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OUR LONDON CORRESPONDENT.…

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NEWS NOTES.

A KHAKI KILT.

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1 A WEST OF ENGLAND WORTHY.

OLLVifiK'S STATUE.

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OLLVifiK'S STATUE. A correspondent of the Globe writes For those enthusiastic persons who follow Professor Gardiner and the erudite, Mr. Firth, in their adoration of Cromwell and his Saints,' it must be a crown- ing mercy to have a gigantic statue set up of the Great Protector near the Houses he defied. 'It Irill be the stroke of triumph finishing up the Cromwellian Tercentenary.' Mr. T. Carlyle, it is, of course, admitted was the man who started this great movement, by emphasising the unctuous matter of Cromwell's letters and (unintelligible) speeches. He it was who raised him from a dishonoured grave. But 101 sages followed. The Philo-puritans of to-day ought properly to be throwing up their caps for Kruger and Co. (no mean successor to Cromwell. Ireton, and Co.), who bid fair to cost this country a nice penny. But is there not a concealed joke in the site chosen near Westminster Hall ? It so happens that when duly set up, the risen Protector will stand very nearly above a place called Hell' (so the political tracts called the subterranean tavern), where the Cromwellian cour detatcalled Pride's Purge'placed the loyal majority of the House of Commons who did not wish to destroy the King and Constitution. This makes the whole Cromwellian glorification a prime subject for laughter. The serious part of the jest is, of course, that Oliver was as much the de- stroyer of Parliament as he was of the Church and of the King. It is well that the House of Lords should come to the rescue I"

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