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   Country Journal Or The Craftsman (Newspaper) - July 13, 1828, London, Middlesex                                The C O U JO -T- .,   . , C A X E B; DA N V E.R S, of G r ay's4n n< S AT 17B.DA Yi "J ux y 13c ,172^8. Know no other^dilferince. betvyeeft an' i rial Attendance:X * h&t It nilghc have %en bbferved; from abfilptte. Monarchy. and a/tee -Govern^ one of our Hlftbrianv that 'even that fmall. Body gave ment thanthis,that as. the forme?: con-: -umbrage to the People^ whd thought theirr Affe&ions abet7 -fids'in the arbitrary,; unteSr&jaecf ,Vfil{. ter Security to the Prince^ than fuch an armed and venal oione Man, k can be.fupported only Retinue. /This rnuft'Veacknowledged to be the fir ft by army!.Force:; whereas the very Ef latrodu&n of zn^fiandjng^ Military Force amongft us,-fejnce of.thzjatter. c^afifts in the reeii-, Which was augmented ( as I have obferved'jn a late Pa Jlar Execution of khpwn Laws,, rnadej j)er) to averylarge ff^G^y/'juft after the Refioratton ; by the Confent of the wjfeife Community.'~'One therefore j 'fince which time 'this';EviI'continued' to encroach upon depends on xhex Military Power, and the .other,, on the I us till the general Apprehehfions'of the People from Civil Power for its Support.       . -,v<'. - J theMilitqry Adminifiration of King James produced the From hence ii- - f^^^\l^t:,aiyplut?.p^er.nment is I Revolution; yv^e'ri] it wasrmkde ah Article'in the Bill of only another.. VVoijd �fo&'Militpty.fioysrtgnent, which, may. j Rights,' that '"ihti keepingup d-jldndingArmy in Times of be reciprocally predicated of -each Others, for, .as Mfot&tel' Peace is contrary te-tjfw' ;;ariaV'yet, as our Author obferves, Government cannot iVbfift without Military Forqe.,fo ey^ery I the firfl jp^r/^? ^�*y Efiablifrimenc of any large fianding Degree of Military Fontiis, d^dly^fpa4cingy:.^^/^%* \:Army was Jn.tfijs.Reign-;'wHidh I hope no Man of the" wernment; -and-every Government^ call it by whR.HanleJ leaft Candour Will, think I mention with any Defign to de-you pleafe,muft be allowed to^be-fofar arbitrary asit.par- } trad frorn the Juftice, Expediency and NeceiTity^of the Re- � takes of Military Power'', by w\ich I do .not.mean /thata\ volution^ or the immortal Glory of our great Deliverer; free Statu cahnctraife a furffi,cien� Body of Troops to de/end | fince a great and godd 'Aftidn ought not t6 be charged itfelf inTlmes6l"Dangertwithqut.Ali.eringjks Con$itu^ioji; J with all'the bad'Conferences' and Events which may hap but that a Government^then;, becofnes arbitrary, when" the I pen. to follow upon it..'" But Tthpught it neceliary, when* Tower of the Sword prevails fo far,, as, tokbe .exercjfed in.l I was ^n-this'Subje^,  to give the Reader an impartial any Degree independently of the. Civil Power. I Account of the Rjfe and,,Progrefs of fianding Armies in This is fo-tr^e, vthar^ '        - Thing as -abfolute Government in the ^Vorld, without ;.the I, ^is.preient Majefty was pleaTed,;1 juft after his Accefliori AiTiftance of armed Force,;- for Liberty^is.undoubtedly th I to the Throne,'^ Parj'tament, that He would Original^ Natural Right.kt>f Mankind y which they woul^'j reduce his Forces y as foon as it could be done without Pre jit-not have given up without Gonftraivi^-ind,it js a vigg] dkqtdjhe Common Cauji, and covfijlent 'with 'ite Inter ef melancholy, but      ;Cehfideratio�.vtj^itt akho;ugl^everill;, / Us ^ingdbm., Whether this ii not a proper Time to do States may have enjoyed thwvrjLib#rf?es,. for fame Time af-' I it, and whether it may* not be done with the uemoft Se-' ter the Military:-Pawer*>faXh^ is I curjty, I fhall, wirhr grea: Submiflioo, leave others to commonryr4rn�byvimfercepHfrk,Degrees^ypt Hiftorydoes I determlhe   b'uuhei;e are fdme Reasons for doing it, offer'd-not afford us one Infiance^ of a* People,- who, have., long J in this Paniphletj which f do not think inconfiderable, continued j^^'e^^C'DoniimQnYiof $L?Sw,pr#. Xjberiy\ an4' th>irefore'',iyiir beg\jEeave to tran(6ribe them. hath'aiways?-laeefi%t*ieSacnfi{�^^^^a^ ; .:  haps made the^Prerence foaeftateihipg$h&t Power? which! SlOur present Eftabliftiment in England,for Guards and deftro^ed � it.^ "This" Was aindoubtedlyrthe^ XJaie*. of'trom-1c Ga'rrifons only, is twenty two thoufandj nine hundred and well's Army-;? an Army j asiosr^A^or :  thatj^ Plantations abroad,"and b.efide.what we pay forivierce* is, a large Body ofmercenaryTroops, kept upin. Times .of J,c, naries to. theLandgrave ofHeffeciiffel\ and Subfidies to^ the J^r?,'and.abfolutely-under the,' . - jMagifirate, without- any.