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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 11, 1766, London, Middlesex MARCH HAY M A R K E AT THE INGs THEATRE in the THIS DAY the nth of will be per formed a Serious called S U F O N I S B The Mufic entirely compofed by Signior With lvu and boxes to be put and BO pepfens to be admitted without which will be delivered Tins Day at the did at half a guinea each Gallery five By tlieir M A j E S T I E S He perfon whatsoever to be admitted behind the nor into the The pit and will be opeotd at To begin at half an hour after fix Vivant Rex H A Y AT the KINGS THEATRE inthe on Monday the i7th of will be an Being the Laft this will be delivered to Subfcrtfters on day at the of the faid Every Ticket will admit either One Gen Two Vivant Rex Forthe BENEFIT of E L I 1 AT tlie Kings Theatre in the on Thurfday the ijth of M will be nertorraed a ievicus called K E U M E N a New Overture by Galluppi and with feveral Alterations and additions of new and favourite New duetto and and accompanied recu by lever al celebrated With After the fecond part the louvre and minuet will be danced by Sodi and Mils Pit and boxes to be put and no perlons to be admitted without which will be liyered That Day abthe faid at half a guinea Gallery five The pH and will be opened at live oclock To beoia at half an hour after fix oclock Vivant Rex N By the above alterations this Opera will be full ii Af an hour ihorter than when it fiilt came which renders the former books Elizii thereroje new b 3oks to be Tickets to be had of at in facing K U V i A N T ths Theatre Aoyal in THIS DAY will Ke preienfed CLANDESTINE The principal characters by Lo Mr MiL and a PROLOGUE and V E N T G A K D E Tthe i neatre Royal in THIS DAY will be The MAID of the MIL The Mafic CQiTvpiledLfroci Favourite Airs of the molt Celebrated The Principal Parts to bt by Gib Mifs or the B E N t F I T of S T E HEATRE Royal in on Tuei the i8th of will be prefented a IN HIS Smith Old Gibion Dyer 5 Mat Woodward Matter Seoha SHUTEK Juftice Matter Cuttiing Bram Dunftall Perry j lo Walker Fuck Cobs Pitt Dame With VARIETY of To begin ejwctly at fix T 6 Vivant Rex Tickets to be had of at his houfein MartUtcourt and of at the ftagedoor of the wliere places may be T H I K N I G H 1 by particular GEORGE ALEXASDER STEVENS will repeat HIS FIRST LKCTURE UPON As he delivered it Laft The doors tc be opsaed at and to begin pre The SECOND By To begin exaftly at of rpHE LIBRARY of DAVID Efq I lately deceafed containing a very col lectionof books in various To which are added a curious of black letter books and old plays with a large colle6rfion alfp of curious and Arabic manuferipts with a large number of Roman finely By SAMUEL At his houfe in Catalogues to be had gratis of the following book fellers Pallmall Bondftreet Charingcrofs Cornhil j Templebar in the near Templebar and at the place of day is 141 One price in boards THE ELEMEN TS of CLOCK and WATCH adapted to In two E illuftrated with By ALEXANDER U M M I Pnnted for tlie and fold by him and the following and in the Strand Pallmall Meufegate Coventgurden Richardfon and at the Royal Exchange Fletcher and Pauls churchyard New Bondftreet and by Kincaid and and Ifi a feiv days will be By RDAVIS and R E Y M E R Over againll A CATALOGUE of a very Large and Valuable C0 ELECTION of B OO K S containing near Twenty Thoufand Any Nobleman or in town or to whom an early psrufal of this CATA LOGUE would be upon fignifying his may have it difpatched to In this Collection are fome very curious Heraldical and many rare Among Lord Burlingtons Fabriche di Kents Defigns of Inigo Rofiis Roman Hol linfheds 2 Fables de la 4 54 des 63 des 31 in LEONORA the and ANTISEJ fee Lift To it Gallery rT Vj Stevens new Flie is until the ADDITIONAL asdefired is TemorrtrjJ wM be IN TWO VOLVMBS Tn the debatesof This vre many important is the tame plan wiru for oppose the to a perpetual em on corn cannot but bs ex Humanity will in vain plead the neceflity of and fedi tion itfelf but faintly urge the prn dellce of k Arguments will be poured in upon very and even weighty can be affigned by artful and interefted to prevent the fuch a law but let the nioft fanguine of its opponents enter on a ferious and impartinl examina tion of the and confider it as well in a moral as political and he muft that the infi nite good wh ch would derive from luch a prohibi makes it not only but expe to facilitate io fo fo patriotic a Subjects of debate indeed are too often confidered juft as they affect our principles or our pafiions or inclinations while the or expe is loll in the warm purfuit of fo much in the behalf of as in an object more immediately connected and and which always too confpicuous in aimolt every action of our lives fo that even truth herfelf is de and by her own becaufe they are wholly influenced by a partiality terminating in the fole honour of It is in vain to la or expect a different conduct we mul firft change Hie nature cf for there is fuch an in herent depravity interwoven with his conllitutionj that none but fuperior fouls are able to correct or fupprefs We are not therefore to wonder at fee ing men fight with yet retire conque Truth Is eldom the prize m view and that vaft chaotic mafs of corrupted wliich we find nnd political is nothing more than die effulions of the