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Ifapfmfer 6, i.§6?.] THE TOMAHAWK. 211
CHIVALRY AT A DISCOUNTf
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THM FRETFUL # . PHILOSOPHER OKT TRUTH.
that Truth few peop is le a very can val...
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NOT TO BE WONDERED AT.
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Ifapfmfer 6, I.§6?.] The Tomahawk. 211
Ifapfmfer 6 , i . § 6 ? . ] THE TOMAHAWK . 211
Chivalry At A Discountf
CHIVALRY AT A DISCOUNTf
Kni We Ghthoods Have And Reason Baronetc...
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Cheesemongers . Pawnbrokers . Baronets . ' , ' Usurers at 40 per cent . i Usurers at 60 per cent . ;
Fenians . Actors . The Literary ^ Eldest men Bans , of Baronets , j ^ C Sweeps ni ghis . / ]
Thm Fretful # . Philosopher Okt Truth.
THM FRETFUL # . PHILOSOPHER OKT TRUTH .
That Truth Few Peop Is Le A Very Can Val...
that Truth few peop is le a very can valuable afford to thSng part . with It is it , . in Hence fact , so it valuable comes , [ possibly , that most fnen are liars . * * on -The your proverb wine merchant says , " In . ' vino .. - . veritas .. ? But it depends entirely
The intense devotion of mankind ' ' ? . to the sacred cause of truth that is edif has ying defiled and striking the earth . Nine from -tenths the beg of inning all the * has human taken butchery place under its banners . Men have hacked each other to pieces valiantly defence in On its the name whole , and the even started icause penny of truth papers when in well its
advertised . , has generally , tiirned ^ sacre out ^ . to be a decidedl , y p ^ ing business . ' ^ There is also a very , terrifying side to truth . Men talk of if " telling anything the could truth and have shaming shamed the that devil personage ; " and , they depend would upon have it , managed it .
less Peop boon le are do very they fond consider of spreading its diffusion the , truth that , they and often such a do price not - were mind onl a good y her own deal mistress of dirty for work five to minutes bring , it she about would . If give Truth all her " ¦ ' servants " " ' a mon ¦ " " th '' s warning ' \* on the " spot . . assumes The desire a religious to propagate aspect . the Under truth such far , a and condition wide sometimes it works
marvels marvels . . It It fires fires the the human human soul soul with with- , such such en energy ererv that that it it vo vo--back luntaril lanes y resigns fever the bed- blessings sidesmetropolitan of home , squalor represented misery by , and city year sin comfortable , for , and an the expatriation , house reputation , elegant in of a , a far furniture martyr -off clime , ! converted Yet . H , spite ere it slaves these , has , to , terrible £ 400 face a a alternatives sacrifice , and , men go forth are to to be preach found who the are truth willin . This g to is make its most the beautiful side .
Philosophers have moralized V on the probable position of truth at the bottom of a well . When one takes into consideration the amount of cold water that has been thrown on her by mankind , it is difficult to imagine her thoroughly at home anywhere viayi else .
\* stances It is . not Indeed always it is wise safer to a speak s a rule the in truth under cases all to circum have - recourse to . deception , . The , truly wise man , many never tells the , whole ar truth e bu t human his tradesman , and they , his will friend be sure , or to his take tax advantag -collector e . of They it . There is one very disagreeabl \ e condition of truth which men designate as " plain unvarnished . " Fly the man who wishes to tell are full you y the prepared plafn unvarnished to knock him truth down about . anything , unless you
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( gftfoartr ( iwffteg S > twxku t < Bn [ nf § txh % . BORN 1 799 . DIED 23 RD OCTOBER , 1869 . j fx
H Noble E Won In , . Deserved Something ...
H Noble e won in , . deserved something , but more never than stooped birth for or , name fame , . Instinct He took with , but chivalry never loved ' s mo , s t generous statesman fire ' s hire . Ready to rule , but readier to obey , H To is him ancient he , left more the than tricks , he , o party ' er men strife held , sway ; . ' And laid down power as he laid down life ; :
Both Both He car , he he ed had had for used used place for for as others others little as not not for for for pelf self self . ; : ! B He red would up to the reverence world , progressed not to scorn , but , the not too t , fast . I n age ardent , grown youth prudent , -who , rashl scarcel y urged y grew Reform less warm , ; " With equal fire he opposed as foes
T Those On hose either b bv y whose whose sidefrank side side he he honest had had dealt dealt and his his sincere fiercest fiercest b blows lows .. He bred no hate , where , he inspired , fear . , Though boasting ne ' er the name of * ' poor man ' s His charity friend , " knew neither stint nor end . He felt not onlfor the distant uiuvuiii slaves
For His JL-f-w av those * . lk * xavv was at \ -r ± home A . *~ no y y x * less -rj , the iajlv * serfs than of . greed ijxh his * t ^ heart > j y y knaves , He would purse not flatterbut open he healed their , smart . With " Here tear lies -dimmed a scholar eyes , true upon and his truer tomb knig we ht . write " ,
Not To Be Wondered At.
NOT TO BE WONDERED AT .
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more sideration University As it especiall is now of of his Oxford y generall in recent acknowled has y distinguished known been gment offered that of the services to his Mr Chan truthful . Boucicault to cellorshi literature picture p , in of of , con and the the - classical high moral work effect Formosa of University we need training have no , as compunction given in his in afford great - another ing publicity proof to of his his rep thoroug ly , . It h is acqu in aintance his best wi sty th le , College and furnishes life and all its belongings : — Drury Lane , Nov . 5 , 1869 .
undergraduates Most potent , , grave and boating , and reverend men . seniors , fellows , bull dogs , honour I shall have have much forced pleasure me in . accepting For this reason the distinguished I am the very one you man fit to fill the upon place . I shall do my best , to deserve great the confidence houses ( we of have the public great — houses I mean at of Drury the heads Lane too of ) , your and hope vour ancient ancient to commence institutions institutions my c . . areer There There by will will a thorough be be no no more more reorganisation lectures lecturesbut but of your ,
moral I shall p put hilosop in a h new y will stage be taug , reconstruct ht all day the long auditorium at the Sheldonian , re-write , . some o f your Greek playstouch up your best dramatic authors such share as of Cicero the profits , Del . ectus Places , , Ossian can , be and secured Nepos , of , and course take , a month a half in dering advance from at the all point the leading . To return London to my libraries projected . But reforms I am . wan The - new and I undergraduate mean to do dress with shall training be taken . I have direct done from Formosa with ,
it at Drury Lane , away and the public like it . / know away what the public like ; nothing like pleasing the public . thing There run , I can 't hts say , m more y name than is not this . If I do not make the D . BOUCICAULT . the P . Colleges S . —If my with programme paper . I doesn have 't tried draw paper —well once , we or can twice soon . fill
Tomahawk (1867-1870), Nov. 6, 1869, page 211, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/t/issues/ttw_06111869/page/3/