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Hearken to the Palmerston oracle: "We must look to this intervention as one that may be inoperative during a considerable period of time; and while the Northern Government is too distant to admit of its attitude entering materially into this question, the Southern Confederation, on the other hand, stretches for a great distance along the frontier of Mexico, so as to render its friendly disposition to the authors of the insurrection of no slight consequence.

Pages: 304

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (May 2, 2016)

ISBN: 146962768X

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