Victorian Politics, Chamberlain Cartoons from Punch magazine
"Now, you’re quite the gentleman!" (A Ballad of Birmingham). ["You will not find an alliance in which the weaker side has been so loyal, so straight, so single-hearted, so patriotic as the Liberal Unionists have been during the last five years . . . Birmingham is the centre, the consecration of this alliance." Lord Salisbury at Birmingham. "Now I neither look for nor desire reunion (with the Gladstonian Liberals) -- Mr Chamberlain at Birmingham.]
Air -- "Ye Gentlemen of England."* Ye Gentlemen of England, Who follow Salis-bu-ry, How little did you count upon Assistance from JC! * Mr Chamberlain was once reported to have congratulated himself upon his co-operation with "English Gentlemen."