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APPEAL TO THOSE PERSONS, PRO-ther you ought not, as professed disciples of when it is evident the city will be destroyed ?
FESSORS OF RELIGION, WHO YET Christ, immediately to imitate this praisewor- Ought you not be examples of doing justice, HAVE PROPERTY IN THEIR FEL- thy example, and instantly to set your slaves al and loving mercy, and walking humbly with
liberty. Surely you will not attempt to recon- God, and thus to adorn the doctrine of God LOW.CREATURES.
cile your conduct, in regard to having property our Saviour?. Ought you not to hate the garCHRISTIAN BRETHREN,—You are almost in your fellow-men, with your allegiance to ment spotted by the flesh ? Ought you not to the only class of persons in the nation, known Christ, who has enjoined it upon all his dis- abstain from even the appearance of evil? But to be the holders of your fellow-men in cruel ciples, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as does your holding men in cruel bondage com. bondage in our colonies, who have not been thyself." You must be aware that a great port with either justice or mercy ? Does this publicly expostulated with on the palpable in-crisis, in regard to our 800,000 fellow-subjects practice adom the religion you profess?-or justice and unparalleled inconsistency of your who are held in bondage in our colonies, is does it not rather give the enemy reason to conduct.
fast approaching. There are many reasons blaspheme? Can any blot be more foul upon As members of the Anti-Slavery Society, we for concluding their liberation cannot be long your Christian character ? Is it not rather inhave repeatedly, in our official publications, deferred; we hope this will be effected by the dulging real evil, and encouraging it, than abavowed it as our deliberate opinion, that “sla- British legislature, and not by their own staining from its appearance? Is it possible very is incompatible with Christianity”-in means; at any rate, we wish you to “come you can enjoy a conscience void of offence, direct violation both of its spirit and maxims. out”from among the slave-holders before the either towards God or towards men, while you Need we remind you that our Divine Lord just indignation of heaven avenge the wrongs hold such prohibited property ?, We seek your bas enjoined, “ Whatsoever ye would that men of these, our oppressed and insulted fellow- consistency, your honour, your happiness when should do unto you, do ye also unto them »»* subjects, many thousands of whom are also we urge it upon you,“ lei the oppressed go free, It would be insulting you to suppose that you our fellow Christians. Why should you linger I and that ye break every yoke,” are willing to receive such treatment from your slaves as you are inflicting upon them.
An apostle, too, enumerating the most flagitious characters, whose conduct was condemned by the sound doctrine of the gospel, has placed upon the lists “men-stealers" —that is, those who had violated the law of Moses on that
soboto guise briga subject : “ He that stealeth a man, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death." I Admitting that your holding “men” in bondage as your property is of equal enormity with actually stealing them, so that, though you have not “stolen” them, they are yet found in your hand, it follows that your conduct is condemned, as being totally inconsistent with your professed characters, both by the law of Moses and the gospel of Christ.
It is a most affecting and deeply humiliating fact, that every denomination of Christians among us (excepting only the Friends,") are more or less implicated in this accursed thing; some by being actual proprietors of slaves, as the bench of bishops, in regard to the Codrington estates in Barbadoes ; and the Moravian Missionary Society, with some distinguished members of that body, who have either slaves or slave-estates in the English, Dutch, and Danish West India colonies : as,
CHURCH OF ST. JOHN, SOUTHOVER. also, some individuals belonging to the Independents. Nor can we acquit the Wesleyan, Both historical documents and the in- | Southover, the building was found too the Church, and the Baptist Societies, of teresting remains of antiquity to be found small to contain the increased congregatacitly sanctioning and encouraging the prac- in and near Lewes, prove it to be one of tion, and an enlargement became necessary. tice of slavery, by having admitted, as mem- the most ancient of our towns. To some bers of their churches, slave-holders, who, as of these remains, however, antiquaries the church is built of alternate squares
The whole of the present south side of tians, proscribed by the spirit and letter of the date, and this applies to the church repre- the style of building at the close of the tians, proscribed by the spirit and letter of the seem somewhat at a loss to affix a precise of Aint and stone, and corresponds with
One object in addressing you is because we sented above. It is situated in the parish sixteenth or the beginning of the following would discharge a solemn duty. An apostle of Southover, which may be considered as century, at which time it is most prohas said, “If a brother be overtaken with a forming a part of the town of Lewes. bable that the alteration took place. The fault, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in the spirit of meekness."$ From our prin- its historians, of the time when the church duced at the time of this repair, are Go
We are totally ignorant, says one of stone window-frames, which were introciples in respect to the incongruity of slavery of St. John the Baptist, in Southover, thic, and were probably taken from the to Christianity, we certainly consider you as having, by your conduct, encouraging and was reared.
