Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

"DEMOCRACY."

TO THE EDITOR. Sin, —That "blessed word" democracy seems to be a mine of political wealth to Sir Robert Stout, K C.M.G., who never orates in public without interlarding his speech with expressions concerning democracy and democratic institutions. The knightly democrat's speech on Saturday night contained nothing which threw any new light on the Representation Bill now before the House. He was strong in his satirical remarks about the Premier and Mr Fergus, and very strong in his admiration of himself and what he would have done had he been allowed. Dunedin's "only" K.C.M.G. everlastingly poses as a democrat, but his rapid " elevation " shows that while he may be able to run with the democratic hare, he is also able to hunt with the aristocratic hounds.—l am, etc., Democrat. Fairfield, July 30.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18890801.2.40.6

Bibliographic details

"DEMOCRACY.", Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

Word Count
133

"DEMOCRACY." Issue 7974, 1 August 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working