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THE ROTHSCHILDS.

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THE ROTHSCHILDS. The Economist, referring to the late Baron Roths- child, remarks :—" There is a fact about the hoase of Rothschild under his control which we have never seen mentioned, and which deserves to be recorded. It has done no mischief; and when we remember the enormous powers it wields, the deadly blows it could, if so in- clined, deliver to great banks, the temptation it must sometimes feel to form alliances with particular States or parties—to aid Vienna, say, against Berlin, or the Second Empire against the Republic, to have abstained from mischief, and to have acted on cold, even if selfish, reasonableness, is a very great merit. It in- dicates the possession of the judicial mind. The baron has never been accused of waging war with rivals, like the great American capitalists, or of I making a re- volution,' like a great French banker, or of entering into vast speculations outside his business, like so many of the contractor capitalist of the great war, and indeed, of our own time. He has been loanmonger and banker, and not fighting financier and to that moderation in the use of his great power some of his success and not a little of his popularity must be ascribed. In four great capitals, the classes which possess nothing wish well to a firm which, of all others, most distinctly represents capital. That is a very great proof of consummate ability in manage- ment.

MR. G. A SALA CN ART.

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THE LATE WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON.

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