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have inevitably occurred had the Alberta ' been the sufferer

in the recent accident instead of the Mistletoe,'—the con- dent either that Her Majesty must travel more slowly across the Solent—that is, must risk disorganising the whole of the arrangements made by the Railway Companies for the public convenience and safety, as well as those of Her Majesty—or the road must be cleared of loyal sight-seers, or there must be perpetual risk of an accident like the one which all England is regretting, and which all England might have had cause never to forget. It does not take much wisdom or any over- weening loyalty to select the alternative. The road ought to be cleared.