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taking measures to prevent industries from which our —I am,

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away by foreign -cheap and slave labour'? The' sagacious [Why not in this country tool—En. Spectator.' OIL FROM COAL Cobden, the arch-priest of Free Trade, foreshadowed that [To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] we might find it necessary to alter our fiscal system if other