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Harvest Statistics.


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ENGLAND AND THE ENGLISH. By George Fnneis Train. If the Americans be the mMt modest and unassuming people in the world, as Mr. fteorge Francis Train says, are we to accept Mr. Georg< Francis Train himself as their representative man ? Surely never was GO much modesty incarnated in any me as in him. And what truth, what courtesy, what tiscrction, what moderation of language, when discourang of England and the English! We must all be clarmtd with the portrait he draws of us in his Philadelplja oration; and it is certain his auditors were highly amused, whatever they may liav ? thought of the fidelity of the sketch. For among the other attractions of this distinguished traveller and uMuccesful road projector, is that of being a sensation orator of the genuine American band. In the first place, let it be knewn that the English people are a nation of liars. have told them that right square in their teeth/'says Mr. Train, "and I am going back one of these days to tell them so agair." These are our two main distingiisbing moral charac- teristica.: we are liars and cowsrd. This is bad enough; but we are a "nation of paupers,' and while every body in England is a beggar, the nation itself is bankrupt" —"bankrupt to the centre and sham." When Mr. Train was over here he made prepared extempore speeches in the back parlours of public-houses in Fleet street and Shoe lane, "lbich damaged the Consols, and, in consequence, European capitalists will not invest in the Epglis funds any more." So here is ruin. England has n basis for her debt' — as Mr. Chase's Treasury-notes hire. England has no land, and if the Queen should sellier jewels, they would not have enough to pay threepene in the pound." Are we not alarmed at our position, all disgusted with our- selves ? Ab, but this is not the rorst. We are on the verge of revolution. Lord Palmrston having poisoned Prince Albert in order to usurp t1 throne, as Mr. Train believes sincerely, '-the people al beginning to think." The discussion ballp, as the aforeaid back parlours are termed, "have aroused the mob:the beacon lights are lit, and the country is shaking lib an aspen." This is the result not more of Lord Palmerfon's crime than of the electric influence of Mr. Train's fier oiatory when in Lon- don. But Train has another propt to baulk the guilty Premier of the fruit of his crime. One of the passions of my lifetime," says this modei:'Warwick, "has been to put Brian Boroihme, an Irish (fecendant of kings, on the throne of England." Now, as3rian Boroihme—pro- nounced Brian Burroo-is authetically stated to have been slain at Clontarf some 700)r 800 years ago, we may see what a grisly monarch A, Train has a passion to present vs with. But V-illhe opportunity ever arrive? Is England as a nati( not doomed before the Irish have a chance of hipping her ? We ask the question in fear and Ambling. "France" as our polite limner in elegantphraseoiogy tells his hearers, "has got England's no in Chancery, and she cannot move." If Napoleon shoij give one sneeze we are done for. This is our sad fe: individually liars cowards, drunkards, beggars, anslaves; as a nation t have Brian Burroo for a King but before that tim arrives, to be extinguished b a sneeze from Lou Napoleon, or at any rate to sinklto the abyss, whe America refuses to lend us moneto pay the interest on our National Debt! This is tbseverest cut of all. Such is England and the Iglish, as painted by Mr. George FraDcis Train ff the delectation of a Philadelphia audience, presided over by an ex- Governor of the Stats of Pennsylvania. The man is thought by some to be mad, but our own opinion is that he is more knave than fool. There is method in this madness, and a purpose in the utterance of this mass of exquisitely absurd falsehoods before American audience. Mr. Train's object is to aid the | revival of Democratic influence in the Northern « States, and he can find no more effectual means j than to excite to hatred of this country. Hatred of England was always the exclusive property of that party, and by reviving or extending the feeling now they hope to divert or weaken the efforts of the Re- publicans, always friendly to this country, to carry on the war in the spirit of slavery abolition. Train is a clever knave, but we incline to think he has overshot the mark on this occasion, and that his friends, the Northern Democrats, will find in him but a sorry auxiliary.



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