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Sight, a neighbour of Mr. Pitman (Mr. P. residing in Lon
SMITHFIELD, Jan. 17. 600.) Mr. S. sent for Mr. Blaker, of West-street, who im- The Beef trade is a shade better, the best Scots Runts, Spayed mediately attended, and ascertained that the rash youth had
a Heifers, &c. being worth 5s. 2d. per stone, and for the inferior, the
"I price is 4s. and 45. 8d. Of Mutton there is a good supply, and is rather really taken poison, although he still denied it, and positively better, the best Downs not reaching more than 5s. 20. per stone. In objected to any remedies being administered. It was, there Veal, the price is firm at last Friday's quotations, and Pork fully mainfore, found necessary to use force; and Mr. Blaker, assisted tains Monday's prices.
To sink the Offal-per Stone of 8lbs. by Mr. Roberts, his partner, applied the newly-invented
.... 4s. Od. to 5s. 2d. | Veal.......... 5s. 8d. to 6s. 8d, bomach-pump, and in a few minutes the whole of the poison- Mutton ........ 4s. 4d. to 5s. 20. Pork...... .. 5s. Od. to 6s. Od. ous draugh was ejected from his stomach.—So effectual has
HEAD OF CATTLE THIS DAY. been the treatment of those gentlemen, that the young man Beasts ................ 2,887 | Pigs ........ ......... 100
.. 18,860 | Calves ....... is Bow completely recovered, and merely suffering from the effects of a former cold, and relaxation arising from the
PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW.
Hay .......... £3 5 to £ 5 5 | Straw............£2 0 to £2 6 remedies applied.-Brighton Herald.
Clover £4 10 to £60 A short time ago two brothers, named Nicholson, respect- '
The Average Price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, computed from the able engravers at Liverpool, were bitten by a dog, in their . Returns made in the Week ending January 12, 1824, is 31s. 0 d. per own house. As a measure of precaution, they had the parts Hundred Weight, exclusive of the Duties of Customs paid or payable cut out by a surgeon, and the wounds healed. On Wednes- thereon on the Importation thereof into Great Britain. dag last, however, one of the brothers was seized with symp- i
In four volumes, 8vo. and foolscap boards, or in four parts, 18mo. stitched, toms of hydrophobia, which continued to increase in spite of DON JUAN, Cantos VI. to XVI. inclusive. the remedies used by the medical attendants; and on Satur Price of each, in 8vo. Is. 6d. ; in foolscap, 78.; in 18mo. Is.
d for John and H. L. Hunt, Tavistock-street, Covent-garden. day morning the unfortunate man expired, in a state of de
COMPLETION OF LORD BYRON'S WORKS. porable madness. The situation of his brother, who was
Just published, in the two sizes, sitten by the same dog, and at the same time, may be more THE TWO CONCLUDING VOLUMES of the WORKS of the
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REGENCY, extracted from the German Correspondence of the Duchess of of science. Stone possessed the most determined courage,
Orleans, Mother of the Regent. Preceded by a Notice of this Princess, and and returned the desperate facers of his antagonist by heavy acconipanied with Notes.
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« In every respect, this is one of the most original and amusing morsels of
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THE POLITICAL EXAMINER. | We think this is hardly a just representation. What is attributed
to the Catholic Church, as a peculiar characteristic, is common in Party is the madness of many for the gain of a few.-Popi. nearly the same degree to every church corruptly leagued with politi
cal authority. We grant indeed that monastic institutions and REMEDY FOR IRISH DISAFFECTION.
jesuitical education tend to generate that ferocious bigotry, which has PLAIN TRUTHS; or, a Speech which may be delivered in the approaching
helped to produce religious wars and massacres; but did not the Session, by any Member who likes it, on a Motion for going into a
Scotch Cameronians—have not fifty other sects-evinced a spirit Committee of the whole House upon the State of Ireland
equally intolerant and sanguinary, without such institutions, and even Taış is a bold, ingenious, and eloquent pamphlet; and it appears
without that selfish interest which always had the largest share in the very seasonably, just when credulous well-meaning people are be
persecutions with which the Catholic Church is chargeable. The ginning to think that Parliament is about “ to do something" for
revival to any extent of monasteries and jesuits is out of the question Ireland. There are some Members of the Collective Wisdom, we
now-a-days. Some symptoms of a longing of that kind are indeed fancy, who would have been glad to purchase the MS. for delivery in visible in France; but by whom are they discovered ? Not by the the House, had the author chosen to adopt the practice of certain
people at large (who on the contrary manifest much uneasiness or divines, who advertise, in the Latin language, sermons for sale, “ war. the subject) nor even by the body of priests,—but by a few clerical ranted not to have been preached.” Rare indeed are the real speeches sycophants pl.