A will, which bears date ruins of the dissolved priory. That they abetting the horrible practice of holding pro- 1512, mentioned it as existing at that were not originally formed for the situaperty in your fellow-men, been “overtaken” time ; and, from the terms in which it is tion they now occupy is evident, from with a most grievous “fault”-a fault no ar- referred to, we may conclude that it was many parts of them being composed of guments can justify, and which no circum- not by any means new at that time. The different materials from the rest, owing,
Another reason we have is—to acquaint you building was not large, but sufficiently probably, to some of the stones being with the conduct of our brethren, the Friends, capacious to accommodate the parishion- broken or lost in taking them from the in regard to giving up the practice of holding ers, whilst the gates of St. Pancras walls in which they were originally fixed. slaves in 1769, and thus having "cleared church (attached to an ancient monastic This church has recently undergone conthemselves” from any participation in the institution there) were thrown open to siderable alterations. It consists of a evils of colonial slavery since that period. We those who preferred to worship with the nave and two aisles. A painting of John respectfully urge it upon your attention, whe-prior. But after Henry's reforming zeal baptizing our Lord fronts the west. The Matthew vii. 12. + Timothy.
had levelled the proud structure, and the altar-piece represents the last supper, and # Exodus. Galatians vi. 1. parishioners again flocked to the church of possesses considerable merit.
ANECDOTE OF DR. WALKER. “ In connesion with his attempts in behalf of
HOMER AND MILTON. the abolition of slavery, it is right to bear wit Perhaps few authors have been distinguishThe following anecdote of the late Dr.
ness to the fact, that Dr. Walker was one of | ed by more similar features of character than Walker, well known as the Director of tue Lon- | the first who exposed the fallacies of those who Homer and Milton. That vastness of thought don Jennerian and Vaccine Institutions, is ex advocated that slaves are well treated and which fills the imagination, and that sensibitracted from the very interesting memoir of | happy, in the following queries, which he sent lity of spirit which renders every circumstance him, published for the benefit of his family, to a public newspaper. Some correspondent interesting, are the qualities of both: hut Milby his friend and successor, Dr. Epps. had asserted that no one could inflict, without ton is the most sublime, and Homer the most
“While our troops were using the weapons the permission of a magistrate, more than picturesque. Homer lived in an early age, of destruction, Dr. Walker was busily employed thirty-nine lashes at one time. Dr. Walker before knowledge was much advanced;
he in saving life. His work of vaccination being saw through this deceptive statement, and would derive little from any acquired abilities, completed, he attended the sick of the British asks— How often could these be applied du- and therefore may be styled the poet of nature. navy and of the Turkish army. The sense ring one day? It was stated, also, that the To this source, perhaps, we may trace the prinof weariness," while engaged in these works negroes are well provided for in every thing, cipal difference betwixt Hemer and Milton. of mercy, he seems hardly to have known; and had, besides, the produce of their gardens, The Grecian
poet was left to the movements being assisted by his excellent friend, Gene- which they sold. Dr. Walker asks-- "The ne
of his own mind, and to the full influence of ral Sir John Doyle, in prosecuting these la- groes having every thing provided, what do that variety of passions which are common to bours of goodness. The following extract of they do with their money ?' And, in conclu- all: his conceptions are therefore distinguished a letter from that worthy officer speaks volumes. sion, puts this unanswerable question— If by their simplicity and force. In Milton, who "The General can never forget the impression negroes are well used, why are such large im
was skilled in almost every department of scimade upon him by the extraordinary situation portations necessary ?'
