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while, instead of the picture of this well, they are compelled to an old hag upon the corner of give you Bank of England paper" a bit of paper, it will give you for åt! Get that, and send it to the picture of our gay and gallant London, and there you get the king stamped on imperishable gold at the Bank of England ! gold, and, on the other side you So that all is perfectly easy just will see him on horse-back driving now; but, you will observe, his spear into the bowels of the that the Bank of England may, paper-money hydra, while he whenever it pleasės, stop paying utters these words : Honi soit in gold. So, make hay while the qui mal y pense that is: shame sun shines ! to the base villians who disapprove It is clear to me, that, if the of this my deed. : : Bank go on paying honestly for
To get these precious pieces four months, the wheat will be at if in London, you have only to five shillings a bushel; and, pero go, or send, your one pounders to haps, it may be lower. The the Bank But, you have five or poor-rates will soon come down; ten pounders,or largersums. Then but the landlords will get noirents you have only to go to the Bank, | at all, in a short time; or, the or send to the Bank, and get those taxes must be lowered. So that, changed into one-pounders; and if the interest of the debt be paid, then the Bank will pay you the one-pounders in gold. So that
the payment must come out of the there is now, no difficulty at all landlord's estates, when the capiin turning your Bank of England tal of the present big-farmers is paper into gold. .. exhausted, or is withdrawn from
"If you live in the country, you the farms. The landlords are will have country-bank paper by most-shocking cowards in politics, you; and the country-bankers except when they have the deare not compelled to give you fenceless to contend with. Many gold for that. Buty and mark of the most powerful of them are bound to the system by the gains raiment, and, therefore, as we it gives to them and their rela- can just now, get at some reat tions. It is probable, therefore, money, let' every one get and that they will be led along by keep as much as he can, 'till he imaginary hopes, till the far sees what turn things will take. greater part of them will actually put it into no banks, no insusee their estates transferred to rance-offices ; put it no where out the fund-lords by the means of of his own sight for forty eight mortgage and taxes. But, after hours at a time.. alt, a reduction of the interest of Amongst the things that I the debt must come.
would fain regard as impossible, Now, mind, this will not come but which are possible, the paper ALONE! It will not come sin- may again be poured out upon us. gle-handed! It will come with a Then a sovereign will be worth goodly company of contrivances 30 or 40 shillings in paper. The and events. If the interest of the wheat may come down (and will debt be reduced, do you think, if complete cash-payments take that Insurances of any kind will place) to 38. a bushel in a year be very likely to be very sure? of good crops. This is what it Do you think, that they will much used to be; and to this it will resemble the Rock! Pray, rea-come again. ' In that case a hunder, do not believe, that they will dred or two of these sovereigns, be like the Phænix !
I which may now be got in exIt is impossible to say how the change for the paper, will para thing will work ; but, work it chase a nice little farm and nice will; and will cause such a change, little snug buildings ! Two hunsuch changes, as are little ex- dred pounds will buy a farm of pected. One thing is certain ; from 20 to 30 acres of land. he that has money, real money, Only think, then, of the importcannot be in want of food and ance of putting goll by NOW!'
This, this, this is the nick of Laws; and, by Luwyer Scarlett
No event can arise to render The events abroad are of little this advice unsound. If the paper interest to us at this moment. be poured out once more, there The Austrians have put down the will be two prices; a paper price risings in Italy; but, they are and a gold price.“ Either way not put down for any great length 66 the system is sped.” Once of time. France is also in a more, I say, “ make hay while mere state of temporary tranquil« the sun shines.”.
lity. Spain goes on well, and
Portugal better. A Reform here . I have just beard (for I have in England is all that 'is 'wanted not seen the paper) that a Bill to give freedom to the Continent - has been brought into the Ho- of Europe ; and, gold will bring
nourable House about the Poor us reform.
MEMOIRS OF HENRY HUNT, COBBET T'S PUBLICATIONS. ,
ESQ. NTO. 15 of Mr. HUNT'S ME-| The Last Volume of the Regis
MOIRS, price One Shilling, is just published, and contains, in addi-ter (Vol. 38) is now complete, bound tion to the continuation of the Memoirs, an important and interesting ADDRESS in boards, price Seven SHILLINGS. to the Radical Reformers, Male and
It begins with the New Year's gift to Female, on the Barbarities and Abuses of the Ilchester Bastile, and on the
the Farmers. li contains the Sermon Investigation now carrying on before a Bench of Magistrates; the Sheriff's to the good Methodists; the first three Letter to Mr. Hunt; a List of the Charges against the Gaoler ; Wheeler's Letters to Mr. Peel ; and several other Petition to the House of Commons; Sarah Hewett’s and Elizabeth Wil- papers, which may be useful at this kins's Petitions to his Majesty, detailing their cruel and inhuman treatment
time, when the system is in its agony. in the above prison ; the Address of
The Volume has a Table of Contents the Poor Debtors to Mr. Hunt; Leeds and Wakefield Addresses to Mr. Hunt, and an Index.-CoBBETT's Monthly &c. &c. No. 3 will shortly be re-printed.
Religious Tracts. The three first ** The fifth edition of the “ Peep Numbers are out. The first, “ Nainto Ilchester Gaol” is in the press. Dolby, printer, and publisher, 299,
“ both's Vineyard ; or, God's venStrand, London.
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“ Drunkenness in Kings, Priests and THE PHILOSOPHICAL
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