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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - June 16, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant Tuefday, June 16, 1730. To the Author of the DAILY COURANT. MR.EVSTACE BVDGELL's Letter in the Daily Poft.Boy of the 11 th Inftanr, occafions this Second Application to you ; fo ftupid a Piece had, for me, met ail the Contempt Silence could have convey'd, but for a few Particular!, which it may not be amifs the Pirblick was appriz'd of. Mr. BVDGELL it feems is full of Refent-ment at my Letter which you was fo kind to infert in your Paper of the 27th oflaft Month; but whether he deferved or not the Treat, menc I there gave him ; or whether what was there advanced was not necejfaryr jufl and feafonable, let the World determinej and that it may be the better able to do fo, that Letter may foon find a more extenfive Publication. So infatuated is this pafftonate Man, that we find him regardlefs of Truth in every Performance; and fo unaccountable is his Con-duel: in general, however loudly he-may exclaim againft it, that the kindeft thing we could think of him, would be that he was disorder'd in his Senfes. In the Letter in the Daily Poft-Boy, however fhorr, Mr. Budgell can not Matter of Fact; he here charges me with calling him BUFFOON and IMPOSTOR, which I here tell bim is entirely FALSE, and defy Him to make the contrary appear. Mr. BVDGELL has again been trumpeting his own Praife to the Town; and en-deavouring to raife bis Fame upon the Merit of his former Performances; and he may go on in this Way as long as he pleafes; he may give us a third Letter to the Craftfinan, if he ' thinks fit; and every other Day� palm upon us the mean Artifice in ufe among the Book-fellers, for a new Edition of it; but what will all thefe fignify ? Are Men of Senfe to be thus impofed upon? Not a Felon's to be found at the Old-Bailey but with equal Juftice perhaps may plead former Delect. Can fuch Practice be any Advantage to this Person's Reputation ? Or is there a Man of Honour in the Nation, but muft look upon Mr. BVDGELL as a Bafe Infamous De-famer, till he vindicates himfelf from the a-trocious Crimes he ftaTtids publickly cbarg'd with; and puts it paft the Power of being contefted that be bad fufficient Caufe of Complaint, for that unexampled Complaint he had the Ajfurance tomake within Doors, and the Wicksdnefs to improve to an uujuftifiable Outrage without. Was I to take Notice of every Impertinence in this little doughty Epifile, one, would be the Emotion it gives this Gentleman to be nam'd without Scruple, as he terms it, in the Beginning of my Letter: I there call'd him Mr, Euflace Budgell; but that I perceive was not Ceremony fufficient for him ; and the DEA^ JOT feems to have expected gratis from me, what he has always largely paid others for the Purchafe of. But to be more ferious: How contemptible muft this Man appear, while he would be thought of Importance? Can HE have the Front to complain I drdn't fcrufle to Name him, who has made no fcruple to offer the higheft Injuries in his Power to Perfonsof the great-eft Dignity and Worth; and in a Way that aiaft be the moft Abhorrerfce of every ho- neft Mind, ; but to await, without faying more, the Anfwer the Town's in Expectation of from him, allow me only to add, that unlefs Mr. Budgell makes good bis Caufe of Complaint, he will certainly become the Deteftation of the valuable, impartial Part of Mankind j and ought to be treated as a vile Incendiary; unlefs they (hould be fo compaf-fionate as to look upon him to be, what he is now generally thought, A MADMAN. I am, once more, June 15, S 1 ^, 1730. Tour humble Servant, CLEOMENES Remainder of the Letter from the Saxon Camp at Muhlberg, partly inferted Tejlerday. " nr H E Head-Quarters of the Two Kings " form a Square, guarded by Janizaries '* and a Detachment of Cadets. Their " Majefties Tent-Doors are guarded by " Turks in Vefts made of Cloth of Gold, " with red Velvet Turbans upon their " Heads. There is, befides thele, a Guard " of Hungarians in Scarlet Cloaths with rich Laces and Gold Fringes ; with 1 2 other " Guads call'd Pequins, in Scarlet Cloaths " trimm'd with Silver Lace, and black Vel-*' vet Caps edged with Silver Lace, and a-" dorn'd with white Plumes of Feathers. " carrying Battle-Axes in their Hands, fet in " taffy Silver ; arare likewife their Sabres. " In the Middle of tfciWquare ftands a Hall "with a Cupola, hM%*d with Crimfon and Yellow Damask, in the four Corners of 4t which are placed Ewers and Englifh " Clocks with Chimes. From this Hall " they go thro* 3 Galleries to 4 Cabinets as " big as ordinary Chambers, on the Sides " of which are 8 Tents with Beds in them, " made of rich Turky Stuffs, loaded with " Gald and Silver Lace. At the End of " thofe 4 Cabinets are 4 larger Tents, in 3 " of which a Table is every Day fpread for " 24 Difhes each, and thefe 3 Tables are V ferved all in Silver gilt Plate. The Two ** Kings dine at one Table, their Royal and " Electoral Higbnefles "at another, and the " FieJd-Marfhals and chief Generals of the Two Courts ,^LC the third. There are 5 " more Tables of 24 Difhes each, for the principal Officers and Foreigners of Di-" ftinction ; and thefe are likewife ferved fh " Plate j one of his Majefty's Officeri fitting " at each Table to entertain the Company, who are waited upon by the King's Livery " Servants. . ' Without this Square are pitch'd 40 " Turkifli Tents fc. the Generals and the " Retinues of th* Two Kings, bang'd with " Silk-Stuffs, the fame as the Field-Beds, " and well trimm'd with Gold and Silver Lace. Thofe above-mention'd to be with-" in the Square, are all Turkifli Tents, as *c well as thefe having green and red Out-" fide, with Floors made of Planks, covered V with ftately Turky Carpets and fine Mats. " In the Front of the Square is a Garden " in the nature of a Parterre ; and the Vifto " to the Camp is planted with Pyramids of " Yew-Trees, which are fet into the Earth, " with their Tubs. '* The King of Poland generally refides " about a Piftol-fhot from the Square, in a n Pi!*?? Wood which he caufed to be " built there ; ancf the King of Pruffia " ledges in the Square, with the Prince " Royal and the other Princes of his Re-" tinue. Round thefe 2 Quarters encamp " the Janizaries, and feveral of the King of " Poland's Officers; and here are contrived " Wooden Kitchens, and Cellars enow to " fupply two fucb numerous Courts, and fo *' many Great Men befides, with ViCiuals-" and Drink. " Laftly, on each.of the two Wings of " the Camp are erected 3 Stone Pillars, 4< about 30 Foot high, which are partly de-" fign'd as Boundaries'to the Camp, and are " on the other hand to be left ftanding, topre-" ferve the Memory of this Camp, and of " the perfect Friendfhip between the two " Kings. The Cardinal de Rohan'/ Speech to the Sacred College, when he firji Went into theConclavt at Rome. Gentlemen, " TT is now about fix Years fince I ap-" pear'd in this IUuftrious AfTembly " for the fecond time, and bad the Honour V to declare to your Eminencies the lenfible " Sorrow with which the King my Maftec " and all France were affected, for the Loft " of one of the greateft and moft Holy Fa-; " thers, that ever govern'd the Church. '' That Sorrow is now revived upon the " Death of Benedict XIII. of GJorious " Memory. HisMajefty is infinitely con-" cern'd at it, Gentlemen. He was full of ** Wifdom, Juftice, and Moderation: His " Spirit was anfwerable to his Birth ; and " the iaft Moments of his Life fhew'd the " Srrictnefs of his Confcience, and the Sin-" cerity of bis Piety. " Ke loved the King my Mafter, and was " beloved by him ; and therefore his Majefty " juftly partakes of your Common Grief: " This is what I have in Command from " bim to aflure you; He does the fame in " the Letter which 1 have the Honour to de-" liver to you You will at the fame time " perceive by ir, that on this melancholy Oc-" cafion he purs bis whole Confidence in " YOU- . 44 God ,has ofeofen, and placed in the " midft of you, him that is to wipe off the " Tears of the faithful, and comfort the " Church. Heaven and Earth v. ill avow ihe " Pope, chofen by the Agreement of your " Voices. It lies upon you to declare him-; " and the King, being convinced that the " general Welfare of all Catholicks is the " only thing you intend, expects that you " will foon give the Church a Pope, who " will prove a true Common Father of the " Faithful, and by the Luftre of his Vertuej,' " the Wifdom of his Councils, and the Pu-" rity of his Zeal, will revive the happy " Days, wherein Juftice, Truth and Peace " fhaU reign together. " Such are my Instructions, Gentlemen! 11 How happy is it for me to execute Or-" ders which are fo Chriftian, and fo fuita-" ble to my Character, and to the Purple, f " wear! Thus fliall I, free from the Spirit " of Partiality, and without the leaft Emo^ " tion of Envy, Sufpicion, or Jcaloufy, be-" lieving all that is Good, and rejecting all " that is Bad,endeavour to convince you by " my Proceedings, and by all the Methods ( ** that are confident with Honour, Religion, ;