sycophants of CHARLES X.-more knaves than bigots-whose object that contain so much honesty and talent, conveyed in a style so na
is the restoration of profitable mummeries, and the rekindling of 3 tural and vigorous, as this anticipative Speech.
religious animosity which might divert the French from politics. No · The author, in his assumed character of debater, opposes the
reasonable man however is alarmed at these designs : the emigrant motion for a committee upon the state of Ireland, because he " thinks intriguers may tease and anger the nation for some time by their it unfair to mock that unhappy country by holding out hopes which
fooleries and vexatiouş laws about sacrilege ; but there is no fear that we are not prepared to realize.” That is, he thinks there is only one
a religious furor can be again excited in France; the popular mind efficient remedy for Irish discontent, which is precisely the one that
has taken quité another turn--the innumerable editions of VOLTAIRE the legislature will most strenuously resist. He throws out of view at
and his fellow-labourers in the cause of Toleration have established once the common-place topies of speech-makers about Ireland -as
that priticiple on a foundation much too firm and broad to be under rack-rents, mud hovels, &c. &c. which are effects or signs, not causes —
mined by the artifices of a handful of despised, abbés." Far from which are not to be mended by direct legislation and which will
thinking that there is in Catholicism an inherent intolerance, we are disappear in due course after the primary cause shall be removed.
disposed to give it credit for greater mildness towards those of differIncidentally, however, our orator makes two remarks on this part of
ent faith than many Protestant sects. It is established by experience, the subject, the latter of which, we confess, is a little startling. He
that a religion of external pomp and ceremonies is far less conducive asserts, first, that the persons most actively engaged in deeds of out
to hot-headed zeal in its followers, than one of rigid unadorned rage and plans of lawless combination, are notoriously not the lowest
forms: indeed it has been one of the regular topics of condemnation and most distressed of the peasantry, but men who are comparatively
urged against the Catholic faith, that outward glitter and blandishin easy circumstances; secundly, that those do not really know
ments are substituted for substantial piety. But we contend against Ireland, who talk of the extreme wretchedness of the lower orders of
the assumed intolerance of the Catholics on a broader ground. Look ber inhabitants. “Let me not," he continues. « be charged with round at the different states of Europe. See in all the leading ones speaking paradoxically, when I say (and I say it upon a long and
Catholics and Protestants living together in equal harmony, whether intimate acquaintance with the people that except when a rare failure the one faith or the other happens to be established by law; or of the potatoe-crop occasions real famine in the country, I do
glance at the United States of North America, where thete is no State believe ihat the IRISu peasantry have more pleasurable enjoyment
faith whatever, and every variety of religionists dwell together in peace than the English; and that for one who has not a sufficiency of
and mutual independence. . How is it possible to resist the inference wholesome food in that island, scores die of starvation in this metro
- that when the subjects of a state are once placed upon a level as polis of the British Empire." We are not entitled by personal expe
regards civil and political rights, the natural principles of justice and rience either to confirm or to deny this assertion; but we may be
social charity come into full play, and one religious sect no more allowed, perhaps, to remark, that we believe one great cause of thinks of trampling upon the necks of the rest, than the inhabitants misery to the lower classes—viz. over-working-afflicts the English
of one county or province would think of usurping the exclusive much more than the Irish working population.
