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   Spirit Of The Age (Newspaper) - November 25, 1848, London, Middlesex                                THE A AM TNPTISTim NOVEMBER PRICE of tfte OUB Continental advices are of a quieter charac ter than we had considering the state in which we left Berlin last As we arc glad to matters have proceeded without a blow being struck on either side while the titude of passive resistance taken by the seems to have the King and who appear to have been eager for enacting a similar tragedy to that perpetrated a transi step backwards to the old grinding system of conquered in March The posi tion assumed by the majority of the National Assem admirably supported by the has de prived General the military organ of the Court Traitors for such in the eye of all Constitutionalists they must be considered of every pretext for drawing the sword whilst the complete of the military from the and the general adherence of the great cities to the Parliamentary has already staggered the allegiance of Several officers have re while the privates murmur at the disagree able duty imposed upon During the past the disarming of the civic by the order of the Brandenburg has to some extent been carried without any resistance on the part of the inhabitants it is not one half the weapons arc secured the rest have been to be brought from their be found The whole policy of the Parliamentary party seems to that instead of provoking a contest with the military in the risking a and with the certainty of a return to the old they should rather throw themselves on the and await with confi dence the result of a moral and constitutional Events are likely to prove this to have been the wisest course under the according to the latest the King was and the Brandenburg Ministry were divided in to these favourable we and has sent a deputation to if a Up to the evening of the such was the aspect of the same the greatest excitement prer vailed throughout arid the authorities generally were taking measures to enforce the re solution of the Assembly respecting the stoppage of From we learn that Windischgratz still pursues his system of military The city is completely with small hopes of an early return to Another eminent victim has been added to the list of assassination already signalised by the murder of Robert the brave commandant of the Vi ennese National was shot on the notwithstanding the frequent and urgent of his numerous for a respite till the will of the Emperor was The embroi dered savage who at present rules the Austrian capital would hearken to no the substitution of shooting for hanging which at last he reluctantly consented What a con trast this to the conduct of the people in March arid April last when all the capitals of Europe were at their cpntroul And the conduct of such an monster jinds advo cates in the majority of the principal daily jour nals of this How newspaper in the lace of the statement published in the of the Times last the eilect that the wrath of Windisehgnitz was mainly directed against literary and professional write as they do on his appears puzzling to those who do not look below the surface of society The truth our leading journalists are complete slaves to the interests of class and They upon the principle of existing Political accommodate the supply to the demand and as their patrons and under the laws that regulate the press of this are the possessors of land and who look with abhorrence on all change that threatens their and social they are forced to take under their protection every spe of royal tyranny or military ruffianism that may manifest itself on behalf of the existing order of and equally to cry down every liberal movement at home or calculated advance the enfranchisement of the The penny and advertisement virtu ally make the daily in the hands of the who can alone afford to take a high priced journal issued so often hence it that while the sympathies of the mass of the people are with the popular Continental the daily with one or two take the part of the and their sanguinary and arbitrary We the liberals of Austria and when they reocl in justification of the conduct of their will distinguish between the people of Great Bri and the aristocracy and moneychangers that temper and direct the thunder of Printing House The execution of Robert Blurii has created in tense excitement throughout and espe cially at of the deceased was a Robert Blum was a man of the from the lowest walk of notwithstanding an imperfect raised himself to be one of the leading minds of At the late electiori for Leipzic lie was returned a representative to the Frankfort by his leader of the Left or the advanced Liberals of that His loss will be severely felt by his political though his death has given a mighty impetus to the cause of which he was the eloquent It has shown the unchanged character arid dispositionof European and made thousands of Repub till were staunch supporters of the piineiple of A fewmore such us have been witnessed at Vienna and and the Young Hercules of European Democracy will clean out the Augean These ure not times for kings to set up their alleged patents of from against the interests and convictions of awakened In France the Presidential contest proceeds with great Louis Napoleon commands the sympathies and support of the various Royalist with a tolerable number of the Thicrs school of a class that would cheerfully accept office under Infernal so be that it brought place and The whole ma chinery of the existing Government is being used on behalf of General whose chances as a great number of the who do not relish a revolution every six for peace and orders go for Many of the old Republicans will likewise sup port from dread of a Buonapartjst move ment 5 while it is stated the nuijgrity of the clergy are in his is to be nominated by section of the old Republican but his chance of election is Ho by temporizing and undecided alienated all but his immediate friends trom Ledru Rollin is still the candidate of the Red Repub though a large number are for Steps in progress to effect a union of all the advanced Republicans on one It ap pears that delegates of the Luxembourg Com mission intend to bring forward Louis as a protest on their part against the modern which the Right to Labour has been settled bythe Na tional That gentleman has consented to be for the reasons which will be found in a letter of his inserted today in our Banquets are still in the ascendant in We record several monster ones At one held by the Louis though was represented by an empty chair and a for warded by him from was tho A verbatim report of which will well repay will be found in another page as ii i1 I T I will also the speech of Ledru Rollin at the of the Democratic and Social Press held at quet tho Chateau Beyond these tho continental news does not require much In Loiubaiuly Radotzky is attempting to raise the wind by a forced contri bution on the wealthy The greatest consternation has been created by this decree oi and a general resistance to the impO8t will be itvruTbe has passed a most indignant resolution against the act of We have nothing of further importance from Sicily and The Swiss Diet has met and organized itself for legislative At present a dispute has sprung up between the Swiss Government lead to blowsp though we hope Surely the German Parlia ment will hesitate ere they support the Austrians in their recent proceedings in The American mail brings news to the effect that General Taylor has been This is not definite as the returns had only been partially received on the leaving of the and those from districts well known to be favourable to the Taylor The next steamer will bring the exact state of the poll throughout all the The onlypolitical event of during the scion of being a candidate for the West Riding of The electors lid riot relish this attempt at making the great woollen district of England an cratic pocket and so they hinted in such unnrislakeable at on as finished the attempted job for the Sucking who could not answer a single questionput to has and left ground clear for sturdier Beckett talked of on the part of the and or Sir Culling Eardly on the part of the rival despite certain economical in our esti mation would make the best as such an outspoken man is much wanted in Parliament and we hope that the electors will have courage and independence enough to secure his Sir Culling Eardly Eardly is one of the Lxcter Hall NoPopery and might do well enough to represent a knot of rigid but not such a body as the of the greatest English As will be our appeal of last ing a new has already met with siderable Steps are in progress to fom plete the plan of which the outline was then von all will be ready we have nothing the material points will be found nolicud at suffi cient length   

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