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British Journal (Newspaper) - December 21, 1728, London, Middlesex ItlTISH O T H fc C E N S O R of 49 S A T U R D A December Tn mecttm Jejvlertt 18 AT I lately pbfcrvd concern ing the pretended Project of a T having bfcen attack d ft vwy violent ic cannot improper to examine ac this of the mmoftImportance to the general Welfare of The Letter fignd RALEIGH in the raised my Expeaatiqns very much when rfaw tbat htgMy reverencd I bbtfAj in j stovers had aflbmd tkis oifiragmfljing He would imitate tteVirtaes the thatgreat and unbyafsd Patriot whofe logeanoui Soul never but maintain d bis his Couatry wich trrafterly generous ifflf forty iiat unworthily Honourable qnd for bis trvm Saki be bad been more juft to the Memty of the fince at the fame 3me iajuridns to the of the He complains the Imputations bays thrown afeuncindid He fays will Witty Afperfions according own Way of mttjVeymce he And heradds chat M toft not retort in rayAppreben fedft be iihe Gauttojot nave usd Point xMdntMfcsy and theJittte Objection Swiifch be argd But as th whicfr chirge to tetlie Motives forpritd icn he bis Arrtago and crowds wSth cnKti amd invidious Re proaches on rhe in I ft in pubiickAfTembKes to fwear with tiftjlrietedeflted Huttings atod If to give repeated of inCd to fpirit tip the Multitude to the fame iihumakrie Aftioits If not ftould be glad 3cnow what is if it rtoc Rsoenge andDisappoints to J Aould be tt know fome otter Caufe Further if Attempts rb and divide ths People are not then I D But I defy him ta hew me where 1 have caffd biai a Jacttite amiaflt Piroyocati ons he has given me I ever apknowlcdgfd a jgjeat DUHnSipn bejtween King and and think it a Irftputarftfn on who Price difTent from the latter to ftild difaffefted the foriper Yet I inftft we have Same who oftnly in ferret approve the abandond Cauie of that I would alfo remind oftentatiutt Ex preflions are very poor Evidence of Loyalty the Rtgicideiof voted Perfon of the Kins out of at the very Time when to cut of fa This Writer would have it believd J am abufive when he dsres not unde take to fhew one my Wrr He concieves it the Prerogative of a pdptlar Writer to publiui Faljhood be it ever fO and to NJjjmu howevef which he vainly iffligines the shd 8is little Artifices afe fa obVions it does them Pfbnonr to mentibn fhifni Vet I ball remind if Inveftivt be he ha a faciil Title to the when it is dmfd to 6e in his Seja jtusi will ali rife in Judgment Let Gentlemen retnember how he treated me in tbfe Beginning of this when hardly one unfriendly Expreflion had been dropt conberning him How he calld me Beggarly Writer Obfeitre Profit I am tDcy will readily allow he has forfeited the Name and the Ufage pf a Gentleman and was I remaricably fcnrrilous he Jbay rio Ptetence to be As he is dininguiftd by RiMaltfry he is equally notorious for the mpft naufeotu Pamty When be Ipcaks the Gentlemen who anfwer his he ftiles them Wretcbe Ffoli and Scrtmarels but when he mentions bis he modfllj calls it a Spirit of Humour and Argument which I muft may be pahtitof enough to Merr who Re putation for fucli muft naturally fpeak tbeir fince Few beltde will do them that to and defire Gentlemen again read the Britijb Journal in f hereby they do me eifeftud If orfe difingenuous Reneftion appears I Will mit to any Cenfttre for I had tflV Advantage of a copiout BOjubiliary Bihngsgau this irtrrpid Writer hould complafei of the of Befamatim bis Pert rhefe rjps Tears be tonis the zenerouf and Quali wanting in did hot abundantly inflnenee the ditmiittftrattiiii fo i I fliall if any Imputations en Hii Papet are to be found in he ought to or hould not complain of them are very mifchievous in pub as well as private Life i and when of this Kind arHe we have a Right to enquire concerning them They in the which ought to Is end ought to In Regard to the TRUCE he wrangles I think no Weight ftouid be laid oa the Rumourt of Nevi Papers Foreign or f rick and the Strefs he Jays on fuch intelli gence is a very ill Sign of GoodWill to Government Common Senfe is fufficient Au thority to fliew the Ufe be makes of thefc Re ports U remarkably reminds m4 they are not of his trumping but we fee is very wtwiBing to lay them and bis Man ner of applying them feems as bad as to invent r He I neither nor deny this Projeft and indeed I can do neither till J know fornethiag more of it He fays tool I ant afraid to approve or cmdnnn it and Can I pretand co till I know the Nature of whHih no Subjeft of this Kingdoqj but his MajBftys Minifters can podlbly pretend If the of theCONGRESS at Soifns be a meer temporary or a precarious Suf peiijion of I fliall make no Scruple td etprefs my If it be an ex and laJKng I Ihall iVe a gentnus Pleafure if this latter be calld a Peace or why mould we quarrel with when we cannot be angry witft Things why mould we condemn ttfe of any Term tUl we know wttat it wi tends u Thefe Words are of a vcty general j a Truce may be very as it may contrary trie Spaniards te feao jibValtar ia or if their merer withGreat I caqpoijEce canftile the a even they ihould refine the Ships and Effefts they iave taken from the And Fixers qf Europe Carjnot ptl them to acknowledge Ottt qrtp our Tradet unless it be oxn Difppfitiori J o that a Trttre may be the proper for rhe without any Difgntce ro the gives me much Pleafure oMvers hould that pacifick them a or are btnei it is ridiculous tf difpaU akout Names lam thereforejnuch furprizd he ihould T6 rail againft a Truce before he Know J
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