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when the captain came to collect, the G--, I'd have Cox and his rascally first introducer of your Magazine Magazine at the triangles, where I being a little heated, began at the cap. bad berter meo.” “ And so would tain as follows :" Sirrah, did I not ],"cried Bob C ---.“ By Gdesire you to burn that rascally print Pd hang him,” cried B--.“ Why which I gave you!" " Yes," replied should it thou hang hiin ;” cried a the captain, " but may be you would Quaker — “ Neighbour, if characters pay me a tenpenny and a tivepenny be good, they will bear themselves that my feersman gave for it, which out, and they will disgrace the calum. he'd make me pay him, if I burned niator. For instance, didit thou know itp" “ That's fine!” replied the little Dick Pim, a brother and friend; book burning loyalist, “ what a state {uppose Cox said little Dick flogged is this country in, when the black. a man, and robbed him, and was a guard pilots of a packet-boat read cruel perfecutor and a great russian, Magazines and feditious publications! what harm, thinkest thou, would it we shall be all murdered, as we were do little Dick the Quaker ? Nay; in ninety-eight.'« Oh be easy," says verily I think it would more hurt the captain ; "in troth, Major D-, Walter Cox; for people would see if you and Cornet Lawder, and the he was a liar and a fool :--but Cox whole of the 9th dracoons, were mur. hath laid, that certain meo did bad dered, you'd have left better men things; and if these men had such re. than you or I, and as good as Sir E. pört amongit their neighbours as liitle Crosby. after us all. * Where's the Dick, no harm could be done, for the plate of Timolo Church?_fure that world are not fools, and do not credit was not Popish. Perhaps you don't absurdities.” “ Gentlemen,” said an think I know you."--" Captain," English officer, “I have read the cried the astonished gentleman, “ I'll Irish Magazine, and I tbink that Cox fpeak with you!” and the Major has alerted the freedom of the press stopped the Captain's further expla- here, and bas much merit for daring pation and walked out wish him. the outrage of a power that bas only

“ Dam'me," quoth the failor, jult palled away, and for bra ring á “ but this is a queer Magazine :-! cut throat party hai prevails still in see he abuses partoos and priests, and this country. Compofitions in his swaddlers and rogues, and attornies, work r1 ay be called icurrilous, by pere judges, and lawyers, and I don't fee fons who have no choice of words, that he spares nobody.” “ Pardon bu I will say, that in his Magazine, me," replied a lady who sat next have appeared things that Switi's ge. him, "I do not see one female abused nius could not lurpals. Cox has, in this abused work, and I see two blamefully, employed himlelf rather woft infamously agerieved women as the executioner of obscure wretches capitaliy defendid--Mrs Siddons and who have merited the torture they Miss Waltcin : this does not thew Javished upon others, than as the geuniversal malevolence. All the priors neral corrector; and whilst he should of Dublic have witnessed the auda. purlue the banditti, he stopped to ex. cious insult upon these defencelelsecute the individual. A work like his uomen, and it was only the lith is likely to excite general clamour Marizine that resented it, tho' they against him; he has punished to exall call the luth Magazine a Nander. ample the empowered ruffian, the ing pelt." o Suicis,'' cried Bumbo, man of blood, the upstart overbearer, * and if ihis was cinety-eight, by the hypocrite, the cheat, the coun



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terfeit gentleman ; all these indivi- ENGLISH CATHOLIC duals are men of connexions, for such

PETITIONS. characters are numerous --- and whilst there are roguès, upitarts, informers, ham ftaresmen, and hypocrites, their tears will overcome their jultice, and the United Kingdom of Great you will hear them abuse Cox and

Britain and Ireland in Parthe Irish Magazine."--Here we

liament assembled. arrived at Portobello.

We, whose names are underwritI am, Sir,

ten, Roman Catholics of England, Yours, &c. humbly beg leave to represent to your

Honourable House

That at the time of his Majesty's

Accession to the Throne, the laws in BURNING TO DEATH.

force against his English Roman Ca

tholic Subjects, deprived them of The late shocking instances of fe- most of the rights of Englishmen, males having been burnt to death, and of several of the common rights Tenders the knowledge of a discove- of mankind: ry lately published by Sir R. Philips, That by the Acts of the 13th and in the Monthly Magazine, for their S14 years of his Majelty's reign, fetotal prevention, of the highest con- veral of the penalties and disabilities sequence. He deduces from the prin- under which the English Roman Caciple of the ascension of fire, that fe- tholics laboures were removed : males ought to lie down as soon as That the English Roman Catholics they discover their clothes to be on are most grateful for the relief grantfore, that the progress of the famesed by these dets, and have caken and will by that means instantly be subscribed the oaths and declaracions checked, and may be easily and delic contained in them : berately extinguished, without any That their conduct hath been confatal injury, as usual to the head, face, formable to their professions; in peace. bolom and throat.