privilege of filling all public offices. We ask any man of common In regard to " Catholic Emancipation,” our author differs from
sense, Catholic, Church-of-Englandist, Presbyterian, or Dissenter, both the advocates and the opponents of that claim. He thinks it
whether he would not deem it the height of absurdity to suppose, ought to be conceded, in order®“ to remove a stalking-horse of dis
that any one sect in the North American Republic is plotting, or will affection," in order, in short, to bring the real question to issue,
ever plot" (while the present equal system continues) to erect itself which he conceives it only serves to disguise and embarrass. But the
into à Clerico-political Establishment, to bę maintained at the national expectation that such concession will satisfy the claimants, he con
expense in exclusive privileges ? The mere statement of the proposiriders “ founded in utter ignorance of the genius of Popery, and
tion carries conviction with it. Under a system of persecution or ibattention indeed to the nature of man." He describes the “ genius
exclusion, the oppressed may (as they work with infinite zeal ia pror of Popery” in a manner at which the Anti-Catholics will be disposed
selyting) become in turn, by a revolution, the oppressors; but let men at first to chuckle; but their satisfaction will abate when they find
of all faiths be placed upon an equality, and there is no example what inference he draws from his character.
1. for it is not in human nature-of one sect attempting to tyrannize over " It bas for some time been fashionable to talk of the genius of Popery the others; and no probability that such an attempt could succeed. a considerably altered from what it was in former days. The encaged Our author has therefore, in our judgment, erred in charging exclutiger is supposed to have thrown off its pristine ferocity, and to have sively to the Catholic Church that intolerance which is common to become as gentle as a lamb. *. Well indeed does she koow how to most corrupt alliances between Church and State. Though we think Besome every variety of form and appearance, according to her varying however that he has made the “ genius of Popery", somewnaj o accasions. For the thunders, in which she was once accustomed to speak, she can employ the feeble accents of timid helplessness. Con
bugbear, it is of little consequence to the main subject in hand; for saling ber snakes and her scourges, she can present herself in all the
| we both come practically to the same point; and we do pot even atat
ble decrepitude of anility. But even then she only waits the fit know whether his mode of argumcat is not at least politic ; inasmuch ment for re-assuming her proper form ; for repelling' the man who I as by concurring to a certain degree with the Anti-Catholics, he brings
as or opposes her; and bursting on his confounded sight in all the them into a dilemma fom which they cannot easily escape. He errors and expendiog dimensions of the fury.”
demands how-the essential character of Popery being such as he And he appeals to the recent revival by Catholic bishops and I describes-car tranquillity be ever expected in Ireland, while there prests of their old pretentions to miraculous powers, as a further is a Prot proant Establishment, a restless Catholic priesthood, and a proof that the Romish Church is “ that harlot old, the same that is. I Cathric population who neither can nor ought to 12 other than dis10 was, and is to be"--who, if she had the jower, would enforcé Jarected under such a state of things ! Is Popny using? Then
Protestant oppression of exciting in their flocks a hatred to British at least two ecclesiastical systems, of wbich he is the common head. connexion. Till that is done, there must be “a struggle which in For though our northern neighbours do not like to hear of him as the keni various forms will spread barbarism and distraction throughout the of the Scottish Church, I believe he undoubtedly is so; and accordingh land;-a struggle in the course of which every advance of the Popish presides by his representative in their general synod. Now, those who multitude in numbers, wealth, and political privilege will be em
maintain, that a mian cannot be well affected to the State, unless he be ployed as a stepping-block to further elevation." The fact is now
attached to the Church, would do well to say, which of his Churches the
King himself must be attached to? They would do well to pause, and indisputable, that the Catholics of Ireland are rapidly increasing in
consider the disloyal imputation, which they cast upon his Majesty, if he numbers, property, and intelligence; for it is the nature of a corrupt be considered as cordially attached to either.” faction to lose its industry and enterprise, as it is of a pampered church to lose its influence, and consequently its followers. It is
We have not space, or we should quote an admirable illustration of impossible therefore to prevent the Catholics from being formidable, or
the nature of church property, by the supposed case of a favourite to contemplate Great Britain engaged in war under the present sys
military corps, supported by tithes, which might be dissolved, and the tem without the greatest danger of the total loss of Ireland.' The
