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Bingleys Journal (Newspaper) - May 25, 1771, London, Middlesex r r iJ Vli NOSTH of the STATB inreftirtr theykeep tn v objcfts of national Among the iealenfies that have long and havenow out in a quarreCamont the partizans of 11 do cafeWjth eiffler offEepipjuiaf Patriots Me lie ifiey and Ban a Pitt jWWjr toeftfion aniitfierbus lift itfenta people in the profScutipl the foil Ktm the cattftttf to be Whenever thiy think up their otfh why may irheiMt 3w3fely lay that of the publlek Will twel JHforne s wardn and public j and parricular are blended geaera caufe of wen that ontfit lowever wOl be to Adt in thor flrith that of the con anlcHarafter of thofe trhpimftood forth miw In a nation as thit the jufteft oppofiaon to government hat the or eottftantiy on the toported An mot to do to effea a dHSfitttoent leaders of in order to pub lic Sence andbnng corrplaint into How prefent admiwftrabon have been mowing the feeds ot dil cord among our preftnt race of I do not It ispoffible the between Home and may have arifen merely from the In which it is to be lamented in the prefent critical fituation of national they did not referve their private opinions or each other to the publication of a future and continue ftfll united in their oppofition to the common They might have found many nobleand heroic in the hiftory of the ancjent Greeks and to have juftified their mutual for bearance with the follies or foibles of eacn till the caufe in which thsy had jointly embarked had arrived nearer to the port of i he ctia raaer of eBfintertftedfieis and o which Mr Home is fo very juitly tenacious s oy no means inconMent his continuing fuch an acqniefcence refpeftitt s at I can not help conceivingThe ought kive continued to fervethe public and preferve his with out being under either a moral or political no ceiEty of coming to an open rupture with his to preferve the reputation of at the hazar of doing the public tn eflenual Admitting that the popular Alderman had the de or not the r r7 public affirirs fflotWever diMngufdi between the mcafure and the may have a chpiq to merit at the a board of admiralty is in the who of his joperior ftarion is fo perlbnally ioallhismeafu that it ispolitically f 1 i n j l f impoHble fo feparate in ottr political conftitation heh the only man who is not anfwerable for his In corifequence of he appears to have taken upon himfelf all thofe violent and arbitrary pro which have lately fo much alarmed and irritated the In a he has and avowedly mide the caufe of his in direct oppofition to the caufe andt comi plaints of his It is dottbtlcfs mdre ItiJ misfortune than his fault but fpit isthati with docile and retentive a principle once inftillecj will long like the ruling an rule of eft imbuta fervalat odortm What a pity that a Prince of the inoft and ftould be and ftronglj imbuted with thofe Machiavelian prin which have ever led him to diftinclion between the interefts of ttng at e imputed to him of making a property of his by diftribating the city offices among friends and relations I do not fee how who might not Qiare in fuch would be anfwerable for fuch But though a difhonourabie imputation were on this to be juftly and it behoved be circumfpeft feuft he fliould be brought was it requifite that fuch circum himfelf j while at the fame time he openly profelfions of confidering them bout The ignorant and malevolent may be apT to draw injurious to the i Prince fo when they refleft on the prejudice of and the perfortal influence of thty vvjll perhaps think him ra thter an object of compaffion than Leraw only what is however undoubted that the evil genius of this in the educa tion of the heir take the utmoft pains to inculcate and enforce the feveral tenets and laid down in the writings of the celebrated Italian politician Let us fuppofe he only read to commented in his own on the feventeenth and eighteenth chapters of famous piece intjtled the account him to into dif precipitately bring OB both parties dreaded on one J I vill ven egr ture to fay that neither fuch mifbehwiour on the one part nor acquiefcence on the would th rcten one wart nwj have had a greater effect m making the H fions to honefty and public tor ridiculous in this than the ungentle manlike and petulent difpute into which their diiagreeajent has betrayed who may have fo little regard for their as to think the prefent objefl of oopofition to govern ment a matter of indifference to fuch lukewarm I the whole affair may afford matter of To however it an object of very ferious concern as it raifes juft apprehenfions that the great objeft of national in tcreit will for a time be amidft the ca bals of pcrfonal Not that I can ima Eine tins unlucky divifionwill have To general and feJ effect as 1 he people of England besn oo often deceived by thqfe m wfem they have to think honefty or public fpirk becaufe of the defection of the pretenders to Experience aftords abundant proofB of fuch well as rea fons for excufmg Men ftill are men j the beft will fometimes There are many of fancy themfelves poffttred of patnotic and jublican that adopted them only from a felftfh fpirit of pride or In con tending for public freedom they in rait contend Wther for their own independence and The and turbulent that From the following pallag what effeft it might hav the reader may judge n the mind of a young ignorant of the world and deprived of the means of acquiring vhc knowledge of it j at the fame time putting an chtirc confidence and be lief in his Machinvel in the feventeeth difcuftes the following Whe ther it is better to be loved or feared which he anfwers One would wifh to be tliat is a very hard matter it is fafer to be feared than if one fide or other of the queftlon muft neceffarily be For it may be tmly affirmed of mankind in gene that they are Jbypocrii and ready to from any ap pearance cf danger whilft you arc and in a capacity of doing them any their lives and and children if you believe them are all at your fcrvicc but If fortune Uirns her back you will1 ioon follow her Hence ine reuieis have often oppofed whenrney had no fcare bi the have no been admitted to power and place than