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British Press (Newspaper) - November 4, 1820, London, Middlesex NifMBER 5590. -r, "  - LONDON, SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 4, 1820. 4, T'HEATRK-n.OYAT., DRdRY-LANE. i . TH1J3 EyENING^SATURDAY, Nov. > Ilia Majesly'tServauls will p^rfurm THE BEGGAR'S OPERA. . Wilb an adilitioiial Scrne. Captain MactieaUi,MaaaineYeslri8;P�achum, ATr. Iffnn- t. .Mts.'Peachuw, Mr�. Hurfowe; Polly, t^-a Lady (her first "appearance iit Ixindim); I'OCy, Miss I^IIy. In Acl a. willbe iulroduc^d a Rid/itlo, being nearly a fxilhfnl rrpresenialiou of I lie mode in wlifch tlie.'(>elcbi'a(rd Mary-le-boue Gardens were illum)naled on such occasion!. After which Ihe Farce of FRIGHTENED"T0 DEATH. Price 7d. vey; Patiyi-Mni! Bland. The interior of the Theaire has been completely ejnbel-,^ lisbed and neiply decoraled. The chiel^part'of the Scenery has been repainted, and a iiew Architectural^ Prop Scene, desigiud and .executed by Marinari. ' ' ' Placesfor.lfe BoxeVio be Idken of Wr. Roilwelli-ot the Privoti Boii'^ntHint'e, Little RUs>�ll,�j;reet, uut'il' the <6iii. pletion of Ihp Porlic*... . ' The Doors will tie bpeiVed- ai Halflpast Slix d'<ClB)tk, land BoxcisJ'Ts.; Second iprice, 3s, 6d.-Pit, 3s. 6d,:; '^cnnd Price, 2s.- Lower Gallery, iSs.; Second Price, Is,-ITpper Gallery, Is.; Second Price; 6d. ' Mr. \VaUack ia engaged at Ibis Theatre, and will shortly make his appearaHce.-r.AIrV6ouib and Wr. Ho(U are.also cH^e^ed.  . - On "Monday, iaii Opera, with.TJie Lady and the Devil. TlfEA TRK.UOYAL, COVENr.GARDEK. ON WONpAY NEXT, Novemtoer C, will be acted the last new Historical Tragedy of VIRGINIUS; Or, THE LIBER.4TION OF ROME. Appivs Ciaiidins, Mr. Abbott; Virginius, Mr. Macready; Icilius, Mr. C. Kenible; Claudius, Mr. Connor; Siccius VeatalUs, Air. Yates; Nnmetorius, Air. Egertun. Virginia, niiu Foole; Servia,'MrB. Connor. After which, 2d lime, the popular Ballet of LA FILLE AIAL GARDEG. By the Principal Danrri-s from the Opera House, (Seine <1'C last week of their engagement.) To which will be a<lded (3d time at this Theaire), a favourite Farce, in one acl, called THE RENDEZVOUS. Bolding, Afr. Durusei; Qoake^ Air. Blanchard; Charles, Mr. Hunt; Siniu'n, Air. Emery; Smart, Air. Comer. Sophia, Alls: Foote ; Luci-elia, Miss Beaumont; Hose, Aliss Love. A Private Box may be had for the Season, or nightly, of Mr. Brandon, at the Bux-Olfice. , Flares fur Ihe Boxes to betaken of Mr.; Brandon, at the BoK-Office, Hart-Btreet, from Ten till Four.: Boxed, 7s ; Second Price, Ss. 6d.-Pit, 3�. 6d.; Second Price, 2s.-Gallery, 28.; Second Price, Is.-Upper Gallery, la.; Second Price, 6J. The Doorawill he upeued at Half.past Six o'clock, and the Play begin at Seven. On Tuesday revived Shakspeare's Comedy of Twelfth Night (which has been for some lime in prepara. .lion) ; in wjiich will be introdnced Songs, Duets, Gleesj and ChorusM, selected entirely from the Plays, Poems, �b4 Spn-nets of ^habspeare. ADEI^Pm THEATRE, STRATilD. . By Authority uf tbe'Right Hon.'lbe Lord Chamberl^io.' fTpBIS EVENING, SATOUpAY, Novem-JL her 4, will be presented, fur the 24tb lime, an entire Kew Scottish Melo-Dramatic^Burletta, entitled, ST. CUTHBEUT'S EVE-, Or,'THE TOMB OF AIONTEITH. Julian Aloiileith, Mr. Gomersal; M'Alleii, Mr.Watkins; <;iiy Heldenick, Mr. Lec; Sandy, Air. Wilkinson; Father Ambrose, Rlr.-Cawell. Alalilda, Aliss Yates; Alice, Mrs. Maylett. After which will be produced a New Divertisement, called MABOAIET; OR, THE VIZIER'S CHOICE. Alahomel, Aln Walbourn, who, in the conrse of the Di--vertisement, will introduce the celebrated Dcma Dance! After which will be produced the last new grand and picturesque Pantomime, with new music. Scenery, &C; called, THE FAIRY OF THE NORTH STAR; OR, HARLEQUIN AT LABRADOR. Hkini (King of .Labrador, afterwards Pantaloon), Air. Daly ; Frogilli (a Cuurlier of Labrador, afterwards Clown),. jvignor Paulo (his. sixth appearance this season); Hubert (afterwards Harlequin), Mr. W. Kirby. rrostella (Fairy of the North Star), Aliss Yates; Labradine (afterwards Culnm-t)ine), Aliss Brady< On Alonday next will be produced an entire new Operatic Bnrletia, in which a Lady will mak^ her first a|ipearauce on any Singe. ... The Doois will open at Six o'CIock, and the Performinre to commence a Quarter before Seven.