officers put upon pensions for life, without that outcry about sacrilege worse the “ genius of Popery" is consequently represented, the more
raised by the clergy when the same principle of public utility is apnecessity does there exist for attaching the Catholics to British con
I plied to that public property in which they have a life-interest for sernexion by the ties of political interest, and for removing that grand
vices done or pretented. cause of popular disaffection which furnishes the priests with their
1 For the reasons of which we have given a sketch, the Author of strongest arguments (if they use any such) against union with England. |
uch against union with England. 1“ Plain Truths" deems it a mockery to meddle with Irish grievances, To all the opinions in the remainder of the pamphlet (and the por unless Parliament is prepared to abolish the Protestant Church tion we have discussed only occupies the first 10 pages) we heartily Establishment; but by that abolition alone he thinks the blessings of subscribe. The author recommends-either that there should be no peace and prosperity would be progressively introduced. “We have Ştate religion whatever in Ireland, or that the Catholic should be the to choose” (he eloquently sums up) “between two courses: on the State religion. He exposes in a very able manner the absurdity of one hand--the military maintenance of a Protestant religious Estathose who are horror-struck at the idea of a Catholic Establishment in blishment in Ireland, accompanied with the continuance and increase these realms :
of all the distractions of that unhappy country, and issuing probably *** You have one form of religion established in England, the religion
in its ultimate separation from GREAT BRITAIN :-on the other hand, of the majority : you have another established in Scotland, the form the discontinuance of our legislative interference with the religion of that best pleases the major part of our Northern fellow-subjects. And the people, followed by the tranquillity and increasing prosperity of why-may an Irish Papist' well demand-why should noi Popery be IRELAND, as an attached, vigorous, and progressively useful member established in Ireland ? 'Is it, that the principles of the British constitu- of the British Empire. There is no third or middle course between tion, are inconsistent with the political support of Popery in any part of these two, which can rationally be adopted.” . his Majesty's dominions? Assuredly not so. Look at Canada; and there you will see Popery established by British law.”. He does not however conceal, that he is an enemy to all alliances
MEETING OF THE BRITISH CATHOLICS. between Church and State : be considers them as “ falsifying the word On Monday last there was a very numerous meeting of the British of Christ," and he declares, as a CHRISTIAN, his decided conviction, Catholics at the Crown and Anchor Tavern, held for the purpose of that no politically-established religion is or can be CHRISTIANITY petitioning Parliament; the Hon. Hugh Clifford in the chait. A reso that is, the Christianity of the New Testament. “I am well aware."lution was passed conveying thanks and approbation to the British he adds, of the legal principle, that Christianity is a part and parcel
Catholic Association. Leiters were read from various Catholic Peersan of the law of this country : and in the legal sense-I by no means
Gentlemen, apologising for their absence, but concurring in the proposed wish to controvert it. But I am aware also, that this is one of the
measures of the meeting many fictions of law; and that the thing called Christianity, and em
The heads of a petition submitted to the assembly were then explaine bodied with the law of England, is most unchristian.”
by Mr. Quin. Besides the usual general topics, it particularly disclaime
the doctrine of a "divided allegiance.” Mr. Quin observed . We sa 1. The following passage is peculiarly cogent and complete:
that we know of no allegiance save that which we owe to his Majest! 306 But those who urge the hackneyed argument, that religion is the George IV. The word allegiance' is exclusively applicable to the great basis of civil society, and that we therefore ought to provide some relation which subsists between the Sovereign and the subject. To state-religion for the people, pretty plainly avow that they are not nice Holiness the Supreme Poniiffof our Church we owe à spiritual obedienc about the characters of the religion, which they would establish. They | but 'no allegiance. The Bishops and Clergy of the diocese of Canterbur are only anxious to enforce and regulate the external worsbip of some owe to their Archbishop a spiritual obedience ; but would the Bishop god or gods, lest the people should worship none. Now I need not go be- Petersburgh charge them, therefore, with reserving for that Prelate an yond Ireland for a proof, that rulers may save themselves all trouble and portion of that allegiance which they owe to the King ? The French pa expense upon this object. There we see a people, uot only rejecting the la spiritual obedience as we do, to the Pope ; but who bears of their religion provided for them by their rulers, but maintaining a religion for fold, or rather their fractional allegiance ?” The Petition proceeded themselves independently of their rulers, and not only so, but maintain- | refer to the Canadas, where the Catholic religion has been not only ing it for centuries in spite of all the efforts of government to put it cognised by British law, but established in unison with all civil franchise down. ( t i
