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FRANCE. A tiifling disturbance took place on Saturday week, in that excitable portion of the capital known as the Quartier Latin, in consequence of the police resenting a demonstration of the stu- dents 01 the Ecoles de Droit eft de Medecine. The object of the demonstration was M. Edgar Quinet. M. Quinet, alter contri- buting to the Revue des Deux Mondes and various other petiodi- cals, was appointed one of the Professors at the College de France, and last year his public lectures attracted considerable notice. His advertised programme was the languages and lite- rature of the South," but, in reality, his lectures consisted of a history of the Christian religion and of the French Revolution, in which the former was treated with anything but leverence, and the latter, including the infamous National Convention, received manyatributeof admiration. The clergy remonstrated every respectable class of the community also condemned M. Quinet's tessoos and on the renewal this )ear of the College de France" lectures, M. Quinet was again entreated, and subsequently de- sired, to avoid propagatiog his notions of Christianity, the Revo- lution, aDd the Socialism, but he wrathfully resigned his chair, aud it was on this determination that the aforesaid students con- gratulated him on Saturday morning. They mustered to the number of about two Ihousand, and walked in procession to the professor's residence, being joined on their way by many other turbulent persons. One of them addressed M. Quinet, in terms of sympathy, in the name of the rest. ftl. Quinei thanked them, and wisely advised them to retire in peace, and disperse as promptly as possible. They marched back to their quarter, but, on parsing the private residence of M. de Salvandy, the Minister of Public Instruction, shouted "Vive Quinet V "A bas les Jesuiies "Abas les Salvandy 1" On reaching the Place Saint-Sulpice, they a^ain cried A bas les Jesuites in front of the Ecclesiastical Seminary. One of them made an address to the schools. The police, who had all along watched them, pounced upon the orator, and severely beat him. His comrades then rushed to his assistance, when strong detachments of muni- cipal guards and hoe made their appearance, and a charge of cavaliy closely followed. The students were routed. No killed or wounded are mentioned, but between twenty and thirty of Professor Quinet's admireis were captured, and conveyed tothe Prefecture de Police. The uproar was soon at an end, and created very little "sensalion" in Paris.

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