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* disabled, and the destitute, and which shall pro- ment. A petition was presented in his favour,

mote employment for able-bodied paupers, This which the presiding judge said would be duly at+ is the essence of the petition ; which has been tended to. We impugn not the verdict, nor do -- got up without any public meeting, and which we protest against a mitigation of punishment.

professes to be merely the petition of “the un- Severity, but, above all, capital punishment, dedersigned.” The first signature attached to it is feats the ends of justice. At the same assizes, a that of the Duke of Leinster. We hope to see man was sentenced to the same punishment, three i universal agitation upon this subject, and peti- years' imprisonment, for an assault on a Magistions to the same effect issuing from every city, trate, Mr. Moore, of Carlingford, which assault town, and hamlet in Great Britain. Sure we are the said Magistrate foolishly and wantonly pro

that this, and not a coercion bill, is the true voked. : means of giving peace and security to Ireland, and FATAL ACCIDENT-TWENTY-SIX PERSONS DROWNED, leisure for raising and improving the condition -On Thursday last, two market boats belonging of her people. Without such amelioration, who to Youghal, put off from that town to proceed to can wish for pacification. In the words of her the other side of the harbour, and owing to the first champion, Dean Swift, a Tory, but a Tory of violence of the weather, were shortly afterwards the times, when the principles of constitutional upset. We regret to say that of the twenty-seven freedom were at least understood,“ Anarchy be

passengers only one was saved.—Waterford Chrofore Slavery—The condition of insecurity far nicle, March 19. rather than that of the galley slave."

County Louru CALENDAR.-Since the year SECRET ASSOCIATIONS.—The Roman Catholic 1826-a memorable era in the annals of agitation prelates of the north of Ireland have taken mea --the Louth Assizes has been maiden. What can sures for putting down, as far as they can, all Baron Smith say to this ? secret and illegal associations in their dioceses. THE CHOLERA.-Cholera has not yet disappeared This is altogether consistent with the character from Carrick-on-Shannon. Since our last publica. and conduct of this venerable and influential body. tion there were thirteen cases and two deaths in Northern Whig.

the jail of that town; and there are upwards of It is pleasant to read such statements as the thirty persons in that prison, labouring under pres following, when we are on the eve of being placed monitory symptoms. Government have ordered under martial law :

twenty-eight persons, confined in the jail of Car; “At the Caher petty sessions, on Wednesday, rịck-on-Shannon, for offences against the revenue a soldier of the Enniskillen Dragoons was sentenced laws, to be discharged. Cholera has again appeared to pay a fine of L.4, 10s., or in default of payment in the town of Dingle, where five deaths occurred to imprisonment and hard labour for two months on Thursday. in the county gaol, for an unprovoked and brutal

SCOTLAND. assault on James Boland, clerk of the chapel, on whom he inflicted with his sword a dangerous EDINBURGH MEETING.—One of the most numerwound in the head, swearing, at the same time, ous meetings ever held within doors in Edinburgh, that he would cut down Papists as if they were took place on the evening of Thursday the 6th, scallions. The soldier, not being able to pay the to consider the propriety of petitioning Parliament penalty, was committed forthwith by the magis- against the Irish Suppression Bill. The meeting trates,”-Tipperary Free Press.

was held in the Waterloo Rooms, which, though The Assizes.—At the Clare Assizes, Judge Jebb, capable of holding fifteen hundred people, were in charging the Grand Jury, congratulated them much crowded. Mr. Aytoun, advocate, was voted on the peaceful state of the country. There were into the chair by acclamation; and addressed the few crimes on the calendar, and, excepting one meeting in very strong terms against the bill. for illegal administration of oaths, they were all the resolutions were proposed and seconded by such as must be expected to be occasionally com- Mr. Tait, bookseller, Mr. Locke, Mr. R. W. mitted in every state and country.

