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THE LATE TRIAL OF BEREZOWSKI.

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THE LATE TRIAL OF BEREZOWSKI. The Pole Berezowski has not sent in any appeal against the sentence passed upon him nor, indeed, is it likely that he will do so, or that he ever seriously thought of doing so (says the Paris correspondent of The Times). He had fully made up his mind to be condemned to death. Several persons about the Court 1 ave expressed their apprehension lest the Czar should be offended at the result of the trial, and they pretty strongly declaim against the jury for finding "ex- tenuating circumstances." The motives of the jury unquestionably were the strong sympathy felt among the c'ass from which they.were taken for Poland the youth of the criminal and the repugnance to capital punishments, especially where no blood was shed, except that of the assassin himself. This is, I believe, the first time for many years that a person convicted in France of an attempt to commit regicide has escaped the scaffold. The sentence is remarked on by the Word of Brus- sels in the following terms :— The perpetrator of the attempt in the Bois de Bolosne has been found guilty of murder with extenuating circumstances, and sentenced to hard labour for life. This mitigated expia- tion of a, crime which has caused Russia to quiver in her inmost fibre will, we fear, produce a disagreeable impression in that country. For ourselves, looking at the matterfrom a Western point of view, we should be almost tempted to congratulate ourselves on a result which, refusing to the assassin of the Czar the prestige of the scaffold, clothes him and his crime in the vulgar and ignominious livery of the convicted felon but we scarcely expect this view to be taken in Russia. The people of that country—still primitive in their ideas, no douht-do not imagine that the gallows or the guillotine can ever serve as a pedestal to fame, or that a criminal is less guilty for having fired upon a man because that man happens to be an Emperor with millions of existences attached to his. The French jury decided ac- cordinsr to its conscience, and it is not for us to discuss its verdict, standing as it does on this inviolable ground; but if ever a reason of State ought to prevail, it is certainly in a case like this, in which one of the greatest principles of social conservation and mutual guarantee between peoples was at stake.

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