEIDELBERG, MONDAY, 16th AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

HEIDELBERG, ; Mo?i?Y,' 16th 'A`v sr. Before Mr. Strutt P.M., and 'Mr, Maplestono J.P, :, i , . . I Susan Moofniy iwas ehairged witi stoiling a inumber of ,'rticlos, the 'propoiety, i;Y Anne' Brook, wife 'of a' publican a namel' John' Brook residing at Quceustown, sentenced for one month nl gaiul. Robinson v. Bains, 'goodse 'sold anld delivered, £1 45. 4h.Cf .y12VoL ,i or amott and £1 3s. Gd. o0ts.,' French v. Bairs, goods sold alnd dllivel'ed, £7 15a6s. d., Verdict for .£7 10. O(d. tind 2s. ld. costs. Frederick,. hodes y.. William Bolger, work and labour dBno e£2 8s. Case die. miseod, vith £i 2s,., i i

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FITZROY, AUGUST 18TH, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

SfTZiLROY,"AUGUST 18,! 1S?75i; /I Zthere-were -present at the; ordin&ry forthightly inooting .of'th'oe bbi~e Coihncil -His Worship 'the MBayor'(Ci:. Mahdney), Crs. Ewing, "Hackett, Evans,' Showers, Woodhead, Tucker, and Lyons. CORRIESPONDENCE. A communication from the Town, Clork of Colligsyood drew, attention.to a letter from residents !:in.Smith stroet 'below JTohnston qtreotwhq were in favour of" the proposed cab.seand, and also to a draft of a proposed regulation dealing with the matter. .The letter was referred to the Selebt.Cbnimmittce. The Town Clerk of Melbournoe wished to say that the deputation'in re tramways had buoon pQstponed.. ., . ' Tihe correspondent of the School Board of Addice drew attention to the proseicb of h" dangerous hole in the Edinburgh Gardens in front of, the State school, and hoped some action would be taken in' the mantter. Referred to the P.:blic Works Codimittoo. Messrs. Crisp and Lewis wrote to say that Mr. J. NM..Smith was willifg to give t...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

ELECTORAL NOTICE. 1~EOTOEIS' RIGHTS for the Legislative JJ 'Council' and the Legislative Assemnbly for the East. and West Fitzroy Divisions Gliny be obtained at, the Registrar'is office adt St. David' troot, between the hours of' 5 Sdtd' p.m.; any 'day (xceipt Saturday :and' mnday) up to and inclusive of the let Sqpltombcr., JOSEPH DUKE, Electoral Registrar. TUST PUBLISHED. - Cato Major;; or ". Do Seneothte, .:with '800 notes-,and references to Pr. ,8mith's Smaller. Latin Gramirnu . Also, ,pame iterally .translated, from tho original, by Anwyll Wats6n (of Melbourne 'University)' 'Fitzroy' Private Acidemy,i Moor Street. "MARRIED IN, BLACK." A'd other' Poems, by NIwTOn GooDmRnu, handsome half-morocco, '12s. 6d., Gebrgo Robertson, Molbournb'; ''and 'all booksellers. 'Mr M`IICHAEL KIDSTON, SOLI IT 6R,: 00NVEYANGER', (.,. ; ;No. +7' COLLINS,, ST. EAST, O; pposito National'Bank; "",, qesidence: ` 58 Naper tt., ;;.'Fitzrorby: Near corner of Gertrude 8St. ' 1 IANOF'ORE T."'WA'REHO USE '87 R...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COLLINGWOOD, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

