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Preserved at Dropmore, Vol. X (London, 192 7), pp. 447-451. Thomas Grenville to Lord Grenville Vale Royal October 1, 1819 In this part of the country as in every other where I have been, the Manchester Meeting engrosses the whole of the conversation of all societies. The general opinion however seems to have in it less of general alarm than I had expected; there is a great confidence in the general mass of the people who, with the exception of the manufacturing districts, are said to be in no degree disaffected, and the contemptible characters of the present leaders among the reformers is another supposed security against any serious Inischiefs from them.
C. Moore, "The Other Face of Reform," Victorian Studies, Vol. V ( 1961), 7-34. ELDON AND THE TEST ACT 43 and partly religious, and of mighty import in both points of view. He firmly believed, that the high moral and religious character of the great bulk of the people who formed the community in England was owing to the abolition of indulgencies, absolution, penance, commutation of trial on payment of money, and all the other abominable doctrines which belonged to the church of Rome. The advocates of the measure contended, that little danger was to be apprehended from it, because it was not likely that a Protestant king would place a Roman Catholic in any important office of trust.
But her great uncle was not a small man. He was Falstaffian-weak, impetuous, egotistic-but he was the only Hanoverian of real aesthetic sensitivity. He patronized the great architects of his age, like Nash; the great painters, like Turner. He had a feeling for music and literature, which we forget when we see the painted, corseted voluptuary. George IV, as Regent and King, presided over an era of fundamental constitutional change, much of which he never perceived and almost all he did perceive he disliked.