have not heard (except through the veracious Sun) from any gentlemen proposing to give us a $2,500 press; but if any gentlemen have
such an intention, and proceed to put it in practice, the public may rest assured that they will not be ashamed of the act, while we shall be most eager to proclaim it and acknowledge the kindness.
But even though we wait for such a token of good — will and sympathy until the Sun
shall cease to be the slimy and venomous instrument of loco-focoism it is, jesuitical and deadly in politics and grovelling in morals—we shall be abundantly sustained and cheered by the support we are regularly receiving.’
Editors wrote in the English
language in those days.
Again: ‘The Sun of yesterday gravely informed its readers that It is doubtful whether the Land Bill can pass the House
. The Tribune of the same date contained the news of the passage
of that very bill!’
Triumph! saucy triumph!
nothing but triumph!
One thing only was wanting to secure
's brilliant success; and that was an efficient business partner.
Just in the nick of time, the needed and predestined man appeared, the man of all others for the duty required.
On Saturday morning, July 31st, the following notices appeared under the editorial head on the second page: