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"DEMOCRACY."

TO THE EDITOR. Sir,— With your permission, I wish to inform “ Democrat” that, feeling sore at Sir Robert Stout’s acceptance of the “ honor ” of knighthood, 1 made inquiries, and was assured by people supposed to bo in the “ know ” that he was “ forced ” into acceptance by h's friends. For days he was “ besieged,” I am told ; in fact, there wss a fine how-do-you-do, and “ swearing he would never consent, consented.” “It was not Sir Robert’s wish to accept a title ” ; besides, “ the honor was intended for the colony, and ho would be a snob if he refused.” Sir Robert, it appears, is not so much to blame after all. Is it not on record that the day he deserted bis democratic friends for the upper circles he actually wept? There now! If “ Democrat ” will only attend a few of the meetings at which Sir Robert Stout “ stars ” ho will find that the democratic hare is able to look after himself. Listen, “ Democrat ” ! The titled apostle of democracy no longer “draws.”—l am, etc., Democrat No. 2. Dunedin, August 1.

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"DEMOCRACY.", Issue 7976, 3 August 1889, Supplement

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"DEMOCRACY." Issue 7976, 3 August 1889, Supplement

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