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Bingleys Journal (Newspaper) - May 11, 1771, London, Middlesex r UNIVERSAL From May to May The PUBLISHER of the NORTH BRITON to the PUBLICK BNOXIOUS as tbe NORTH BRITON bat ever been to corrupt and arbitrary it is no Bonder tbat ever metbod bath bun taken wbij tieir could and influence put in to prevent its rbefe methods indeed through rbe jul indignation of a fpirited greatly fruftrated i as its fie has it would beenJW NewsPapers 5 or bad it not added to tbat heavy wblcb tbe People of England to fay for the vfcrmatvm they recede from tbePrefs national the NORTH BRITON bath by no been tbe leaft important as tbefrgnol Mgetnce taken 4 of its fuppofed and tie PuUJber isafuffiaent proof J f wtefs it is iuitl be admitted as a plea in his He i ff y US perj is the man wbicl tbe latter fupporfed tbe fuferings of a long and rigorous rather tbanfubmit to the imperious dtcJates flaw by giving up bis to Jpeak for If in doir this he lays any jujl claim to their good tbe Publijier of fa NORTH in tbat and hopes bis in defeZ nf bis wiR be as he is of ibe oblations hs lays under to tbe for tbat encouragement bis Publication during bis oppreffive he has indeed been long dtfirous of otlff kv than verbal Having been fo as to fucceed in efiablijhment of Weekly NewsPaper title of BINGLEYs JOURNAL S A T R AZETTF which has already obtained a very CXtenfive fate throughout tbe remoteft parts of Britain and be isfchatous of rendering it fttll more worthy of by incorporating it NORTH thus accommodating tbe reader with both Papers at tbe only of At ttefame time be takes the liberty to the that tbe NORTH BRITON be Carried en by tbe fame and with fa fame intrepid fpirit of for which it bath been bitbertefo T HE NORTH or of the MAY defideriis iftafdclibus To THE R SI IS the fate of Kings ift general to excite envyit yours to move the meaneil of your fubjects with But better is it even to be die object of their pity than their Let the fahhfulleft of Majeftys ervants therefore citreat before it be too to ward off the 4etcftatron which univcrfally purfues you for though akin to bve among is allied to aate d when it regards our Idolized at the beginning of your as fomc thine above the common rank of you have experienced the ufual fate of idols that or finking below the common eftimation of Where are thoic talents and with the credit which you afccnded the throne Where your in piety for all which you were then fo bountifully bepraifed by your pitiful Where indeed are they even fo much as talked ercept at Buckingham or 60 merfet Houfe a fit fubjcct only for the hpocnfy of Court and the vanity of Royal Aca From your genius and gcneroflty we were given to expect the moft liberal and manly encourage ment of the arts and which found fo little favour at court in a former redit et redeunt was in the mouth of every pretender to taile or like the vapouring foldicr who flags te duun fora loll they were fcon induced tochange their note of exultation into thofe of chagrin and difap poinnnent except indeed thofe few who poiTefs that fpecies of was bell adapted to the puerility ol their patrons talents or fuch as cherifli political principles which flood them in better lead than fcientiftc So far indeed was fcience from meeting with encouragement at that none but the moil fuperiicial and igno rant pretenders were in the hall countenanced nor were even ignorant pretenders to the rational fcienccs given countenanced to at the guides and companions of were treated with contemptuous neglect j and had even their title bellowed on the moft contemptible of mecha nical Royal profcfforfhips were made the reward of electioneering even after the royal word had been obtained in favour of prefumed In the time the Royal So ciety itfejf has been fuffered unnoticed to fink deeper and deeper into that which the Eegleit of former and the indolenee and incapacity of its have long fmcc brought Upon Literature and the arts indeed have met with fomc Jf the philoibpher have rcaion to the fidlcr rnth reafon to be fatisried and if the poet have no great of the painter hath of The eyes and are capable of taough the tmJerllanding want appetite or be incapable to digcll Your Mijeoy his the honour indeed Oi having patronized fome few of the rcaily ingenious i it would have been angularly unlucky not this ben th But equal favours have been crirrnrmcly fhewn to others without merit which tamifhv the hilrc of your boafted and fhew3 thit y Mir Majefty has been in thefe as in moll directed by the judg ment of other and not by your But let not your Majefty be deceived in the im portance of fuch or the glory of be llowing fuch Whatever merit your Ma jdty may claim as t connoiiFeir or patron oi arts a d it is infinitely beneath your confider compared with what you owe to aid in the character of a For Hea vens for your for the lake of your abandon your nicknackntory and and affuine your proper dignity in the councils of g be a and not a of your Be once the mailer of your fer you have no need to exercile your over your There is not one oi readily confide in your Ma citys and virtue who would not think t i r 1 Jx iixd pretty while your Minifters are ftrip ping them of their rights and and ma king ule of your roval name and to trample the laws under foot at their The arts may be an ornament to the but