Ffynh 8Hi

The Welsh party met on Tuesday to discuss Disestablishment & elaborately resolved to do nothing. They met last night to discuss the G.O.M.’s [Grand Old Man, Gladstone’s nickname] letter & unhesitatingly determined to take action in advance of all other sections in support of ‘their great leader’. That’s Rendelism. We, the younger lot, are inclined to grumble at this. Unfortunately, at this juncture it is impossible to get up any sort of interest except the Parnell crisis.

(Lloyd George to Tom Ellis, 27 November 1890, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ellis Papers [Tip: daliwch Ctrl a chliciwch dolen i'w agor mewn tab newydd. (Cuddio tip)] )