The Foreign Policy of Gladstone's Second Administration
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Midlothian, 1879, was over. Scotland and all England were still talking excitedly about the campaign. Never had they heard such eloquence, nor seen such indefatigable energy. The contest had been even more heated than expected. Rare, indeed, was the occasion when a former prime minister contested for a seat in Parliament. And especially so when so great a statesman as William E. Gladstone was a candidate.
Odell, Elwyn H. "The Foreign Policy of Gladstone's Second Administration." The Historian 2, no. 2 (Spring 1940): 132-146. https://www.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6563.1940.tb00488.x