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" ¦ ¦ . " " ' > •• / *'* ^ 7 % e Christian s Sztvvey of the Political PPbrld * -L ¦ ¦ ¦ . ¦ ¦ . ¦ • > .- . - . v .. .. . . , .. vi
BEFORE this meets the public eye , the parliament will haye resumed its discussions , and ao \ ore important session has aot been hoklen fo * many years in the country . 1 % , meet * under very particular circumstances . The distresses of the nation are now completely unfolded , and with them
the . truths £ &q . t have so often been expressed in the . Hous ^ of Commons , and which ,. to use the Speaker ' s language , are as notorious as the sun at noon day , have made their way into eirery cottage , and are . understood and felt by the peasant as well as the peer , by the cottimoaest labourer and manufacturer as wejl as by the greatest adept in political oecoffooiy . ' How far universal
opinion will have an effect on the Houst * of Commons , as it is at present constituted , time will develope . It is impossible that affair * £ houid be managed as they have beeu for some years past , but which party will gain the a * ceodaupy it is not easy to determine . Ooe particular feature in the history of tu « se eventful times must not be passed 4 ? v ^ r unnoticed .
The grtfcttt question at issare is the reform < if the House of Vomm ^ on ^ y and it i * argued that this Mowee no longer answers the end for which it was established , naoocly , the mterferenGfi of tha peop le io the affairs of ^ rern »«« t : far the roice t > i the people , it I * said , &fcs iiot its due weight in that House , ijeittR overwbdin ^ d by tli at of the of
oligarchic , or ti ^ e proprietors boroughs , wt | o ^ aw , / i ^ fiea , unite d , carry every thing before th « m , or a majority 0 / them , by inviti ng ^ a * it suits their turn , with tlie popular or ^ v ^ rn ment rep re * e » tatU'e * , dtifeermirwy every t * Mt ) g as they please H « ace both prince au 4 peo |» I « are shackled .
Tb « rt > r 4 « ce Us fv&Hipcred in Ins choice of ijMjifwiualiv for tbe ^ public . service , as . iie P * Wi % attetid to th « solicitations of those fc >? ttiJU <* . who ^ itre » o great weight » w the ri 0 Ai 9 l » r ^ r Cowmwie , and A ^ iar ifig with eac h < r tfo « r ttiepl ^ cesof govemTn ^ nt , it 4 sturned t ^^ ff ^| k ^ o ttaeli * pfivate a ^ jrjtrftagse . . ^ Tiiis in Wto * iy * the |^ op iB 4 n ttoe i |» CT ^ awof r ^ veir
artus 0 n ^ fit , w 4 thoo t ^^« M » TiSi 0 li | # aiea of ^ ris chTklrea ; 34 gm $ rit , oH -ittts , iattiKniiely hard , that be slmuld be deprxnedo Qii + bc exfrroisc of his parental rij ^ Ut ^ ^ tbtt ^ mElc was a-mere effusion of ima ^ in « ti « H ^^ His I ^ or ^ ship is to give J 4 * df ^ ent « to : aAfuture da >^ t ¦;• - - _ *• ' l . ' - > -s \ v \ '
taxes ^ as jdne care cannot be t ^ ken of , ^ he expenditure , when it is the injfcerc ^ r . ojf-so maaf ^ persons that it should oot be 4 " diligently inquired into . To th , ese jcadi pimats on the state of the House of Cpmxuoir % whicli has grown out of particular circiunstances , it is observed thai sufficient attention is not paid to tbe increasing ,
population as well as general improvenieu ^ at the country . Whilst time has hsfca ^ jlecreasing Jiie populatiou of soihq t&ySBM ^ ad boroughs , villages have ^ rowo injtb ^ ulence , and present the aspqet of tiourial ^^ cities . But thje descried to ^ vns . CQP ^ p ii ^ to send their quota of membi&s to parlimo ^ Mt , whilst the new ponulatipp is , 4 ej ^ d aujr
sjiare ^ n the legislature . . . ... f ( ¥ To renxedy thi ^ . < ivU ,. Jan «^ P 5 > pn ^ C 4 he right of suffr ^ e is called fc * fapk £ - < * % ^ limits many doubts are trntertsujie ^ i ^ p ^ e are for its . being extended to atf ^ fip ^^^ ve arrived at tlu ; age o £ maturity flxect ^ y ^ ur law ; others would exclude scrxAflXf wad persons subsisting on alms ; others , vrojj . d con £ ne it to householder ^ paying , pw ^ ifih rates , Qn t ^ e niodc pf election ^ ^ sp , * p a .
difference of opinion -. &on » e wouW D ^ X ^ it by ballot , others by pp *? n xp&ps ^ , an ^ iJae opinion > secnis to-be general tkqX ai rr atteoxion should be pa 14 to the ^ tua ^^>^ 0 / th-e voters , so that no © ue siio ^ l 4 hwfgj far to go from his honj « to exejeciser \^ is ri ^ bt ^ It i » presumed ^ tbai ^ yJthUi u ^ cjea ^ ^'^ bie number of voters , the present ^ o ^ a ^ jpOtf corruption iu tbe Jiouse < of Capipop ^ voiild be abated , had that pej « op ^ Xq ^< fiifl&b& would p ^ y a gj eate t attenliou tf ) this pirf » ijtc
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1817, page 61, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2460/page/61/