-Second Price Half-past Eight. PATEiVT .STAYS AND ELASTIC BELTS. �OBINSON and VLS'llRIN *nbtmt for La-Jt*/ dies' inspection their PATENT STAYS to improve neglected shape, expand contracted chests, relieve vertebral wetness, r�ot4fy projecting shoulders, correct liabitnul stooping, prcveiHAnd remove spinal cnrvaltifes,and for the .supj)urt and cure of persons awry, by which a defective 4ig4re appears-perfectly.straight, without any pernicious sieel, padding, presnire., or ubstrocliou. ELASTIC BELTS upon anatomical' prioriples, ^icb-reduce corpulency, aii'urd ^niust coniiurlabte support bfiome and after accniicbe-iiieut, are highly efficacious iu <irupstc:it Sod umbilical �a8es, and:forliernij9^abdoiniiial relaxatiaa^^ebility, oren-largemeut.. .Dress ^tays and Corsets, a leaver scientifically adapted to the variations of shape, wbich Ihey e�sage to fit, turiib studious regard to symmetry, elegance, awl iiisbiou.- "Stays and Braceafur growing'Ladies and Children. Country Re8ideo.lB-ioMructed by LClter'lu'tirausmil Ufa-6urea. lislieil h Century) respectfully inform the Public, the LOTTERY begins Drawing 15lh THIS MONTH, wlren TWO of.........Je20,000 Cnnsnis and Money, are,-sure la he-drawn. Scheme contains Two Prizes of 20,000/. Consols-Two Prixps of 1^^6,000/. CousdlBj-added to-Two of 2JO0W. Aloney, making Ing^ether -v    '1 FOUR ...........of fSOjOpp . Coosols-anJ.Money.'-." TICKETS and SHARES are Selling hy HAZARD and Ct>.j Royal Eltcbage; 9�,,eorulii!l; and 324, Qj^ordTlirvel, Jjjqilotf'; who have recently Shared BBdSild " -" FOUR^....i. Prizes of �3O;00b ' SIGHT...;.. Prizrt of ....i, StyWO This day is pnblisheil, price4s. bound In red leather, a new and iinpmved Edition of fTINTICK'S SPELfcING DICTIONARY JCi of Ihe ENGLISH LAISIGUAGE5 in which 4he Parts of Speech are accurately dislingnished, and the Syllables accented according to the just aiid nataral prouuiicialiun of each word.' A new Edition, carefully revised, corrected, aud improved. .* By THOAlAS BROWNE, LL.D. Author of "The ifnion aiid Classiral Dictionaries," &c. &r. Prlntedfor J. Mawmali; F. C.and J. Rivingtonvi. Nunh; Cadell. and Davira; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Urme, and Brown; Scatcherd and Letlerman; A. K.Newman and Co.; John Richardson; J. and W.T.Clarke; Harvey an"! D�r-ton; J. Al. Richardson ; J.Otridge; J. Booker; Lackinglun and Co.; J.-Booth; R. S. Kirby; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy ; J. Aiperne; Sherwood, Neely, niid Jones; G. and W. B. Whiltaker: and for Wilson and Sons, York, MONEY. . -....... -I --�.-if|-j ""^ employ the satifie {ii a (fciire way, and to advan(age,^l)y ad--yanciog upon iherDepnsils of every description �f Property that is^ valuable, viz. Plate, Jewels, and Dia,mo^ds>...A))y Lady orCKulieqiau j^a^be ,wait�*po�-at--rtreir��rt^-r^^ �iSx^i-Vy't^i^i^ "oiie'day's holiCc, ami the most profi^tiot L secresy niiiy lie depended n pon by the- Ajiverliier. .Address, ' in Ihe first instance, post-paid; to Mr. At. C. O. at "Mr; Per-riog's; Hatter,- No,4l3vSir��id, will meet respectful atjen-liun, and then~i the Advertiser's name and addifess will be given astonishment that b person'of. (iii^]i;merit;�bonld have heen so promoted? He was sure ,l{�t 'ifjtiei^Jyirdihfpa' minds were clear of the scandalous riipqt^t Which bad beeu diligeiil-ly spread abroad in 4he wQrI^^;ihey..W(>ul ^ilIes,l6f tfae favuiireil per. son hxd been selected to fill-^ii^^^rdifiate situations by bis iufliience.' But then it 'wa�;||^id -Ihe.wife was nlit iurluded; she waa shut ontf^:i^in, the.arrangement so beneficial |q Ihe olher menitieniivjir'the. family. One giiod reason which might be:jpi^en fiiili^^thal was, that she partook of the honours .And :mDluinen.t8 of her bus. band. These were rousidcralion*; very; proper to be al-teuiled to, parlicularly if ibe^ were luV weigh all^ suspi. cidus circumstances against ber Majesly... 