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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - December 26, 1730, London, Middlesex V 4 r Saturday, December 2,6, 173a. H Lawyers are hot t&$ write upon, other Motives, and with other Views ; and becaufe they do not fcribbJe for Jkeid. make a _ Rreac left of ail venal and 4i A ing ihztTherfites bated Achilles and VljJJtt; Uncertainty of his Parentage, is, I think, great-in which, as Plutarch has remark'd in his. ly indecenc and improper.; He is the firffc Treatife of Envy and Hatred, he makes it who rifes to fpeak; but iniiead of fpeaking tc Tbefe Men triutoph � the ^tmoft Cottiplement of an:ill ChaTader the Queftion propofed by Latinus, he attack* in cheir Integrity, affurce the Tide of Friends �. bear a Malevolence to the beft Men. Turnuivihh perfonal Invedlives. And, though to the Confticutioni and pretend to draw their jbfe Speech of Tberfites is artful enough i he himfelf had introduced with Impunity a Pens gratis in the Caafeof Liberty. A Right but difcovers a Refolutibn to catch at every licentious Virulence and Scurrility into the Honourable Gentlemen, and one who was Topick of Scandal. He reproaches Agamtm- Publick Debates, he has the Impudence to once Right Honourable, are-Cufpected of bei � Avarice in amaSinc Wealth; though accufe Turnus of refttaining the Freedom. ot are influenced, Confed B fappo his Treafures were: the juft Reward of Sue- Speech, cefs obtained by his Cendtidk, and the volunr jo defame and depreciate fnperior Merit, it is ury q^z . 0f bii grateful Soldiery : And be Dst Lilettatemfanii, Flatuff, remihat. xip Argument of their Impartiality, that they cormnends Achilla, as much as he bated do not make a Trade of their Politicks. A ' - ---- Libeller, who is Revenge, is. fubjedi inftlgated^ bythe Defire of of cerfuring Agartkemmn. him^ that he might not lofe an Opportunity He imputes to Turnus'* unhappy Management Corr u prion Hireling Adminifttacion Saturday i He i�_called give give him his Complement of Scandal j he ^r^r ""^ '-. ^^7 W promotes popular 0tLti(earv t6 m*k? *i�fctf - *f^%^�*jH *rm- Ffrive from his Seat at thiiUlyfRt*. fprings9 Ift genjo'us Vengeance of the icing cf Kings j With Indignation fparklitog h UxBye^S Men; ccefslefs Attempt to bloc\ fhort. he rebrefents Tar- j ttus as the Author 0/ every Publick Calamity having the Miferies of his ^t>untryv and diftreifinf he is paid Undertaker Melancholy. { hisCoun But the f* Peace, faBious Monfter ! bom- to vex the State 'or foul debate; the e: t0 bit Mijirefi Qualityi^w Wanr, facrifices hi* Confcience to his " With wangling Talents {fyrbthai impetuous Tongue^ nor rajbly vain, And ftngly mad% afferfe the Sovereign lieign. kegia Cory tin * 1 * thus defied, ahfwers thefe Cavils^ heexceHed Drances in ferious Arct^ Spleen; he proclaims Wa Natio oft the Dif- , tHjfes, with the Approbitibn ^hd Applatife and is not -of the whole Affembly,. reproves the^eevifli- menr,-f i boafted he is fen Printiple pro- neft and Petulancy of 'TArt^�,:�nti ;iftafVife$ '0ble,.'that- the ^Confultations of the pretends to efpoufe. Does he e^pecl the Re ward of Royal Favour for thefe Services ? or does he hope to fupplant his Adverfary? cr even to regain the Staripn which^ his Pride forfeited ? He is too wife not Krdefpair of this: What then is his Aim ? Is jtrtp vex and teiie. the Man he hates vyith undefejrved Ofcf loquy and Slander ? Let him enjay: that1 dif- ... . hfe ' his Infolehcc. Genroushe rifes in theCrewns defence* jh? u TiA^^y^ ^ &,a than, this of our: Awhor. When ffeey were Hejuftifies himfelf,^rid cpnvidts DrZnees of Quiver, he wiO haye the $ty*^T&<4 ^. offended with their:General in favour of ttifteprefehririg the Situation of Affairs, wit^ 11 Achilles^ nothing could more weakeh � Pefign to encourage the Enemy, and dif^I- J&iltns Imereft; than to m�te fttch a j"t his Countrymen; that his Arrows, iea^rferve to awaken, but cannot-pierce-, < h|irt his Enemy. Sedition is not the Guardian qfXiberty ?c F^JJow as ^Tberfites appear of bU Party ; nor is Happinefs le^u citing Difturfts and Jealpufies of the Govern-ment. The twb great Poets of Antiquity, ^o were both Lovers of Freedotti, haveex-pofed the Malevolence of Fa