COLLINGWOOD, '?TEDAY, AUGusT 17. Before, ,:;Messrs. /l'empleton, P.M., and W! Iidney. . Alb'ert Smith was brought up qnp warrant fore stealing a shirt, valued at ts., from, the sho?i of Mr."iJanies Lovens, of Wellington street, draper, on the 12th ultimo. The prosecutor described prisoner as being the only, support of, his widowed mother; but the police magis8rate obsorvei dthat he had hbon , twic" 'befobr the .couit. !i rle benbhi seiintened him, to S twenty-four .ihoursi' imprisonment, as lthe. objct' of' tlio.court was nhot to inflit:ipdhnishmient so mitli'as to encourage.reformation ;. and the prisoner hi ing giyon a piromise of future rootitud?, they,were dipposed to allow lijn' aiotlheid opportuinity of lii'g honest, especially ash ihe had.a- widowed mother to maintain .. Hdnr'y Tilbot.was charged with burglary at the promises 9f John?Uharles, of Bruns wick htr0et; Iarpintoe," onI tlid- Ith' tiist Prosecutor statedtha't between 2 and 3 a.m. on :the ddte tin,; question, his .wi...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Mercury. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnia Vincit. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

'iPUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnlia Vincit. TO CORRESPONDENTS. Rejected commtunications cannot be returned undor unyl circumstances whatever. No notice can be taken of anonymous comn i nnnidations. 'Everl letter must b'o accomt panied 'bIy the name and address '6f the soriter,.not necessarllly for !publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. To avoid inconvenience and delay to persons interested we have to request that all business comnyunicationts, including advertisements, orders oIbr the paper, and remittances, be ad dressed to GnwveFrTsr & SPAv?N, and not to th/e E?ir'Ou. An??vi*'rrnsurcwrs, in all cses, to be preplaid. Letters andt other conmtmunications Intended for insertion in the news columns should be addressed to the Editor.

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POLICE. FITZROY—MONDAY, AUGUST 16TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

POLICE. FITZROY--ModNaY, AuausT 16Tr. Beforo Mesnrs. T. Kidney, in theo hair, Woodhuad, Blonnotts, Marsdun, I'Tuckr, Ewing, and MoLoan, Daniel McCreodmani, for drunkenness, was, fined' is. and Margarot Nolan, 40s. Thu latter had boon throo times previously o)nvioted. Ellen ilurns was charged with uttering insulting language in Lttin ore streeoot, caleulatod to provoke a broach of the peaceao, She was fined Ge. Ann O'Halloran t?umtnoned Itiohard Ikon for umaintonance of his llogitimate child. lAr. Kano said the paternity .was .not denlid by the dofondant, who. had that morning p?id two; guinea costs, sifd had offered to 'cndribute 1s. per'ne6k, for 't~elve'ridonth?; to;ards the-suppbrt' b 'tlihe child. -The' bench accepted theo arrange mont. Diickenson v. ? arper.--Verdict for ,£9 Ss., of which .3 was to be paid on.the 18th, another £2, on the 21st, and the balance by weekly instalmInts. McCochrano .v;. Msgravoe.-This was a romanc , cdii for £.5 l0s., for the use and ocdupationbiof a...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
COLLINGWOOD, FRIDAY, AUG. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

CQLLITNGOOD, FmIDAY, A?e. 20. Before Messrs.,Walker, chairman; Eade, Ilowring,,W. IQdnoy, and Mofgap;(I aygr). Margardt" Stevenson charged . Ellen McUavin withl having wilfully damuaged her fence on Thursday night, . or. Friday umoring; so as;ti allow a goat to ontor and destroy some .geraniums, Ibosides seoveral apple and peach trees. The defendant w,as fined. is.,' with damages ~3, and 6s; costs' or, in default, committed for three months: Ann .'Irench v. Chirles 'rench. -Defend. ant was charged with ndt -supporting his wife and three children. The bbnuh madeu an;order forl0s, a week, or, in 'default to go to gaol. Caroline, Gathorcole complained 'of her husband hliving deserted her.' -'Disisssd. A~ndrew iMartin v. Frederick' Barthdlo. .mew.-Defendant isa lamplighter earning .£1 week; and was ordered' to pay 5s. a week towards an old debt; ... ? J. Coppmard .v. J'ohn".DJdrihn.- Vordiot for ..1: s. 9'!.' and ks! casts. Brown v. Jaines S:. Ui'oen:--Case of desertion by husband of hi...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FITZROY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 19th. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

