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' attorney, and the solicitor-gcnernl,
both desended the bill. Mr. Ellicil and Mr. Tyrwhitt', alto supported it, as highly creditable to the spirit os the country, and as the most essectual that could be adopted for confounding the hopes of the enemy. The question for the third readingos the bill was carried by 93 against 2. After undergoing thither amendments, the bill, having been rsiead a third time, on the eighteenth of March, was passed on the fisth of April, and ordered to be carried to the lords 3' vtouiholctea consideration " on the motion sor the third reading, in the house of'
' commons," on Decemberzt, being
agreed to, it had already been sub.mitted, on the secondof January; when it was read the first time; and ordered to be printed. On-the eighth osjanuary, the orderostheday, in the upper house, sor the third reading of' the incom-'e-dtltyr-hill being read, and the question put, lord Sussolk approved its principle, in one pointosview, namely, that it would tend to prevent 'the nation srom rashly embarking in expcnsive wars,
- them. And in the
** To seek for some spot on the earth where to rest the sole of tlzsse foot; some den; and (icred home, this worthy riobleman admits, is the natural disposition of men: but this difpotition, by a proper distribution of the land, might be improved to the advantage osvthe gauded proprietors, and the comfort of the- country people.
energetic mind which directs our councils-that mind which seemed to have been created by a benefi eent Providence sor the preserva
tion of this, and an adjoining king
"important principles; the one, the 'principle of- raifing a considerable
v sent minister himself, during
part of the supplies of the year sswithin the year; the other, the principle 'of-affecting that measure by the means of a tax on income.
-As to the first, it was a more specu'lative
question, and could not be treated in the same manner as that which had stood the test of trial, in repeated instances, ever since the establishment of the funding system. There was, however, the constant and uniform practice of our ancestors against it ; nay, and of the prefive years of the present expensive war. In the outssset of a war, the duke admitted, that this method might have' one good effect: it might \ make