they have proved themoft fervile tools of courtly Place luch Patriots in office let them only be deputy and they become inftanily tor moft lordly moft zealous for lawlefs power and arbitrary Nay let them have the diftant profpcct only of they ofte become at once tO being advocates for turn zeatous The Univierftty fif many yescrs in d their Sovereign tut when their party on the prefnt and Jp Creeping into they were the rotaERMl fuch abject as were beneath the dig human u j j w f 1he Prince has no other foundation to rely upon but their certainly be ruined for he he has feafon to uepend upon the affection of thofe who follow if not from motivesi of generofjty and orTegard to his personal merit at leaft from a fenfe of the favours and benefac tions they havtf received yet he will find himfelf deceived he has occafion for their people are apt to be lefs cautiotis fending thole who take pains to make themfelves than thofe who endeavour txrrnaie ielves as love of that fort generallypro ceeds from which out of the depravity and corruptions of their ufually take the firft oppertuniry of felfintereft interferes but fear by apprerieniionof panrfliment and is feU S toils BOB die rnda liori in ordef wolves r anxfhVtfiat copies the lion on io td his when the keeping to hVpretadicershidthe caufcs noloni ger foMft which to fcecp it This fi which Mould tot be of inanfciflf jgcrpd but as their to not A Jjl6 pretences faith of which we iftlgKi ih of no very jancieiit inzny haw rainy fclenv betfn by thofe who the ed beftin it ceflary to difeuiethLs to be a thpjrauga mafter mnulation and For f V 5t foaie men are and others fo out of prefent thatwh0evet JfnOws how to 3ift this will always find dupesto his Amongft many other examples of I caonot forbear quoting that of Pope ander VL whofe whole life was one impofifion on mankind he neither did or thought of any thing elfc but how to deceive others no man ever made ftrcRger prpteftarionY of IOT took v theoii man eveimewcd crfeagemenfs j was fo well credulity of tlic that he pecpie to wprf and riot all that a Prince ihowld be acfeuiTly ppffcffed of all the good qufijitiesabore orentioned but highTy that he HitJuld the rfppearances of them on the con I will venter to be poffeifed of them in and to in practice 5upcm all will be t but that fhew of them will be of fervice to It e tofeem r and indeed to be 4t w at Jthe feme timer thit he mind fo mafter jt honjayknow how to vary hiacon duct asoccafion Such are1 the doctrines of and fuchj the principles thatLwere once ftrltillcd fnto a Voungj docjle ana credulous Let his fubfequfehi eharacter and conduct whether ornot he profited by the application which his tutor thus directed him to make of his beloved Machiavelian f doni Whether toyal in queftionhath takeai inoft his duct thathe ihpuld talte bjit to gain the of whom he has beett taught to look upon in the moft contemptible was at Isaft bat I In the eighteenth the tame polintiai there of thetpne f But Tames Phenes corrcfpohdejice in the Daily Papers naving been inquired after with great by many of our afld the facts indubitably werhave thought to collect the whole and prefent them to the public in the following order To tie Society of the Bill of at the London Tavei lf HALF a Crown being a faypur I this day re I hone reafon from Ad and it being tne 1 take the liberty of dedicating my firftfrviits to the caufeof the Peo ple from them it your to them it fliall J May Je by laUawing in the Kings an J yet your JAMES PHENEi To the IWas in the Park yeflcrday when his Majefty went to and obferved your corre fpohdeiu whom I knowj he had feveral myrrfeidons at his with red fifk in their huzzaing clpfe to hfs Majcftys coach and ever and when his mercenaries had ex haufted their this glorious under the Kbtgs animated them aloud with You iuby dont you you know you are to belaid for it A III JAMES by your letter in the Gazetteer ol JP that you received a as L have reafon ioi huzzaing Great Perfonage I beg you will iliiprnj why one Jjarty of thole who were upon the like fervjje near diftinguifhed themfelves by kjor JSMtftedT party the pact ofe of how to cafionj is cient wlp i other Princes in fottiwr werefcrJCto ihat a j tiOT i ftreinipftg tb the When Jrfrda piece of on myihewing I on the like I not jet been furc of it But v I mall not in future ahftver any anonymous As I fubfcribe Iny real name to every dung I expect that every who wiflieVfor urtfter information refpecting will do the JAMES PHEKE in this days paperV knbwledgmqnt on aceoyntj q cou DiQuld wasrfor mizun arid could fearqely bp ih uihcred his and hoz aed by an hired Jet of the akcn into pay by an Adininiftnition veighing againft mobs whereas my qufeftions were and fuch as naturally reading re be when ny name Deittg as immaterial to Pttfeficfci Jrintcr have leave whichof us liver j Since your firft publication it hath been nd may be that was frcqyejnfyt upon fuch during the reigicorj and the former part of the alto be ihat fie jy fwarmed with rank JN nikht make luch bafe neceflary though they are Oh hirrre to our beft ijiends and greateft fi to be aa adept hall I Venture to afk you only Was you a member of prefent King went firft to thej when He gloried in the when he aiked for the of al toncft I To afk me if I was the prefenKing whjen failjament Hdufe ancf he misrcenary breafli ofdefpicalilelurel answered I Let me hear no jndre o 7i tie P R IN TE Rl Spitalfieldsj f IN yefterdays I law a Jetter fignet Janies jnfooating that he Was hired b orders of laff Wednefeay to huzzk iis Majefty wieh if was by fontrgjiatcful Weaver on account of ceiving the royal Pleafe to lq fame who hired him and a greacmjlny mofe to go to Brentford Uft general MeflV Cooke and Wirkes were returned Pkih Regis Phene doei not truf To tke tELliQ JT titled to fiid before my declaration of nbranjwermg atiphjfcnous with a Pbene did not fend a further of If to a charge of any apparent without dday receive an mean much a Lover and I JigthPhilo Regis termeh aqd hetf intoJgratcfuJWeaTers toof 1 No Mri fc AM either much many years pirticlijarry Silk at deemed a ftaiancfh friend Co was principally cbncerned Sir fetocs a fut f T V t ji fvZsi r A ;