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.that the life arid - foirit of our conftitution to bewailed to an account, or punifhed by-our.
would be loft. Our. government wouldi-from parliament "tilrhe-is given up by thef crown, zi;
lthjRiTio have as juft a pretence to
uiu that oric of the worft kind ; for ifwermuft Liktrty "aslhTpedple oF
ehufe, it "would be better for us to have'anab- .-to.:.
fqlute monarchyfoupdd upon the pr thcipls This fort of goyernmenLthe Royal Family
ofpfn? nn todiJ
fu Spotted bfuperftitious priefts, V o u t c
-ylrtha forny faults or
-vouldv it is true v b c Jlavcs b ut they miRht
pfllie Kinir7 to draw u pon himfelf poptfft i
fen t m en t, X b v ovc r t u rh i n e ore ndeavou ring to
iizifvziA7niild "fn flrtn nnnn us : fo r
m m w 3 - .r b
not oiilFii flaves
. ... , i- , -' : r. '- ' v.-- ' ' ' r . - - rt it
l$ut5 with reipect to our miniiters, and all
in power under the king, it is otherwife. 1
forts onicentioufnefe would be encouraped , T They arrall "atifwcrable, not only for their
in: ordcMpliTill but in many cafes for the con-
couldi-neveitxpc bts paid off:; cjua ,ot thoie the) employ.; Nay, t HejareT
taxes jtnd:if ajuweraye fori u
nor.to.bcxelieved of any of our
paid ctt? great care would be taken to contract
-und-necLfrarv-maxim of-ftate : oiir debts muit
caufe the dependencies they create arc neceflary
they are bound in duty to give him gotel and
whclefcmc advice y: and if 'he enters into- any :
mealurcs, which are intanfiftent with the in
terell of the nation, and'.contrary to the laws
6 f t h e kingdom, they c ) u ft i?nfv e r , a n d ; wi!
i- . . . -r....T.. r yj ,Jrr:rStt33rivi . .. .
for the fupport of our government.
UnderJuclv a-government as this, it would
thererore ttve vvTTcfs
rpt men's heads are to turn giddy with power,
and how ready mot! men are ur t u r n t h e ztTr"
be impofiible for the people in a and regUr
jr mtthodrtobyng tny-mtntjer :to juftW : ?P? GUr ot trie the rz;
as long as he continued Ithe FAjyouRirg of the and, enriching thcii?cr
Jt-him pretending to the gift of prophecy, I ;
as it is poffible to imagine let the Vfr of may foretell that we (hall have, jn future Hmes,
the 'nation be Jt crificcd toToreigneri ; let the as we have had, in times paft, many miniften,
h ue t o r o v t r : the people ) to ;
t o plundt r the nation y and ri-th e exchequer
and till the; crown threw him
Vtzylct-mmte.j&n&$ at every TKtv iiu ywy imak i ial, enquiry imo
jnariet iciun iriEnglaud y yet he would conti-
- k . - ' L . a 1- ' . J. . ' a. ..'ir..1l A . . -7 . I -ilnlii 'atilAirn V Alfarf ttrn mil Afl(l lllif l-n
by having 3 majority in one, or both houfes
o f : p ar 1 i a m en t , e n t ire ly under; thejr diredtion
1 hi.q difFererice between the real intereft and
fafety of .the Royal Family, and the intereft
and Safefy of t h e Ki ng's minifters, fhews us.
, pretend to be z free t people I Could we then how neccfiary it is to diftmguilh between that
wU r-Qove rn Qf s-to n-A ccou t ta nd-pu n i fh i ngt rue-a nd-or i ginal-nat ure-of ou rconultu tion?
i Height now and then throw a pri me m i n i f tcr t
r ; put' to be- torn in pieces by the', mercenary,
rnob; in parliament at the command ojfV and;
in o?der to give an ;air . of popularity to the
ncxti .that fuccQcdtd b ut if hg ip mi ft iQ vcr
- nocence, and defy the friends of the people to
1 ay a hy : t h ; hg to h is ch a r ge Could we then
and that power, which has- fmc6. been vefted
in the crown,- either; by accident, or by the
art of mi n i ft c ; 7 KeT i f ft I fh a 1 1 call t h e royal,
ppivcr of the crown ). the laft I fhajl call, what
it really is, hc minijlefipl pozifef of the trewn. -