ence, learning seems sometimes to have shaded in which he first made an acquaintance with
“ He further notices the fact, showing the the splendour of genius. that amiable and benevolent individual (Dr. injurious influence of the slave system, as well
No epic poet excites emotions so fervid as Walker). The day after the action near Alex- upon the masters as upon the slaves. “There Homer, or possesses so much fire; but in andria, where the brave Abercrombie fell, the is no influence more powerful in the education point of sublimity he cannot be compared to General was riding over the field of battle, at
of human beings than the force of example. Milton. I rather think the Greek poet has tended by two orderly dragoons, to see if there we are naturally imitative. This disposition been thought to excel in this quality more than were any wounded, French or English, who in our nature is active in early youth, and only he really does, for want of a proper conception had escaped notice the evening before, when, leaves us in our death. How lamentably true of its eifects. When the perusal of an author on tuming round a wall near the sea-side, hé this appears in what is observable in the con
raises us above our usual tone of mind, we imwas struck with an arpalling sight of more duct of the Creoles, and those who have spent mediately ascribe those sensations to the subthan a hundred French soldiers, with their ofli- much of their time in the West Indies or other lime, without considering whether they light cers, buldled together, desperately wounded parts, where they have seen men degraded even
on the imagination or the feelings; whether by grape and cannon shot from an English below the rank of beasts! It has been re- they elevate the faney, or only fire the pasbrig of war. From being collected in the re- marked, that on their arrival in Europe, where sions. cess of the wall they had escaped notice on
a degree of equality prevails among the differ The sublime has for its object the imaginathe previous day of search, and were exposed ent ranks of men, they have a certain air of tion only, and its influence is not so much to to the night air, and with undressed wounds. insolence about them which sufficiently marks occasion any fervour of feeling, as the calmness Here the General saw a man, evidently En- | the habits of tyranny they have accustomed of fixed astonishment. If we consider the glish, in the garb) of a Quaker, actively em
themselves to on the other side of the At- sublime as thus distinguished from every other ployed in the heavenly task of giving his hu- | lantic.?”
quality, Milton will appear to possess it in an mane assistance to those poor brave sufferers-
unrivalled degree; and here, indeed, lies the giving water to some, dressing the wounds of
secret of his power. The perusal of Homer others, and affording consolation to all. Upon EPITAPH ON SIR WILLIAM JONES. inspires us with an ardent sensibility; Milton inquiry, he found the benevolent individual to
with the stillness of surprise. The one fills be Dr. John Walker, who was himself almost The following epitaph, evidently intended and delights the mind with the confluence of exhausted, having been thus nobly employed for himself, was written by Sir William Jones various emotions; the other amazes with the from day-break without any assistance." a short time only before his demise. It dis- vastness of his ideas. The movements of Mil
After reading this account, we are quite plays some striking features of his character, ton's mind are steady and progressive: he carprepared for the following statements of Dr. resignation to the will of his Creator, love and ries the faney through successive stages of ele Walker's views respecting colonial slavery:
good-will to mankind, and is modestly silent vation, and gradually increases the heat by upon his own intellectual attainments.
adding fuel to the fire. “ When in Ireland he wrote the following
The flights of Homer are more sudden and spirited address : “ Irishmen! your legislation
transitory. Milton, whose mind was enlightis yet unstained with the blood of the helpless
ilere was deposited
ened by science, appears the most compreand oppressed Africans. Will ye listen to
the mortal part of a man,
hensive; he shows more acuteness in his rewill ye approve of—will ye join with-will ye
who feared God, but not death,
flections, and more sublimity of thought.support, declarations subversive of every prin
and maintained independence,
Homer, who lived more with men, and had ciple of justice and humanity? It was in the
but sought not riches;
perhaps a deeper tincture of the human pas laiter part of the present century that ye as
sions, is by far the most vehement and pictuserted your own rights, and declared to the none below him, but the base and unjust resque. To the view of Milton, the wide scenes world that ye were free. Be consistent with none above him, but the wise and virtuous; of the universe seem to have been thrown open, yourselves, and maintain the dignity of man.
