Liberals must persevere with their accepted policy of combining the defence of Free Trade with reasonable, just, and prudent Social Reform, which indeed becomes all the more necessary as a protection against the wild schemes of extremists.-—Daily Chronicle.


Exact justice is commonly more merciful in the long run than pity, for it tends to foster in men those stronger qualities which make them good citizens.—LOWELL.


Great minds do, indeed, react on the Society which has made them what they are; but they only pay with interest what they have received. MACAULAY.


“The Socialists voted for a little known barrister, on the express understanding that in certain other divisions of Manchester and in neighbouring constituencis the orthodox Liberal should abstain from opposing Labour candidates.”

The above extract from the leading article in the Daily Telegraph of January 24th last should be read in conjunction with the correspondence columns of this issue.

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