'He.conid put hut recollect with bad been laid ; down and 'dwelt upon thai Bcrgarai had ao^niKii such complete |Hi<se�r sion and caulrul over her Alajrsiy^ifYhal he rose rapidlyju power and in pride; that alt the raape.ct forincrly pnid.lurb t� already adduced in favour of tl|e Illustrious Accused. He wished to offer .some .remarks upon one or twoVoiuts iu the Speech of the JS'oble and Learned Lord to whom he had at tirst alluded, whose speech, there could be nu doubt, had produced a very considerable effect upon the minds of their Lordships.- The Noble and Learned Lord had displayed great and meritorious anxiety Iq hold tlii; scales of Justice perfectly even between the Higli Parties whose cause was before the Bouse. Happy would it have been if those in autliurity had been equally scrupulous, and not attempted to pie-jadge Ibi; question by atrikiug her Alajeaty's name.out of Ihe ^, before �ven an accusation bad beeu-Vougbl againsV:'herrr*.'*-racl Which had oeveir Jiecu approved' of by any oae>-�t Uast he had never liiet witii any uue who bad ventured lo speak in approbation of it. He differed from a Nobis and Learned Lord, who appeared to think that it would be a degradation of their Lordships to consider what would probably be the fale of the Bill in the Lower House. Generally speaking, be agreed with the Noble aud Learned Lord that it would occasion a loss of dignity to their Lordships, if, on great questions of stale, ibey suffered their delibcratlous to he swayed liy the consideration of the light in which they were likely to be Viewed by the House of Commons. But when they considered that the House of Cuinmons had already had Ibis subject uuder consideration, aud had determined that tbe examination would be derogstory from the dignity of the Crown, and iujurinus to the best interests of the empire ;" knowing, as their Lordships did, that a duplicate of that fatal green hag had been laid upon- the table of- the Lower House, aud that instead of rummaging and ransacking its di-sgusting contents, they not only did (tot deterininc to open it, but absolutely shoved it ofTlhe table; knowing all these things,as ibeir Lordships must know Ihem, he could scarrely conceive that it was possible, to delibernle on the Bill without their miuds being iufluenced, avowedly or not, by the rrilectiau of what might be its fale in the Lower House. His Lordship argued against any attempt to modify the measure, such as had beeu taikrd .of- /| modification would, in all probability, be spurned with sEur^aud iiidiguatiuii by the House of Cominuus, and would, perhaps, be taken as proofs of the correctness of the.judgment of Ihe Lower House iu refusing to investigate Ihe matter at all. He thought it a forlu. nale circumstance fur the Queru that the trial had taken place-though she was not bound to thank those to whose �eal she' owed the favour. He chimed the advantage of the declaration made by the Noble mid Learned Lord 66 ihe Woolsack, which ought uever lo be fur- ' goileu by IliC House, thai if any Nuhle Liird had the slightest 'doUbt reinainiug in bis uiiiid as Iu Ihe guilt of ber .Majesly, that Noble IJonI could not co'tscieutiously vote, fur the second reading of ihe Bill. As to Ibe ohseivalions made Iu support of the evidence of Majurchi, Sacchi, and Demoot, those" who dilTered from him und his Noble Friends as to the degree of discredit lo which their eviilence was subjected, hail nearly the same view with resprct lo the real discredit which a suspicion of their evidence would ijirow upon the whole cabe. He complained that Ihe Noble and Learned Lord on tba Woolsack hud staled all that was cuntained in their evident'which buie against her Majesty, without stating thai part of'their evidence which wa.s wholly fiilse and unfounded. The Noble Earl on Ihe rruss-lienchrs (Lauderdale) went beybud that. He, ihough he could not gfve entire credit to those, witnesses, each or severally, dis-aivered guill from the entire face of Ihe evidence. .That Nubte E'lrl had endeavoured^ most unsuccessfully, to' repair the mutilated clinracter^ of Majiicchi,' Sacclii, and Demont; and had undrrtakeu to shew, with no better sliccess, instances iu' which their lesiimouy was-all in'agreement upon points for the csiablishmeut of Ahich they .could uiit h',ive conspired lugelher. As to the �ase al CaVlsriihe, that liad been cuulra.dicled on the must respectable and unimpeached testimi^ny; ye^ al-ll^ugh the Nobje niid Leai;ned Lord on the Woolsack had given op and abandoned tliatcase altogether,' he yeVd.welt hi his remarks oil the shsplcious cirruinstances of the cloak of her'Majenty being found in.Bergauii's bed. Although he de-; precated judifineui's'funned on suspicious circunislaiices, yet he could nut but ai-k, if it were not ju&l possible that lluj Grimms or Ihe Radens, who were running up aird dowu, aiid prying through the apartments after the Queen, had left them-might hot'they (it was a eircunistuiice just . possible) have \pl9CVd the cloak in that bed ?