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4 sidered in reference to the "S laugh], but he would now «« circumstances under which the " take the opportunity of stating,

6 Report was drawn up, to the s' that he did hope, after Go- « difficulties and complexity of " yernment should have sub*- the subject, he was sure that " mitted in the next Sessions of «. it would be an argument to all, “ Parliament Resolutions of, “ that the Committee were most“ Economy and Retrenchment 6 willing to apply whatever re- " [clieers), if it were found ne« lief was practicable, and that “ cessary to replace that Tax, in " the country would acknowledge order to sustain the credit of * the zeal and diligence which the country on the high stand• distinguished their exertions. ard on which it should ever be

If, besides, the repeal of the placed, the House would re“ present tax could carry a mo- ' collect this Tax had been given « ment of satisfaction to that most “ up [hear, hear!): As to him" valuable branch of the public “ self, he was perfectly prepared "interests, for whose benefit it's along with his Right Hon. « was more particularly intended “ Friend, to undergo the ordeal sk he would feel that no small of public economy." cause of gratification. As Well done thunderer! This * to what the Honourable Meme “ general working of events" seems “ ber biad said, relative to the to be producing miracles. Here $ substitution of another tax, in lis“ conciliation,” here is ** satis“ lieu of this one, he believed bis “.faction," here is " gratifica* Right Honourable Colleagues tion;" and, O, ye gods of 66 was not to be precluded by the “ thunder," here is " sympathy," si concession from acting upon all exhibited in, or to be pro66 circumstances as he deemed duced by the repeal of a half"s best for the public interest; million horse-tax! However, « but then if the boon was to this is a tone very different from 66 carry satisfaction to the coun- that of Mr. Van, and of Mr. 6 try, unaccompanied by any HUŠKISSON, who, on the 14th, an• present proposal of the kind,nounced, pretty plainly,that, if the $6 the country had it [hear !]. measure were persevered in, the “ He (Lord L.) was not present present ministers could not carry ® on the former night, to bear on the government. And; it dif * the brunt of the action [affers a little, too, from what this

sanie thunderer said during the for my owo part, I should be debates on the proposed repe ili sorry to see it; because t would the malt-tax, when he bade t' only coni fuse a thing that is now friends of the repeal notholloo quite clear. It would only set till they were out of the wood," the tooting press to work to and when he distinctly declared, bother people's brains, and to that, if the measure was carried, disturb a new stream of measures he would not be one to attempt to and events, which it is so delight. carry on the government. ful to observe rolling naturally : I do not make these remarks, along Sir, in the way of taunt; for i! All that my good lord says was right to give way; but, in about “a boon ;” about “conciorder to shew how evenis do “ liation ;" about “ satisfaction really work. There is no doubt and sympathy;" all his compliin my mind, that Lord Castle- ments to “ that most valuable REAGH, or Londonderry, or wlal-" branch of the public interestsever his name is, knew that hela new-coined phrase); all his could not beat you on a division; talk about.economy next sesor, at least, he knew, that the “sion"; all these only tend to show, consequence of his triumpu, it ie that he does not see what is obtained it, would be his final going to happen. It may, indeed, permanent defeat as a minister; smooth down some few ruffled for, I dare say, that he had seen persons, for the moment. But, and heard enough to convince their very estates are at stake; him, that the resentment arising, and, though my lord inay think in the breasts of many of his to win them by soft words and by steady supporters, from a refusal booing,” he will find, and that, of this pitiful “boon,” would be too, long before next session, such as to send niany of them that soft words and" booing" will across the House. Therefore, do nothing in an affair of lands or while the act was right in itself, no lands; for, that is the question, it was prudence to yield to it. disguise it how he, or any one And, as to any good that we should else, may. get from a change of ministry, Our old friend, CANNING, too, that is by no means worth think- Sir, will find that he has a new ing about. Indeed, nobody cares element to move in. He will a straw about the matter; and now have to contend, not with RADIC ALS; but with those whom that maxim of the law, “letter he once ventured to call in al“ ten uilty escape than one inspeech in answer to Mr. Coke) " nocent suffer."" H wever, the “ landed grandees.” This will “ witty ” gentleman will find, purzle him. Flashes of what he that he has not now " revered 'thinks “ wit” will not avail him “s and ruptured Ogdens” to much in this new theatré. : He deal with. The « landed grangave, it appears, a silent vole “ dees,” however they may have against your bill. That was the been delighted with jests cut wise course. If the paper-sys- upon others, will not relish tem go, Reform comes ; and yet, jests cut upon themselves. And, go it must, or the landlords are therefore, I think that our old ruined. And, will it not, then, friend, CANNING, may as well be difficult for Mr. CANNING to endeavour to keep quiet. His act his part? It is not “ West-acting has, in the last instance, minster's Pride and England's been pretty successful ; and he

