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Fall of the Roman Empire, the reading of them will be attended with two material advantages;—in the first place, that of supplying and filling up the narrative of that author where it is too loose and general; and secondly (and most materially), that of correcting his strange misrepresentations and even falsifications of some of the most important parts of the Histories of the First Christian Emperors of the Lower Empire.

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A RECENT and extraordinary exercise of the prerogative of the Crown, in the case of General SIR EYRE COOTE, K.B. and K. C. depriving that distinguished officer of his military rank, in the decline of a life devoted from the age of fourteen to the service of his country, having in an extreme degree added confidence to the cruel and unfounded reports highly injurious to his character and happiness, which have been widely and industriously circulated*; it is

* The following paragraph appeared in the Morning Post of 27th May, and was from that copied into several other papers.

"Degradation of a Person in High Life.-Among the extraordinary and unprecedented occurrences, happening in


conceived to be due no less to his family, who must feel most deeply affected by the disgraceful insinuations which have been promulged against him, than to Sir Eyre Coote himself, to repel the injustice by a plain statement of all the facts and evidence which are connected with this, in every point of view, most important and most distressing case.

In doing this, no attempt will be made to influence the public mind by artful or abstruse reasoning: such an attempt is wholly unnecessary where justice alone is sought for, and would be useless where a discerning public is to be the judge. In the case of Sir Eyre Coote, there is nothing to conceal; and the only

these eventful times, may be enumerated the degradation which an officer of exalted rank experienced, not long since, for dishonourable conduct proved at the bar of public opinion, as well as of that of justice. To our great surprise, we now learn, that another distinguished officer (whose name has been continually before our eyes in print) is shortly to be publicly disgraced-he is to be stripped of all his honours—and his name struck out of the Army List. The judicial exposition of the offending party is abandoned, the necessary proofs being wanting; but enough is known to justify the conduct of the higher powers, and at the same time to demonstrate, that neither titles nor riches can screen offenders from merited punishment. The reported nature of the present offence we must decline stating.”

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