which he regards with a cool and comprehenBut I hear a cheering voice: though faint it his parents, kindred, friends, country, is expressive, and its sound extends far; it
with an ardour
sive survey, little agitated, and superior to which was the chief source of
those emotions which affect inferior mortals. utters the melodious and pious language of
all his pleasures and all his pains ;
Homer, when he rises the highest, goes not be humanity--sweet and harmonious as the music
and who, having devoted
yond the bounds of human nature; he still of the spheres. It is the expressive voice of
his life to their service,
connects his descriptions with human passions; CONDUCT, which speaks louder than words,
and, though his ideas have less sublimity, they and which is happily heard among thousands
the improvement of his mind,
have more fire. The appetite for greatness of the people, both in this and the sister king
resigned it calmly,
that appetite which always grasps at more than dom. When both the aged and the young,
giving glory to his Creator,
it can contain, is never so fully satisfied as in the delicate and the robust, the rich and the
wishing peace on earth,
the perusal of Paradise Lost. In following poor, when thousands of almost every profes
Milton, we grow familiar with new worlds, we sion, and of every rank, deny themselves the
good-will to all creatures,
traverse the immensities of space, wandering delicious gratifications of the western hemis on the (twenty-seventh) day of (April), phere, rather than indulge themselves at the
in the year of our blessed Redeemer,
in amazement, and finding no bounds. Homer expense of humanity, we must please ourselves One Thousand Seven Hundred (and Ninety-four). confines the mind to a narrower circle, but that
circle he brings nearer to the eye; he fills it with the hope of an approaching reform (From Lord Teignmouth's Memoirs of the Life with a quicker succession of objects, and makes ation.' and Writings of Sir William Jones.)
it the scene of more interesting action.
REPORT OF THE COMMONS' East ?—No, he is not; Mr. Trew drew more “With respect to their doctrines, have they COMMITTEE.
malice and envy upon him than any person in been injuriously addressed to the passions of the island.
the negroes?-I do not believe they have at EVIDENCE OF J. B. WILDMAN, ESQ.,
“ Was the malice and ill-will which he drew any time; I have heard their doctrines some
upon himself general ?—Very general. three or four times, but not more, for I did not THE PROPRIETOR OF THREE ESTATES, AND
“ This gentleman's exertions in spreading choose to mix myself up with them; their inOF 640 SLAVES, IN JAMAICA.
religious instruction among the slaves were struction was as sound and as good as any “Has there been marked increase of disapproved of by white persons generally ?-1| man could deliver. exertion in any quarter ?-Yes; the Church think that that has been greater, since the bi “You give this opinion, conceiving it just, Missionary Society have been exeeedingly ac- shop in going round used constantly to hold whereas you would prefer clergymen of the tive since that time.
up St. Thomas-in-the-East as an example to establishment, brought up at St. Bee's, and so “When you say the Church Missionary So- asl his clergy; he did that to an extent which on?-I would decidedly prefer pious clergyciety, do you confine it to that body ?-Oh, no! raised a great deal of ill-will against Mr. men of the Church of England.
"To whom do you extend it?--I should ex-Trew, at the same time that he opposed Mr. “Notwithstanding that, you bear this testitend it also to the Sectarians.
Trew himself in a very extraordinary manner. mony in favour of the lives and the doctrines * Great exertions have been made by Sec “How did his support of Mr. Trew, and of the Sectarians ?-I do. 'tarians to instruct the people ?—Certainly. holding him up as an example, consist with “Why do you prefer the clergy of the
“On the part of the Established Church his temporizing with the vices of the popula- Church of England, in spite of those circumhas there been any great increase exertion tion ?-He did not support Mr. Trew; but in stances?-Because I have a great objection to in the Island of Jamaica ?-If I were to give going round he spoke of St. Thomas-in-the- the want of discipline among the Sectarians; a candid opinion, I think the appointment of East
in a very laudatory way, and wished that persons are admitted who ought not to be enthe bishop has very materially impeded the the other parishes were like it; but, at the trusted with the doctrines of Christianity, in progress of instruction in Jamaica.
same time, he very materially opposedl Mr. | my opinion. “ Are you a Dissenter or a member of the Trew.
“ Have you seen inconvenience arising pracEstablished Church ?-A very zealous mem “How was the malice and ill-will evinced tically from that ?-I cannot say that I have ber of the Established Church, and very much towards Mr. Trew generally ?-By scandalous seen any positive inconvenience arising from opposed, in some respects, to the Dissenters. reports, and in various ways.
it, but I know of persons being admitted whom · Yet, being myself a zealous member of ** Do you mean to say that he encountered I consider very improper persons to be adthe Established Church, having knowledge of any opposition on estates where he was desi- mitted; but their concluct has been very exthe Island of Jamaica since thé passing of rous of giving instruction ?-Yes; I mean to emplary since, those resolutions, and since the appointment state, positively, that on estates on which he “Do you believe that one inconvenience of the bishop, is the conclusion at which you had authority to go, and where the attorney arising from it is a want of security being arrive, that religious instruction on the part of promised to support him, he was opposed and given for such persons as to their discretion? the Church of England has advanced or rehindered most effectually.
