19 DECEMBER 1840, Page 8



The Paris papers of Thursday are chiefly occupied with discussions to which the recent funeral ceremonial has given rise. It seems that in some parts of the line of procession the National Guards exclaimed- " A has lea Ministres ! bus Guizot ! if bas les traitres !" These cries the letters from Paris represent as few and insignificant, but they have served to give the Opposition papers a handle.

Considerable uneasiness existed in Paris in consequence of the accounts from Constantinople of' the Porte's refusal to ratify the con- vention made with Mehemet Ali. The whole question, it was feared, might be thus reopened, and the cozies befit forced upon the reluctant