He enforced the censorship with unexampled rigour, and h13 interference with the food-supply work of the Zemstvos and Towns Union created a serious danger to the activities of these organizations.
From the 12th to the 30th of April he was detained in the palace of the Inquisition, where he occupied the best apartments and was treated with unexampled indulgence.
Enjoying her full confidence, consulted by her on every occasion, he had always used his influence for the public good; and perhaps those who look back now with so much satisfaction at the queens conduct during a reign of unexampled length, imperfectly appreciate the debt which in this respect is owed to her first prime minister.
The new government had, therefore, to deal with a position of almost unexampled difficulty.
Could not only reward his adherents with it, so as to Personal create a whole new court noblesse, but had enough ruleof over to fill his exchequer for many years, and to Edward enable him to dispense with parliamentary grants of ~ money for an unexampled period.