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In September 1892 they asked him to define his position. 15 In place of commitment Rosebery offered the sympathy of the British public, and his own, well-advertised disposition to regard the French as the enemy, and the Triple Alliance as the friends of the British. The Germans and Italians were, understandably, less than enthusiastic about this state of affairs, and used any opportunity arising to test Rosebery’s disposition to work in harmony with them and, if possible, to bring Britain into full partnership in the alliance.
47 Abbas Hilmi, complained Cromer, wished not only to appear to govern, ‘but to do it actually’. By refusing to listen to advice, Abbas forced Cromer out of hiding, made apparent the reality of British management, and shattered the old system. 48 Cromer’s decision seemed certain to lead to a cabinet crisis in Britain and perhaps to the fall of the government, as Rosebery and Gladstone were known to have conflicting views of the Egyptian question. In 1884 Rosebery had refused to join Gladstone’s government because of its Egyptian policy, and changed his mind only after the fall of Khartoum convinced him that it was his duty to ‘rally round the government’.
10026. 63. Rosebery to Queen Victoria, 20 Jan. Q. , iii, II, p. 208. 64. Gladstone to Rosebery, 1 Nov. 1892, and 2 Nov. 1892. S. 10025. 65. Rosebery to Gladstone, 4 Nov. M. Add. MSS. 42290, f. 41. Gladstone to Rosebery, 4 Nov. 1892, Rosebery MSS. S. 10025. 66. Hamilton Diary, 20 Jan. 1893. M. Add. MSS. 48659. 67. Ripon to Kimberley, 22 Jan. M. Add. MSS. 43526, f. 157. 68. Campbell-Bannerman to Gladstone, 21 Jan. S. 10026. 69. Cromer to Rosebery, telegram no. 31 and no. 32, 19 Jan. O. 78/4517B; Rosebery to Cromer, telegram no.