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n three. So, said he, laughing,
I have one to spare over the number of years I have been here, and I shall soon have another.
Note by Mr. Ticknor: lThis was said during Thiers administration, which in about six weeks was dissolved.
This is very bad for a country like France.
France, too, acts badly upon England; and, indeed, France and England have always acted badly upon each other, exciting each other to violent corresponding changes.
The influence of France on England since 1830 has been very bad. The affair of July, 1830, is called a revolution: it was no such thing; it was a lucky rebellion, which changed those at the head of the government, nothing else.
But when Louis Philippe said, at the famous arrangement of the Hotel de Ville, La Charte deviendra une verite, he uttered a falsehood,—il dit un mensonge; there existed no Charter at the moment when he spoke, for that of 1814 was destroyed, and what might become the Charter afterwards he knew as little as anybody