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“Mr. O'GORMAN would not al-" selves on the triumphs they en"low any one to obstruct him in" joy, in common with those mil"seconding this Resolution, which" lions who have so gloriously "he did with singular pleasure," exercised the most valuable coming as it did from such a power which the people of any quarter. His Learned Friend." country can by possibility pos"Mr. O'Connell, had often sess. The Secretary too, Mr. "achieved victories over the ene- "O'Gorman, has long since given "mies of the country, but he " up his opinion, that the Fran66 never achieved a more magna"chise should be raised to 51. "nimous one than this victory of "from 40s. Indeed, we never "truth and reason over the infir66 saw the difference between the "mity of human nature [cheers.] two propositions of Mr. O'Gor"It delighted him to see Mr." man and Mr. O'Connell-both "O'Connell bear testimony to the "would have equally destroyed public virtues, and to the great "the right and power of the and powerful exertions of the "Forty-shilling Freeholders." "Forty Shilling Freeholders. He "(Mr. O'Gorman) had scarcely "ever differed from Mr. O'Con"nell in public, but on this im66 portant question; and if he has "said any thing, at any time, irri"tating to the feelings of his "Learned Friend, he now, in the "face of the country, begged his pardon [cheers.]
So far so good! And the man, BRIC, Chairman, mind! Now, let us hear what Mr. LAWLESS says to these recanting politicians.
Well, well! Let the recantation be as "candid and honest" as Mr. LAWLESS pleases, yet I want to know WHO those "valuable and excellent persons were,” who "joined" these disfranchisers. I know of no Englishman that and sworn foes of reform, and "joined" them, except the open one old deserter from its ranks, who had joined the enemy; namely, BRIC's "illustrious Burdett." I know of no other; and I am at a loss to find out how "valuable and excellent" apply to such people. Mr. O'Connell may tell
"CONVERTS TO PUBLIC OPINION. We congratulate Mr. "O'Connell, Mr. Sheil, and Mr. "Bric, on their candid and ho"nest avowal of the great error they committed, when, as mem
"bers of the late Deputation, they me, that I once praised this Bur
gave their consent to the aboli- dett. Aye, but certainly never a "Lion of the Forty-shilling Free-tenth part so much as he, even
"holders of Ireland. It is true
they were joined in this error upon his oath, decried the poor by many valuable and excellent forties. To be sure, I have not, "persons; but those who fought like him, the privilege of ❝ having "the good fight for the people,
through evil and through good my private opinion"; that is to report, may now felicitate them- say, the privilege of saying one
way, and thinking another, which, | established, in honour of the forperhaps, protects a man against ties, for whom the man BRIC'S all charges of “inconsistency." best word used, in 1824, to be Mr. LAWLESS does not, I hope," brute beasts"! But, amidst all expect that he shall ever be for- this recanting and cajoling, the given by the disfranchisers? On Knights of the new Order seem the contrary, they will now hate wholly to overlook poor Burdett. him ten thousand times more than What! is he to recant too? Is he before. Upon the above curious also to " read his recantation," adventures, the DUBLIN MORNING and to "keep his private opiPOST makes the following re- nion"? He should have read his marks: recantation, if I had met him at "What a pity it is that the Westminster, the other day. What "three first named gentlemen hand he had in this foul plot for never discovered the virtues of disfranchising the Irish people the Forty-shillingers, until a "handsome fee was put into each and making them slaves for ever, "man's pocket by means of the we may gather from the following "said Forty-shillingers, and a
prospect of a good harvest held extract from Mr. O'GORMAN'S "out by future patriotic endea-speech, at the Clare county "vours of the said Forty-shilling meeting, held at Ennis. "ers. A fee in hand produces
"a wonderful effect in opening "Mr. O'Gorman, in continua*some men's eyes to. the disco-" tion, said, he did not charge his of truth. And how sud-" friend Mr. Lawless with any very "den, too-all' converted' toge-" wilful misrepresentation, but ther!!-As to Mr. O'Gorman, that he thought he could refer "the discovery is new to us, that his mistake to the misunder"he was among the disfranchi... standing of a certain conversaIs sers. What a hopeful set of" tion which he (Mr. O Gorman) patriots we have.-The reader had with Sir Francis Burdett will not fail to contrast the" on one of the few occasions that "splendid triumph of indepen." Mr. Lawless happened to be "dence in Louth, with the mumpresent at, when the subject *6 mery and flummery at the Corn" was discussed in the DeputaExchange. Last year a button" tion. The measure was under 66 was to save Ireland-this year" consideration the night before "we are to be mystified by an in the House of Commons. "order of (we were going to say" Mr. Leslie Foster thought the "knighthood) CAJOLERY!" "raising of the qualification to "10l. was doing nothing; that to "be effectual the qualification "should be raised to at least 201.
