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Penny London Morning Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 20, 1844, London, Middlesex From Frtday, July soy to Monday, Juiy 2/3=, 1744: f. i An Eflay on brave Men, undeservedly cenfured. H ER E is no truer Symptom of a diftrail-ed State thoroughly infe$ed, and ripe for Innovations, -than* to tfce Persons publickly accufed, courted, and followed: If fome think them innocent, --his at leafl a high DifrefpecT to that Part of the fupreme Power that is moil concerned in the Proceedingj which"Partv when defpited and infultcd, 'tis a Mark your Government is Joofe and weak, and that your Laws are impPtenr: But if they are guilty, it is a Sign that Guilt has many Favourers and Prote&ors, than which there cannot he a more melancholy Vrjofyeft. The Jlomans, till they were quite corrupted, be-- laved themLlves in another manner towards-thofe who lay under Popular Accufations -7 of which Machiavel gives a very remarkable L> f&nce in the Cafe of'Manilas Capitoiinus, who began to, make Parties and raife, great Factions and Tutya;1.s in Roms, againft the Seriate and the Laws^ In which Paflage it Was evident how 'well' the Governroenr.was cSnftitatevi, and how well that People was . gifpofed 3 for in this Cafe, tho' the Nobility and he were great Friends, and fierce Defenders of one another's Interests, none of them,, net his very Relations, appeared in his Be-, haifj arid whereas at other. Trials, the Friends #f the,;.t?finainal u�ed to accompany hijn Ttpjdjg Bar in Mourning, and with all"other Cifcum-ftances ef -.Saduefs they could think of, to work if poffible, the Judges Compaflion, Mah-lius went alone, without fo much as one Friend to attend him $ the Tribunes of tfeePeople, who were in other Things always oppofite to the Kobility,,' and created on Purpofe to balance their Power 5 "when 'they found the De;fign tendihg-to the Ruin of thehxaHy they joined-heartily with- them to remove fo common a ipeftrudion 5 and the People of Rome, who were zealous for -any Thing that made for their Advantage, &nd Lovers of any Thing that i^ofe'd the Nobility, (tho' they had always their, Kindnefs for Manlius) neverthelefs when the Tribunes cited him, and referred to the Judgment of the People, they condemned him to Death, without any .Considerationof his farmer'Services : And our Author adds, that' Ja the whole T^aflof Roman Hillary there is not an Example, -that with more Efficacy de-jnonftrates the Juftice of that Common- Weal th in all i?s Oifders and Degrees of Men,' than ^^Wn^t|i^ew^ not one Citizen appear'd jn-Df^tjc^of Manlius, who was a Ferfon of laxffix*.Yirtn'ejB. and "Endowments, and had "Ss^^0^'^o^^U Things-beth in Publick . Ta^'^vate'5 and the Reafon was, becaufe the ;�� 'Lsjve ;tO;t^itGo^iAtryiiad-a greaterInflueope ;W^v^^tt%n .another Rs^eft, and Con-. ' fict�r^tfcm^:tW prsfent Danger of their A I-. ^ ' ^ir* biMflg.^fPnger. than the Memory pf his , , decreeing his Death, .' .Thiswas the deportment of that People ; .^herpth^Peffah was thought guilry. Isfrigues .jpii; Cabals were not made in his, Favour, there ".^re^rone fo defperatdy depraved as. to be . wjDing tather to giy� up their Conftitutiqn jthaoinpt to brlpg" off their.'Friend5 nor were ';^ipeiefs Mode%, Psfenmce or Submu^fin |;J'to!the publick fti^wii by'.'(how who were- truly ; |"|hiippent. P, Scipib A&icanus, tho' he gained ,i ^^no^le^ V&pry.diat e^er" Man had ever' --t-- vrWspending $he Capital to thank the Gods for the profperdus Condition into which the Affairs of the Common Wealth had been brought by his Military Skill and Valour,- be was accompanied by the Senate, the Magistrates', and the j^hple^JBody of the Commons,for that the very Clerks and Lienors left bis Enemy's the Tribunes to follow &mj . which was thought a greater Glory, tHanwfcfen he triumph'd for the Con There hardiy ever was f Man who did long mlnage the affairs of anyfargfe Empire^ whofe; wbok Ac|ipns h^ve b^cn'eiKirely Wamelefs. Either .Multiplicity of JBuiintfs makesli^fa err, or thofe about him are corrupt^ or he hi�?felf is furptized in his foft Hours, or Love, Pity, or fome ether Paffion works upon him 3 but Hill fomething happens that