WHAT IS A WHIG?

... Liberal creed?' Yet Macaulay is sometimes held up as the typical Whig of the old school from whom your modern Radical is terribly degenerated. But ha is a typical Whig only because he is dead. Whig as a political term has been dropping out of use of late ...

evening paper, literally devoted to the old Whig party, announces that there is just now a in politics —we

... evening paper, literally devoted to the old Whig party, announces that there is just now a in politics —we quote our contemporary's emphasis as well as his words. After the debates Mr. Bainks's Franchise Bill, we find no difficulty in giving credit ...

LONDON, SATURDAY, July 17

... contemporary's attack upon the Whig Myth, The glorious revolution is always interesting topic, and abundant leisure might appropriately relieved by a demonstration, which might founded on a text from Lord Byhox, that the Whigs have occasionally been out ...

SHERIDAN

... seemed to indicate that his political career was at an end. The new leader of the Whig party was not the man to sympathize with Sheridan as Fox had done. The new ally of the Whig party, Lord Grenville, was still less so. Sheridan, indeed, had the Prince of ...

LORD RUSSELL.*

... from i8x9 to I826 the Whigs did not touch the Reform question, quite overlooking his own great speech in I822. The mistake of the reviewer, however, if any at all, was in the implied statement that in i8i9 and in 1826 the Whigs did adopt the question ...

NEWS OF THE DAY

... looked at from the Whig point of view, on the eve of a general election Having long since abandoned all political faith, they .seek to riile into Parliament upon the political traditions their opponents They tell people that Whigs and Tories are alike ...

THE GREVILLE MEMOIRS

... damaging to the Whigs; and there is good reason to believe that if the King had lived, and dissolved again, as he would have done, in 1838, the reaction would have been complete. But it would have been chiefly due to a belief that the Whigs would stick ...

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... Liberal” as it is now accustomed toheusadbylhe Whigs, is aa readily adopted by (be OonsenratiToe, and with, in many cases, quite as much propriety. In fact, for a long time the term Liberal, like the term Whig, has been employed only as a convenient pretext ...

Advertisements & Notices

... distrust and are shy of the Whigs. This is the reason why, at the present crisis, the people would place as little con- fidence in a PALMERSTON Cabinet composed of pure Whigs as in a PALMERISTON Cabinet composed of a medley of Whigs and Aberdeenites. The people ...

Advertisements & Notices

... they had already disposed of the Whig fox it was now for thenm to inuish the Tory scor- pion. The Parnellites have made up their minds to give no quarter to either Tories or Whigs; and the plain duty of the Whigs in County Sligo, and in every othe ...

Foreign Intelligence

... field—the Whig and Democratic—ami the chief struggle will of coursc lie between these. Yet there are several smaller parties and fractions of parties. The last few days have very clearly shown that the hopes excited by the movement of the union Whigs iu favour ...

SPIRIT OF THE PRESS

... and condemns alike the ex-Whig leader. Lord Palmerston. his colleague and rival. Lord John Russell, his old enemy and new ally. Mr. Bright. Sir John Ramsden, the Whig candidate for the West Riding, whose return was hailed by Whigs all over the country special ...