they are nof the fupport of Taile and genius may decorate the but loyalty and induftry mull furnifli the gold and The former may be cherifhed by the favour of a but the latter depend on the liberty of the Slaves may be obedient and but freemen only can be loyal and But to whom mould Englishmen be To whom mould they be grateful The attachments of loyalty and gratitude are be the divinity that hedges about a like the grand his Minilters hide him from his which is the fame thing it Jie does not liften to their or redyefs their griev he is an ifolated and the relation in which they itand to him merely The frogs when they isquefted though juitiy rewarded for the folly oftheir were as juIlly diflatisfied with a againft which they could not help rifing in though at the hazard of incurring the vengeance of and feting the The dread full if you the uforpation of Cromwell Will never reconcile the world to die virtues of that pifturefancying Charles the I hali fay nothing to your Majefty of the par ticular which your flattered lub jecls have met in regard to the hopes they fo fondly entertained of iccjng a new aera of morality and Your Majelty has a right to filence reproach on that as far as it your own example bat you are perhaps the only Prince in die who has nuni nut the art of lower ing his perfonal character fo effectually as to render his example without Courtiers were once fo complaifant as to ape the moll odious foi bles and dilagrecable imperfections of their royal They pay fp little refpect to your that they fcorn to imitate your moft amiable vir And why is this Becaufe you haVe given the reins of authority out of your own hands or rather you have never yet aflumed You or forbear to as if you were in your minority and your fervants were your governors in llead of following your think they in dulge you fufficiently in riot obliging you to follow you have not yet put on the a character in which your fuojedb wiih to fee you exert It is in this as I have already you are an object of their It is with infinite regret they fee your time and talents mifemploycd in elegant your credulity and your virtuous difpofition to countenance action difhonourable to your prefent as they mull prove deftructive of your future It is with indignation equal to their they fee your Majefty put on the moft dangerous exertions of your royal prerogative to prevent the regular adrniniilration of the Even your Majeitys own in the true fpirit of their will go any lengths in the cauie of fuch a cannot but confefs the ina if not the of your late proclama in fupport of the parliamentary profccution of the The informality and illegality of their actual attachment is on all hands confelled and yet we fee your AttorneyGeneral iffue a noli co lop the proceedings aginll the Is it pinole that a jnan of common fenfe in the waoic who is fenfible of your Majcitys regard for the coronationoath and the tenure by you hold the Crown is it I for fuch a man to conceive that your Majefty of in the direction of this Is it he can conceive your Majefty would not only fet yourfclf above the but that in a bnii in which the honour and dignity of the Crown arc not immediately you would not fet afide die laws or thus wilfuDy obftruct their due adminiftration cannot think He knows better and it is with indignant regret he fees your Majeftys authority to flcreen from juftice die creatures of diofe by whom you are Mifrcprefentations may have been made of the manner in whjch your Majdly has received fojnei popuhlP applications I cannot fuppofc you Jo wanting m the refpect you owe to yourfeif as tOj be deficient either in dignity or politenefs but tire neglect or refufal to comply with the requefts of any large body of your is at leaft impo lifif if thfv are not indeed very avourny to rciucr your to render thcnilel and that the who flattered your Ma jeftys refoJute anfwcr to the by citing from Horace Juffufh et tenacem prsprfiti Nan cvviWK ardor jubentium Mejite fell I the fubject of the remonftrance to be and his Lordfhips citation to be as pertinent as a compliance with their re quell might not have been impolitic or it was a meafijre that would have conciliated the of the people to your Majcily it been to ferve any good your Mimilers might have got the fame Parliament But your Majefiys fervams nothingln much at royal Tney knew that if the confi dencc between you and ycnr Subjects fhoulc once there would be an of iheir By eacfe At the ramc time they would induilrioufiy conceal from your and perfuade you that your apparent conduct is gene rally But lie not deceived your tlio faith ful and not generally approve of the con which jsfitthorkcd by your Majeftys This you muft have perceived on many public occaficns nor jtfere fuch tcftimonies of diiappro bation the fentpieBts only of the Even the fflobwko rcgalrf ycmr Majefly fb much us TO their voluntary attendance on your perfon when appearing in are too honeil to belie their Their cenfure was the genuine effufion of their feelings uncourtly but not the lefs This was on a recent when your Minifters thought themfelvcs obliged to keep up your Majeftys fpirits by falfe appearances and to hire a mob of mercenaries to follow your coach with their proilituted Good God have Hived to fee George the the Britifh born the darling of his one who mounted the throne with the univerfal goodwill and