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(From the Morning Herald.)

(From the Morning Chronicle.)


(From the Morning Chronicle.) His Excellency M. Guizot, having received des- patches calling him immediately to Paris, set out from London on Saturday evening. Previous to the depar- ture of the Ambassador, Baron de Bourqueney was ac- credited as Charge d'Affairs of his Majesty the King of the French at this Court. We cannot allow M. Guizot to take his departure from among us without expressing in what high regard he was held by all classes of Englishmen. As a man of business, it was impossible to be more attentive,more frank and straight- forward, and he was the delight of every circle in which he moved. Whatever was the topic, M. Guizot was always ready to bear his part in the conversation, and there were few subjects on which he could not throw light, and to which he could not communicate an interest, from the force and felicity of his language. With all this, he was simple and unassuming in his manners, and in every thing he said there was a tone of great sincerity. M. Guizot never appeared to strain after smart sayings, never sought to dazzle his audi- ence by brilliant remarks, but the absence of effort made his conversation only more engaging, and he was often eloquent, and always impressive. He spoke English with much fluency, though with a foreign accent, and often stumbled on happy combinations of words, which would not occur to a native, but which gave additional pleasure from their novelty. With an these engaging qualities, it was impossible to know M. Guizot without feeling the most thorough confi- dence in his honour, and being struck with the purity of his principles. It would be uncandid in us to re- fuse this tribute to Mr Guizot, because in the ques- tions which now divide the two countries he did not share our opinions. His attachments to his own coun- try could hardly fail to bias his judgement; but though no man could devote himself with more anxiety to what he deemed the interests of France, his mode of advocating them was peculiarly unobjectionable. His conduct in his diplomatic capacity was, as in every-thing else, manly and straightforward.

(From the John Bull.)

(From the Weekly Chronicle.)