Jameson, Writer to the Signet, Mr. F. Dun, Mr, One of the horrible murders which disgrace Ire- Alexander Moffat of Dalkeith, Major Brown, Mr. land has just occurred. Mr. Joseph Leonard, a Hamilton, banker, and Mr. Prentice. Mr. Dun Roman Catholic gentleman of property, was mur-quoted a passage from the Edinburgh Review of dered on the sth instant, near New Ross, in the May 1820, in which Mr. Jeffrey strongly reprobat, county of Waterford. He had lately distraineded the policy of " coercion, intimidation, and one of his tenants for rent, and was attacked by a punishment,” which had been pursued towards party of Whitefeet on his road home from Water- Ireland. The fourth resolution stated that the ford to Ross. The ruffians stoned him to death, confidence of the meeting in their representatives cut off his ears, and then placed the body in his was much shaken by their votes on the Address, gig, which they left standing in the road. and on the sinecure question ; and therefore that

Irish ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE—At the late the petition should be transmitted for presentation Louth Assizes, a man--one of the ascendency to Mr. Hume, instead of them. party-was tried for murder, convicted of man. This is the meeting represented by the Scotsman slaughter, and sentenced to three years' imprison. in its newly begotten zeal for everything Minis

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ters may propose, as an assembly of “ ragged ap- all the modifications and dilutions which its rigoar prentices, Irish labourers, and persons despised had undergone, 130 members voted against the by all men with decent coats to their backs." clause, in opposition to 270. If from that 270 SCOTTISH BUSINESS IN PARLIAMENT.

Orange members, and Tories, had been substract. Mr. Wallace has given notice of two motions for ed, it is calculated that 18 would have been the the 3d of April, on the subject of Law Reform. whole Ministerial majority. The first is for improving the forms of process, and Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson of Raith entertained at lessening expenses in the Court of Session, and in dinner, on Sunday, at their residence in Portman appeals to the House of Peers ; the second, for bet- Square, the Marquis of Chandos, Earl of Rosster regulating the forms of process and lessening lyn, the Speaker of the House of Commons, and expenses in the Sheriff and Burgh Courts of Scot- Mrs. Manners Sutton, Hon. Captain Percy, R.N., land.

Major Beresford, and Mrs. Wauchope. It is pleaOn the same day, Mr. Murray, the Lord Advo. sant to find that “ Whig and Tory all agree" at catė, and Mr. Abercromby, were ordered to bring the convivial board. in a bill respecting the Leith Docks.

Irisu Coercion Bill.—A public meeting of the On Friday a bill was introduced to relieve the inhabitants of Glasgow, to petition Parliament Barons of Exchequer in Scotland from the charge against the Irish Coercion Bill, was held in that of the public revenue, and to place the assessed city on Tuesday, the 12th ; Professor Mylne in taxes and land tax under the management of the the chair. The large room of the Trades' Hall Commissioners of Taxes in England. It was brought was crowded in every part with a most respectable in by Mr. Kennedy and Mr. F. Baring, and read a auditory, and hundreds went away, unable to gain first time.

admission. The meeting unanimously resolved to Tue BURGH REForm Bill, an abstract of which petition against the bill. Public meetings to petiis now published, has been read twice pro forma, tion against the Irish Coercion bill, have also been and referred to a Select Committee. It is still held at Airdrie and Pathhead, and in many other in a very crude state, and must undergo much re- places. vision. The machinery is complicated and clumsy; Minority of Scotch members who voted against there is a wide separation between the electors and the Courts-martial clause of the Irish disturbances the executive, and at every step a fee, and business bill :--Right Hon. J. Abercromby, Capt. J. Dunexacted for legal officials. The qualification to give lop, James Ewing, R. C. Fergusson, W. M. D. an inhabitant of Edinburgh, Glasgow,&c., the right Gillon, George Kinloch, Richard A. Oswald, James of voting for a Town Councillor is as high as for Oswald, Gen. M. Sharpe, George Sinclair, Robert a Member of Parliament-a ten-pound franchise. Wallace. Were this principle carried into the smaller towns, LORD DALMENY.--It gives us much pleasure to learn it would be almost as well to allow the Councils to that the report that his Lordship voted in the minority on elect themselves, as at present.

