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Edinburgh Chronicle, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1760, Edinburgh, Midlothian From SATURDAY MARCH 16. 1760. t t from, a pamphlet, fa Jfrm f. 587. to take no pf piece of ncgUa of acoawoci, with an u zeal, jiaeo, this occafjop; the not their jqpOQ. an of fo motfc the militia-bill: An affair by rar tile Woft and important to-North Britain, been laid before the JBmilh 'parliament, .For. with .the moft how? ap- and its fetutary db maintain, that if trm auglu into parliament, does paft, >been for Scotland, that there bod btcn no-onum. -But this nay vet -tip-for, -if. the gentlemen- will lore nor time m calling ve aou lend-. >us intimations to their wfecb decides toe fate of Uieir fimdi of own fhiret ogha; wd it ix tliat aatf dbptin then, tHOelfi tfeQwded nation. i0 fca. JIM ctaefly edited in the viokam of who have alterably intpated it etch fr A. __J fe W good education, Aonld ihow fo tawe and manageable as, they have done upon many occaftans; When once Indeed tfcy are fdly roefed upon national points, I befieve there is no body of men in Great Snuin thai are capable tn ibowtng a more unconquerable iategrity: but it muft be owned, that, in the exercife of theif own inherent power, they have for the moft part been indolent and inattentive in a fhameful degree. And the confeqoestce has been, that ourj- timves have on too manyoc- cafions betrayed the rights and honour of their country nay, the nation has been thought of a.bateandfervilcfpirit, on ac- count of a few who have carried to the difpofitiom of a needy or fordid mind, inftead of the liberal fpirit of a I have indeed been often puzzled to ac- count for the frigidity and of my brethren the freeholders. They -are not very jiumeteas. They ijve m friendftip With one another. They are generally men of liberal mkds and eafy fortunw, and neither demie nor expect any from a court or a ainifter; or had they any favours to for their ions or furely riievery worflr fiiitors thtty ploy aid tfeofe dependent whdfe t to obtain and towns of or even F warehouft of the ricJ> city Glafj I might not htve beta Ihfuitcd and fub tins country wkh arqn, becaufe the. diflayai ever borne a (autt proportion to the a% .tvtr. t prompt to rife in arms, teo ou the i 4 -I niii ll t I
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