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Year.

Pare 1829. brought forward by the DUKE and Sir

ROBERT PEEL, as the best means of
upholding the Protestant Hierarchy in
Ireland!

482 The difficulties of the government go on

increasing: the means of the nation
diminishing : its burdens increas-
ing, in fact, thougà not in nominal
amount: the land-owners looking about
them for help, vainly hope to find in
the "vigour and decision" of the “Hero
of Waterloo," who was unable to
make wheat rise in price, however able
he had been to expend the money
burrowed for the carrying-on of the

483 1830. Great distress in the country: the people,

at last, fixed on a reform of the parlia.
ment as the only effectual remedy: the
country full of discontent: in this state
of things (26. June) the Big “ SOVE-
REIGN" died.

485 The new king's angry speech on proroguing the parliament i..

ib, The Duke of Wellington's declaration

against Reform, on the same day .... 487 The rage of the people at hearing this de

claration : the gross insults which the
duke had to endure: his name rubbed
out from the corners of streets : his
picture rubbed out of signs; his bullet-
proof window-shutters

488

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Year.

Par. 1830. The sort of life that he led from the year

1822 to the day of his death ...... 492 The memorable burial-day of the $0.

VEREIGN": conduct of the people

of London on this occasion 493 The base adulation of royalty which became fashionable

494 The CHARACTER of “the SOVE

REIGN ": the severe punishment of the Messrs. Hunt, of the ExaMINER newspaper, for having spoken of him : the cowed-down state of the press : the prosecution of the same gentlemen for an alleged libel on the dead

George III.!...
We may say what we please in praise of

sovereigns, dead or alive
Sir Robert Peel's praises of Geo. IV..... ib.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS during this regency

ib,

495

and reign

497 “SOVE

502

BURDENS which the Big

REIGN" left on the backs of his people, and to which he had added a per

manent weight of nine millions a year TABLE (from official accounts) showing the

amount, in each year of this regency and reign, of the Taxes, of the Col. LECTION, and of the cost of Debt, ARMY, Navy, ORDNANCE, CIVILLIST, Secret Services, and the amount of money voted out of the taxes

ib.

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... 505

Year.

Par. Monstrousness of this taxation and expenditure,...

503 1830. It now shakes all the ancient institutions and all property....

ib. SUFFERINGS, privations, ruin, and misery

of the people, arising from these bur-
dens

504 IN THE CHURCH abuses

churches suffered to fall down : the
aristocratical clergy taking away the
means of existence from the working
clergy : the revenues of the parishes
carried away and spent at

and spent at a distance:
the people straying into all sorts of

sects
Crime increases in proportion as the

misery of the people increases; till, at
last, their ideas come back to the law
of nature, which tells every hungry

man to take food where he can find it. 506 NEW AND SEVERE LAWS to check this

increase of crime : a total departure
from all the main principles of En-
glish law

507 A fearful looking forward towards that

which is to come, as the final and natu-
ral consequence of this long, this taxing,
this squandering, regency and reign,
during which the great land-owners of
England, by endeavouring to extin-
guish the last remains of English free.
dom, put their own estates in jeopardy. 508

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Par.
AGRICULTURAL distress...

385, 462
American Colonies, successful rebellion of..'...

19
America dissatisfied with the power exercised by the

British government in stopping their trade with
France .....

142
remonstrates and prepares for defence své

Seamen on board American ships impressed by
the British
cry out for war, but again negotiate

147
- Congress pass an act“ for the protection, reco-
very, aud indemnification of American seamen

Merchants of, opposed to a war with England. 149

Congress pass an act declaring war against Ing-
land ....

130
Order in council issued by the British govern.
ment for tbe detention of

151
President of, message

152
Base conduct of the English faction in

153
War with, popular in England: the reasons
wly ....

154
Origin of the war with..

293
Hollowness of the professions of the English
government towards

294
Government of, discover a seeret agent, Henry,
employed by the British government for the pur-
pose of breaking up the union of the States to.. 295

Conspiracy against the government of, defeated,
by Henry's exposure of the government of England,

296, 297

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