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Examiner (Newspaper) - June 7, 1711, London, Middlesex The From une to June non tangere HEN a General has conquerd an Ar and reducd a Country to Obedi he often finds it neceflary to lend out Small in order to take in petty Caftles and and beat little toggling which are apt to make Head and infeft the Neighbourhood This Cafe exaftly refembles mine I count the main Body of the Whigs entirely fubdud at till they appear with new Re I lhall reckon them as iuch and therefore do now find my felf at leifure to Examine inrerior Abu The Bufinefs I have to fall on thofe Wretches that will be ftill keeping the War on when they have no Country to no Forces to bring into the nor any thing but their Fare goodwill towards Faltion and Mijchief I the prefent Set of whom I with out fo long to infeft the Were there not a concurrence from weak and I ihould think them roo inconsiderable in themfelves to deferve Cor reftion But as my Endeavour hath been to expofe the grofs Impositions of the Fallen I will give a in the following of the Sincerity of thefe their to ihew how little thofe Writers for the Wtigs were guided by Conference or their Bufinefs being only to gratify a prevailing TO the Right Honourable the tfie humble Petition of the PartyWrrtert to the late Humbly THAT pttr Petitioners Jjavc fervd their time to the cj Writing Pamphlets and Weekly in defence of the againfe the Church rf And the ClirtftiAn and Her and Her Title to the Crown That face the late Change of Mi and meeting of this the fad Trade is mightily fallen and the CM for the Jatd Pamphlets and much lejs thai formerly and tis to our further that the Examiner may Wri whereby fame of your Petitioners will bebrought tit ter thro faije noted and otier Legal many of your to their great Comfort and were enabled to pick ttp a weekly out of the faid That your faidf poor did humbly offer your Honours to write in Defence of the late Change of Miniftry find notch cheaper than they did for frc which your Hmjurs were pleat d to Notwithftanding which your Petitioners are under daily that ynitr Honours vAll forbid them to follow the Trade any by winch your to the number of with their Wives and will inevitably hxving been bound to no other Cjl Your Petitioners defire your Honours will tenderly consider the and fuifer your faid Petitio ners to continue their Trade thofe who fet them at being frill willing to employ tho at lower Rates and your faid Petitioners will give Se curity to make ufe of the fane and drefs it in the fame as they always and no And Tis a certain Sign a Man is in the when he raifes all theScriblers againft hitri I have fomctimes had it in my to write a particular Hiflory of Abufes and As I find my felf at Jeifure this Sum I lhall purfuethcDeSIgn befides enumera ting not only of Duty and Rcfpefitp the moft Gracious Q17EEN that ever Reignd I pro pofe to in every how wrong Things uere managd under the late how right they are and according to the Such a Hftory would be the beft not only to expofe thofe who were the principal Aftors in but the Perfons who defend them by their Writings Which are fojioteri oufly fo diftam from Matter of fo fhort of Spirit and Entertainment which too ofceii mingle withfuch Pens as dip only in FalSities that were I to rake into their particular Abfurdities an At tempt which they are fecured from by their exccfliveDul nefs during that 1 Ihould have reafon to look upon my Sufferings Jitdeihort of the Merit of the who facrificd themfelves mecrjy for the Good of their 1 have been often wondering how it comes to that the late Men in Power ihould be fo ill provided with Writers Considering at what full Leifure the Heads and Leaders of them and I hope will ever they might certainly have made a wifcr and more judicious as Tome their own Hands have dipt in and that they themfelves have a lhare in dreihng up the Medicy and Obfcrvatcr it is plain that Speculations are as raem and low as their Practices For how can we Conceive that the t Polivenefs and found Judgment of Should ever de iccnd to and Nonfenfe Or that a who either jtole or borrow d his Reputation of can of a fudden find himfeif fo well as to be able to fgarelo of what they call to his Neighbours any more than that he Ihould Day make his Court officioirlly to a certain Great Minifier and yet once a We fo clumflly abufc him in his Writings Whn I confider the factious Spirit if any Spirit they liave of thefe 1 can hardly look for the Author of them in who by what means fcever better convincd had once fo much of that fort of as to orofefs T HT himfeif a With humble Submiflion to worfe I mull that the Author of the is a Duuce out of his pretending to intermeddle with Raillery and wherein he has no manner of Tafte or Undeiftandihg His Topick of may be all rc ducd under thofe two Words which he Seldom fails in any one of his to be arch HisJroaji of the Words MT though fometimes relkvd with an Does he think that when my impioits myftuptt arid the like fays ir in every and often a dozen time is or Satyr if 1 were iityuiwi or 1 Ihould really hope tn be his and think he fpoke in Irony is not a for fuch groveling but extream even beft tis one of the moft beautiful Strokes of and which asks a Mafterhand to carry on and finiin with Succefs But a Bungler attempts beyond his SkiH was at firfl only with awkard ppUihing becomes entirely deformd As the falfeBeauty of Paint upon a Ladys Face is jcfs defira ble than no Beauty at all and the Pertneis of a fhil low more disagreeable than I ihould not have defcended fo much below ty of as to regard the courfe of thefe muddy dil not the Heads of the hte Factioa fiill en deavour to corrupt the Minds of weak who arc at diflance fiom the by their DiJigencV and Liberality in circulating thefe weekly Poifons Great numbers are conftuirly fent into the Country to prepofTefs the Reader againft tlie Exttmiaer for no other but becaufc tliey would M millead and prevent their being fet right that they might ooc
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