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The King's Speech has given exactly the degree of satisfaction and dissatisfaction which was expected. The purport of ail King's Speeches for the last half century has been to S exhibit the dexterity of tlie Cabinet for the time being, i" saying something without mean- ing anything. A few years ago a Radi at orator at some of the public exhibitions of his order, said, that he would find a man who would be King for five hundred a year, and extempo- rize all the King's Speeches for nothing. The former part of the promise was merely impu- dent. but the latter was without point. The deait ideal of a Kind's Speech is to be a negation the very reverse of (lie olil bold maxim, "Nil veri noll a/ldat, nil/alsi audeat dicere-" Yet to accomplish the completeness of the negation is I not always a matter of ease. It is quite clear that the task was beyond the dexterity of his Majesty's present Ministry. In our i( oreign Relations the Speech expresses in one paragraph the most unbounded reliance on the pacific intentions of all Foreign Powers, yet in another professes loftily, that with France for an ally, it can bid (jefittlice to them all. This may be trlle-though we doubt the steadiness of France, the most slippery of all allies in every age since C, sar; and we equally doubt the wisdom of telling Austria and irllssia that we care as little about their help as we care about Russia's hostility. But there follows something still more obnoxious to his Majesty's resolution of peace. Oqr Naval Forces are to -10 10 r be auguieuieu—nv ..unisicrs say u tect our extended commerce. Eut ho^v J'( has our commerce been extended in the laS' I liJ months? or what new horde of Pirates is til" swept the high seas? Tiie true aiisiv r lioll 'a!Ju even Lord Palmerston, in h s various avo<a j ot a more domestic kind, lias been f«rCe 9 last to open his eyes to the fact that i-^nss'1 Turkey within her grasp, and that the At may come to be settled by Uritish last in the mouth of the Dardanelles- !rue that England can have no 0! jei'tio" tof part of the iSpeecli. If ten shilli"?s every man's pound were to be expended °° Sovereignty of the Spas, the money would 10 ,0" well expended- e shall say more, it be cheerfully given. Our name—our honO aye, and our existence are linked \Vlth k Sovereignty. I'lie titan tljat sees itiy reliliqoigl" ment of our naval preeminence, sees the t" procession marshalling that is to lay Etig'8 her grave. lh' The Home Policy of the Speech is The Home Policy of the Speech is eqllaJ '6 II obscure but through the obscurity we their tbel shapes of those changes which shall i" time take the substance of Revolution- slight mention of constructing theMunicip3'^ for Ireland, 011 the same principle with already passed for England and Scotland, as it was, betrays the whole secret of ^aC.ii The principle of the English and Scottish » to erect ( orporatiotis without reference tO 111 ligion or Property. The principle is, stifficie, hazardous here, for it is contrary to the j tution, which adopts both as essential, a' C trary to that still higher constitution of n'' which says that property can be. the only guardian of property, and pure relig10" only defence of public peace and moral holieS t' Still, in Great Britain, the absence of those ie^ might be the less particularly felt ^rOli> £ 0y habits and religion of the country. T',e porations will continue to have some Proper bØ and their Religion will continue chieflly Protestant. But what must be the direct c0" quence of adopting this disregard of Pr°P 1, and Protestantism in Ireland ? The infinite JJ1 0- litude there—have 110 Property and testantism, they are therefore enemies t° j And we thus put the safety of those two g alli, objects of all society into the hands of »c{ tude which can regard them only as prey. And this destruction is the palpablc Pt'" ) pose for which this Irish Bill is forced oV Ministry by ihe Irish Faction. That has two cries—"Protestantism must he j troyed—and Property must be divided. I Corporations in their old state were erect -nioi Ireland for the express purpose of sust3'jji» Protestantism and the influence of Eng'aU J the country- Those purposes they accomp" t'or nearly two hundred years they v>efe: impregnable strongholds of the Constit" i'hev prevented the civil war and the seP lioll of the two islands in tinHs teeming" of 'e' national hazards—they were the e Property-they formed the foundation of II" IOIt' 1 t'rotestant Ascendancy which was al>80 01 essential to the peace, opulence, and loyalty I .0 Ireland; and for this they have beell 8 IB.11 hated by the Leadeis of the Papist I"aclio"' too was IIOl Ithrollgh them that the breach onstitutiou was ever made. The atrOCI A" Bill of 1829, that fatal, weak, and unholy tf which both islands may rue the longest d^y exist, and w hich must be abolished, or the must be undone, it was the Popish Bi" made the breach, through which the whole Or, ble of Infidelity and revolt of treacherouS, t tizanship and furious liostility liavt- poured ill, US y 'nake havoc of the land. By the atrociot" IhLl the irish l'riesthood were made masters (} Ii" chief representation of Ireland in the CO" By the Municipal Bill, they will add to ,¡¡- I power the mastery of the w hole Repress" of the Towns. By the draught of the U' t|,# posed to the Parliament in the last SeSSlCfiiref1 wLole populatioll for seven Inilt-s round OWIl was to vote III the MUllieipal e &l1 Town was to vote in the Municipal what must the consequence of this svveep be I" the same consequence which has followeJ {0, extending the priv:leges of those wlio I"-IV#" I perty and character, to those who have uij* All the Municipal Elections in Ireland I)Oiff return Papists a d Demagogues. EvØrY tLI will thus strengthen a Faction which scOrr, £ |r British Government, hates the name of b"& ,# • 1 b™ and abhors all Religion but that wllleh poplr down to the stock and the stone, exalts tl'e .l above the King, and justifies the iuiir"e M ho'1 whom it pronounces heretics, claims eS C absolution for the most sanguinary crimeS Of mitted against GOD and man, and makes p and rebellion standing rules of its public m°r VIS Well and truly were the protest of Ihe of Wellington and Sir Robert Peel raised binding Parliament to legislate on this doesi' 111(111 principle well might all sense of og integrity exclaim against thus maxim of public ruin into a m.ixiw o( Government. Well might every man of fe .^9* call upon the remaining wisdom of the -LO4' JiI ture to refuse a concession of which thol fe I must be usurpation, plunder, and blood,

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