22 MAY 1959, Page 18


MAY 24, 1834

THE Tory Opposition in the House of Peers made a violent assault on Lord BROUGHAM last night, in revenge for his having introduced his Pluralities and Non-residence Bills without the sanction of the Bishops. The assailants resembled a number of dogs attacking a powerful and active bull, who tossed them one after another into the air, and gored them when on the ground with merciless fury.