of his own finances.
His speech was for the Bourse.
It was peace all over.
He left the neutral rights question open for future action.
Beside, greatly interested as France is in the settlement of the question, England in far more interested.
For the Emperor to interfere now, would be to be the cat's paw of England.
Both want the chestnuts — the only question is, who shall first put his hand into the fire?
"You want them more than I do," says the Emperor, "so pull them out, mon ami, Jean Bull!"
Parliament meets in a week.
The leaders have issued their invitations.
The merchants and manufacturers are ready to come down on the Government with an overwhelming force.
Mr. Mason has nothing to do but stand by with his jocund face, and see the fun go on. He will doubtless pursue the policy of "masterly inactivity" sketched out for him by the Times this morning, which has been followed by his illustrious predecessors.
Mann and Yancey have taken things very easy.
Mr. Mann talk