Lord Palmerston: Then you did not vote for me, friend Rowcliffe; you preferred voting for a Tory. William Rowcliffe: I did not vote for you, my Lord, for if I had, I should have voted for a Tory.
No metaphor reinvents the job of the nurture of children except to muddy or mock. PalmerstonGrace ne e Goodside Paley
Mrs Morel always said the after-life would hold nothing in store for her husband: he rose from the lower world into purgatory, when he came home from pit, and passed into heaven in the Palmerston Arms.d. h. lawrence
"Only three people," said Palmerston, "have ever really understood the Schleswig-Holstein business the Prince Consort, who is dead a German professor, who has gone mad and I, who have forgotten all about it."temple, henry, 3rd viscount palmerston