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FIELD AND FARM. 1 .-I

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| GARDEN GOSSIP. I

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OUR SHORT STORY.I

HAMLET'S GRAVE. I

MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT I ALDER8HOT.

CABINETS DUIUN G KECESS. ■

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CABINETS DUIUN G KECESS. ■ The fact that this country's destinies during the recent crisis have been directed by a Ministry acting without the consent or advice of the Houses of Parliament is, in the opinion of the "Law Times," due to the circumstance that the King in the literal theory of the Constitution, in the words of Edmund Eurke, represents the whole contract- ing capacity of the nation. He acts as the national procurator." This power, which was formerly really lodged in the Crown, is now no longer in the Sovereign, but in the hands of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, who may be re- garded as a, committee on foreign relations ap- pointed by Parliament and enabled to commit the country to the greatest internatronal obligations without consulting either Parliament or the country. M

PROSPEROUS FARM LABOURERS.…

CANNIBAL COMMONS. I

THE BROTHERHOOD OF SCIENCE,

BISHOP'S CURSE.

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EPITOME OF NEWS. I