CHAPTER XXn. SCENE FBOM A NEW AFTEB-PIECE,
" Politics and Poetry ,•" or, ** The Decline of Science!'
PEOPLE OF FASHION:—
^ - TuBNSTiLB, a retired PhUoeopher^ M,P,for ShoredUch, LoBD Flumm, a Tory nobleman <f ancient famUy. G0UMTE88 OF Fluhm, his toife, Ladt Selina, their daughter, Hon. Mb& Fubsbt, Htier (f the Countess,
WHI08:- LOBD A^ PrvTM Minister, Glosbwind, First Lord (^ the Admiralty, ^ Shift, Secretary at War, 'J i^-'^ — Smooth, Secretary far the Colonies ; also MJP.for Shoreditch,
TORIES:— LoBD Gbobos, \
Ix)BD Chablm, iMenhersofthe Cmservative Club,
MaBQUIB of FlAKBOBOUOB, >-«iC7f*«w« uj wic UWCOC7T/WWC ^••a./.
Dick Tkoc, a former Wk^pper^in^ )
Htqhwat, a BadicdL
Gbiskin, Colond of the Lumber Troop,
Tbip£8, his Lieutenant,
Sib Oblando Windfau^, Ent R. Han. Quelph. Order, an Astnnwmical
Observer, Sm Simon Smugo, Ent. R. Han. Gnelph. Order, Professor <f Botaniam, Atall, an Epiaccpizing Mathematician, Dean of Canterbury, Btbwats, a Calculating Officer,
Other Lords — Conservative and Whig,
The Scene ia laid in London ; principally at the West-end of the Town.
The time is near the end of May, 1835.
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