-E^pentoce-o.h'the-Pe^/^^n..gef I     cThus it is plaijii that-we haye,a greater (landing Force if you reduce the MM, and not the Officers, the Charg� is very little reduced, and'will^moiiht to little morevtK'ali \-c what has been pradifed%a vieioiis GommiiTary in falfe' c Mufiers. ' This likewife feems to~ me the proper' time- for d(iing this, as the Affairs of Europe, which haye" been- troubled * and very much embroiled"for-fome time^paft, feem^iOw^ at * lead to the Apprehenfion ofthofe w'no are lio't in- the Se- 5 cret, to be clearing up; and as 6ur7Minifters,^whd haver � been always heartily tupplied With every Power they haV^ f asked from Parliament, and have had fome Aids^ unkftpWii * till within a few Years to bur Conftitucion, but which the "� 6 Parliament intrufted them with, from the Ajftirances giveii '�s* * them of the great Succefs they "mutt' have Abroad, though. c fome were apprehenfive the Precedent might be attended c with fomeTit'tleDangef at Home ; thus'aififted^Iiay^-W' 'have no Reafon to doubt that^ by'the great. Wifdbrh and v A dd refs of his Majefty3s Minifters,' both* .at H'bme5 and ;ac ;; 1 c Soijfens, a laftihg and a fdlid Peace will Ber eftab!iffiedv?"' e in Europe. '-*"�_        a   ; -.^ ;�''v''5,':.?"*"�"' 5 The ASedibns of the People (thegrear^w^k^aj^--:-v c' Honour of evefy Prirlce's Throne) are intirely with- our' - mofl gracious Sovereign. Hischiel* ahd'fjrft Happihefi';isv c placed> where it'bught to be, and where his belt Seciirily/' * is, in the/Hearts ah'd'Affecliorts ofhis .Subjecls y there- he"  '. * reigns^' and I hope "will always reign' ah Abfolute Mo-" " ^narch, defended By Sards'neylif to be*  : c broad Swordis, the embfoider'd Belss, and  the'Feathertr * 'that trot "after hinr,lobk in m^Eyes only like ufelefs arid' ' 'glittering Trifles j.aiicF, had not Ciiftbm ahthariz'd the- * Sight, they would leiTeri' Ae Joy 1'received^ by clutlng : c me tb imagine that the Sovereign diftfixfted the Loyalty � ;? of his Peoplej and therefore did hot. think proper to /g  " c abroad without rjiefe venal Attendahts. c Another great inconvenience from. fuch a1 Number of ' -c Troops, and which his Majefiy muft fee withvConcertt, 15. ' 5 the Burden they are tb his People in many Places where c they are quartered/ Thofe who keep Puhlick Houfes, and- -fc are obliged by Lawt3 give them Lodging and ProviSbhv v? efor Horfe and Man, at a'fmall fettled Rate, havechb&n* * v 'many of them, to take down their Signs,;-to gtve overtheir;, '"M cBufinefs, �gd lookout fo^ fome.new Means of fflahiinj|   as thefe Meiiln Arms neither foiv nbf *~ plough, but are fed by thrS^eat and Labour of the ho^ ** neftHind, they look to the People like fb.many ufeleSS ;/ * Hands, a fort of Military Monks. l^br;canl conceivev "* Reafori why tliefe People' Ihpuld be denied the tffeof their -c Limbs, or hot fufer'd to en^tby them in gaining theii? "  ; tnents avid defirucli've of them.''   Helike^ife.^ fuch'Eftablifiments were not-known. tO'"-oui.-^ij:(U.ti(ribi); , expeded from it in theExpence, or other wife ; it may nia^e^xo^lthan i^>itel$g' upoh" in Alehoufe ^ich^i^Gbuijt from the Reign of Ricbarid tr� Setond,t(an& h don't M- why he: might not.have taken^his Period- much>higher) to that bfcCharles-the Firfa when the;unhappy Difputes j. between Him and his Parliament made it neceffiry to continue an armed Force for many Yealrs in thefe Kingdoms He confefles, indeed, that Kjng Henry the Seventh raifed � few Archers, cali'd Teorften of the Guard3 for his perfo- .Sforne People wrprigfully imagine, tha: the prefent Numbei ' of Co'rps's -areto become a l*art of our',Gonfikutj6h,sand ' that^�We.muft never hope to fee them -lel&hiL Asjtb$he � Saving, tis impoilible to contrive it lo as to make ft of ' oreat Ufe to the Publick ; fori have alwavs underftood, in c a general Computation of the Chsrge of a Regiment, that V the Officers are at leaft two thirds of the Expence ; fo rhac 4 reducing, our fuperfluous Mpences; and if. lome/part ofp" p|rrMfpft\ftnii:'%rbitwry: Kingdom!^ io" fabbur [n*th^ x QoimOF^^rT^/hai * to prey^Calf^an^liarir^ and Affeclibn; between! the^e*a:# a^fte^Soldie^ which* plight"ibftie time or ^btlei^ proVe dangerous tolhevMbnarc1i; b|it here tftit c cknnbt fub;iif>f iiJelleveitwouid1 be'muchmore a|teea&li * 'to mo^fe%l^tofe k Iufty i?elfb# emybyed    Iheyit^ 'lise^of bur Land^and whiflline'to'^'his i^earii ifl^ t&e'Fi " _____ id: iS^brd In hisf Hand, o*r |)bac!i cf after, the Poultry, or the Wiyei and Daughters df riieh heft ana jabbripdsFar&efs^ hoi* dbl cbnceiye bur Herb5 " Hbriouforliis Courage c^ufd ''receif^'4^^^i;4d^b|e''S ' mage, aitho* he fhould be fuffer'd to make, � P^r c Shoes, or a Doublet, Would he hot cock his Hat asmwS f like a Soldiery or, turn out his Toes     ^acefuJly, am�   

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