now at the head of the Government had perpetually interfered by way of remonstrance, and had tendered excellent advice to almost every Government in Europe.
Not long age, too, Earl Russell remonstrated with this very American Government for blocking up Charleston harbor with a stone fleet.
But surely our interposition was now far more imperatively called for by an act which tended to degrade human nature itself — to throw back civilization, and revive the spirit of a Ghengis Khan or a Nadir Shah.
(Hear, hear.) It would be most unjust, without more reliable information on the point, to accuse the American Government of any participation in this enormity.
It that Government at once signified its disapproval of this proclamation public, opinion would applaud its conduct.
On the other hand, if it showed any hesitation or delay in taking that course, he earnestly hoped that her Majesty's Government would gravely point out to them the necessity of vindication the national honor so f