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POLITICAL SUMMARY,. WHAT the Lords have done is now matter 0" history, and is in perfect consonance with what w" ever said they would doâthey have done their duty, notwithstanding the fierce menaces with which they were threatened, if they would follow the dictates of their own consciences in Oil the merits of the Reform Bill. It is really sickening to hear some people argue, as though they aione monopolised a!l wisdom and political knowledge and if men cannot see with their optics they must be in error. This assumption of infallibility is a sure sign of an inferior mind, and the presumption it begets, is generally the covering of.ignorance. With these sages the Lords MUST BE wrong, be- cause they dilk-r from them in opinion and al-1 though they have liberality eternally on their lips, intolerance sways all their judgments of a political opponent. Tneir liberality is the liberty,of think- ing, and acting in accordance with their wishes; I but if any unfortunate wight should happen to dis. sent from them, he is immediately denounced as a bigot and a biute. Hence it is, they will not allow the Lords to act on their deliberate judgments, and refer the late decision to the influ- ence of sordid considerations. It is the only prin- ciple that finds a place in their own estimate of things, and they think every person innuenced by. the same motives of act-ion- Drwg ei hun a de- byg arall," says the old Welsh proverb, and it is ex- tremely applicable to the class of persons yclept- Reformers, PAR EXCEJLLENCK. Not only in/politi- cal matters, but in personal maters also, this arro- gance is clearly discernible. Men think all men naortal but themselves," Says one of our Poets, and it contains a moral appli- cable to the opinions of high reformers at this mo- J.. Y- ment, when few can imagine the possibility of then being in error. With them iustory is a o <1 almanack & the instructive light its pages every where emit i. by them disregarded or derided; It would b. unnecessary for us to say, that we would wish II see a safe and a rational reformâone that would give the leading towns Representatives but \v would not have the Constitution of the Country subverted in obedience to the fanciful theorie- that are now abroad. The bill would effect, a radi- cal change in the entire of our system of represen- t,itio(i-it would in fact be a n'iV constitutionâ all corporations would be swept away of w i t. for si a: e purposes, it would leave not a wreck be hind. Where exists the necessity for this nvghtv this overwhelming, change ? In the instabilityâ the "consiant inconstancy"âof public opinion, which, like the wa', cs of the sea, is ever in a statt of restless fluctuation. Bv long enjoyment, men become insensible of their advantages, and they are willing- to peril every thing for the love 01 change. B it we trust that, under providence, thi- country will yet be spared the rash experiments of ruthless theorists, and continue to he, what ii hitherto has been, the admiration and the envy of surrounding nations.


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