able submission to the laws, and in He proves his principle by the fol. the discharge of moral or civil duty, lowing example : He took two flips they have not been exceeded by any of printed cotton, a yard long, and of his Majesty's subjects; they have on lighting one of them at the lower served him effectively and honourably end, and holding it perpendicular, it in his feets and armies ; there never was consumed to a cinder in the fifth has been a call upon Englishmen tu of a minute, and the volume of flame do their duty, wbich the English Ro. was so great as to rise nearly two feet man Catholics have not been forward mic then lighied an exactly similar to answer. piece of cotton, and laid it horizon- That several penal and disabling tally on a pair of tongs, so as to lie laws are yet in force against them; hollow, and in this Gituation it was they are not equally entitled with five minutes burning, and the flames their fellow subjects to vote at the at no one time ascended an inch in Election of any Member of your height, and might have been extin. Honourable House ; they are excluguthed by the thumb and finger. ded from a feat in either Houses of this plain and easy experiment Parliament; they are not ad. nisable ought to be repeated in the presence into Corporations; every civil and of the females of every family. inilitary office is denied them; every

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Jaudable obje&t of ambition-all that denied even a hope of participating in elevates a man among his fellow sub those advantages, by which the burjects—all hopes of public diftincrion then of their fellow subjects is allevimall means of attracting the notice ated. of their country, or the favour of their In other occurrences of life the law Sovereign, are placed without their has the same humiliating and depres. reach.

sing operation on your Petitioners. The more they delerve of their Thus every Roman Catholic subject country, the more sensibly their coun. of his Majesty is forced below his try makes them feel this exclusion, fair line in society, and the general To the ranks she suffers them to fight body is a marked and insulated caft. her battles, but to them victory is Yet the Roman Catholics form without its reward, -promotion is more than one fourth of the whole wholly denied them; no services can mass of the subjects of the United advance, no merit enable them to Empire. Whatever there is of genius, profit of their country's favour. . of talent, or of energy among them,

Even in their hunible Gituations of is absolutely loft for public use; and private soldiers, the law follows them this at a tiine when the United Em. with pains and penalties. By the ar- pire is engaged in a conflict formida. ticle of War, if soldiers refuse to at. ble beyond example; and it therefore tend the religious worship of the seems important, if not essential to Ellablished Church, they are punish. her preservation, that she Thould call able by toe, imprisonment and death. into action, without qualification, or Thus the Carbolic soldiers are inces. limit, or any religious teft, or decla. saotly exposed to the cruel alternative ration, the genius, talents, and enerof either making a sacrifice of their gies of all her subjects religion, or incurring the extreme of It is true, that your l'etitioners legal punishment : than which, your profess sonie religious principles

Petitioners humbly conceive, there which are not professed by the Esta. never has been, and cannot be a more blished Church ; and to this, and to

dire& religious persecution. To an this only, their refusal of certain alternative equally oppressive, the tests, pains, and declarations isowing, English Roman Catholics are expo- which subjects them to the pains and sed on their marriages ; the law re. disabilities they complain of, but none quires for the legal validity of a mar of the principles which occasion their riag: in England, that it should be refusal, affects their moral, civil, or celebrated in a parish church. As Ro. political integrity; and your Petitionman Catholics believe in marriage to ers humbly fubmit co this Honourable be a facrament, the English ioman House, ibat no principle which leaves Catholics naturally feel great repug- moral or political integrity unimpair. dance to a celebration of their mar- ed, is a proper object of religious per. riages in other churches than their fecurion ; besides, the whole Creed of own.

your Petitioners was once the Creed They are cruelly debarred from of the three kingdoms ; it is the ac. any means which their fellow subjects' cual Creed of four fifths of Ireland, poifels of providing for their families, and of much the greater part of Eu. by employments of honour or emolu. rope. It was the Creed of those who ment: so that while they bear their founded British liberty at Runey. full share of the general contribution meade, who conquered at Crefly, lo the wants of the State, they are Poictiers, and Agincourt ; among



those who repelled and annihilated Roman Catholics of England, beg the Spanish Armada, none bore a no leave to represent to your Right Ho.. bler part than thole by whom this nourable House, that your Petition Creed was professed. In all these ers, in common with the general bo. achievments, in every other scene, in dy of English Roman Catholics, have which the ancient valour or ancient lately signed a Petition to your Rt. wile m of this country has been dif- Honourable House, ftating the prinplayed, the ancellors of several of cipal grievances under which they lie, your Petitioners have been distinguish. in consequence of their religious prined; their Creed did not lefsen their ciples, and praying relief. They now zeal for their King and Country-it beg leave further to state to your does not lefen that of their defcen. Lordships, chat in foliciting the atdants.