This last remark alludes to the 466 ORDER OF LIBERA
TORS," which has just been" In this sentiment he (Mr. Leslie
"Foster) was cheered, and the well knows, that Burdett answered, that " he did not owe his seat to the poor electors, but to the people of property!" Oh! imprudence! ingratitude unparallelBut, I once praised this Ah! I did indeed; and I
"whole thing was then, in his "(Mr. O'Gorman's) judgment, "assuming so alarming an appearance for the people, that "on seeing Sir Francis Burdett "the next day, he (Mr. O'Gor"man) expressed a hope, if "the franchise was to be at all man. "meddled with, that the qualifi- hope God will forgive me for it: "cation should not exceed 51.; "but neither to this or any other sure my repentance has
qualification did he (Mr. O'Gor-been sincere enough and of long man) ever assent. On Sir F. enough duration. But, at any "Burdett's persisting in standing "by the Bill, as it was originally rate, I did not praise him upon "introduced, the conversation oath, as the Knight of the "ORwas dropped, and he (Mr. DER OF LIBERATORS" condemned O'Gorman) never again opened the poor forties, whom he now eu"his lips on the subject except in
"the most unqualified way, to logizes to the skies. But, after "condemn any alteration what-all, what is to become of Bur ever in the franchise."
dett? If the Knights have to
So, there was pretty work go- recant," what has he got to do? ing on with this "valuable and Why, he has to uphold, or, assist excellent person;" for, it is he, in upholding, the paper-system, whom Mr. LAWLESS means, and as long as he can; for, the moa shame it is for Mr. LAWLESS, a ment that shall go to pieces, he real shame, for him to attempt to sinks for ever out of sight; and varnish over the conduct of this this he knows very well; and, in man, because (for what other rea- the meanwhile, Mr. Lawless son is there?) he has twenty ought to know, that he is " a vathousand acres of land. Mr.luable and excellent person," beLAWLESS Well knows that it was fore he calls him such; and Burdett, who was the great advo-especially before he makes use cate for the disfranchisement. of the assertion as an apology for He well knows, that he himself the other disfranchisers.
debated the question with Burdett; that he (Lawless) asked Burdett, where he himself would be, if the poor voters were cut off in Westminster; and, Mr. LAWLESS
And now, one serious word to Mr. LAWLESS and the real friends of Ireland. It is very pretty, and, doubtless, very intense," to talk about the Knight's “victory over
himself," and " over the infirmi- [of a Legislative remedy, no man at all acquainted with the nature and extent of those difficulties, can, I think, doubt. We have been so long accustomed to hear the phrases "Wisdom of Parliament," "Omnipotence of Parliament," that at to Parliament for a remedy for every length we have been brought to look evil. If we find an exuberance of paper-money in circulation, Parlia
ties of human nature:" this is extremely intense talk; but, it will take in nobody on this side of the water, where we all see, that the “recantation" has been produced, because it was seen, that to persevere in the heresy would produce no silk gown! But, again, what is poor Burdett to do? He can have no motive for recanting; and yet he must recant, or the Knights will punish him as a malignant and confirmed heretic. He insisted, that, to franchise the forties was necessary to give liberty to them and to the whole country: he said, and the Knight and his man BRIC swore, that the right of voting was a harm to forties themselves, and that they would be happy to get released from this oppressive right. The Knight and his man have recanted, and for reasons; but what reason can GLORY discover? Time will tell us, perhaps.
