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London Journal (Newspaper) - July 27, 1728, London, Middlesex The LONDON 27. 17x8. 469. Til the Author of the y - imponere Parcere & debellare the Powers of Europe art to fettle the and the of the contending it may not be thought able to offer fome cn this it may influence a better and the lead Attention in this Cafe will afford us a and very far from The BALLANCE of Europe has been generally agreed to be an Equality of Power in the Hands of the and France and 'tis certain that rhofe are the Monarchs who bid fair for 'Tis therefore the of all che their to keep them within fuch Bounds as are natural and It has long been the Labour of Great Britain to rhofe Limits and we may with and that thole Powers at this Time are and their Neighbours Great Britain has been to hold this ro regulate the Scales whenever they became and thereby to the general Peace and If then we this Ballance by our Negotiations at we acquit our felves with alt the our Neighbours and with aH rhe our People The Crown of France has the Mediation in this and from thence fome malevolent have been bold ro that our Glory is and our influence on the Ballance is yet we cannot the principal Powers the Emperor and are equal in all neither neither how then can the Ballance be Have they and have we been incapable to their Have they united in order to us up Or how have we departed from our Glory in this great The only Points in at are the and the by our Trading in the late for it can never be thought Gibraltar will be try d for at a when it not be taken by a Siege this would be fuch low Game as no Prince of Spirit would and all the World muff laugh at nor Will the Powers pretend to give up a by that is noc to be come at by Fire or The Company of is the Bone of Contention between Britain and the which it cannot be thought the Maritime Powers will ever fuffer to proceed in nor is is to be the will ever that they might do it without fuch a dangerous France and ate but ill affected to its the latter being its inveterate and the former jealous of its The Emperor feems to decline all Thoughts of by having the and divided great Part of the by having his Eyes to his Ports in the and other Proceedings of the like Shall we after all be taught to fear the will hurt us in this and a Commerce thus abandon d by its beft and Friends If Gibraltar be out of this ir would be extravagant to think it a Point in the Lofles of our Merchants and the s. will be the only Affairs to Affairs that are not of fuch Importance as to embroil or keep us long in 'tis that we refer theft to an amicable and if that fail we may then recur to Arms But rhe Crown of Spain is not in any Condition to when we come to and will hardly ever hazard fuch a dangerous it will coft them fo much Blood and as muft all our and the muft be loft to all if they incur an Expence fo and which may fo well be Our penetrating Politicians have been very clamorous in relation to the Company at but did they confider the Condition of they would have as little to fear the Effects of a Company in The Danes have little Money to trade nor will they what they have in their own as the Banks of and Hamburgh can Will any one therefore venture their Effects under the dreadful Protection of fuch and or can this retard the happy of a at a Time when Peace is fo much The Truth fuch Conventions meet rather for Ceremony than and if the Parties are not agreed in the chief Points before they open the it comes to any good If that of Cambray be it will be found an of the Truth I would for the Points contended there meer Trifles the and Spaniards about Titles of of &c. and having little Defire or to they out of mere Humour and of each They therefore met with no Preparations of and went on with no to conclude a but they the a Treaty was when 'twas mutually Tor my diJ I long and warm Debates in this I imagine real Difficulties but as the Cafe I take the Points in will be foon and a Treaty yet we muft allow for the Forms of And indeed if we reflect on rhe of that which King William held at the and the great Convention at we mall find they were all long and when we confider how few Days were in and how many were for the Forms to good I know how many that this Quarrel with rhe Emperor had never if Bremen and had been out of the Cafe but we have been in a great that his late might long ago have had the would he have paid the Fees I know that others we might have found all the Powers of Europe applying to if we had not concerted lb early with but that being more than any one could to it certainly right and to make an Engagement for our Security the of a very powerful I muft alfo take Notice of the late Complaints about and the Damages our Merchants have even fince the was But having made Enquiry into this and finding that of Privateers are with the People of all I am apt to conclude that not a few of them are who formerly us in open Defiance to the Laws of and now go on in the very fame under Shew of the King of Spain's we may firmly rely on the of his s nor can we doubt the Influence of Great Britain will procure ample to our Trading and a and honourable Peace to all the European I SI Tour Humble To the Author of the London TH E following to the Ballad in laft Saturday's The Norfolk is to be in your next A New IN the County of as good Caleb There is a fine Lanthorns Hung up high by the Knight who there Which m body cm The of this and his Lanthorn One would think had made Caleb's Head light as a And fent his Wits knows Which no It plainly appears that this trifling To is without other Who thinks even a Lanthorn fit Subject for Satyr Which no If any What this Knight's withal 1 Why 1-He has built hrm a and that Houfe has a And there hangs a fo wide and fo Which no V. But quoth it dazzles out My Eyes are too weak to behold what's fo bright And I fain put out this Which no body can FOREIGN June 20. SOME of the chief Inhabitants of have the Dey and Government of to ufe their good Offices to pacify the Troubles of the out the former have not thought fit to meddle with this it being by that Government concern it felf with the other's Affairs which belongs to the Grand Seignior Mean time we learn from that the Bey had fo blocked up Nephew in the that the the latter was much by and divers The faid Bey has fent 18 Mules laden with the Heads of the Rebels to has not to Jay down hii Arms rill bis Nephew is in his living or and not to hearken to any Accommodation but on that The French Squadron was not come before July 6. A Courier has palled by here from with fome for the Duke of who has Orders to the Building of four Frigates for to the end they may be able to put to Sea by the latter end of this with Cannon and other of There lies at Revel fix Frigates ready to put to each of 56 July 30. They write from of the 12th that the King kept his and that Two new were ro be ro reinforce the from Rome of the that Cardinal Alberoni was returned as 'twas conferred with the tender at They have forbid at all Commerce with the the Pope had that the Fair of be held this Year as they have begun to perfume the Letters which come from - A Ship arrived at Venice from Smyrna brings that the Plague raged there as alio in the Morea and but that it was at And the Matter of the faid Ship that ia near Zant he heard that it continued in that They write from of the 25th that greater Conferenc at Paris than but that the laj be put to the Treaty at July 51. The Couriers who are here had Courts are of them returned are preparing to go continue there the tween 8 and 9 a Clock in the Queen was happily of a her is as. well as can be In the Night between the 25th and 26th, a Fire broke out in the of the Hotel de Monaco at
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