-(^.�ar, Atar, Aeor.)-Tiieir Lorilship.ii ,kuew the story of Uiliello. There tbe'haAdkcf'chief which had been dtopt. accidentally, .was by lhe?inaiiagrm,rnt of logo placed in the hands of Caiato. TJiCir Ltii-dsbipa must kuow, that there were maiiy Iagi>'� lo bet fpuiid "In llie world.-(Hear, /ie i:^�hips.W^uld but abstmci-tbe. n'oridu'uf cn wlHcIt.had.beefi.' in-- 'fugcd^iatiiibeirininds^^ it ha>e,slruck tbemwith an; 're'splrct, bill ever) pcmait xoimeitei3h^iibf}i^ "felam^able degree... , One c(rcnms(a>ice:,bad .l>biWaitetri(>(ed. lo".be:i>'��ed �o' sopport-tbOM: 8talemeCrt�fri�e,me�or Ihisiftr-C(i<U||Slance Wbicb-was sai^ to have ocGurrejitln llHrroad -when, Ifae.'Uiftle was bnuiled-oul of the caniage; b^t that btid completely failed. 'Coming now lo Ihepolticrestory^ It was not proved th�t Bergami slept in the tenl,botit was prbvcd that the communiration was open In Ihe'apartmeuis below, for LicutAiaut Hownam found the hatchway open when he was going up tbat way after the tent was chi.sed. If he could concrive that an adulterous oonitexiou had taken place, all he should say was,'lhal it was most improbable that it look place at that time. As no mystery or secret was made of tbe-ai-raiigement, one of the witnesses had slated bis inference would be, that adulterous intercourse had'nut taken place. On board ship persons iinused lo the sea are pjeneratly in a stale of sickness, and all huddled together'.in.ihe most uncomfortable manner possible-and ho muit think that in such a lima it waa most unlikely that aby id^ of adulterous intercuursa shoiitd enter tha most depraved mind.. The only witness of any respectability wboihad been produced  for tbe Bill was Captain Briggs; and here li� must remark, that a more' respectable set, of witnesaestjian had appeared for the Queen never caine before a Cuart, and the ruolrast-betwren those persons aitd .the witnesses ou the other side must hitve' struck their Lordships most: forcibly. But the only respectable witness. Captain Ilriggs, was decidedly fn favour of the Queen: It was a negative testimony, but in her favour. For was any suspicion entertained of her Atajesiy, while she was on board Ihe ,^ljeviaihanNone whatever. . It wat said that ber Alajesty directed^ tbe cabin of Bergami should be near her own; Iriit if their Lordships looked at Ihe evidence, they would sec that no adulterous iotereourse could "have taken place without being Known lo Ihe greater part of the crew. There was one point, which if il, did npl strike their Lordships strongly he should be much disagpoinled. That the witness Dcmoul, coming furnished with luir <foB&/s entendm, aud with all the inclination possible, to destroy tlie life and honour of her Alajcsty, that she who had been continually about her ATajesty's person, it . was astonishing that that woman, having bail such opportunities, and with ^uch inclinations against her Alajesly,- did not prove one .single act of indecency or adulterous intercourse. Whenevar the Counsel iir hia examination drew near to that point, and something was expected, tu be disclosed, the mq-'' -nelit'Ihey approached tbat fact, tliW it.failed, there it stopped short. If Ibatdid <Mit mxke .