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On <)th May, Mr. Chamberlain in moving the second reading
of the Eire (Confirmation of Agreements) Bill in the House of
Commons^ was able to announce a further achievement in his
policy of international appeasement and the, termination of another
long-standing feud—that with the Irish Free State. Here>
Britain had been able to plead throughout that it had right on its
side, but by doing so had merely increased and prolonged inter-
national ill-will. The Prime Minister9s policy was one more in
keeping with the realities not of the irrevocable past, but of the
ever-changing present.