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“ office of presiding over the debates of " a mixed assembly of disputants ; his "courtesy checks the petulant, his “ firmness controls the impudent, and “his good sense, combined with know

ledge, ensures an unreluctant acqui

escence in all his decisions. Add to " this, that his re-appointment will save the retiring salary of 4,0001. a year,

" at the same time that it gives to a THE SPEAKER.

new Parliament, consisting of at least

“ one-half of new members, the advanBolt-court, 8. January, 1833. tage of an experienced master in all It would seem to be beneath one to those necessary forms which govern put pen to paper upon this subject, and " and prevent a mob of gentlemen' especially to make it a prominent and" from committing those extravagances leading subject of discussion in the which they would, like any other Register, and at a time, too, when so “ mob, commit, if they were not remany other matters of apparently so "strained by rational rules rationally much greater importance press forward " enforced ; and we really think that a and demand notice. But, trifling as“ better Speaker could not be chosen.” the thing is in itself, it becomes of vast This is very pretty talk! The peoimportance when it becomes the crite-ple have, at this rate, given themselves rion of the manner in which it is sup- a great deal of trouble for nothing; for posed that the King's servants mean to a great many of the main questions aptreat the new House of Commons; and pear to be already settled beforehand. especially, if we look upon it as a first The King's servants, who are paid by

step towards that junction of the two the people, have regularly and distinctly factions, who have, for so many years, announced to the people, in the most been tearing the country to pieces by public manner, hy Lord Authorp in their wrangling for the profits attached NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, Spring Rice at to the carrying on of the system. For CAMBRIDGE (ah, Spring! Spring !), the some time the re-choosing or re-appoint- great Stanley in LANCASHIRE, and he ment of MANNERS Sutton, as Speaker of the Bright Sword, in CumBERLAND, of the House of Commons, was a mere that it is determined on, that we are not rumour. Very gentle feelers were put to have any but Septennial Parliaout; but nothing in anything like a ments; that we are not to have voting by positive tone. By degrees the parties be- ballot; and, now it is announced to us, came bolder; until at last, in the old in a manner almost equally official Times newspaper, which has for some and positive, that the late Speaker time been the main organ of the King's is again to be Speaker, though opservants, it was openly announced, and posed to the Reform Bill to the very not only justified, but applauded, in the last moment. So that we have it alfollowing words:

most from one end of the kingdom to “ Mr. Manners Sutton has accepted the other, announced to us ex officio, the offer of Ministers to secure, as far that the men whom we poor silly crea

as their influence in the House of tures think to be, and whom we ac« Commons can secure, his election to tually call, our representatives, are ex“the Speakership. We see nothing pected to be nothing more than so " objectionable in this. Mr. Sutton is many furze fagots, each tied round with “ a gentleman every way fitted for the a hazel withe,

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to no more respect than any stack of take the following article from the pen such fagots (which they call bavins) that of my dignitary, Dr. BLACK, as it apo you see standing about upon the skirts pears in his paper of the 8. instant. It of the commons in Surrey. A great is long, but it is very interesting, as it deal of trouble, then, have we been contains a full development of the giving our silly selves for no useful feelings of a very considerable portion purpose whatsoever. For a great many of the person's on whose support the years past, all sensible men have said, King's servants, who have, by the serand the people have sometimes said in vile language of the day, been sublimtheir petitions, and, indeed, Lord ated into“ MINISTERS," rely, in GREY's petition of 1793, did, in sub- carrying on the affairs of the counstance, say, that to assemble the House try; or, more properly speaking, in of Commons was a mere useless and taking the money of the people, and expensive mockery. Now we were ex- using it according to their pleasure. pecting it to be otherwise : but, if we This very considerable portion of the be to behold the House of Commons persons, whom the servants of the King thus dictated to by the servants of the rely on, co sists of those who I call King ; if we be to be told beforehand, disappointed and discontented Whigs. that the House of Commons shall do Generally speaking, their disappointthis, and shall not do that; then, if any- ment and discontent are by no means thing can be worse and more degrading either unjust or unreasonable. They to us than a useless mockery, that may be blamed for having entertained worse thing we shall have.