cannot be^f-ihe T�;ft of a jhirge , Enquiry� Taking this for granted, which is not to beoppofed, if he, who has thus failed, cornes to - be ca'E'd in Judgment where full Proof is made, if he ef-capes by Power and Intereft, the Laws are in fb much defpifed and trampled under j a Breach isfo far made upon the Conftitution, a Precedent is eftabliiK'd for Impunity j and pail: Merit commutes far prefent Cririies 5 which by the Rules qi Juitice are not to be allowed. Korcanit be allowed, that all this is of dangerous Confequence to the Publick. Therefore, when Scipib declined his Tryal, upon th* Pretence of Sickness, and wejit into voluntary Exile, 'tis not at all impoffible thai 1,?. knew bimfelf not wholly innocent3 .tirpugh liis Neglect: the Treafuj-e' of J^ihg, Antiochus mightj peraJyenture, .have been embezzled 3 which Vlras thesFaqlt PetiHii charged, uppn him, and for which hk brother Lnqus was; afterwards condemned at the Jjfuitpf Portius Caf 0, Ho^evej-f as to ^ublicus^. rhis; would; haye wcigH'd little, put into the, B^lance.;of ah* the brave Espies jn Africa,,;.Sj^inK. and-Aiiaj and fhoT the Amniniffratioh; was .thep feyere, *tknor unlikely, .Btttfc"C5nalI,*Fiui^^^ haye have beenfprgiven in fp.gje^at.^.. J^an; lautit is gather to^bejieygd Ife^dld'^not ,ap-pearas unwiilipgly |o give; the Cocd^fipii pt & pountry fuch A Wcw'nd* "^s ^ia, ^quittal mult. i^elproyed, the E3^mpjfe;. j^^hich would have hurt the Sw)i? of Ronpe; mp^. than Eaniihment would have hurt ^05. Tor & opened t&e Gap,-^nd flu|hpriz^d^ ruptipns^iat, were to'fpu*o^j.TKus f^5^.^fe vir^ous.^ijl' not - worjc: luisjilwn^S^yj^u^ that which'mull be real0fc^ttot:^c^qi . 'Mankind, but rather puffer in his Fame, Eafe and Fortune, than to make a Step which may Hnd. jo weaken die, Laws, and whereby the 't>ighfty todMaj^fty^^^n^D^ may bcte&n'd and injpatf'd.- . F O R EIC ft - new s: , Tefffj/wrg, fa �..2f- ft was on! the 17* Mailt, arSix o'Clmk-fa t^J^rning,.that General UihaL^ ae^dini^mcd by the Privy CoanfeHor VVefialpwsky and M. K.urbatofiv fenf up hirName tptfte Marcpie& de.Ia Che-tardie*, wh" was then in a deep Sjeepj' having^ lupped the Evenhig before at Baron Marde-feldt's, from whence he returned very late,atu^-did not go to jSTed1 till. Four jn $he; Mo^ningk'* C%e of his Servants: awik'd him, on being* told it was a Meffige from the EmprtsE Tha Marcpiefs came down in, his Night-Gown^'-complaining* of a violent Head achy a.'d.aik- ing what was the D:cafiv)h of lb extraordinary a'Vifi't.- Whereupon General fc//ha�o�-pu)]'d a paper out of his Pocket, which h* read to him, containing' a Detail of. Wis ill Condttft.. and the j*ffc ReafbnsTwbich the Etnptefs had to make him fe�l her Indignation, by cauftng-him to be puni/hed according to the Laws of the Cuuntry^ ieeing he was at het Court Wt on the Footing of private Man j hut that her Imperial Majelty, through an Effcft of h^-. ufiial C?]emency,r was plealed to content her-d leif with fending hin\ aways and/thatincCan*, feqtieiice oftheiie hfr generous Intentions' thejjb .came to give h^m Nutice to leave Moicbw in *4 HourSi and ^get put/of the/Terutoris�,.pf the jErapire as loon as poffible. Tjifn tbje^; read l>ut?|^^x^ Bu6nel$ ^wpuld *eitp^proYftit.i; Uopnv\�bJcX 'PaperVj the Sight of which p&t him guire put � of Cbuntenance, withdrew a long wiih.Geae^ ral UJhakcff and Itf. Kurbatcff.. The. Mar-quel&was obliged to fet.out the Night.follpy, ing, accompanied by an Ofiitfer ^nd twenty Men, wh* n -jyftify,;hJm^fif^before die*:imperiar M^jefty^ bur; that it^ *as^at%de^4 hin> *and tha^M qf hi*^ameftk:ks;hadi ^rnme^iat^ac^uaiB^ two of thfrfiF^reigitj, Mini#et�at >hia Gojir| with aU that h$Ppen�av :fe*r^ ly believe that the Court intends fasfonvePecs;� - pie pretendj to artsflr^fis* Marqueis 4aM:0ifl tardie, ajla priVate Maijj the .Mprne.nt hr rives on the Frontiers, whenjhe Crede with' which^e%ei^ecthe js^ pirpvi . be of nP^arther llervtee tP hihi.' v ,. J&tfcJWi >Jane � , M, de Ifofeejjhpil CourVp^'Yienna'sRe^denf liejrej.Iajfiil patched' a Courier thither, juth Advi? fungary Botta,- . The EmpfeS's Refp|ution in regard to thq Mar^ue^s de ?a Chstaridie was taken both on
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