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In the British House of Commons, on the 18th of March, a debate sprung up upon a call, made by Mr. S. Fitzgerald, of attention to the report of Jervois upon the defences of Canada, in the course of which Mr. Foster said that if England should undertake to put the whole of Canada in a state of complete defence it would cost a fabulous sum of money, and that he believed there was no reason for doing so, since he could see no ground for suspicion of the United States, and considered that such suspicions had been caused alone by the Confederates and their sympathizers, or by certain disappointed prophets. He protested against rushing into this enormous expense for the defence of Canada. Mr. d'israeli replied to Mr. Foster, and was followed by John Bright, who openly avowed that Great Britain cannot defend Canada, and that the only way to keep it, is to appeal to the magnanimity and forbearance of the United States. He said if there really was a party in the United States hostil