univerlal wickednefs of For this reafipn it the beft caufe hath fallen t the ground and no caufe whatever ftands much chance of which does not coincide with our paffions or It will then be a matter of if our united efforts prove To obtain fome little relief for my dif trdfcd is all my is all my vvifh but when I know taat this relief cannot be but by firft fubduing a greater monftcr than ever Hercules have I not re a fen to Avarice is the very hydra of vice Examine the fource of all our present troubles and and vou will find that Aval ice is tlie caufe of all and before thefe troubles can be we muit fir it flay this No ciub can do What then is to be done Banilh the and the faint Reducing then the bounty on exported or even the tctul abclilhing of that will not finally exy1 the temptation to this nor perfectly remove the grievances which oyr poor will eternal y experience from the occafional estportaiion of that article for it is only how eafy a matter is it to keep proper and thefe to have conftantly filled with till the approaching period exportation B A perpetual under fome certain reftricf ions and limita can alone give the final blow to this encreaf ingevrl of paying fo dear a price for bread And for this prohibition of let us una nimoully ahdzealoufiy as we havetnemoft cogent arguments to fapportour remonstrance and unanfwerable reafons to juftify our Some few j perhaps may in this place be demanded but to do would far extend beyond the limits of a among the great variety and number that may be offered on the I hall only mention and that is no other than the irrefiftible law Of Adverfaries without remorfe condemn our and without roar their partial fen timents witU laconic ardour It cannot be other wife for k is often aflertedby fome and even infifted on with a moft frontlefs that this kingdom annually produces as much wheat in one harveft as will fatisfy its inhabitants for feven But this is fo notorious a that it would be only wafting time to confute The men who argue in this manner are not aware in what a contemptible light they throw If indeed they were capable of I would nrefent them with their pictures but ns they have long loft all fenfe of man I hall only that the moft barbarous nation on the globe would not fuffer their poor to and that not only but even all the when there was a diffident plenty gathered from their own to feed them to the Let us then be no longer botheredwith a reafon to juftify aconftant exportation of which is founded on a palpable and tends only but to deceive the and further facrifice the Plentiful harvefts are only ftronger arguments that our own markets houki be fuller fuppiied arid plentiful harvetts is the topic you can hear at BearKey and in MarkLane but are our different markets for the honae better applied from all this plenty Not in the Granaries have been forced open by which is a de monftrable proof that our boafted plenty has pofi tively produced a greater Is not then a per petual prohibition neceflary Is it not juft Is it not are pronounced on the man who withholds corn from the poor and it is Whoever oppreffeth reprcncheth their even in are to be carefully and prudently avoided I fpeak of a perpetual embargo on our I do not mean a total Bread is the primary article of life the needieft family will be content to pay for it at the rate of thrsepence the quartern which can be afforded in a good without any hurt to the farmer or the unlefs the former is opprefled by the latter and until bread i reduced to that there ought to be a prohibi and to keep it always at the above while our fields are faithful to their and that they afually we can xvith truth affirm for through the tender mercy of our Almighty father to whom alone let us render all due love and rraiie this our fertile country does indeed yield fuch copious har as to furnilh her numerous bus with an un fparing plenty From this low price of bread make the poor luxurious or fpeak fome gentlemen But the truth the vaft revenue of our capita landholders would DC fomewhat leffened by fuel an and it would alfo be the caufe of making themfelves lefs luxurious in their own more prudent in their It is npt a plenty of the mere neceifaries of life that makes luxery or idlenefs it makes inded but the fault is not in the fulnefs of tlie but in the j conduct of the Riches alone make luxury and I and both thefe vices reign among the i I may be will be abufed furely it is more to the honour of a that its own people hall themfelves enjoy the fertile fruits of their land and attd not whom we and Turks whom we con will not facrifice their poor to fuppjy the in fLtiable avarice of a few individuals and hall Bri hall Chriltians be guilty of a crime that both Jews and Turks renounce Shame fail on fuch and conversion wait fuch Chriftians i however however low in be they bondmen or be they Lords or an equal right to parrakeof the mercies of that whofe rain falls on the unjuft as well as the juft and whofe fun warms alike the pea fantand the Let us then ceafe to defpie our becaufe poor and opprefs becaufe weak load becaufe ignorant and ride becaufe Let us always that though we ourfelves may be above the reach of Fortunes chaftening yet our pofterity may fuffer for our Look for one ferious moment into the fudden revolutions of and fumble your pride and infolence in the we are is no