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A SWISS PAPER ON FRANCE.

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A SWISS PAPER ON FRANCE. The Journal de Geneve, in an article on the state of France, says the sole condition of the salvation of the country is the cure of the spirit of revolution. If this cure were effected, all other wounds would close by degrees, all other disasters are reparable. Let the regular course of political and social life be restored; let France cease to seek liberty and justice in their very opposite—force and nothing can arrest modern democratic progress in that impassioned and idealised country. The ascendancy of public opinion will ensure the triumph of useful and tangible reforms even under an inefficient Government. It will be only a question of time, which is painful to so impatient a people but they must suffer it in expiation of past faults. If France finds it impossi- ble to cure the disease of revolution, her doom is pro- nounced. No constitution, no riffime however demo- cratic or decentralising, can arrest the progressive decay of that unhappy country. After having held during more than a centurv, the sceptre of modern civilisation, France will descend to the rank of those nations which impede that civilisation, and which only possess sufficient intel- lectual and moral material to perpetuate the immobility of a refined hn.rh9dsm-

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