The country was flooded with government spies and informers, whose efforts were seconded by such voluntary societies as the Association for preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers, founded by John Reeves, the historian of English law.
Several of these were faqihs, students of Koranic science and law, and all these seconded Ibn Ash`ath with all their might.
Their exertions were seconded in 1253 by the labours of another Franciscan whom Louis IX.
Lincoln's name was presented by Illinois and seconded by Indiana.
He returned to parliament in 1858, and in February seconded the motion which threw out Lord Palmerston's government.