FITZROY--TIIuvlDAT, AUousi" 19th.' BeforqTMslirA.1JTempletbhn ;i P.M., T. Kidney, Marsden, T'uckei, :.and Mahoney' (Mayor). Josepliine Sullivan, for drunkenness, was fined 20s.,.or one week.-- , Clara'Egglestane v. Emmi 'McNeilI.-A resumed case, concerning-the alleged imn propor; detentione of; a fat1 Thsi; case had" been 'tried last' Mlonddy;, -and 'dismissel.' Mr. MeKean,.M.P., had possession of the summons, but was not present' upon this occahion, and the': defendant was repre sented by Mr. Turner. After' hoaringr evidence, the. bench again" dismissed the case, the 'police-t;agistrate remarking that the application for .osts.must be refused, as there was-some doubt about 'the affair.

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MR. FROUDE AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

M1. ,FRIQUDE, AT THE, CAPE OF : GOOD HOPE.., "Tms Cape is a temporary station to ambitiou4sand .aggressive, powers. !If we were .out of the.way it would not be long before some other people wvould make a'rna?tc at youito gain a .fobting on your coasts. I presume' you can nlave noLobjeetion to our undertaking! this duty. You would not :like to, be taxed to maintain a fleet .of iron clads for yourselves. We protect you with our fleet 'Jnd iwith' our 'flagi ;We risk nothing' in"eturn 'but the liipeirial stati6ii' at i'Silmon'i Bay;~lahil atiad8r ance, if we ai'e ever again at War, the resources-of this country will. be-atbour. service, and.not at that of our enemios." Ho 'subsequtntly' 'exilaiied 'the 'futitie polihey of Engliand towards' the colonies in these terms:-" One word.more as to the fpture colonial .policy of English, sta'tesh~n~i,' It . Ihs' nbt' beebh lightly' adopted, and it will not lightly clhango. The:gdatl depeo'dencies' whiih evo have created or'Inhabited are developi...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

FITZROY. . 'The mombrs''of' this Cutinoil mot at' 10 a;m.'on;Mondriylast, to elect the Mayor for the year 1875-60. Present-Crs. Tucker, Lyons, 'Woodhead, :Mahdney, `Ewing, and Rowe. oIessrs, Hackett, Evans, and Showers, (the'. ieowly-oleoted 'Couniillors, were introduced, and 1 having signed the, declaration, took their'seats at the council' table. Cr. Lyons noved, ~and Cr. Wood. head' seodrided, that Or, Tucker tako 'the chair. Moved, by, Or. Lyons, seconded by, Cr, IEwing, that Cr. ;Mahoney; be elected. Mayor;of the Town of Fitzroy for, the yeah 1875-6. Carried. The new Mayor having taken the chair, received: the congratulation of, Cr. Tucker, on, behalf of the .Council, and returned thanks for the honor. Cr. Lyons, moved the next resolution-" That the thanks of this Council be engrossed, and presented to the' retiring aMayor:(ex-Coun cillor, Kneen) for 'thoe 'ability: with which'ihe has'i coducted theo business, and for the care anid huttention.whlich hý has :bestowed on the Mayo...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