Glorythat will have io do would, perhaps, do well to drop with him. He will find that the the curtain and retire to the job is a tougher one tha i he ever Green Room. . yei had a hand in. Talent and Mr. Peel was the stoutest of genius he has, but not fitted for your opponents ; that is to say, scenes such as are at hand. De- he showed most bottom. Mr. clamation is of little use, when 'BARING was, indeed, when he you have to persuade men to give saw the tax actually going, very up their houses and land. During furious. He reproached poor Mr. the debate on the Six Acts, in Van with having brought the thing support of which he was a upon himself by boasting of his strenuous advocate, he observed fo:rishing revenue. « La fact, with regard to writers, that it was said he, “ the Right Honourable impossible to pass a law to ap-|*. Gentleman had done what had ply only to a single offe. der ; “ been often done in this world by and that, to get at one mischievou |“ people who had more money animai, that mixed with others than wisdoin, and who, by boasts ; of a different description, you " ing of their wealth, drew upon inust 'hunt down the whole herd. " themselves the attacks of thieves This was a beautiful idea, to be [cheers 'and loud larghter ! ']" sure, and so consonant, too, with | And, was laughter all! There

was a time, when English Gen- " not larger than circumstances tlemen would not have luughed at demanded.. . suoh a simile! This is a specimen Thus, you see, Sir, there is of what we have to expect to hear no cure for persons of this debefore this struggle is over. Mr. scription. Here is a man, who is Peel was more dignified in his himself the author of a bill that disapprobation : his sorrow was lias actually doubled the amount of a more solenn cast. He“ felt of the taxes, and he thinks that 5 himself compelled to dissent this double amount ought to be ss from the tone of congratulation, collected! To reason with such " on this erent, which seemed 10 a person is out of the question. “ be so generalin the House. He If a man can go on with this Pitt“must say, that he regretted the talk, at a time when all is changed ;

repealof the Tax. He regrettes at a time when the very same ." it, because he was persuaded farmers, who were rolling in şs that it ought to be the object of wealth, are running from the "all the interests in the country kingdom, in order to save the “ to mai tain the public credit. rempant of their property ; if a -“ He thought that this repeal man can talk thus, at such a 166 would be more to be lamenteil, time, there is no sense in ta king “ if the advice of the Noble Mem- with him. sber for Yorkshire, namely, that. The whole system is doomed 5 as a boon had been granted to to fall, and it is high time it fell. " the Agriculturisi,a similar buon Your bill, Sir, is the first suc

should be granted to the Manu- cessful hit at it in the way of de“ facturer, were listened to. The ducting from its means. These ! intares: s, neither of the one means will, and must, be taken " clars nor of the other, woud, wav, unless we get back into

in his opinion, be consulted, by bales of paper; and, then, a ° a measure tending, as this.cer-convulsive end is certain. If the "tainly did, in some degree, to means be taken away, the sys“ impair public credit. For that tem dies that way. The carriers * reason, he confessed that he on of the system will find theme 66 would have been anxious rather selves weak, they will hardly

to maintain the Revenue at its know why. They will find their to prese ist amount, which, it liad adherents dropping off from "been sufficiently prwed, was they will not know what cause. Feebleness will cake all over the first, and then go to work, solely THING without the THING'S for the benefit of others. They being able to account for it. It will not do this ; and as I said in will lose the use of'its fangs with my Leare-taking Address, in out any one appeariug to do any 1817, if the system bi pusheil on, thing to it. It wil become as without relaxation, it is impos gentle and as harmless as a lamb." sible for longue or pen tu deIn fact, you are bleeding the “ scribe the base and writched, THING in the foot. Go on “ s ate into which this nation will thus, and it will die without a “ fall." . struggle, and order, harmony, l It was, when I began this letter, . and happiness will once more sur-my'intention to make "sore reround the throne of an English marks on a book, wric's a Mr. king.

MuscHETT, a Clerk of the Mint, To carp at the ministers, in has put forth, in order to show, this case, as a part of the lony- that the FUND-LORDS do not reeared press does, is purely fac- ceive more than they ought. But, tious, and it is very base 100, see- I must defer this till my vext; ing that their yielding was right for, the subject is very important, and has a manifest tendency to and will demand room. This is, the general good, as, indeed, the I take it, the grand ba tery of the taking off of any tax has. As to Pund-LORDS; and you shall see a boon,” it is folish, if not how completely I will demolish it, very imprudent, to call that a booil, in spite of all that the longwhich is merely a diminution of eared, braving, lonting press can intolerable taxation. However, duin its defence. Much has lieen the thing is good in itself, ad done of late. The last six month's better as to he hope that 'it wi'l Reyisters, ' beginning wth the inspire. It will make some men “ New Year's Gift to tie Farhesita'e, who are preparing to " viers," "have really created a quit the country with their capi- new mind in thousands upon thoutals; and, if the malt-tax were sands of persons, who now clearly taken off early in the next ses- see that which I never could persion, it would prevent, I verily suade them to look at before. believe, ten thousand farmers Howev+r, it is the suffering that from going to America. They' is the great' teacher. The sufferwill not remain to give up their all ng it was that taught the Labour

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