12 MAY 1866, page 6

The Emperor And The War.

T HE Emperor has applied at once a goad and a guiding rein to the war tendency on the Continent. By one of those weighty oracles with which he loves at momentous crises to ,give......

What Will The Smar,r, German States Do?

N OTHING is easier than to be judicious when you are not called upon for judgment, and courageous when you are not in danger. So long as the prospects of war seemed dis- tant,......