14 JULY 1866, Page 2

Mr. Disraeli was of course returned on Friday without opposi-

tion, and made in payment to his constituents rather a spread- eagle speech. England adopted the policy of non-intervention net because she was weak, but because she had grown beyond the position of a "mere European power;" the Reform Bill of 1832 was mainly devised by Lord Derby, and "was entirely carried by his energy ;" he held himself free not to deal with Reform meet year, anti "did not see any downcast faces in consequence of that statement ;" he held "that the business of the Tory party was support -the Constitution in Church and State." In short, the Tory platitudes were very well said by a man who believes in himself, but not in them.