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  • Later on he attempted to influence the Prussian Northern Union in the direction of the national policy, and he took part in the sessions of the Erfurt parliament; but, soon realizing the hopelessness of any good results from the vacillating policy of Prussia, he retired from the contest, and, as a major in the service of the SchleswigHolstein government, took part in the Danish War of 1850.
  • I~In home affairs his administration was weak and vacillating, nor did the economies effected in naval and military expenditure and in other departments suffice to strengthen the position of a cabinet which had disappointed the hopes of its supporters.
  • Vacillating conduct towards a dock strike at Genoa.
  • But he was at the same time vacillating, and not qualified to struggle against the fierce energies roused by the events of the Revolution.
  • He was weak, vacillating and ineffective as a politician, lacking in judgment and decision, and without any great parliamentary talent.

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