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Chatham (Canada) (search for this): article 1
im is an appetite which has no bounds, except the ability of the victim to resist and retaliate. It is that which makes the war upon the South so exhilarating to Black Republicans; they can strike and we cannot strike back. It is that also which is our own consolation. If we cannot strike back at them, we can pummel each other, and thereby relieve our natural indignation. The great use and advantage of an Executive in times of war is to have somebody to blame and abuse. The Earl of Chatham was the only man that ever escaped this all but universal fate of Presidents and Premiers. It is true, he was just the most self-willed, arbitrary and overbearing man that ever lived, and was so absolutely determined to have the control of measures, of which he had the sole responsibility, that he compelled the first Lord of the Admiralty to sign naval orders issued by the Premier — while the writing was covered over from his eyes. England, grumbling, growling England — then, "for the fir
es. England, grumbling, growling England — then, "for the first time and for the last time, presented the astonishing picture of a nation supporting, without murmur, a widely-extended and costly war, and a people, hitherto torn with conflicting parties, so united in the service of the Commonwealth that the voice of faction had ceased in the land, and any discordant whisper was heard no more." But then a nation would be hard to satisfy that, from universal disaster, was raised by the hand of Pitt to a career of the most uninterrupted success ever known in the history of Christianity. With this exception, an Executive, in war times, must expect to be the target for such of his countrymen as like a victim constantly to practice upon. He must expect to be pounded, and maimed, and belabored, as did the amiable Quill, the image of the ancient Admiral, whom he was always beating with iron pokers, and screwing gimlets into, and sticking forks into his eyes, and cutting his name on him,