In consequence of this rebuff Dr Wekerle tendered his resignation on the 27th of April.
For the present he experienced a sharp rebuff of fortune, which he met with his usual fortitude.
Irritated at his mate's rebuff, he whispered, "Where are you?"
The check, however, was but temporary, and the French king only bided his time to take vengeance for the rebuff he had suffered.
In spite of the official rebuff received from the mother-country, the Australian ministry, in drawing up the new Federal tariff, gave a substantial preference to British imports, and thus showed their willingness to go farther.