�� Impression on the minds of their Lordships, he should indeed be greatly astonished. Their Lordships must look tu the possible motives of witnesses,-and could Ihey forget that Alajocchi was the confirmed Chancellor of Col too-garden, aud Pietro Cuchi it was possible might be raised above all others. If Gar-giulo's evidence were true, and the adulterous intercourse had taken ptace, the Hidecent scenirs to which he deposed could not have taken place without being noticed. The man bail an interest in the evidence he was giving, nut only from the high remuneration,' but from his sxpectation to have bis oulstan'ding and unsellled demand adjusted. The coolness and periness whidi he had displayed whilstgiviiig bis testimony, did noLndd, in bis opinion, to Ihe credibility of it. Uf suspicious circumstances, he remembered to have heard of a m�n who was seized with a fit of jealousy of his . wife, because on going into a room where she had been, he found two chairs standing close -together.- Of such suspicions Iheie was neither end nor limit.- The freedom of comment, so esseutial to the investigation uf truth, could not be restrained even though Kings were tbe parties. If Kings themselves came before them, they roust share in Ihe comment, liowever uncuurtly it might prove. With regard to the omission of her Alajesty's name iu the Liturgy, whether it was by the desire of the King lo the Archbishop of Canterbury he knew not; but this he wauld say, that if be liad been Archbishop uf Cantcrliury, he would have thrown the l^itnrgy iu the King's face before he would have done an act so contrary to law, to .justice, and bumauily. If be bad been Lord Chancelliir, he would have Ibrown Ihe seals at his Alajesty's feel rather than have sauctioned such an act. What ajiousehuld adminislration might do he knew not, but tbat was the conduct he Would himself have pursued. He could nlmflKt say that they had been warned against the passing of Ibis Bill, by signs both iu the natural and iu ihe moral world. Their Lordships might remember that Ihe moment when the Attprney-Geueral began his'opruiug speech with that stHtementt which he (Unrd G ) should not condemn bim for having made, seeing that lie was bound lo folloW' the instructions of his brief-that foul and fatal charge a!;aiust the Queen commenced amidst the hui'sliug uf clouds und sliirmsf^ij'.concluded in an almost total eclipse.-{Hear, ftear'.)r--iVbe�as wbcii^be defence began, a bright "sun lit up IbV h^v^nj, and sTied a' cheer- ing influence on Ihe day.-^fl'eaj',|iea)r.J-He would also say; that Ihey had had si^iis injilb.e m~<"Fal and political world. In the inorah world( clou^. Were collecting (Charged with thunder-yes, with thirader,^.cause if their Lordships did pass tbe Bill, liny would'dis'gi&st all the sound part of the community-Ibey would "rendrr. them discontented, and then an e.isy prey to factiiTus and 'c,vil.disposrd men. What had created all this sensatioii ? A breath bad created it aud a-brealh could destroy il. If they, threw outjhis Bill, they would create the most liearlfclt rejoicing, not only through this couiitry,but frum the shores of this laud tbrougb France, over the Alps and the Pyrenees, aiid tbe.note of joy would be piolonged through Spain, Porlpgal,and Naples-(f/ear, hear)-because i hese iialJoiis were free-(ffear, hear)-and none but the agents' and uphaldeiri;;. yf despotic power could rejoice at its passing-none but despotic nations would hang down their heaijs in.sprrow and'dejectiun if it were rejected; while all free-horn Englishmen, while the . free of all nations, would hajl the acquiltaLof tbe Queen as they, would the liberation of aii'y great.peqple from a state'of degradingHiondage. He hoped thejr Lprtkblps would not be led by prrvale ^iulerests, by prejudices, or by partial aO'ec-tions, in giviug iheir derisipn. ^Why didhe say so ? Because every morning they prayed on 4h'eir knees thai their hearts might be free froiri"air8Ucfi,.'.A.ud-wby every morning? Because their hearts'were by" nature deprayisd and desperately wicked, and it was he'ressary to .Save their duty coii-siantly sounded in their eairii before they came to the deter-ininatiuii of this faW iui|^uiry..He would conjure, implore-be would pray thtm.ou hU khee},.lo^dn. in the'cnse of tills oppressed, tbia nersecuied,. Ih'is^;^^^^ woman, wimt thty would wish, til be ilcine Ip'lheinsetves, to their wives, and lutheirje.arcsfd,8ugbl.ers, and. jjut permit thii BilPto be read o second liUie. .J^.i - ; , ;The-EarI of Harewopd'snd-vlbc-Eai^l df-Dono�ghmpre rose, at the. same lime. ^ 4 Amidst ^ gite his vuie un Hie me4;inrc on which Ihey' i^ere u��^bout to decide, he wi t^..iu^^uitig its value. But the defect.of^p?