It referred also to France, where a Roman Catholic Sovereign was 1 " It is not uncommon for the zealous advocates of our religious estab prevented by his faith from securing to his Protesta'nt subjects, thou; Hishments, to speak of all who dissent from them as necessarily ill. but one fiftieth part of the population, a perfect equality of civil al affected to the State. The Church and State,' say they, • form one political rights with all other Frenchmen. It referred also to Hanove Constitution in these realms: and to that constitution those who dislike where the Sovereign' had annihilated the idea of a predominant and the Church must be hostile.' If this be so, nothing can more clearly merely tolerated Church, and established a perfect community of religic show the impolicy and absurdity of the connection. If this be so, the We do not (said Mr. Quin) ask the King of England to go so far as th British constitution has indeed a host of irreconcilable foes, not only in but we hope that he will take a little advice from the enlightened a Treland,'but in England, Scotland, and Wales ; and that host veurly beneficent Sovereign of Hanover. increasing: for I believe it will not be denied, that the nomber of disa | The Petition was unanimously adopted. senters from the Establishment is decisively on the increase. If this be Mr. Eneas M'Donnell (the London Agent of the Irish Catholic Ass '80, it was most pernicious to introduce the Reformation into these coun- ciation) addressed the meeting in an eloquent speech. In reference tries; for the appeal then made to the Scriptures must necessarily produce the alarmist cant about a divided allegiance between the King and ! dissenters from any political establishment of religion, which could be Pope, he referred to the answers of the six foreign Universities, return adopted : whereas the continued domination of Popery, keeping down to ibe questions propounded to them by the English Government, a the spirit of inquiry, might have united the people'in blind submission adopted by the hierarchy in 1812. In the most popular prayer-bc to the dictates of their priests.
amoug the Irish Catholics, called - True Piety, or the Day well Spen "But I must add, Sir, that if this be so-then the Lord Chancellor compiled by ibat worthy Prelate Doctor Coppinger, were the followi himself, and all our Most Reverend Archbishops, and Right Reverend words :-" Question : Do Catholics, as Catholics, 'believe that Bishops, and Very Reverend Deans, and Venerable Archdeacons, are Pope hath any direct or indirect authority over the temporal power disaffected subjects on the Northern side of the Tweed: and all the jurisdiction of Princes? Answer : Certainly not." Hence, if the Po sincere Members of the Established Church of Scotland are disaffected should pretend to absolve his Majesty's subjects from their allegiance
mbjects on the Southern side of that stream. The orthodox hierarchy of account of heresy, such dispensation would be null, and all Carbo che English Church deny the validity of Presbyopian ordination : and subjects would be still bound to defend their King and Country (as far Look down upon the people of that communion as Onsitute of the so- a Protestant would be bound) even against the Pope himself. called Sacraments. But let me tell them, that the stin Presbyterian M Donnell read extracts from the Catholic Catechism to the same effec hooks down upon them, and all the Episcopalian system, as buvo relic of Great satisfaction was expressed by many speakers al the wise ! **apat corruption. ??-124
moderate proceedings of the Irish Catholics, close union with whom w 119 Bud his Majesti! _God bless him!—what should we say of him,!
What should we say of him, strongly urged. A vote of thanks to Daniel O'Connell, Esq. for his li A DOLEFUL NEW BALLAD,
He said, he was locked up three stories high, (7)
And though his love was strong,
A Love could not well out of window fly,
· That had ran on FOOTE so long.
At the same time, he argued stoutly by letter,
How clear the difference stood
'Twixt not wishing to part with one's FootE altogether, Where the Colonel began his wooing
And being tied by it for good.
Now this last proposition some little dispute
Between the parties bred,
And he found to his cost more brains in his FOOTE
Than ever he had in his head.
For full soon by his letters 'twas made to appear,
That wedlock he did devise once,
And very silly those letters were
The Colonel's were not very wise ones. (8)
And now our Foote kicked more and more,
And sought for satisfaction
By costs at Law, for though wounded sore,
It by no means hurt her action,
So in the King's Bench she urged her suit,
And in evidence showed very clearly,
That although he had been pretty sure of Foote,
He of late had become FootE-weary.
