SCENE iv PART SECOND
Gad, I didn't expect the figure would have been quite so high!
The one conviction is that the war in the Peninsula is to go on, and as we are all agreed upon that, what the hell does it matter what their majority is ? '
Enter SHERIDAN. They all turn inquiringly.
SHERIDAN Have ye heard the latest ?
SECOND MEMBER Ninety-six against us.
SHERIDAN O no—that's ancient history. I'd forgot it.
A revolution, because Ministers are not impeached and hanged ?
That's in contemplation, when we've got their confessions. But what I meant was from over the water—it is a deuced sight more serious to us than a debate and division that are only like the Liturgy on a Sunday—known beforehand to all the congregation. Why, Bonaparte is going to marry Austria forthwith —the Emperor's daughter Maria Louisa.
The Lord look down! Our late respected crony Austria! Why, in this very night's debate they have been talking about the laudable principles we have