�f -i^isingintUB^mjCeroamton <rhich hi* opinion-rested^ '^oiifil tof bemea ,'he .were as perfectix clear in his iiwn mind uf^ llie perfect ihnuceoce of tliRQiieen, as he was convinced oftli^tnpolicyofpassingllrirBiin The Bill was in two parti, "one iif .fti�orce, and the other of DegrailatipD. Tbe former it  as i� derst lod was lo be dropped ; hot still there remained eiioi gb to c mvince him of Ihe impiilicy uf passing il in the pres' Btlta eof the public mind, which laboured under strong feetiii^s.uf irritation. He was iiut an advocate for yielding to popular clamour,.but be could, not but have regard lo Ihe public opinion, which seldom was wrung iu its estimate of public measures ur of public men ; for he was convinced, tbat whatever might be Ihe temporary feelings af Ihe connlry, Ihe people would always in the end appreciate men of public character as they deserved - Give only ibe people uf Ibis conutry a fair opportunily of juilgiug, without irritation or oppression, aud they will not fail to be correct in their decision in the long run. In tbe course of his experience he bad never found them to fall, aud be hoped ibey never would.. He did out menu to say, that ft was wrong in those who bad iustiluled those proceedings to lake some notice of the case; he must indeed say fur them, that br was convinced of the correctness of llieir intentious, and he hoped tbat if any other set of men had been in the same situation, he should have heen candid enough to give them equal credit for the propriety of their motived, uiideir their view of Ihe case. He should vote against the Bill, from a conviction of its inexpediency. The Earl of Donoughniore said, he fell il incumbent on him not to lose the earliest opporluntty of ausweiiiig the arguments of the Noble Lord who had just sat down. The Nuble Lord had said, Ibat he did not liiiiik the llluslrious Inculpated Party perfectly innocent of Ihe charges in the preambU to this Bill'. Now what shiuild he have expected from the Noble Lord who had said this, after the lengthened inquiry which they had gone thrnugh, but that he would vote for the second reading of the Bill, or propose somelhiog in its stead ? But to *his utter astonishment, the Noble Lord would not vote for the second reading, nor bad he proposed to substitute any olher measure for tbat now before them. Tbe whole of the argument of the Noble Lord amounted to this^ thai the pablic mind was in a state of great irritation, and. lliiit be never knew the public lo be-wrong in its judgment at last-therefore their Lordships weie called on Ui drop tlie Bill, -abandon your duty-(Hear, hear, hear)-- . forego the ineasure, because a very respectable Nuble Lord said, that his experince taught him that, whether irritated or not, tbe people always proved to he wise and just at last. He apprehended that the argument of Ihe Noble Lord waa a reasoa why the Bill should be read a second lime. Because the irritation of tlie people's minds won Id only be increased by having caused its rejectioo. They would feel themselves siruug, and forget who were the governors, and who the party governed. He respected pub-' lie opinion as much as any m^n, but he could not Ihiuk this was a time to sacrifice lo popular clamour, or tbe dignity uf Parliament. Before he entered upon his reasons for the vole he sbuuldgive, hethouebt it right to state toibeir Lordships on what part of the evidence he founded thai upinion. He should not call to his aid in forming his upinion, the testimony of Majocchi, nor should be rely on tbat of Demont, nor would be lake any account of ibat ofthe respectable Air. Sacchi, nor lisleu'for a moment lo that of llie execrable witness CuChi, nor could he, iu furming bis opinion, be at all guided by the evidence of Kress, when he considered the manner in which ahe had been brought forward, aud the influence by which the witness who could have contradicted her had been prevented from coming. The able and masterly manner in which Lord Lauderdale had lr.eated the case, had li-ft very little fiir thooe to say who had lo. follow him. He (Lord Donoughmore) perfectly agreed with the Earl of Lauderdale, as to the elevation of B |.the greater part of the day. He could not couceive liQW, coupling the familiarites with the nightly coiiabitalion under ihp tent, their Lordships could consider her not guilty. 