refpecter of perfons ygt man makes affedts a and even challenges worftiip what vaft airs of af fumed his magifteriaJ Caught you that leer for knee homage he peaks How great his words he acts but oh how mean is the littlenefs of this felfconceited monarch this contemptible fuperior being in there is no fuch thing as a fu perior being in the human a good man ex cepted and be he a raker of I look up to him as a reverence on others I look down with and rank them with men like fcarce worthy of But this is all Not if it wakes a inglt ferious or impreffes one wife think me a becaufe I am thus zea Iqufly warm in defence of the poor their vccl not their is theend in Subor I is as indifpenfably necaffary in the body as we fee it is perfect in the body No governmeat can poffibly exilt without a fubordinate policy but be it thnt the wife ceconomy of the great Creator is asijuft in the and prefervation of the molt as it is in the moil noble parts from the iarne pat tern tutn of fupreine jhcuki nut ths agents of the in imitation cf the contrive the moft equitable plan for the of its diffe rent fo that each may work and promote the general benefit and welfare of the gjeat WHOLE Equality then is as fubyertive to as a bordering on is to it felf botb are obnoxious to ibirid policy prpuiar harmony and unlefs they arc at nil times judicicufly confined within their due fphcre by ItlomelauTj fuch is thereftlefs fpirit of that fsab der beyond their bounds and t anfgrd fien is connived there i no plainer tymptcm of a finking low in if he tnily fills hii s as to the as lie who guides he cf and equally merits the pictircrioi of te and the necefiaries of Von very who fows the corn to furnifn abe ih has rather greater tc e fruits of his labours in a fuller plenty than 1 who am matter of the land lit tills and thiervint that hands the I cnualy fame wliife 1is crvico meriiE confidering man in the light Le fe cnfi and to confider him ia anv crer ii imi and Id be continue ufe made of a public is i due attention paid to O M G A To tne i3 iv i I1 AS I hear that the legislature ways and means to raife the for the fervice of the current and as the UIOIK able the taxes fo the more agreeable be to the fubjects I therefore hu bly prefume ir is the duty and intereft of every who is deiirous cf promsting the public to propote what they judge molt likely to the money without overourthening the public and as I have no manner of acquaintance wiih any of our legifla yet I by inferingthis in your it will fall into the hand of iorne who will give per attention to its contents I hail endeavour at three things to hew the reaionablenefs and necefiity of pafling an act to prevent the ruin of our chief manufactures to fiiew how to raiie near a million and that by the niott equi table tax ever levied and to jivs full and to the molt mate 1 objections that may be made agunft what I I humbly that as tlr trade and manu factures of the nation are the It and grandeur of Great our can not be too careful to difcourage and guard i i ft any and every fraud that may lealt thereby our manufactures be by the and a vine fa f v into contempt at Now a ilie facture is not only the caiuc of 1 bringing more money into the employs more noorthan simo the factures of tlie naion put togthcr thrrsfcre our wife and prudent parliament certainly ufe their f ud mc to lay h it is heft endeavours to difcourage that are or may e com mitre force of which I fhal before them for their infonuarion well chat within thefe three or loir fe veral matters have made a of putt ingyf into feveral kind of goods originally made of tlte beft kind of and the fame practices tbey are daily introducing into feveral kinds of worfted goods antl tliee they impofe on tlr and lie on for genuine neat though they are void ot the and coniequently the ftrength that dionble goods will naturally This is a grievance which calls aloud for parliamen tary redrefs for when once the fraud is chfcovered will not foreigners fuch md even ourfeives prefer ioriign made Another great impcntion their felling and calling them name they hac no y im thaifro to man O i J G i I i iC linn or as for calling goccU yard wid and half yard they often wan two inches or mere of the faid breadth this fraud calls a nid for for removing cf which and I humbly and after the day of ner of goods made of or part or part ilk cf linen or or made antl or hall not be till they are firft examined and by per fons authoriled by hislviajclty fjr that purpofe tor offices may be a biRcicnr number of authorifed to in the moft convenient parts ot tlie or the faid manuiaftuies 3Tfe catried on there to ex mime and all merchantable with a power to feize and burn all luch as they csn difcover to be fraudulently But as the crown rnuft be at great charges to have proper feals PS aifo to fupport and a fufricint number of perfons to carry on ro deray which I would hmnbly rhac al kind of goods frrn per be charged at the rate cf one huifpenny in for every hilling die go ds is hid Thus all fold from per yard to to pay one halfpenny ptr yard all fold till it cemt5 to to pay a duty of one penny pe Thus at per will pay but fix pence per yard duty by which means I corn pute this duty will bring in near one j to the as thus Suooofe there be worfted j Silk I in the Welt and North of 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