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TIIE ANGLO-FRENCII ALLIANCE,

IS THEIR RELATIONS TO THE

UNITED STATES & RUSSIA,

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE LEADING POLICY OF FRANCE AND OF ENGLAND FOR
THE LAST TWO HUNDRED YEARS_THE ORIGIN AND AIMS OF THE
ALLIANCE-TUK MEANING OF THE CRIMEAN WAR-AND
THE REASON OF THE HOSTILE ATTITUDE OY

THESE TWO POWERS TOWARDS

TUX CXITED STATES,

AND OF THE MOVEMENT ON MEXICO,

WITH A STATEMENT OF THE

GENERAL RESOUBOLTUK ARMY AND XATY OF ENGLAND AND FRANCEBUBSIA AND AMERI A-SHOWING THE PRESENT STRENGTH AND

PROBABLE FUTURE OF TULSE POUB POWERS.

BY REV. C. B. BOYNTON, D. D.

CINCINNATI:
C. F. VEST & CO., 25 WEST FOURTH STREET.
CHICAGO. 11. DLA BOBX STEELT.

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Entered, according to an Act of Copgrees, in the year 1854, by

C.B.BOYNTON. In the Clerk's Odle of the Dutriet Cart of the l'aited States, in and for ibe

southern District of Ohio.

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PREFACE.

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* Yor have not come to the bottom of the conduet of * Great Britain, until you have touched that delicate and * real foundation cause, we are too large and strong a pation.

* This is in my judgment the right of the whole matter. * A di tingui-led clergymen of London, personally kind, * and friendly to me, said to me in these very words, Mr. " Beecher, you may just as well have it said to you, you “have been growing so strong that we had got to take you * down, and we were very glad when the job was taken out * of our hands by your own people. When Mr. Roebuck * declared the same fact in Parliament, it was cheered “ immensely."— Mr. Beecher's Speech in Brooklyn.

In the same speech, Mr. Beecher analyap English society, and states what he believes to be the spirit of the different classes in regard to this country. His conelusions, in gulvtance, are as follows:

* The great commercial class is against us. The influen** tial clergymen and laymen of both the Established Church * and the Diesenters are, as a body, against us. The nobility, *aa c!«s, are against us.

** Pariiament, in kympathy and wishes, is five to one "zainst us.

- The conservative intelligence of Great Britain is "against us, and all there is on the surface of society repre

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