Eight Letters to the Duke of Wellington; A Petition to the House of Commons

Eight Letters to the Duke of Wellington; A Petition to the House of Commons : And a Letter to the Editor of the Agricultural and Industrial Magazine

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...do justice to all." There are many wise, and clever men, who could give him an outline of such a plan. He knows them, and if he refuses the clear dictate of his own conscience, --i-f he is deaf to the calls of his country, --if he be regardless of his father's fame, and is determined to sacrifice the well-being of his country, the estates of the Nobles, the profits of the formers, manufacturers, and shopkeepers, and the wages of the labourers; to the jobbers on the Stock Exchange, and to his own obstinacy, (or as he may term it, "consistency,")--then, the sooner he is driven from oflice, and the better;--he will then have proved, that he neither deserves the confidence of the King, nor of the people. The Fundholder will perhaps still whisper in the ear of the Premier, " It is too late to go back." I never hear this remark without connecting the Arch-Enemy of man with it.-The Old Deceiver is said to tempt his followers into sin, and after they have 3/ielded, --when conscience speaks, and they would return to the paths of virtue, it is said, he tries to hinder them, by suggesting, " It is too late to go back." Why is it " too late to go back " on the Currency question '.1--Does prosperity await us if we advance?--Will the Landowner be restored to prosperity, by continuing the present sys " same persons, who were exciting themselves " to very' madness, in its support."--When the tem '?--Will the labourer be better rewarded if we progress.1 I wonder if Sm RonEnr PEEL has read LoRn BnoUGnAm's speech on the second reading of the " Poor Law Amendment " Bill '?"--If he has, I really think the old cant of " It is too " late to go...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791290
  • 9781236791290