'Those were tbe grounds on which he sliould .give Ids vote. Now as lo tbe polacre, he cooccived Ihe evidenee as to that as perfectly clear. The Noble Lord here referred to Ibe evidence of Ihe Captain and Alatc as to the manner ' of the Princess conductiitg herself on board the polacre, and proceeded.-Now he would make one observation, which was, tbat he believed this polacre to have been taken as a place of seeresy for Ihe kind of transactiuo which be had mentioned. The Qoeen was then temporary mistress of the vessel, Ihey were all ber servants, and to shew Ibat they understood their duly, their Lordships would find, if any tiling improper was goin^ on, tbe Captain always ordered tbe men away. It wanted one strong fuel only in a. common case before a Jury, but hei-e they wereou board a polacre for six mouths-it was six mooths from tli'e time she had first embarked on board tbe polacre, taking in the land journey, bifore they landed again; His Lordship then stated thartbere were six months of intercourse, but tbat out of that there were five weeks' sleeping under the same tent. Il was not, therefore, a single charge of adultery, but one extending over a great length uf lime. He thought their Lordships most infer that ibe polacre was hired on purpose fur Ibe gratification'uf her passions, and not for a.laudable curiostly aud desire ofiinprovement. The Noble Lord again referred to ^e evidence of the Captain aud Aliile, as lo her Royal Higlu iiess retiring in the day-time, and Schiavini ordering tbem lo close the tent. Cases of adultery were generally proved by one^witness only. The Captain aud AJate had referred to Schiavini, and he might havC been called to contradict tbein; but be bad not. been called. BirpUo bad stated Ibat lia'knew Ber'ganii in Ihe service of General Pino, and that^ he used to,go down to llie kitchen to git Ihe plates, . Their Loi^dships would see-tbatthM might have been con. tra'dicledj but it had not beeii allempled to besodoaei Tbe only thing tbat coxild Ike said tigaiusl these tilro witntssea (liic Caplaiii und .Mali] was, that tli. y hud hrCn coiniieii-sated fur their loSs of time ; the only sligina tinil had bent rasl on lhi;�e persons was; that ihey bid receiVed so mur.ll tliat it aioiiuiiled lo a bribe, li a'ppi-arpd lo bim (Lonl D.iuougliiniirr), that instead of ruilli-adicliun hy ihe olhei: Slilr, Ihi-re wits cunfirmallou. Ije^t. Howuniti lUd stated; llinl he believed her Knysil Hi-rhuens anil fleri-.i.iii ilu. l�t nmlrrial thing lh�l tbi-y had Ibis riinlit-uialioii; dragged out as it was, and it cerlaiuly hail taken a great deil of trunble to gii ji from him. He wa* as ri-lililHiit. a witness as he (Lord D) ever knew. He winilil say nnlhinsr with respect lo l.iuuli-nant Flynn. Now Mr. Hortnartli hal staled it f> behi..i b lief that ihry sjrpt under the lent. The orJief of 8u relnrtaul a Witness as Mr. tlowiiaiii, who ad-nillled, al Iheuillsel, that he lisd heemlnder tlie gi*pale�t ohiigalions to lier Alajesly, was one of Ihe niusl,|>i)%vi rful argumeuls in fuTuur of the stipiinsiliuii. Ittat the a'Uillt-ruiis iutercoiirse had been carried uii willi very little iiilfrriiplion. He conceived Ihere was no doubt ih-jl the adilliery hail heen provcil  he declared, from his heart, his belief that not only the adultery-was proved, but also a long of ailullerous iulercoiir>e. He did not kndw how any one, looking, at llie evidence, could Ihiuk otherwise. Three of tbe must prominent witnesses were as iVell entitled In credit as any that-ever ap|>carrd iu a Court uf Jttslire. B>-igAail lyin.