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THE REYOLTERS CAMPAIGN.

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THE HON. H. C. BRUCE. .

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SNOW IN GLAMORGANSHIRE.

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THAT BUZZING ON THE WIRES.

M AARl ^TlfLLrS MODEL PRINCE.

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M AARl ^TlfLLrS MODEL PRINCE. Csesar Borgia was bold, ambitious, crafty, able, naadsome, and remarkable for his physical strength. But he was as false and cruel as his father. He early formed large schemes for the extension of his dominions, and his p'ans he might have carried out had he not been arrested at a critical moment by the death of the Pope and his own illness. He had indeed foreseen the death of his father, and so arranged matters as t. establish the Scate of Romagna and overcome his enemies, notwithstanding such an event. But he had not foreseen his own illness, which incapacitated him from all action. He told me himself," says Machiavelli, that he had anticipated everything, and provided fer every- thing savi&or being sick unto death at 'the time of the Pope's decease." In Machiavelli's own treatise on The Prince," Caesar Borgia was his model and hero, and all that caa be suggested in justification of his character and conduct may there be read. Put it must be confessed that Machiavelli's own jrinciples of life and conduct, as therein eet forth, are not-of a high moral cast, and in that remarkable book he upholds, or seems to uphold, acts cf cruelty and bad faith which are ordinarily considered to have the stain of dishonour. Experience," he says, has proved in our own times that the Princes who have achieved great deeds are those who have held gcod Jaith of stnali account, have known bow to bewilder men's brains by cunning, and have succeeded better thun those whose actions have been ruled by honour.' And in another passage he says of Caesar Borgia: "Putting together all the actions of the Duke. I could not blame him. On the contrary, it seenij good to me to propose him as an example to be imitated by all who through good fortune and the arms of others haveaitaiued to supreme CON" fiaand." To which statements we can only hold up our hands in surprise.- W. W. Story, in "Black wood's Magazine."

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