6 JULY 1867, Page 2

Englishmen have the oddest ideas of dignity. The Viceroy of

Egypt is coming to London, and it was at first intended to let him be the guest of his agent, Air. Larkins, of Blackheath. The wiln remember that the Pasha entertains every





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a- ad is elf ,gather one of the largest crowds ever witnessed. The idea of the Sultan has touched the imagination of the lower classes, who -expect, we are told, to see a kind of Haroun Alraschid, instead of a thick-set, sun-burnt man, of ordinary features and in ordinary -costume. The Parisians are much disappointed, and, unaware that the Sultan never acknowledges popular greetings, accuse him of want of manners. It is said that the Empress held out her .arm to him in vain, which is likely enough, the Caliph not being -accustomed to escort women about. His Majesty speaks neither English nor French, and is reported to look horribly bored during the utterances of long speeches which he does not understand.