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not mention his name-who kept one of the best packs of fox hounds in that country. Another clergyman, not seven miles distant from the former, had also an excellent pack of for hounds, with which he regularly hunted, and he had heard of a clergyman who, after his duties in the church had been persormed, used to meet his brother huntsmen, at the communion table, on the Sunday and arrange with them where the hounds were to start from on the next day!"
“The late British king's ward robe and cellar of snuffs... His late Majesty's ward robe, which is now on especial view at Bailey's in Mount Street, presents a costly monument of regal taste. From the boy's vest to the most capacious frock of later years, there is every intermediate size and vestment, affording a progressive view of his corporal aggrandizement. This rare collection is the spolia vere optima of George the fourth's six pages, every part and parcel of it has been surveyed and valued by the various masters of the body-craft, and ticketed accordingly. The produce of the sale will, it is conjectured, fall little short of some fifteen thousand pounds, which, after all, as we have heard it estimated, will scarcely exceed one fourth of the original value. The cellar of snuff was less well furnished than had been expected, and has been sold to a well known purveyor to nassal inebriety, for the round som of four hundred pounds; a sum supposed to be the value of certainly the rarest cellar of Virginia, Oronoke, etc. which was ever brought together by any peer of the realm since the piquant days of Sir John Hawkins or Walter Raleigh.
“The bijouterie of his most gracious majesty,' George IV, consisting of snuff-box, rings, etc., have been valued since his death, by eminent gold-smiths, at two hundred and five thousand pounds sterling, or about one million of dollars! The gold-smiths offered to take the articles at the valuation; but his Majesty,' king William the fourth wishes to keep the playthings for his own use. Juttly was it said hy Milton, that the trappings of mocarcly would support a republic."
While the millions of the patient and wealth producing part of the pecple of England, are reduced to the most excruciating misery, pining in the agonies of hopeless and squalid poverty, hunger, cold and nakedness. Observe the wicked, foolish, and useless sxpenditure of money. which they have earned, and! which would place them in plenty and comfortable competency-taken from their own writings.
“Just as the workmen were finishing the alteration in the King's Palace, St. Jame's Park, it was discovered by Mr. Nash, the architect, that his plans, thus completed, would leave the palace without a perfect symmetry; he was compelled to make some trifing additions, which would cost 225,000 dollars making the cost of repairs 1,922,182 44.
46 A custom house was nearly completed, when it was found that the foundation was insecure and the work was given up at a cost of 2,041,100 06.
“A new post office is nearly finished, which is to cost according to estimates, 2,333,880 dollars.
“ The new lodges, gates &c. of Hyde Park, will cost about 350,000 dollars.
“The new Mews on the north side of the Westminster street, about 150,000 dollars.
“Other expenditures for the Serpentine river, &c. about 600,000 dollars.
" Regent Park expenditures, about 400,000 00.
“ Furniture for house of Parliament, for the last five years, 67,500 dollars.”
«The King's new wine-cooler, manufactured by Rundell and Bridge; which is sufficiently capacious to hold six men, was assayed at Goldsmith's Hall. It weighs upwards of eight thousand ounces, and is by far the largest piece of plate ever mark. ed in this country!"
“There are three hundred and ninety-nine Peers, sitting in the English Parliament, and their families recceive from the taxes
£-2,752,336 Two hundred and nine Peers not siting in Parliament, and their families receive
TOTAL. £3,730,336 The Marquis of Bute and his family receive 65;311 Lord Eldon,
60,400 The Duke of Beaufort,
48,600 The Earl of Lauderdale
33,600 Lord Rumford,
29,000 The Duke of Newcastle,
19,900 Arch Bishop of Canterbury, £41,000 with 176 livings Bishop of Durham,
61,700 Bishop of London,
40,200 95 Bishop of Litchfield,
45 , u Bishop of St. Asaph,
7,000 90 Bishop of Bath & Wells, 7,330 27 Bishop of Chester,
4,700 30 Bishop of Chichester,
8,770 36 Bishop of Ely,
21,340 108 Bishop of Lincoln,
36 Bishop of Norwick,
8,370 40 Bishop of Oxford,
3,500 11 Bishop of Rochester,
5,400 21 Bishop of Sallisbury
14,420 41 Bishop of Cloyne,
TOTAL, 3,708.891 Which added to the aforesaid £3,730,336, amounts to the sum of £7,441,227, which will maintain 220,824 families at £50 a year, and upwards to each family. To this we may add that the Duke of Wellington's family receives in sinecures, pensions, and salaries, no less a sum than two hundred and sixty-three
thousand seven hundred and thirty six dollars annually. The Duke has also received in grants from the government $3,800,000. Besides all this prodigal waste, those proud and wicked aristocrats, have large estates in landed property, and in towns and cities.
These unrighteous expenditures are to be met, let what may be the consequence. Accordingly the people must be shorn to do it; and when their home resources fa l, foreign must be sought. The following is an example of the oppressions of Ireland for the support of them.
From the official documents it appears that the revenue collected in Ireland by the British Government from the return of 1805 amounted to the enormons gum of £ 1,098,977,17,117 showing clearly the oppressions of British aristocracy on that suffering people.
“This large sum amounts in dollars and cents to, $43,106,364 36 cents; and is wrung from a wretched British province, without name or character abroad, without peace, liberty or hapo piness at home, by a selfish oppression that squanders her resources, and consumates her degradation.
“ The ordinary revenue of Ireland amounted, it appears, in the year ending January 1805, to $18328,1C0, 8 cents which is considerably higher than the whole income of the general government of America in the same period.
66 The total receipts of the treasury of the United S'ates was then $17,597,098, 46 cents; but of this sum, no more was expended for the support of the general government than $13,598,309, 47 cents; the expenses of all the state governmnts together, is fully estimated at about 2,000,000 more-making in the entire, $15,598,309, 47 cents.
“That is a country enjoying greater general happiness and a more progressive prosperity, than any other in the world, whose commercial shipping averages 900,000 tons, whose flag is seen on every sea, whose industry is as unbounded as the globe, whose inhabitants possess liberty, peace and self govern
ment, is not at this moment much more populous than Ireland, and pays little more for those manifold blessings than one third of what it costs the Irish people to live subject to ignominy, disquietude, and commercial restraints and commercil slavery, Such are the advantages on one side of having shaken off the yoke of British aristocracy, and such the wretchedness on the other of being under their control.”-MacNEVENS PIECES OF IRISH HISTORY:
And this very system of grinding oppression, with all its accumulated misery. and wretchedness, would have been brought is to full force and operation, in these United States long since, if the late Goverr cur Morris, Rusus King, and their associates in many of the States, had gotten their wishes accomplished.Happily, the liberty of the press, the freedom of speech and our happy constitution makes the difference. The aims and unhallowed desires of aristocracy are the very same here as in England.
"The aristocracy of all the nations of the earth are wicked and diabolical. in principle and practice. But no country has so completely reduced this mystery of iniquity, to so perfect a system, as the government of England and the Popish Inquisition. But the British aristocrats are the most profligate in the expenditure of the hard earnings of her working and wealth producing people in secret services to their agents and emissaries, wherever they have a prospect of plunder or accomplishing their unholy plans by deeds of darkness in every part of the world, while the inquisition comes more directly at their purpose of making money, by fire and faggot and confiscation. Let it not be forgotten. when Paul the first autocrat of all the Russias, was in the interest, and favored the ambitious views of Buonaparte. The British government soon found funds and sent agerts to assassinate him. And all the time, they had an accredited ambassador at his court, and one of their keenest tcols, writing secret memoirs of the court of St. Petersburg, to throw all the blame on the French government, and