* ,Iaabli Uooapan? o.ee. COMMERCIAL BANK O'iF AUSTRALIA, LIMITED. COLLINGWOOD BRANCH. The business of this branch is now coni ducted in the now premises, 246, & 248 SMITH STREET. G~neral Banking Business transacted in all its branches. Interest allowed on Deposits at the follow in rates: THRES MoNTas ..: ... 5-per cent. Six MONTHS ... ... 6 ,, TWELVE MowNTs ... ... 6 , EDWIN TOWLE, Manager. C0OLLINGWOOD POUDRETTE (Guano and AMMONIA COMPANY (Limited Registered. Capital, NominaL17000. In 7000 shares of One pound. Payments 2s. 6d. on application, 5s. on allotment, and liable to calls of 2s. 6d. per month as may be required. Prospectuses, testimonials, and rules may eo had at the office, over No. 1 Collins street ddast. This company is formed to carry out in the above district the patented process of Messrs. Hesse and Rummel, for disposing of and utilising animal excreta, as night soil, &o., for the towns of Collingwood and Fitzroy, under a contract with the local counci...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

brl;; r-'N1ti t? ':,)lJo brie lldr AI S A. ALE i -' A il Wil, a? T . tr & ndutinuew n ,i;. F' it U,1ein .'f f. s T im?:a?l ! SaJOMiT3 - IAI JJIW " ' " D :? . 96 81MP80N'8 ROAD; North Riohmond. Ladies' ,axi. Gqntlemen's Bqote made to order. Stookotf English and Colonial Boots on hand, Repairs neatly and cheaply done. ;I~T ?A lrI :.121H _; A1:I:.i \94 3 ,,.Ac,, riA'I' tO 1V'A,-S, ,.A.,s, ,Q.O?, ,. ,,to., 98 DRUMMOND ST., l emee 's Q n materiallmadp uP.i, r THOMAS SMITH, '1 ,1;i0yFopp,. BOOT& SHOEMANUFACTURER, SlHa # ahe Sloweest;prices,~ MISS 1VIcKE! ~GSrNERAL DRAPER, Y t i " .., ,, , t , , Miline g ' le oioltun s, Iosiery, .F ,,eathers,. Flowers;, Cuffs, &c; , The Showroom is under the management ROTHWELL'S No. 0" GERTRUDE :STREET. AR IAGE, Gig, Buggy, Tkotting, and Cab Harness Manufacture4d,ox, the premises." All goods Guaranteed of the Whips; ,1 '£ra - ." ,ti-Ge emen's Riding s?J!R'feaysi?i? Hand. " 149, SMI TH ST. ET, , 'ITZR@.; ' Braiding Blocks in great v...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

GRENNEN & VINES, Fashionable Boot and Shoe Makers, 103 SMITH STREET, FITZROY. All orders and repairs promptly attended to. Charges strictly moderate. 186 ELIZABETH STREET, 186 The Australian Time Payment Furniture Warehouse MOSS ISAACS I& CO. Housoes furnished from £6 to £600 repay able by weekly instalments of is. in the .1. Immediate delivery given, and no security required. Noew Arrivals, and parties about to marry, who are not in affluent circum. stances, will find thiasystem of-furnishing a most valuable one, as there, is no extra charge made. Houses of Furniture bought, sold, or exchanged for cash.. The highest price given. Bills of Sale taken on furni. tour. No charge made for valuating or 'enquiry fee. Loans negotiated on most reoasonable terms, and at the lowest rates of interest. 186 ELITZABETH STREET, 186 TIHE CRUSADES The Cross to the Rescue, LECTURE IN THE OXFORD' STREET 00N GREGATIONAL OITC-ETI:?CD-X, (The last of the Series) by the REv. T. F. BIRD ON T...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ROME.—ANCIENT & MODERN, HEATHEN AND CHRISTIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

ROME,-ANCIEN ' & MODERN, HEATHEN AND CHRISTIAN. Tine Rov. C. T. PERKS, incumbent, for t over twenty years of St. Stephens opisoo palian church, Richmond, delivered an interesting and illustrated lecture upon the above subjects before a respectable and attentive audience at All Saints' parochial school, Northooto, in aid of the building fund, last Tuesday ovening, the chair being 3 ocoupied by the Rev. Caras Boo0mz, Church of England minister for that locality. I After an appropriate introduction by the president, the lecturer commenced by say. I iug that, it was not his int.ntion to speak r of Roman polity, but to limit his remarks I to a review of the ancient history and modern experiences of Rome and its associ ations, ecclesiastical and political, from which sources the present generation might prudently derive salutary lessons of great warning. Much of the knowledge which characterized the current olntury was being diverted into the direction of imagination and flotion; ...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

