Daily Courant (Newspaper) - August 20, 1730, London, Middlesex
4 h 4 Cou rant Thurfday, Auguft 2,0, 1730. to the Author of the DAILY COURANT. firmanda quoniam tuque (3 : are. co understand to be and chat he was once in the Town Thefe merry Fellows exercife their dc quo confultat zfo} conjidi dhnotis* Patenti Via ad ah eproach �Hift Affirmation proved; then his Majefty will ap� pear gracious, fteady and juft, in employing his try'd Servants; and if the fecond is not anfwered in the fame manner, to our full Sa* tisfa&ion, thefe Weekly Libellers fliail, in my Saluft ad Caefarem. of their own Times, they could not do him Opinion, pafs for a faucy and impertinent Pack Memory Wretches remarkable Exploit of fending htm there: for fome latent/wicked Purpofe. RO M the beginning of the prefent becraufeL theV are wanting^here I will Political Controverfy, I have not explam for them. In the latter Part of Qr- I therefore, for Information fake, would omitted Ann's Reign one B and others, State of Affairs. Qj the prefent relating co it; and w*s led on b, Ex- tad Ml^J^J^T^ Wheth p.e&arion of feeing, at one Time or another, fome Pofition laid down, that might concern this Nation in its Interefts, and the fame fairly canvalVd, either prov*d or confuted. I con* if Succeffi joined together in an Alliance, whereby great Houfe of Hanover, and to briug among us Advantages in Trade were granted by Spain the Pretender. Thefe People had got into to the Subjects of the Emperor ? high and powerful Places and Stations, and Wheth fcfs tny DifappcinLent, and a� grown moft ^T^jJ0T!^?..*^ E^T?1^ " t^l^i heartily fick of an impertinent parcel of Fel- Project, which was ftrenuoully and luccefs- eftablifh'd Manu Week Nam fully oppos'd by ( it for Countries ? his Hereditary; Mat Wheth a Supply from thence to Spain while appealing to the World agabft each o- ��) they trumpd- up a moft ridiculous Ac- would, not have prohibited fome Part of our rr � cuiation againlt him, tp remove him from Manufactures, and encreared the Navigation the Scene of Action, and prevail'd. This and Riches of the Emperor and his People, to Morality good Manners, Qualities pretend co, *gfg Mod Proved was fo well understood by People, born within and wirhpur Doors% that inftead Jh Whether in cafe of a Wa fta Impo- Que&ion, Who began firft? Theplain * Englijh Lyar, Buffoon, ftor, BlundeVer, Oppretfbr, Cuckold, Hackney-Writer, Tool, and the Lord knows what befides, have been the Elegancies and Or naments of each Weekly JBflay ; as if the Pub-lick had any Concern with Private or Family Characters, with who lov'd a Wencb, or who wa$ not the Favourite of every Wench, who paid Writers, or who baftinado'd them ; yet fo-far it may be allow'd, that- hewhofe Character is publickly attack'd, may (if he has not Leifure himfelf J with as good Reafon of being difgrac d by his lmprilbnment, be peror a became the favourite Toaft of every Nightly Money A _M_ ^ ^ the Returns of Club; the Merchants cail'd Ships after his ijh Name; Songs and Ballads in Honour of him, to keep up and encreafe the Emperor's Forces ?* Wh verns, and of the Populace in the Streets, the Scales, and divide two Interefts fo formi-Thefe pubiick Refpe&s are yet frefli in every dably united ; and thereby to fecure an* enriching and flourilhing Trade to Britain^ to the Dilappointmenc of a poor, but populous tary Committee a few Years after, could en- Enemy ? lighten the dark Seeps of thofe Times, that Here it may be faid in Anfwer, that tho* all this is done, yet the Confequence of it may Memory j and I dare fay Mr Member World mory I therefore re- ftili be a dangerous War. bly Writers e Writer mine ancient and modern Hiftory fpr Ex- that an Article for fecuring Don Carlos in the ufcanj% &c. may have fendant in a Law Suit may fee a ICouncjl to vindicate bis Caufe. Men, who by a prevailing been the Temptation to the Spaniard to aban-Fadtion have been profciibed, imprifonVi, don the Emperor ; yet let our Expence be Whether Champ filling ft and have not contented themfelves with barely N the Parallel with any of them. But for'my part, I think, that to upbraid effect this Poinr, the End will pay us. This Settlement will fecure our Trade' to Italj, which would be infallibly loft to us, was lukanyto be in by parallel Characters from Hiftory, I know bim with-bu Commument to the Tower, ac the Pofleffion of the Emperor j his darling 1 v . moft ifkfbme Certainty, a Time when the Subjects enjoy the Benefits Proiecl of lmorovmc the Manufactures of his not: yet this is a Wit mifcy, Buckingham, Menzicoff ^ that Succeffim which he contended for is ; Hereditary Countries, would aS efTedually be full as mean and fcandalous, in a Man who ble Shapes and Colours, Mountebanks each in Whig Bftman it would have been Comme r t f Firft Minifter, fo an Engllfh Firft Minifter, in the Wantonneis of a Grubftreet's Imagina* tions, muft ac diflerent times, and upon diffe- be ,u get into his Power, as it has been (iti Praife pf his Gra-torious over the Gauls, with his Baniftimenc titude be itfpoken; in Sicily;which we gave by the Tribunes; or an old Athenian to tell him. Don Carles may be a potent Prince, by his iftti and fettled the Italian Territories, fh.ould be become King o� by them AH. Thefe Arch-Rogues alfo, to �JkTfi give us a Specimen of theie Hieroglyphical Commonwealth, that he ha3 undergone the Spain; but Don Carlos could not fupply Italy M But I bad almoft wandev'd from my firft additional Strength might enable him to rival TaFents', preSnc"^ with FiguVes w'fignify PttrPofe.. whicbrWas, to call apon' thefe Scrib- France or tjie Houfe of Auftria in Strength Perfons **nd Things, and bei0|schola? place ^J^^ ^ ----^ r*l\�t�T?T ^ Latin Infcriptions to them with their Tranfla- r. Whether the Mimfters in being, or the Wou djh Minifi be employ'd. and indulge her Trade. So that let theConfe. and for fear thefe new.fafhon'd Exhibits Upon which thefe Queftions will arife, Whe- quence or the Expence be ^hat it will it is fliould not be fufficiencly uaderftood or taken *er the Tranfadhons of the Gentlemen now good Policy to drive the Emperor-out of Italy, .oticeof in the Print/shops. they urge the ^^^5^!^^ ' Sale of them by a Recommendatory Dil- J: J d Political What And whether Na ^^^^^^ my Head, is a late Print of a Goal, and a Man peeping thro* Iron Grates; which, by the Briti/b G not anfwee'd Condem JVoud-bc Minijlers hi Miftakes have been, ai :r jRulesand Maxims I ? If the firft Queftion an Affirmation, and th Maxim STRENGTH OF BRIT A I am, Tour humble Servant, JOHN ENGLISH. N?. 9007.