Mr Hume's motion regarding sinecures is correct. This MR. Locu's Police Bill for the Scottish towns, ing augury of his future public life.

act is highly creditable to his Lordship, and gives a pleasis also in progress. COURT OF SESSION.—Among the various rumours

CLERICAL INTELLIGENCE. regarding this Court, we are surprised not to hear that it is in contemplation to abolish one of the Since the period of the Reformation, there has chambers of the Inner.House.'

not been half so great a ferment in Britain con-' Mr. Abercromby's name appeared in the list cerning Ecclesiastical matters as now prevails. given as voting against Mr. Hume's motion for We must confine our notices to Scotland. The abolishing military and naval sinecures; but he motion of Mr. George Sinclair, the member for did not vote at all on that occasion, as he did not Caithnese, against Patronage, was to come on upon approve of the course taken by either party. He the 26th. The result cannot be known in time is in favour of remitting the matter to a Commit- for this publication ; but if the course is followed, tee.-Edinburgh Chronicle.

indicated by the Lord Advocate, when questioned When the famous tenth or Court-martial clause upon the subject of patronage, it requires no gift was under debate in the Committee, on Tuesday, of prophecy to foretell that in five years, or Ministers were startled by an attack by Mr. Aber much less time, the thing will be at an end in cromby. Mr. Stanley was confounded, and, in Scotland. He said, in substance, that Government stead of his usual energy and debating boldness, were to shew a good example we presume to betrayed symptoms of alarm and distress. “Well throw all the Crown presentations open. This plan might he tremble.". Mr. Abercromby is no hot-will be favoured by Borough Reform, and Parliaheaded, prejudiced Radical-no Agitator or Re-mentary Reform, which enable the Government pealer----but a cool and experienced lawyer, who to proceed with less means of corruption at its speaks seldom, and weighs well what he utters. It disposal. But something more must be intended was his deliberate opinion that Ministers had fail than a mere act of courtesy to congregations, such ed in making out their case ; and Mr. Stanley was as liberal patrons have lately been in the habit of aware that this opinion would make heavily against shewing. The popular election of a clergyman, them when they came to divide. Notwithstanding granted of favour by one administration, to be


withheld by another, will satisfy nobody; and and two sinecures. There were, he was sorry to popular elections of Ministers once established in say, two religions-one for the rich, and another boroughs, and in those parishes of which the Crown for the poor-one for the aristocracy, and another is Patron, must soon force the freedom of every for the natives of the country-one for the Camparish from the ignominy and thraldom of patro- bro-Briton, the other for their Saxon masters. nage. If the people of the ancient Borough of Such a church, he did not hesitate to say, drove Rottenbruch, achieve the liberty of electing their from its bosom a vast body of people, who would own pastor, it will go hard with those of the otherwise feel in no way disinclined to adopt its neighbouring parishes of Dripdailie or Screech- tenets. me-dead if they must submit to have the lady's In the course of this debate, Mr. Cobbett said favourite, or the young lairds tutor, thrust upon his attachment to the Established Church was not them, even when ;—and thus we to be questioned, for he had a certificate of it say, patronage is at an end in Scotland, unless Go- from a bishop. Yes, the bishop of Salisbury, in a vernment draw back from the declaration of Mr. pamphlet he published in 1813, stated that he Jeffrey, a practice not unfrequent of late. Pa- knew of no lay writer who was a friend of the tronage may, however, get the finishing blow in Established Church. In the second edition, howa more honest and direct way; be terminated at ever, he said in a note, “ I beg Mr. Cobbett's paronce as an innovation, a yoke on Christian liberty don, for I do believe him to be a friend to the which has been tolerated too long in a Protestant Established Church.” (Hear, hear, and laughter.) and Presbyterian country., There have been anti- Having this under the hand of a bishop, he need patronage meetings held at Dumfries, Kelso, not put forward any professions of attachment to Paisley, Port-Glasgow, &c., &c. But Scotland has the Church. gone farther in church matters than this grie This infamous act, he continued, (the non-resi.