GENERAL NOTICE. ITHE Mertry is published every Saturday . Morning. Persons wishing to have the paper regularly delivered at their place of business or residence will be charged ls. per quarter, payable in advance; by post ls. Gd. per quarter. The quarter commences on the first Sat urday in the months of December, March, June, and September. The Editor will be obliged .for inform "ation-more especially relating to local matters. SCALE, FOR ADVERTISING... Business Cards, per quarter, from 5e. Od. Official and Election Advertisements, each insertion, per inch ... 2s. 6d. Want places, Servants, Houses and + Land for Sale or to Let, Articles for Sale or Exchange, Miscel laneous, Missing Friends, &c,,: Os. 6d. Notices of Births, Deaths, and Marriages .... , ... ... Is. Od. To AnvEaBTIsas.-Notice to . withdraw advertisements must be given in writing. TrH?E Mercury can be obtained from any o the following agents :-Subscription is. •per quarter. S.,: CAinNr.?: ? =... 167 Smith street...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

asiwd AACewtIuleesIn . . , .ir, .J. " k LAIR*K E ,. I i ? : ,Wholesale and'i?itailr I'-',, l GRROC &t? 'Rl tOVISi.ON MERCH 1NV1 1'0id: t W?oz!tC'ST.',i #Z? .!B '" 1'":1' "I vaited 'on for orders. ' Steamf Cutlery. ;Works,,,,226,5 ' 29?7 SBruhswiok,. st. Fitzroy;?. ,,!,it ,, ,, J. iGRAYSON.,?.'0,NSO v ::, CUlfLT~R8j,,Grixiders; Enginee&kasiid'Vlol Mak9i'p.:nors, SPippore, caiyep,hae" +and '9opof of. 9vepy description ground pu4 set. All klinds off lainhged to d' pleoaencd. All orders punb'tidll+'h?ittQ ['t . :' " COLLINCWOOD ZIN' AND: 6ALVANIZED IRON WORKS, & KEROSENE OIL & CAMP DEPOT, Established 1853. "P/um , G"falttar, Tisfnit/4,14Batl p ker, 202 & 204 BRUNSWICK ST,, FIlIR0Y, i (Fi.th door wbp MoorBtreQt),:... AS always on phanId.iind.ad, and fixe ?. .to order, a well-assorted stockk'of'Cor igated Irbn, Half-round Spouting, OG Gut. tering, Ridging. Piping, Watoeriheads, Shbe Chimney Potf, Baths; &c: Also Kerosbbe Oil (begt;, brands) ...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATIONAL HATREDS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 21 August 1875

NATIONAL HATREDS. If to -hate 'any single being be not !only a folly but a sin, theo surely to hate a whole class is a much greater. sin and folly. .It shows a. want of comprehension, as well as a want of powver to uniderstand mankind. '"To 'know all," said Madame de Stael, in a ,divine sentence, "what is it but to p4rdon:pli?"' Let ,us instanice a provh-. lent' notion in IHogarth's time; against the French, as a thin people, living on soupe maigre. 'and looking with envious eyes on; the rosbif of old England. If've had known all, should we not have pitied the French for their deficiency in good food? "For forty years;," wrote a Frenchman, "my countiy has, been so 'harassed that it has not known how to feed itself." This was some time before Hogarth's caricature of the "Gates of Calais" and the starved French :oldiers roasting. frogs. The people were not much better off after the Rcvoluioino The French peasants, Victor Hugo tells us, .."ate meat only four times a? yeai';", and furth...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
x
Loading...
x
x