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address ! There is no such thing : there is nothing contradicted, much less controverted; and the whole thing ends
with a caviL about the mode of voting 131323
at elections, about the suffrage, and
about the duration of Parliaments ; Bancoli Library
things relative to which the Address con
tained not a single word, but about No. II.
which I shall have a word or two to say presently, coupling this critic with my
critical friend Mr. Price, of Upton-onELECTORS OF MANCHESTER. Severn, and taking my leave of both of
Kensington, 1st October, 1831. them with a single bow intended to be GENTLEMEN,
divided between them. But after the AOREEABLY to the promise which I
CAVIL, Mr. Prentice, who was REmade you in my address No. 1, dated 'SOLVED not to pass over defects and on the Ist of September, I now proceed omissions, thinks it becoming in him to to maintain, by statement and by argu-go very widely out of his way in order ment, the justice, the expediency and
to conclude with a falsehood. He says the easy practicability, of the thirteen that he feels himself " compelled" to measares described by me in that Ad
notice my opinions about slavery in the dress No. 1, beginning with the first
colonies. Stripping the thing of its stated measure of the thirteen. But useless words, he says that I have before I set out in the discharge of this branded as canters and hypocrites, not duty, I hope that you will excuse me if only ALL who have expressed themI stop a minute, to notice some remarks f« selves as opposed to the continuance of the Manchester Times, (under of slavery in our colonies, but ALL date of the 17th of September) upon « who think that Engliskmer onght that address, which remarks it is im- not to be taced in order to enable the possible to read without calling to mind owners of estates in the West Indies Pope's beautiful description of literary « to hold their black brethren in thralenvy :
“ dom.". Here are two assertions, and “ Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike; both of them', malignantly false: First, Just hiata fault and hesitate dislike.".
never in my life did I denominate as Mr. PRENTICE, who is the writer of canters and hypocrites “ all” those who this paper, sets out with professing his
have petitioned for the abolition of Ne"perfect willingness to almit all the gro Slavery ; but, on the contrary, have “ merit of the Address, but with a RE- always said that they were a mass of “ SOLUTION not to pass its defects and people, niņety-nine out of every hundred u omissions unnoticed.” After such an
of whom had their good and kind feeloutset, who would not have expected aknaves, who were seeking the gratiben:
ings perverted by crafty and selfish complete analysis, and something like a tion of
their own pecuniary interest, and refutation of something contained in the their low and dirty ambition, at the