-Yes, decidedly; I consider that very obtrograded in the Island of Jamaica ?--It has “ Is it necessary for an incumbent of the jectionable, their want of responsibility to some not advanced in any degree at all adequate to Church of England to have permission to go
higher power, the expense of the new establishment.
upon an estate within his own cure ?-Deci “Do you think that feeling is very general, “You state that the appointment of the dedly; he cannot set his foot upon it without even among planters who are disposed to give bishop has, upon the whole, formed an impe- permission; he cannot go and instruct the ne- religious instruction to their negroes ?- do diment, will you assign your reasons ?-The groes without the people of the estate permit- not find that it is. bishop has thought it dangerous to interfere ting it, and even the bishop himself has re They do not object to the Sectarians for with the vices of the people; he has not pro- stricted the clergy going upon those estates. I that reason ?-No. ceeded at once to endeavour to do away with do not allude to Mr. Trew in my last observa “You do not think that feeling mixes up the gross immoralities he witnessed, but he tion.
with their objections ?-No." has rather thought it necessary to temporize, “Supposing Mr. Trew, in the discharge of and to leave them in their present state. his duty, had thought it indispensably neces
“When you say he has thought it necessary sary to instruct the slaves in his own parish, to temporize with the vices of the people, do the slaves being willing, during shell-blow, to ANECDOTE OF ANDREW MARVELL. you mean of the whole population, white and receive his instruction during that vacant space black, or with any distinction of colour?_The of time, was it impossible for him to discharge The borough of Hull, in the reign of Charles whole population, white and black; when he that duty ?-Quite impossible.
II., chose Andrew Marvell
, a young gentleman has known instances of gross immorality, he “What created that impossibility ?—The of little or no fortune, and maintained him in has not set his face against them in the way I will of the individuals.
London for the service of the public. His unconsider a Christian bishop ought to have “ Were you to be understood that the bishop derstanding, integrity, and spirit, were dreaddone.
himself had restricted clergymen of the Church ful to the then infamous administration. Per“Not adverting to particular instances, but of England going on estates where the negroes suaded that he would be their's for properly speaking generally of the life and conduct of were anxious to be instructed ?-Yes; and asking, they sent his old school-fellow, the the ministers of the establishment, and the that in one instance, to my knowledge, a threat Lord Treasurer Danby, to renew acquaintance Sectarian teachers in Jamaica, during your was made to remove the curate to a distant with him in his garret. At parting, the Lord stay, consistently with your own knowledge, part of the island if he continued his exertions. Treasurer, out of pure affection, slipped into you being a member of the establishment, “ Do you think the clergy in general could | his hand an order upon the treasury for £1000, with all your prejudices in favour of the Es- continue the exertions Mr. Trew made without and then went to his chariot. Marvell looking tablished Church, which should you say were injury to their health ?-I see no reason on at the paper, calls after the Treasurer, “ My the most efficient teachers of the black popu- earth why they should not.
Lord, I request another moment." They went lation, the ministers of the Establishment or “Do the Sectarians go to the same extent up again to the garret, and Jack, the servant the Sectarians ?- The Sectarians, decidedly; of bodily exertion ?--A great deal more. boy, was called. “Jack, child, what had I they give themselves up very devotedly to the Upon the whole, with reference to the for dimer yesterday ?” "Don't you rememwork, and in many instances have been emi- Sectarian teachers in the West Indies, when ber, Sir?-you had the little shoulder of mutnently successful.
you consider the lives led by them under your ton that you ordered me to bring from a “ Adverting to the lives and conduct of the own knowledge, their manners, the adaption woman in the market.” Very right, child. clergy and the Sectarian ministers, which were of their language to the understanding of the What have I for dinner to-day ?” “ Don't the most pure ?--I do not know of any case of negroes, and their mode of instruction, such you know, Sir, that you bid me lay by the immorality among the Sectarians.
as you have seen it practised, do you think | blade-bone to broil ?" “ 'Tis so; very right, "Do you know any among the ministers them, upon the whole, well suited to the reli- child; go away." “My Lord, do you hear of the Established Church, not mentioning gious instruction of that population ?-I think that?' Andrew' Marvell's dinner is provided ; names ?-I do.
they are, but not without some reservation. there's your piece of paper. I want it not. I “Do you speak from your own knowledge ? First, in regard to the morality of their knew the sort of kindness you intended. I -I speak from what I have heard ; there is lives, do you believe their lives to be moral ?- live here to serve my constituents; the minisno doubt of the fact.