ment must interfere to diminish the quantity. If corn be too low to enable the landlord to get his rents from the farmer, Parliament must be applied to, to raise the price. If corn be too high for the manufac turer to live, the "Wisdom of Parliament" is resorted to. If excessive Prosperity "have made people profligate in giving credit, Pardis-liament must be petitioned to punish those to whom the credit has been given, if they are unable to pay. In short, Sir, we foolishly imagine, that evils which are out of the reach of legislation, are to be cured by Acts of Parliament.
Without entering into an inquiry concerning the causes, immediate or remote, of the present state of the ple facts which indicate what that community, let us look at a few simstate is and endeavour, by fair inference, to ascertain the probable issue. I have not a correct account of the number of bankruptcies in the six months just ended; but I have seen the number stated at 1800 in one of the newspapers, and 1 believe it is very near the mark. Now, Sir, it is greatly below the mark to estimate the expenses of working those Commissions at two hundred pounds each; at which rate these hav-1800 Commissions will cost 360,000 of the subscriptions for relieving the Compare this, Sir, with the amount starving people!-Further, take the debts of these 1800 bankrupts at 10,000l. one with another-and it is a low computation, considering that the debts of many individuals of this number amounted to 30, 40, 50, or 60 times as much; but at this
STATE OF TRADE.
I HAVE to apologize for not ing inserted the following sooner; but, it is not now too late, though it has been published elsewhere before.
SIR, That the difficulties of this country are now beyond the reach
rate the aggregate amount is, eighteen | deed! A pretty "palladium" this millions!! Judging from what is 66 the usual result of bankruptcies, it is press" is! However, there you quite high enough to estimate the are, "Envy and Admiration," dividends to average 5s. in the with a people fed partly by alms pound; at which rate here is a loss, in six months, to a portion of the community least able to bear it, ef thirteen millions and a half!! This is exclusive of private compositions; and exclusive of insolvents discharged under the Act, the number of whom that have been advertised in the London Gazette, within a few weeks, are at the rate of ten thousand individuals a year.-I am, Sir, your Constant Reader,
bestowed by soldiers, whose pay comes in part out of taxes raised on this very people!
A LONDON MERCHANT.
Even the BoXERS have shown their charity.
SPARRING FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WEAVERS.-A Second Sparring Benefit for the assistance of the starving Weavers was given yesterday, at the Tennis Court; but we regret to state that neither the "Fancy" nor the Corps Pugilistique were so numerous in their attendance as the cause demanded. The use of the Court was given gratis by Mr. Hunt,' the proprietor. As an additional in ducement to the fighting men to do their duty, a substantial supply of Beef and Plum Pudding," was genegood old English cheer, "Roast rously provided for their entertain cumstance, they mustered but thinly, ment; but notwithstanding this cirand few of the " Top Sawyers day amounted only to fourteen pounds shewed at all. The receipts of the of which sum seven pounds were swalwas the orator of the day, and in lowed up by expenses. Bill Richmond closing the games, expressed his reSOL-gret that his brother pugilists had, with their character, lost their feelings. The veteran Tom Cribb was the Cashier.
THE Irish papers tell us, that two people have, within these few days, died from starvation, in Dublin. Even this, however, horrible as it is to think of, is really less humiliating than the means resorted to for relieving, as it is called, the people in England. Amongst the charitable subscribers are REGIMENTS OF DIERS!!! This fact, and the thoughts that it must instantly give rise to, are almost enough to make one mad. Degraded must be the state in which we are, when I dare not, for the very life of me, say, upon this subject, that which I wish to say, and that which I we have in the followi g adverought to say. "Palladium" in- tisement (copied from a Jamaica
It is bad enough to be starved to death; but nothing is that when compared with having to live under insults like this. There wanted but one thing more, and that