tention of Parliament to their PetiEvery disloyal or immoral princi- tion, they are actuated not more by a ple wbich malice or credulity has im. sense of the hardships and disabilities puted to thein, your Petitioners have under which they labour, than by a solemnly and repeatedly disclaimed. defire to fecure, on the most solid They believe there does not now ex- foundation, the peace and harmony ift an honourai le man who imputes of the British empire ; and to obtain these priociples to them : they have for themselves opportunities of mani.. fwore to be faithful and bear true als fefting, by the most active exertions, legiance to his Majesty, and have their zeal and interest in the common acted up to their professions ; they cause, in which their country is enmoft confidently appeal to this Ho- gayed for the maintenance of its freenourable House, and to the whole dom and independence ; and that Enpire, whether in loyalty to his they are firmly persuaded, thac adeMaj. Aty, attachment to the Constita. quate provifion, for the maintenance tion, or zeal for their country's good, of the civil and religious eftablishthey are not equal and are not uni- ments of this kingdom, may be made verlally known and acknowledged to consistently with the strictelt adhebe enual to his Majelly's other sub rence on their part to the tenets and jects.

discipline of the Roman Catholic reTherefore conscious of the truth ligion ; and that any arrangements of these representations, and with the founded on this basis of mutual fatismoll perfect reliance on the wisdom faction and security, and extending and justice of your Honourable to them the full enjoyment of the House,

civil Constitution of their country, Your Petitioners humbly pray for will meet with their grateful concurs a to:al repeal of every test, oath, de rence. claration, or provision, which has the Bishops Wm. Gibson, effect of futjecting your 'etitioners

Jn. Douglass, 10 arv pen_liy or dilability whatso.

P. Collingridge, evsi, on account of their religious

Wm. Poynter, pr .ples

Tho. Smyth. Copy of the accompanying Petition of

Lords brewsbury, the Erik Ruman Catholi's, as preo

Stourton, senies by Earl Grey to the viouse of

Arundell, Lurds, l'obrwury 22.

Dormer, He whose nanies are underwritten,

Clifford, &c. &c. &c. .


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MR. KEOGH'S PAMPHLET. fistency, and responlibility. Like him,

he is surrounded and courted by fy:

cophants, bigots, and place buyers. We recommend to our readers Like him, he is bequibbled and be this lively and vigorous production, wildered by a cabinet of lawyers. written in a stile of original thinking, to which we have not been accustom.

“ It may perhaps appear audaed since the reign of terror. It has

cious or ridiculous to compare Lord manly features through it, worthy of

Fingal to the King of England. But

let it be remembered, that the great the Irish name ; Dot disfigured by abject equivocations, nor, dilgu ling fer

disposer of kingdoms is crowning and vility, it will be found as dittant from

dethroning kings faller than a carethe tricky policy of our Catholic gen.

ful artist can paint thcir portraits. try, as it is remote froin the double

Without any supern tural hypothe. faced deference that affe&is to instruct

sis; nay, by very ordinary, and, as while it means to betray. If writing

things go, very probable means, Lord at this auspicious period, can advance

8 Fingal might wield a sceptre, even

before Lord Grenville recovers his the liberties of our country, or puc

seals of office. Only let Lord Chatdown intolerance and monopoly,

' ham be replaced at the head of an Mr. Keogh's maoner of communica. ting his sentiments would have its

. army; Lord Gambier, of a Aeet;

Marquis Wellesley, of an embaffy; merited effect ; but from the fatal ob.

Lord Camden, of Ireland, with Mr. ilinancy of a Grenville, or the ter

Joho Claudius Beresford in the whip. giversation of a Grattan, we are warned to look.co any other quarter

" ping department; Sir George Bar.

low, of India, wish Sir John Crad. for either relief or commiseration.The important seenes now before us,

dock, in the shaving department ;

and lall, though not least, let Mrs. and the magoificent and awful appear.

Clarke be judicially protected in her ance which Europe presents, tellus, and with confidence w'e asfert it, that

commodious rights and her darling the Catholic Fai:h, the prevailing one

patronage. Who then can predict the

Itrange things that may come to pass ? of the Continent, will, in defiance of

Who can tell, for example, whtther a “ No Popery” minillry, and their in

in the conjunction of these luminarecruits in perfecution, the Grattans

ries, Buonaparte night not calculate and Grenvilles, extend to the INands.

the political horoscope of a natural As a celebrated man remarks, 'Illands

daughter of one of his imperial lis. belong to Continents,' and from the fame reasoning we assert, that though

ters? His stars might direct him o

offer her to Lord Fingal, as a spouse Illands may escape subjugation, they

for Lord Killeen, with the Crown of generally lubrit to the famions that

that Ireland for a dower ; and he would prevail in the larger community.

hardly scruple at annexing the aler. (Mr. Keogh's talent at irony may

native, of wringing his Lordihip's

neck in twain! I have an high opi. be seen by the following extract.

nion of the noble Lord's loyalty ; Page 12.)

and yet I know not what irregularity "Jo some respects, my Lord Fin. he might be prevailed on to allent to, gal is not unlike the King. Like rather than undergo the Derve-tryiog him, his llation exonerates him from operation." the troubles attendant on taleat, con.


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