amidft the general acclamations and bleffings of his funk fo low in their as to he reduced to purchafc the hutzas even of the at half a crown a head How pathetically may we net fay tempora mutantur To the honour of your Majeftys fubjecls we cannot fo truly nos mutamur in The Englifh are a loyal people and will perfcvere in that unlefs repeated opprcffion mould convert it into Before that day may Heaven your Majefty afenfc of your own dignity and their fidelity by the difmiflioji of evil Coin fellors and your attention to rkeir end true may what they only will you to I am your Maicftys null faithful Subject and with their and verfe not chly aJJ the franchiies of voting by the common but alfo trample upon all the fane tions cf parliamentary acts made for declaring iecuring the rights of all1 thefe things to happen in the crhicnl emer the people are by this precluded from all hopes of relief from the indirect of this What morilrous cor fequences Their abfurdity fnews the abfurdity of their If the upon any future occafion of this fhould fund in need of our we exert our ancient and un doubted right of acting as hereditary counfd to the The ftuclicd latitude of the or indireSh fluits our Nor is this the cny bad Whcn any unibrtunarc quarrel happens between the Commons and thcir our rrc tied muft not in terpoie our amicable and healing mediation difference may run to extrvrnitics fatal the fatal to the conitiriuion and die Does the Houfe of Commons admit a corrcfpondent immunity on your part They have not yet declared this and yet it is a matter of oo great moment to be taken for nor do I to fee it ever granted to either If you proceed thus to crouch to the and to humble yourielves before the will become as contemptible as the Lords cf Charles You wifl lofc all and ceafe o have affjr weight in the fcslc of Per what purpofe was the legiflature divided into feparate branches In order to be a check upcrv each Why then do not you exert this power Mone can that you pay any attention to welfare of the when you are forfard your own dignity and You muft be fenfible that your acts cannot be when the people are not truly A legal Houfe of Commons is neceffaryin this refpect as a legal Is it not therefore prudent to roniult the journals upon this and fee hfther we have the iandtion of our You cannot have yet forgot the clandeftine and fur reptitious manner in which this refolution propped and Though the refoluticn was new in widejn weighty in impor and involved in kw and parliamentary prc ry pre it was moved et and after the 1 i a rormer days thejournals was it rloufe had keen fpent with the fatigue of though only an adjournment of orconfuUing thejournals and an immediate divifion Did not thffe Iulriciently mark the rf the movers upon the merits of their own T1 1 1 1 L r Duke Richmonds nvben be Houf cf to rcjirfe its Refchihfi rj net im cj I directly cr the Hmtje cf My Hold it to be an indifputnblc principle of that the Peers are not inverted hcir powers ana privileges for their JCic DUt that they poffels thejn as which they arc to ufe for the genera are conititinccl diftindt branch of the fur the purpoff of checking every due exertion of p rregular excurfion of the the proper bounds ol tha them as And it very 11 becomes you to iit with your arms and to look on with a liillefs when you lee the whole nation alarmed for the firft and moft im jortant of their 1 mean the right of fuch an ocjxion it is certainly our duty to ftep and to aid the honeit efforts of the What we fay to a by which that to impeach directly or a judgment of the Lower in a where their juriftliction final and is a viDlation of the conliitiuional rights of the tends to make a breach between the two and leads to a general confufion 3y this refolution we abfolutely every cind of cdHtrpul over the Commons in matters of the utinpft in on which the very being of the conilirution In mat ters of election the jurildidtion of the Commons is aid to be final and Sap pofe then they Ihould alter the whole law of elec transfer the right of copy well ami therefore they endeavoured to luppreis nil and fair difcuffion and to indie the c f the Houie degcne rate into votes as unpar For thefe not only as Englibi and two ought to te dearer to us than any titles to reverie a utterV fuhverfivs of the dignify nrd sutlicriry this injurious to the body of the to the to which we owe our advice upnn every emergency a refolution precedent not only rifcd bin in renrlrncv in the time and manner of obtaining it unfair and furrep Acccruingly I move tmu the refoluticn upon by which have any refnution of the Upper directly or impeaching a of the loiver in a their jurlfdidtion is ccmpetentj is a violation of tiie conilitutionaf rights of the tends to make a breach be tween the two and leads to a general con be to tije Will of the late Mr 1 PORTK irr vviif be obliged to thofa xlentlcnea and who emplcyed ingenious if they will to fiind for their refpeftive ORTX AtTS vhicK left in to nufafiurer in the ore of the they how This Day ispublJbedf TrTce One Jols ruble Refolution to prekrve kis Integrity A DISCOURSE fom Job I die r T I wilnot remove my Inteptity frcm I hold and will notlet k gO Heart hall not Reproach rrs fo J Wfrh z to the Right Lord of the City of RICHARD aud one of the Reptefta tatives of the
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