any expectation of better things; and Now, with regard to the Speaker, I they may be so blamed by me in particuwill first insert a pretty long article of lar, because I have always told them, my dignitary, Dr. Black; for I do not that, to expect other than that which mean that this member of parliament- they have found, was folly approaching ship shall at all diminish my prerogative to insanity. I have always, without of making dignitaries, and holding them any one single deviation in the course responsible to me. Mr. Lawless pro- of my life, acted upon the maxim of claimed me “MONAKCH OF THE PRESS;"|" blessed are they who expect nothing, and, without inquiring into his right to " but that which is to conie out of their issue such proclamation, I have assumed “ own individual exertions for they the title, and, therefore, am monarch de “ shall experience no disappointment facto; for I exercise the functions of “ from the conduct of either fools or the office, as far as the most rebellious“ knaves." This precept I have taught disposition and conduct of my subjects ever since I have had the power of will permit me; and though poor mo- teaching. În almost every work that I narch was never cursed with such a set have ever written, and especially in my of subjects before, female as well as Advice to YOUNG Men," oh, what male, still I do contrive to control them pains have I taken to induce them to to a certain degree, and I am and I will rely solely upon their own sobriety and be their sovereign de facto, member of industry, their abstinence from useless parliamentship notwithstanding ; and expense, and their practice of the other I have a right, in euch my capacity, to concurrent virtues; and never, oh, netake their literary productions, and to ver! to dream of the possibility of acmake what use of them I please; while quiring wealth, or even obtaining the they, if they were dutiful subjects as means of comfort, through the favour they ought to be, would take care to or indulgence of others; and to shun, keep their purloining hands off from as they would flee from the pestilence, mine, instead of regarding them, as they the hope of rising in the world, or even seem to do, as their common property. of having a living, through the means in virtue of this my undoubted right, of those who had public money to bebunded on the law of nature, as well stow.

Many things have concurred to 28 on the doctrine of all the civilians, i place me in the state in which I now

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stand: great sobriety, singular absti- | all their opponents; but they hate them nence from excess in eating, early rising; more than any of the rest, because they rare bodily health, strength, and hardi- have injured them; because they have hood; and an aptitude to labour, and a done them a wrong, which it is not willingness and a delight in it, such as be their interest to redress. These disconlong to very few men ; besides which, a tented Whigs, though aided by the sadisposition never to submit to any un- gacity of Dr. Black, have not yet been just aggression, and to resent wrong able to discover that there is no hope done to me, be the consequences to my- for them. Like the jilted, but infatuated self what they might. But, with all lover, they cling to the deceiver ; a nod these qualities, I should have been, at and a smile, though in a street where this day, a poor creeping thing, and there is no witness, hold them on, while very likely a disappointed and discon- they actually see the leaders of the two tented Whig; with all the temptations factions tumbling into the same bed! which I have had to become an expect. They are inore incredulous, have more ant and a dependant, I should at this day of the political wittol, than an ostler have been a perfectly insignificant thing, whom I once heard of in a country town if God's goodness, seconded by the ex- that shall be nameless, who saw the ample of my father, had not implanted landlord's feet sticking out at the bottom in my breast, and made a part of my of the bed-clothes which covered his very nature, a something to make me beloved, and who, thinking the feet not shudder at the thought of being a sub- sufficient evidence of her want of fidelity, servient underling to any man or set of actually married the virgin the next men, for any purpose or to answer any week. The discontented Whigs far end whatsoever.

surpass this confiding ostler, for they Yet, I do not say that these disap- actually see the parties sighing and pointed and discontented Whigs are, almost dying for love in each other's either the whole or any considerable arms. Moles are said to be blind; but part of them, persons to be disregarded a set of moles, if the present circumand despised. Much depends, when stances were placed before them, would we have to estimate the character and see that these two factions have made a conduct of men, upon education and bargain to stand by one another, in upon habit.

Most men, who have order to uphold the present system of meddled with public matters, have taking and using the people's money ; ranged themselves with one or the other they have made a bargain to keep down of the parties who have so long been all their opponents, and amongst the scrambling for the powers of the State. rest, and more especially, the disconWhen, therefore, a Whig, who, at last, tented Whigs. sees his party in power, finds his long With regard to their succeeding in and patient attachment rewarded by an this; with regard to the fulfilment of open and flagrant preference being given this bargain, of which the re-election of to the bitterest foes of his own party, Ithe Speaker is probably part and pardo not say that he is to blame for his cel; with regard to this matter, there discontent, and I do not think it just to is a good deal yet to say; and some of impute it to any unworthy motive. that I intend to say when I have inAnd there are a very considerable num- serted the above-mentioned article of ber of very worthy men in this state of my dignitary; and when (as I hope disappointment and discontent; and of will be the case) my reader shall have these men, my dignitary, Dr. Black, is gone through it with a degree of attenthe organ; neither they nor the Doctor tion worthy of its importance, bearing having yet been able to discover that, in mind, as, he proceeds, that it is the of all the persons whom the men in real legitimate and official manifesto of power most dislike and most hate, these the discoNTENTED Whigs. discontented Whigs occupy the first “ The election by the members of the I lace. Those who are in power hate“ first reformed House of Commons of

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