In Glasgow a petition to Parliament has dence act,) allowed clergymen to traffic, to rent been adopted by a meeting attended by Dr. Ward-lands, and go to market; and if he wanted a man law, the Rev. Mr. Anderson, and several other to buy or sell sheep for him, or a good pig-porker, dissenting clergymen, praying for the abolition he should always pick out a parson for the busiof the established Episcopalian Church of Ireland. ness. There were only four thousand resident inThe meeting was held in Dr. Heugh's chapel.cumbents out of ten thousand in the English: A short time back, this would have been called Church. He recommended the adoption of the the work of infidels and revolutionists; but this American plan for the support of the Church. cry serves no longer. Lord King, whom the Things would never go on right in this country Bishops would seem -without the pale of the Church, till the tithing system, and the Church Establishlabours con amore to expose abuses in the Esta- ment were altered. blishment; and, for the first time in their history, The Rev. EDWARD IRVING.On Wednesday the the Welsh have moved in Church Reform. And 13th, the Presbytery of Annan held the long time it were, when we hear that the number of threatened trial of this gentleman for heresy. : Dissenting chapels in the principality actually ex Mr. Irving at great length defended the dooceeds the churches by two-thirds. Many of the trines which he had published, and quoted several rectors are not even in holy orders, but they do passages from the Scriptures in proof of their not neglect to collect their tithes nevertheless. truth. He denied the right of the General AssemCobbett, and Mr. Esteourt, the member for Oxbly to interfere with him. Mr. Sloan, Dr. Duncan, ford University, were at issue in a debate on non- Mr Nivison, and Mr. Monilaws delivered their residence. Cobbett had examined regular returns opinions, condemning the doctrines as being confor several years; and stated that, in '1827, out trary to the standards of the Church, and as Mr. of 10,533 benefices, there were only 4,413 resident Irving had avowed them; sentence of deposition incumbente. In the diocese of Winchester alone, ought to be passed upon him. The Moderator was out of 3,389 beneficed clergymen, only 177 resided. about to proceed to the solemn duty which had Mr. Estcourt, with curates, and one thing or ano devolved upon him ; and, as a preliminary, rether, made up the number to 8,000 clergymen quested Mr. Sloan, the senior member of Presbyresiding in all the parishes of England. Welsh tery, to offer up a prayer to Almighty God, when incumbents often do not understand the Welsh a voice was heard from the pew in which Mr. language; and indeed we have heard nearer home Irving was seated, and which immediately was of such things as Saxons in Celtic parishes. No found to be that of Mr. Dow, late minister of Welshman has been made a Bishop within the prin. Irongray, exclaiming, “ Arise, depart.--Arise, decipality since the Hanoverian family ascended the part,-Flee ye out, flee yeout of her,Ye cannot throne. Mr. Wilbraham said, the cure of souls pray. How can ye pray to Christ whom ye deny ? was out of the question, when sermons were —Ye cannot pray- Depart-Depart -- Fleepreached in a language which the people did not Flee." understand.

Mr. Irving, and several others who belonged to This important fact he knew, that one gentle his party, followed the advice of Mr. Dow. As he man in North Wales was in possession of no less was going, Mr. Irving lifted up his hand and said than eleven pieces of preferment-nine livings - Will ye not obey the voice of the Holy


Ghost, which ye have now heard ? As many as | John is down, he may as well bring up the drunwill obey the Holy Ghost, follow.”

stick. It will not be lawful for the Lord Lieut The Moderator then solemnly pronounced the nant to proclaim a district merely for the non-jaisentence of deposition, and the Presbytery was ment of tithes, as it was not permitted to lasu dismissed with a blessing.

Stanley to rummage the well merely for the in His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry has covery of the drumstick; but, when the other bus. been pleased to present the Rev. J. A. Wallace, Burntisland ness is doing, it will be as well for the servant a to the church and parish of Hawick, vacant by the death scarlet livery to turn a hand to the Church. Hapof the Rev. John Cochrane.

Thursday the Presbytery of Edinburgh met in South pen what may, we are sure that it will tend to ti? Leith Church, for the purpose of ordaining the Rev. David redemption of the drymstick. All precious thingThorburn to the second pastoral charge of that church and will be thrown down by Master Stanley, that the parish, vacant by the death of the late venerable Dr. Ro- drumstick may be helped up, Ministers, of course, bertson.

On Thursday the 21st instant, the Vuited Associate deny any such intention stoutly; they are ready Congregation of Slateford gave a harmonious call to Mr. to adopt any declaration that the lost plate is the William Thomson, preacher of the gospel, to be col. object of the proposed descent, but when John is in league and successor to the Rev. Dr. Belfrage, their pre- the well a soft voice will bid him, as he is there, sent pastor.

