Balbo arranges these materials with sense and good feeling; though, as a writer, he is below his subject.
At the close of 1848 Count Balbo resigned, and a new ministry was formed, in which Gioberti held a seat.
Balbo was an earnest student of history, and made history useful for politics.
Simul accepi a Seleuco tuo literas; statim qusivi e Balbo per codicillos quid esset in lege.
Balbo was called upon to form the first constitutional ministry.
Balbo and Rosmini visited him at Gaeta, to plead for the Constitution, but they obtained nothing.
Perhaps the Count Balbo may have sometimes regretted that solemn vow, but he never betrayed repentance.