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Jfamgn Entriligenre.


Jfamgn Entriligenre. FRANCE.—-The question of peace or war ap- pears likely to be transformed into the question of war or revolution. The War Ministry has resigned; and the occasion of thtir resignation is stated to have been a difference of opinion, between Louis Philippe and M. Thiers, respect- ing the address of His Majesty, on the opening of the session of the Chambers. In wording this speech, which was to be delivered by the King, his inflammable Minister recommended a more threatening tone to be used than ac- corded with the ideas of peace and good policy entertained by Louis Philippe. Hence the resignation. Some of the London Papers hint that there were other reasons for M. Thiers tendering his resignation, besides those which arose out of the wording of the King's Speech. One of these reasons is stated to be a misunder- standing between M. Thiers and the French press the Government, it appears, are active- ly snppressing obnoxious and seditious publi- cations and it is thought that M. Thiers felt a certain degree of reluctance in incurring a repetition of the public odium which was ma- nifested towards him on his previous tergiver- sation on the subject of unlicensed printing in France for he must know full well that in- terference with the press would sap the very foundations of his own influence. By the papers which he rules, and by which he has raised the" war-whoop," must he stand or fall. It is not thought improbable that al- though M. Thiers may take a prominent part in heading an attack upon the pacific policy of the King-if for consistency sake alone and to enable him to justify the enormous expence to which his Eastern policy has put France- he may secretly support the pacific policy of the King in order to be in readiness to return to power whenever the final adjustment of the Eastern question may take place. Such, how- ever, appears to be the diseased state of the public mind in France, that in place of a pa- cific termination of the existing misunderstand- ing, between that Country and England, being hailed by the French with joy, a public out- break may be expected among themselves if peace should continue undisturbed: and in the event of another revolution, the French will in all probability again find M. Thiers a member of the Don Quixote and windmill school of heroes, preferring to the "drum's discordant sound" the cool and quiet groves of his dear Montmorency. At Boulogne the preparations for war are stated to be going steadily on. The batteries are in an uninterrupted state of work, and are rapidly progressing. The Parisian Journals of Saturday last are filled entirely with specu- lations on the Ministerial" crisis." The jour- nalist of the Debats is most unaccountably at a loss to discover the reasons for M. Thiers's re- signation, unless it was "to seek for popularity by raising a war cry," and it is unwilling to suspect him of that course of policy. That Journalist forcibly points out the impropriety, to say the least of it, of M. Thiers attempting to thrust in a passage in the King's speech pledging the Country to hostilities, making the Crown responsible, and taking from the Chambers that free action for which he had been so earnest in combating. The Commerce of Saturday contained an announcement that a compromise on the disputed warlike paragraph had been effected, and that therefore the Mi- nistry remained the Paris correspondent of the Post on the contrary says that "all that is important to know is, that the King has posi- tively accepted the resignations and that M. Thiers will not give way." We give the fol- lowing extracts from the French Journals up to Tuesday night's post.