The cloud must burst or blow over. As the nation waited in hushed expectancy for a reply it spent some portion of its time in examining and speculating upon those military preparations which might be needed.
The message sent from the Cabinet Council of September 8th was evidently the precursor either of peace or of war. New titles are being added daily, so be sure to check back often to find more great discounted books!! The War Office had for some months been arranging for every contingency, and had made certain disposition.