I believe it to be unexceptionable, from what try may seek men for their purpose; I am not “Is Mr. Trew now in St. Thomas-in-the I have obscrved.
one."---Dove's Life of Andrew Marvell.
Eveny man bath a kingdom within himself. Reason, as the princess, dwells in the highest and inwardest room the senses are the guard and attendants of the court, without whose aid nothing is admitted into the presence; the supreme faculties (as will, memory, &c.) are the peers; the outward parts and inward affections are the commons; violent passions are rebels to disturb the common peace.Bishop Hall.
Reason is the test of ridicule not ridicule the test of truth.-WARBURTON.
A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable : strong and blind, endowed with irresistible force, which, for want of sight, is of no use to him.--ADDISON.
A human soul without education is like marble in a quarry, which shows nothing of its inherent beauties until the skill of the polisher fetches out the colours, makes the surface shine, and dis. covers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein, that runs through the body of it.-ADDISON.
It will, per
ON PRIDE. Whoever has paid attention to the manners of the day, must have perceived a remarkable innovation in the use of moral terms, in which we have receded more and more from the spirit of Christianity. Of this the term to denote a lofty sentiment of personal superiority supplies an obvious instance. In the current language of the times, pride is scarcely ever used but in a favourable sense. haps, be thought the mere change of a term is of little consequence; but be it remembered, that any remarkable innovation in the use of moral terms betrays a proportionable change in the ideas and feelings they are intended to denote. As pride has been transferred from the list of vices to that of virtues, so humility, as a natural consequence, has been excluded, and is rarely suffered to enter into the praise of a character we wish to commend, although it was the leading feature in that of the Saviour of the world, and is still the leading characteristic of his religion ; while there is no vice, on the contrary, against which the denunciations are so frequent as pride. Our conduct in this instance is certainīy rather extraordinary, both in what we have embraced and in what we have rejected; and it will surely be confessed we are somewhat unfortunate in having selected that one as the particular object of approbation which God had already selected as the especial mark at which he aims the thunderbolts of his vengeance.Roveri Hall.
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TO THE RHINE.
There's silence ;' battling hail and rain
Unfetter'd from its winter chain
And thousand joyous peasants bring
The flowery offerings of the Spring,
Who, rushing, whelm'st in inundations,
Or, sovereign-like, divid'st the nations,
Days passed upon thy pleasant shore;
Alas! it springs to joy no more.
Which love made beautiful and bright,
To me, to her, my soul's delight, Seem'd monarch's palaces excelling,
The Porte St. Denis is a triumphal and disgraceful career of vice, having i vindicata marium libertate, pace egregia arch raised by the City of Paris, in com entered into a secret treaty, by which he virtute armorum parta, stabilita orbis. memoration of the two months' campaign was to receive from the French King the Europæi quiete." “ Secured the laws, of Louis the Fourteenth, in 1672, in sum of two hundred thousand pounds per purified religion, succoured, defended, which short period he effected the pas- annum for his co-operation. There were and reconciled the monarchs, asserted sage of the Rhine (12 June), conquered but few, also, of his profligate courtiers the freedom of the seas, by the strength from the Dutch the three provinces' of who had not been contaminated by French of her arms made a glorious peace, and Utrecht, Overyssel, and Guilders, toge- gold. Louis had previously assured him-established the tranquillity of Europe. ther with above forty cities and towns, self of the neutrality or assistance of all Which was, perhaps, not boasting of laying Holland prostrate and helpless at the neighbouring powers. In this flagrant much more than she really had done ; his feet.
violation of justice, indeed, so false and yet, upon the complaint of Louis, and to This war, as brilliant as it was unjust, frivolous were the reasons employed to appease his pride, the die was broken ; and fruitless in its results, was carried on justify his attack upon Holland, that one but his thirst for revenge and conquest in conjunction with our profligate and of the chief pretexts for it was the legend was not so easily removed. Voltaire obthoughtless King Charles, who joined in upon a medal, in which she boasted of serves that it is singular, and worthy of it for no better reason than that by so having “ Assertis legibus, emendatis sa- remark, that not one of the enemies who doing he might continue his shameless I cris, adjutis, defensis, conciliatis regibus,l were ready to overwhelm this little state