Ever, dear Tom, yours,
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The Examiner observes, in speaking of the types of the new premier’s policy,—“The state, I am the state,” said the most arrogant of French monarchs. “The administration, I am the administration,” would seem to say Sir Robert Peel. In the speech explanatory of his views, which cannot be likened to Wolsey’s “Ego et Rex meus,” because the importance of the ego is not impaired by any addition.—This literally amounts to a conviction, on the part of the editor of the Examiner, that the premier’s expression is all in his “I.”
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THE POLITICAL NATURALIST’S LIBRARY
CONTENTS OF THE VOLUMES ALREADY PUBLISHED.
THE SUPER-NATURAL HISTORY OF—
“HUMMING” BIRDS.—With Memoir and Portraits of Peel, Stanley and Aberdeen.
BIRDS OF THE “GAME” KIND.—Portrait and Memoir of Mr. Gully.
FISHES OF THE “PERCH” GENUS.—Biographical notices of the late Ministry.
RUMINATING ANIMALS, Vol. 1.—Contents: Goats, &c. Portrait of Mr. Muntz.
RUMINATING ANIMALS, Vol. 2.—Contents: Deer, Antelopes, &c. Portrait of Mr. Roebuck.
MARSUPIALS, OR “POUCHED” ANIMALS.—With many plates. Portrait and Memoir of Daniel O’Connell, Esq.
BRITISH BUTTERFLIES.—Portrait and Memoir of Sir E. Lytton Bulwer.
COMPLETION OF THE WORK.—Considerable progress has been making in the concluding volume of the series. Rats, with portraits of Burdett, Gibson, Wakley, et genus omne; but the subject is so vast that no definite time can be fixed for its publication.