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IV

mentary eloquence and debate. He

He

many

a voluminous author and

is

man

a

is

Mr. Gladstone found

finds rest only, as

lated into various languages.

A

it,

of tireless industry

"in change of occupation".

of his books have been trans-

distinguished

Dutch

journalist

one of Dr. Kuyper's political opponents, has described him to only

a

as

who

me

is

not

but as a most lovable man, who has won the

brilliant,

reverence of his friends and the respectful admiration of those disagree with him.

and

At

Dr. Kuyper's

own request

I

who

have undertaken the

translation of his powerful article on the South African crisis

which

he recently contributed to the Revue des Deux Mondes, which in the following

have

pages

is

reproduced in English

done justice to

it,

and

author's style and reasoning lation,

but

preserved

I

I

am

charm of

his

I

cannot claim to

well aware that the force of the

must have been weakened

can only hope that while

the

dress.

style,

I

in the transto

have

have made his meaning

suffi-

I

cannot

pretend

ciently clear.

Dr. British

Kuyper has long been an admirer people,

and

it

is

of British institution, and the

with manifest pain that after impartially

investigating the causes which led to the present war, he has been forced to

the conclusion that the

South

African

difficulty

Government

by

force

in determining to settle the

rather

than

by arbitration has

dishonoured the best traditions of British Statesmanship.

A. E. Fletcher.

Great Holland near Colchester.

May

25st

1900.

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