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ARREARS OF RENT IN IRELAND.…

THE ROWLAND HILL MEMORIAL!…

TEACHING THE DUMB TO SPEAK.

- LORD DERBY ON FREE TRAIa.

M. DE LESSEPS AND THE CHANNEL…

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SIEGES OF PABIs.-Paris has had to withstand a considerable number of sieges in the course of its history. Sometimes the assailants have been successful, but on other occasions they have failed. We subjoin a list of the principal sieges 53 B.C. the Romans fought a successful battle outside the city, and then entered it; 463 A.D. Childric 1. drove out the Romans 845. The Normans pillaged and burned the city 887. Charles the Fat surrendered the city to Normans after standing a twelvemonth's siege; 1358. The Dauphin, afterwards Charles V., laid siege to Paris without success, and the attempt of Edward III. in the following year was attended with a similar result; 1420, The English troops captured the city, and held it for sixteen years, not- withstanding the attempt of Charles VII. to reduce it in 1427; 1464. The Count of Charolais attempted its capture, and failed; 1536. The Emperor Charles V. of Germany likewise failed to capture it; 1593. Paris BUBtained a memorable siege during the civil war, and opened its gates to Henry IV. in the following year 1594. The allied troops occupied Paris, and re-establish- ed the monarchy under Louis XVIII. 1814. After the battle of Waterloo the allied troops again captured the city, and occupied it for three years and lastly, there was the memorable siege of 1870-71 by he PpoBsiaas.

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THE REVENUE RETURNS.

EMIGRATION FROM IRELAND.

A WONDERFUL CAVERN.

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THE HAMILTON PALACE COLLECTION…

THE SALE OF THE BECKFORD LIBRARY.

SINKING of an EXCURSION STEAMER…

= THE LIBERTY AND PROPERTY…