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No Advocates for the Old Constitution.
NO GRUMBLING at ANY THING.
To the Independent Electors of Westminster.
Wo is asking to be one of your Representative? The Son of an obscure Irish Player, a profession formerly proscribed by our laws; and its followers by various statutes stigmatized as incorrigible
rogues and vagabonds.--Possessed of a considerable portion of ribaldry, disgusting obscenity, and dissoluteness of manners, this Harlequin Son of a Mountebank Father was indulged by some few of the depraved Nobility of the age with admission into their society, as a kind of hired Jester, whose grossness of conversation was calculated to stimulate their already too luxuriant debauchery.-From these beginnings he moved through all the gradations of meanness, tricking and impudence, to the station he now fills; his career has been · marked with every species of profligacy and extravagance; to support
which, he has been compelled to resort to low cunning and vile impostures. I will not make any honest man blush by the recital of them, my paper shall not be thus stained: The ruin of hundreds of industrious Tradesmen and their innocent families are the evidences, and will rise up in
vengeance against such oppressors ! If you look at his political life, you will find it exhibiting equally repulsive traits :-At one time the friend and supporter of principles subversive of the Constitution and of all order; the advocate of the French Revolution and its wildest theories; the defender of an O'Connor; the systematic opposer (whether right or wrong) of all the measures of the Government; yet, when in place, pursuing the same measures; inconsistent, tergiversating, unpatriotic, and the Apostate of Public Liberty: Ever regardless of the true interests of his Country, the acquirement of place his only object, the love of its advantages his only care.--And can such a MAN be a fit Representative for the Independent Electors of Westminster? No!! No!!!- Let it not be said, that the dictates of an imperious Minister shall determine your actions! Debased, sunk below the possibility of recovery, mortified and stung to the soul by the success of his opponents, this would-be and cannot be popular Candidate, on his knees, most humbly sues his masters to raise him from the dirt. Yes! and they will attempt to raise him, but it will be only to sink him the lower, to make him their tool, their dependent, their slave.--And, Gentlemen, will you be represented by a dependent and a slave of the Grenvilles ? Forbid it Justice! Forbid it Virtue 1 Forbid it Freedom !!!
A CALM OBSERVER.
To be SOLD by AUCTION,
On Tuesday, the 11th of November, 1806, At the Hustings, in Covent Garden,
AT FOUR O'CLOCK, By Mr. JOHN GRAHAM, Sheriff's Broker, THE UNREDEEMED PLEDGES
Rt. Hon. R. Brinsley Sheridan,
Treasurer of the Navy, 8c. lic. Pawned previous to his coming into Power;
CONSISTING OF THE FOLLOWING VARIETIES, Which are very particularly recommended to the
Attention of Mr. PETER MOORE, and the other Place-Hunters and Shoe-Lickers in and about
ST. JAMES'S PALACE: Lot 1st. To reduce the Income Tax from 5 per Cent. to Nothing; because it was unjust, oppressive, inquisitorial, and contrary to our Liberties and Privileges :
2d. To enquire into the Affairs of the Carpatic; because Tyranny and Oppression had been exercised there :
3d. Not to desert his Constituents at Stafford; because they had for 26 years kept him out of Gaol :
4th. Not to take a Place or Pension ; because it destroyed a Man's Independence:
5th. To support the Enquiry into Lord Wellesley's Administration.
6th. To effect a Reformation of the Abuses of the late Administration; to pay his Debts; because Hundreds of Tradesmen, their Wives and Families, were reduced to ruin by their non-pày. ment.
These Articles having remained a long while on hand, and not likely to be redeemed, will be sold, without reserve, to the best Bidders; and Purchasers will be allowed every accommodation in pay, ment.
JEM PAULL'S ADDRESS TO HIS CONSTITUENTS;
An excellent New Song on the Westminster Election,
1. CEASE, Sir Samuel, gallant Sailor!
Be thy patriot voice unknown ! Tradesmen, hear a brother Tailor
Speak of virtues all his own.
Knew the secrets of the Srate? How that I, to stop their vapours,
(Which I value not a Louse,) Pick'd the pockets of the papers I presented to the House ?
4. What though all my humming, hawing,
Ne'er was understood by half; All my chatt'ring, all my jawing,
Only made the COMMONS laugh.
Treats me with neglect and scorn;
Ev'ry Minister shall be,
Speedily sewn up by me!