lend a hand to the drumstick, “Here is a loaded At a meeting of the Presbytery of Auchterarder, held on the 5th current, a petition, numerously signed, was pre- pistol, Captain Macheath ; but it is unlawful for sented by the inhabitants of that parish, praying that the you to turn the lead to gold, by making it an i. Rev. Presbytery would adopt such measures as might apo strument of robbery." These prohibitions are very pear to them to be most effectual towards obtaining an suggestive if suggestion were wanting. The thing alteration of the present law of Church Patronage ; which must be apt for the use, or the use could not be petition was very favourably received. Similar petitions from the same parish, signed by 600 of the male inhabi

forbidden-Examiner. tants, are about to be presented to both Houses of Parliament, the one to the House of Lords by the Earl of Cam When men talk of such a national blot and perdown, and that to the House of Commons by the Earl misery-of that condition of the vast bulk of an of Oimelie. On the 18th instant, the United Associate Congrega

entire people which has manifestly been the prin. tion of Holm gave a harmonious call to the Rev. Peter cipal cause (we mean their poverty) of whatever Buchan, A.M. of Sandwich.

is most depraved and shocking in their moral conA requisition to the Provost, to call a public meeting to duct, are we to be told that a bill of pains and petition the legislature to abolish the Established Church penalties is the cure for such a world of wrong? of Ireland, is in course of signature in Paisley.

The present Bishop of Durham received not less than What, suppose by the mixed civil and military L.27,000 in one sum, as a fine for the renewal of Mrs. Beau- machinery, screwed up as tight as willing hands mont's lease of her lead mines.- Wakefield Journal. can make it-suppose that lawless outrages be sup

pressed for a season, for that brief season during SPIRIT OF THE POLITICAL JOURNALS, which it is to be presumed that a Reformed LegisFOR MARCH.

lature will submit to have despotism installed in MASTER STANLEY'S DRUMSTICK.

place of the law of England—what shall we have A little boy dropped his drumstick into a well. | lization be left untouched ?

gained by it, if the causes of the agrarian demora.

One hundred and From the servants up to papa and mama, each in ninety-six murders, it seems, were perpetrated in turn, was implored to go down into the well for a given time, and within a single county. Why, the drumstick : nobody would go into'a well for a what are the motives to such a horrible butchery? drumstick. In this strait Master Stanley (for that The Irish may be bad enough, but do they commit was his name) bethought him of an expedient. murder for nothing, or just to keep their hands in, Some articles of plate suddenly disappeared ; great They are, we repeat, bad enough, but that would were the alarm and consternation, painful the sus- be too extravagant. Why, then, we say, look picions. In the midst of the searches and inquiries into the sources of these awful proceedings, stareh Master Ned rushed in with good news—the plate into those circumstances in the state of Ireland was in the well. The well was instantly inspected, which induce the people to bę murderers. It is and sure enough the plate was seen shining at not surely the nature of Irishmen or of any other the bottom. A man was let down, and piece after people to murder wantonly, with some chance piece of the plate recovered. Just as the last ladle possibly not a great deal of being hanged. But, was fished up, Master Ned pushed his way through at least, when Ministers ask so much from Parliathe crowd, and softly addressed the man at the ment-even a total surrender of the constitution bottom—“John, as you are down there, you may into their hands-have not Parliamenti and the as well bring up my drumstick."

press a right to call for an unequivocal statement This story explains the whole history and mys- of what we are to get iņ return? Is military law tery of the pending legislation. The Irish Church to be eternal ?'. Then, if not, remove those tendenis the drumstick. Every thing valuable is to be cies of the peasant mind, which, so long as they thrown down the well that that worthless stick continue, cannot fail to record themselves in letmay be saved. No one would budge a step to re- ters of blood and fire, the instant we lay aside cover such a thing ; but when for another object again the power of stifling the expression of thera,

As yet we see not that anything specific or effec

THE YIELDING OF MINISTERS. tual, save the abolition of the Vestry Cess, has been “ Captains art casual things."-Beaumont anıl Fletcher. promised by his Majesty's Ministers. Do they still In the Coercive Bill, as passed through the fear the House of Lords or the Court? How in- House of Peers, we see the tyranny which the conceivably childish.-Times.