^ OH tbe heil iu'lhe day-lime with lite lent cluseiJ was a strong |trouf of guill indeed; for wIt.Tl other purpose but Ihat of an impniper inti-reourSe Coulil il be so close.J r Aftie paying the ulutosl -allenlioii lo litis trial during Hie whole lime, he coithi not but feel satisfied as lo the giiill of the tjiieen. He wished he cuiiUI have cunle to a cuulrary dt-. cisiou ; bill, in his conscience, he could not. He wished there had been more evidence, or less lhaii had been produced. He wished that a selectiiin had made. He was a member uf the Secret Cuinmitlec : he then fell'Ihere was ground fur this prosecution ; find, now that foriy or fifty days bad been spent iu Ihe ittquiry, his ojiiuioit remained stilt unchanged. Alauy things bad been brought forward quite irrelevant ; instead of trying lite accused person, four or live, days had beeu occupied itt tijiug the Alitnn Commission ; and yet nolhing against the iha-racler and conduct uf that tl^oinmissiou had heen provid. He wished that some of the witnesses had not been brought forwaril. It had been said that the public had decided Ihix quesliun; hut be certainly did not atl.icli much import jiiie to that opinion, as it had been declared btfure the Uueett's trial began. Fruinthe moment her Alajesty landed in Ibis country, Addresses bad fullowed each other declaring her ti> be perfeclly innocent. Their Lordships had been told, that if Ihey gave a verdict against the Queen, it would bt wiili-out efl'ect; but if they were to he intimidated hy such X threat, Ibey would bC unworlliy Ihe seals Ibey held as Peeis of lite realm. The No1)le Lord then noticed the -illusioiu that had been made by Counsel as lo a parallel rise lo the present, and entered imp a long eulugiuiii iu prai>e.of his present Alajesty; who had immortalized his itaute, and the ate In which he lived, by the success wliilrb had alleiidi d the period iu which he hud swayed tile British sceinle. Earl Gicj-" My Lomis, it was not my intention to hate addressed you until I had heard some of Ihe Nuble l^nls on the other side deliver their sentiments, which I knuw will baie so much weight, had I not felt tbat from ihe great fatigue of attending to this case, I am iu tbat state whirl) would at any sub t put iipun a man. Aly Luids, at Hie commencemenl of these proceedings 1 staled to your Lordships my objections tu Bills of Pains and Penalties. Aly Lords, 1 did not go the length of saying, ihat uuder no circumstances, and upju no occasion, and in HO possible supposed casCj could such Bills properly be passed. I have read ifie history of the Cuuslilution wilb other views aud other opiiiiuits, aud I have seen that in the best )>f times, lhal many Bills of Pains and IVnallirs have passed. 1 will not go so far as some Noble t^orus have done, in saying uotliing can ever justify their adoption; but llte-yaie-su nhjectionable in their nature, and so ituconElilulional in their practice, that uolhlng but tbe most urgeni Siale necessity could justify resorting to ihem, und no such Stale necessity has be-eii proved in tbe present ioslauce. Aly oh-jccilou lo this Bill was, that it was ,ftot necessary under such circumslauces as Ihese, there being antitbir measure open, namely by inipeaclinient, which' 1 liiought more caastilulioiial aud ihoi'e expedient on ihe present occasion. 1 will not now restate my argiitneiils ugaiust the Bill; I have entered Ihein iu a protest; heil it was with great sui that I besrd a Noble LJird (lledeadule), who was on the Irial of Warren Hastings for seven years, say, lhal an impeiicli-inent would not lie in Ibe present case, because an indicl-inent would not lie," 1 heard this with surprise, for int-peachmeuls'wri-e adopted to inerl rases not provided for iu the ordinary rules of law. I nodeisloi.d lite Noble Lord to have biboured this point wilh great assiilnily and-great eaEiieslness. i may have niisninlcrsloud him. 1 was'also surprised to hear from Ihe Noble and 'Le-arneil Lord on llie AVoolsack another statement on this subject-a slatcineHt so oflen answered. It was wilb some drgiee of astonisbineut 1 heard it again repeated, namely, Hut Ihe mode of pio-ceediug by a Bill uf Pains and Penalties was nioie advantageous to'tbe accused thau impeachment. Is il>e Noble, nod Learned Lord so ignorant uf every iliiug passing abuni bim-is be su completely rouviuced as the Nuble Lurd an the cruss-bencb (Lord Redesdair) is, that Ihe House of Commons would have impearlied-(//ear, /leor)-is he se> ignorant as not to know that if the question of iinpeaclt-menl liad been pru'posed to the House uf Gommuns, that �

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