And Mr. HAINE he defended the same,
All like an unblushing varlet,
And he showed no sign of grace or shame,
Although his Counsel was SCARLETT ;
Who in this wise pleaded his cause" My Lord,
“ And Gentlemen of the Jury,
“ The Foote that is plaintiff in this record, That in taking a Foote that ends with TE,
“ Is a cloven foot, I assure ye: He might chance to end with an L.
“ And, since past and gone is Michaelmas day, Now just at this time came a second lover
“ All the world would surely cry. Fie on'i!' With a little more money than brain,
“ If with this Foote together your heads you should lay, Which fact our FootE did right soon discover,
“ To dish such a Goose as my Client." (9) And the gentleman's name was HAINE. He had lost at Newmarket sums so large,
But the Jury were very hard to persuade,
Since Defendant seemed of fair age,
Though it was a sad job, the CHIEF JUSTICE said,
To be bound by a promise of marriage. (10)
So a verdict they for the Plaintiff found,
And, to shorten a tedious tale,
Out of court walked our FOOTE with three thousand pound The resi of bis money on Foote.
Duly paid down on the Nail.
Then may we this moral hold in view,
In all such loose transactions,
To keep our hands from Billets-Dous,
And our Feet from Civil Actions.
(7) “ He stated to Miss Foote and her father, that on his return home He thought the shortest follies were best,
his friends had surrounded him, had locked him up in a small room in So our Foote a left FootE became.
bis own house, &c. &c. &c."-Vide Attorney-General's Speech. Then boldly our Haine did proffer his suit,
(8) Vide letters, passim." And he matrimonially put it, (4) ""
(9) “ There were some men who appeared destined to be gulled and How kind 'twas to heal the Colonel's FOOTE,
plundered by the rest of mankind. ... But it was somewhat new, When he saw that the Colonel bad cut it! .
when the victim was bound to the Altar, to call on a Judge and Jury to He was very liberal-minded, and saw
assist at the sacrifice.”-Vide Mr. Scarlett's Speech for Mr. Hayne. To the past no kind of objection, (5)
(10) “ It could not be endured, that a man should be bound to marry & For he knew the best FOOTE might make a faux-pas,
lady by virtue of a promise made antecedent to a discovery that a lady And therefore scorned retrospection.,
had two children by another gentleman."--Lord C. J. Abbott's Charge
to the Jury.
At sight of human ties, he
THE DEAD MISER
[From the Volume just published entitled “ Fables and Epigrams, &c.
from the German of Lessing.”] (1) - He, the Attorney-General, would acquit him of any injurious
From the grave where dead Gripeall the miser reposes, Botive in desiring to act with his client on the night of her benefit at
What a villainous smell invades all our noses ! Cheltenham. But he must observe, that the acquaintance there com
It can't be his body alone in the hole . menced, ripened joto an intimacy which led at lasi to her utter ruin."
They have certainly buried the usurer's soul. Fide Al torney-General's Speech. (2) 4 The second infant with which she presented him."-Vide Mr.
FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. Scarlet's Speech. (1) " In consequence of this letter it was agreed that Colonel Berkeley
Tuesday, January 18. whoald have the care and oustody of her two children."--Vide Attorney
BANKRUPTS, General . Speech
H. Barrow, Thavies Inn, Holborn, jeweller. Solicitor, Mr. Coates, (9) * He told her immediately all the anxiety he had felt on her ac- Temple. tsant, the admiration be had long felt for her person and character, and J. Everitt, Weymouth-mews, New Cavendish-square, horse-dealer. wacluded by formally soliciting her hand in marriage."--Vide Attorney. Solicitor, Mr. Gray, Tyson-place, Kingsland-road. General - Speech.
W. Coates, Kidderminster, draper. Solicitors, Messrs. Gates and Hard) " He informed him of the circumstances under which their intimacy | wicke, Cateaton-street. had commenced, and also of the two children, &c. &c. &c."-Vide J. Brotherton, Liverpool, tailor. Solicitors, Messrs. Adlington and Co. Attorney-General's Speech
Bedford-row. (0) - Mr. Hayne begs to he distinctly understond to Miss Foote, that T. Hamm id, Manchester, victualler. Solicitors, Messrs. Milne and Ender no circumstances whatever can an aconuintance bereafter be Parry Tree