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Examiner (Newspaper) - May 3, 1711, London, Middlesex The From to My Dos eft magw parentium I Took up Paper fome Days ago in a Coffee Bvrfe and if the of the and there were feveral Important Propofitiens For That Provident e raudup to be btftnoHtnt of great in a very critital when it VMS much His Very Enemies ac knowledge bis eminent and diftingajbivg In tbeir ttfmearied and reftlejs Endeavours His fer and Refutation That wry have had an inveUrateMa lice both That he has been wonderfully prcjervd from SOME tinparalcltd Attempts with more to the fame I immediately computed by Rules of that in the laft cited Words there was Jtbmething more intended than the Attempt of Gmf cardy which I think can properly pafs but for One of khe 1 dire not pretend to guefs a to hold a moil have agreed wirh that rake in the BufinefiTof See now the Difference of Had I been to have told on this Occafzon inftead of laying how Mr was treated ly Jome ited fnmjomt unparaleitd Attempts I fhould in tolerable Bluntnefs and ill have told a formal fenr to a Condemnd Criminal to bribe him with a on Condition he would Swear High Treafon againft his who difcovered his and fecurd Ids certain prove Politician had given kim Warning to make his Efcape And by this means I fhould have drawn a whole fwarm of Hedgewriters to exhauft their Catalogue of Scurrilities agayift me as and aSlan derer But with Submiffipn tothe Author of that fore mentiond I think he has carryd to the utmoft it will bear For after I know of but tno Attempts againft H jythat can be calld which arefhofe afdrefaid of Greg and Guijctrd and as to the I will engage to parallel from the Story of and others I Could I canndt but with infinite that a grfeat Part of what I have charged upon the late prevailing and for affirming 1 have been adortvd wirh fb many decent hath been fuffici ently confirmd at feveral by the Resolutions of one or tother Houfe of may therefore now I with good that there baver been JoiHe unpiralclfd Attempts eganft HA R That the late Miniftry were juftly to blame in nagemeritj which occafiond the unfortunate and the difappointment at Publick has been grievously wroned bymoft during the That thofe advisd the bringing in the were Enemies to the Kingdom That the late Managers of the Reve nue have not duly pafsd their for a great Part of Thirty Five and ought not to be trufted in fuch Employments any Perhaps in a little I may venture to affirm fome other Paradox es of this and produce the fame And perhaps if ithad not been fb bufy a in ftead of one the Jate Miniftry might have had above Four each of whofe little Fingers be heavier than my Loinsi It makes me Threat to the Winds QMS frxftai compontre Thus when thefe had Ship with they rais4 it was to fmooth the and fecwre inRvd gurfuing the But I obferye the general Fxpeftation at in dwelUiiB any longer upon Conjoflures who ro be Puniihd For paft feems bent upon the Rewards intended to who have been fo high ry reictiing our Conftirution from ift wte TFis the Obfenration of in the Life of that his ejninent Services had raisd a general Opinion of his being by the for prtter of NnUu in bee MS fdqniapar videbatur And then he Not fcmper aiquandc The Judgment of a wHe and the general I if option of the Peo do often point at the fame Perfon and fometimes the popular do even fortel the Reward intend ed for fome fuperior Thus ing there are whom the hath in a peculiar Manner Jingled its dclignd very fnon to receive the chpfceft Marks of the Royal One of them to be placed in a very high and Bolt to encreafe the number of our I is the general for I pnjcend to nor will be chargeable if it be not fulfilld fince it is enough for their that the Nation thinks them worthy of thcjjreateft t Upon this Otooafion I cannot but take That of all the in profufely fcatterd by the of the late hone ever difplea me to have more dangerous Con to than that perhicious Talent fb aauch of difcovering a Contemgt for and aiidcnt All the Threadbare Topkks Poets and Orators were difplayd to difcpver that Merit acd Virtue were the orily Nobility and that the Advantages of could not make a Knave cr a Fool either Honaft or Moft popular Commoti ons we read of in Hiftories of Greece and took their Rife fron unjuft Qnarrels tothe Ncbfes and the the Plebeians Encroachments on the were the firft Caufe of their Suppofe there be but Opinion in the etice of Blood every Body that Axtfarity is ve ry founded But that Differ ence is not wholly The of a liberal of chufing the beft Companions ro converfe with not being uixler the Necefliry of prafli cing little mean Tricks by a fcanty Allowance the en larging of and acquiring the Knowledge gf and Things hy the Example of Anceftors inciting to great and good Thefe are ufnally fome of the that fidl in the way of thofe who are of what the better Fami r lies and allowing Genuts to be equal in them and the Odds are clearly on their we may obferve in who hy the appearance of or Fayouf of have riftn to great from an obfcure that they have fUH retained Ibmd fordid Vices of their Parentage or either in fatMtie or and tMe or gnormnKittjoo an To fay the the great negleft of in leveral Noble whofe Sons are fofrerd tojpafc the moftimproveableSeafons df their Youthv in vice and have too much leflend thek Reputation But even this Misfortune we among all the to that Praaice reviling under the Pretence of tjjeir infiilling tutrrov Pfio and HSgbChiircb 1 would notSfe rkraght to undervalae Mtrit and are befoundj but will allow them fi Dignities in a when they ree of A Pearl holds be found in a Dunghily but Placeto ftarch tor go and that a Man of Quality did Wbrfefor capable of are iu a ksVritie
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