Ministers designed and the Lords approved. In THE CHURCH IN IRELAND.

that document we have damning evidence of inten. CATHOLICS emancipation was a boon to the aristo- tion. Whatever alterations may be made in the cracy and gentry of Ireland. They are now eligible Commons will be forced upon Ministers, and show to places of honour and emolument, which were for how far their despotic purposes have exceeded merly closed against them. Nothing could be more their powers—how far they had cast their plan unjust, intolerant, and indefensible than their ex- for the invasion of liberty beyond the subservi. clusion from the privileges of freemen and loyal ency of their majority. They would have carried subjects of the Crown; and they were perfectly the measure with all its enormities, but their supright to struggle with might and main to be re- porters durst not commit themselves to such an lieved from this stigma. But it would be difficult outrage against public opinion. Hence modifica-' to point out in what manner the great body of tions : hence Lord Althorp's statement on Wed. Irish Catholics—the million—the nation in fact, nesday, that. were directly benefited by the removal of the Ca

“In consequnce of the representations to Ministers, by tholic disabilities. Absenteeism was not diminished; those who were generally disposed to support the Bill, it rents remained asоutrageously high as ever; Tithes, had been determined to make two alterations. The first Vestry Rates, and Grand Jury Assessments, were that no person should be permitted to sit upon a court

related to courts-martial. Ministers were ready to provide just as oppressive and annoying as if Mr. O'Con- martial under the rank of captain in the army. They nell and Lord Killeen were still excluded from the were also prepared to concede that, when the number of House of Commons. It was evident, therefore, meinbers of a court-martial should not exceed five, the verto the meanest capacity, that the great measure o dict must be unanimous ; when the number should not the last reign should have been speedily followed when it exceeded seven, seven members must agree before

exceed seven, at least five must concur in the decision; and up by other measures of a more practically reme. punishment could be inflicted. The second alteration redial nature, if any alleviation of Irish misery and lated to domiciliary visits, regarding which Ministers were discontent was to be expected.

ready to make a change in the Bill, and to provide that The collection of tithes soon became impossible ;

it should be sufficient if, when the pames of the residents and the Reforming Ministry undertook to telieve when this was done, the visiting party should not have the

were called over, they answered, and showed themselves ; the farmer and the peasant, and protect the cler- ower to enter the hou se." gyman, by commuting them for the future, and en They gave way, because they could not maintain deavouring to collect the arrears of past years. the scheme of encroachment; but is the ground How miserably this plan has failed, is known to they stand upon sounder than that they have all the world. Tithe prosecutions, hy tens of thou. abandoned ? Like all extortioners they pitch their sands, have irritated the Irish peasantry almost to demands at the utmost extravagance, and hope to madness. The clergy have been hunted out of the get a mere abatement of exorbitance accepted as country like a drove of wolves. Some have been good terms. “ Trial by Subs wont't do; take the murdered—many more despoiled of the means of Field Officers, then,", cries the charlatan. “ Sweep subsistence, and forced to exchange affluence and your chimneys with a goose hauled up by a string," comfort for the bitter bread of charity. This state advised the man in the story. “ Horrid wretch ! of things, of course, was not to be endured. --Vast barbarous crueltyp” cried the lady.

“ Lord, multitudes of the peasantry have been cut off by Ma'am,” replied the fellow, “ if you object to the famine and disease. But famines, as the Duke of goose, a couple of ducks will do every bit as Wellington coolly remarked, were periodical in well.” “ Excellent thought," assented the tender Ireland ; and the typhus fever was one of the best soul. This is the opposite case ; we began with friends the poor wretches possessėd. As soon, the two ducks, and we have got to the goose. The however, as gentlemen with their children became first proposal was for trial by infants in arms, and sufferers—as soon as clergymen, with their eight it is improved upon to trial by grown gentlemen, or ten children fled to England to seek refuge at The enormity of making judges of ensigns having , the paternal mansion, and to eat up the mortgaged been cried out against, captains are offered. If, revenues of the paternal estate-then we well knew one epaulette is thought hardly a qualification for

that the reform of the Irish Church Establishment judgment, take two. Two epaulettes, are, we I was at hand. Accordingly we find, that the Ministry suppose, as much better than one, as two heads

have determined upon a plan which really promises proverbially are ; Major Wyndham wears them, to effect extensive good. It is not a piece of Major Dundas, and some other worthies, of whose

archiepiscopal delusion ;-there are no special exploits we have had occasion to speak ; but so | exemptions in it for the pluralities of Bishops-no also, we must admit, do Napiers and Beauclerks,

disgraceful provision for titled laziness. The man and others we could name, who are actuated but of purple and of palaces is made to feel the knife by one interest-the interest of their fellow-men. of the operator, while the poar curate of the village It is far from our purpose to vilify military men ; is spared.-Spectator.

as a class they are, of necessity, peculiarly subject


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