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solution the 4th, the management (you see) is theirs and not yours: it is theirs and theirs only. And why should you grudge it them ?--For they do not you see it?—they are your own Committee. You and they are the Society, and they are your Committee. Great men as they are,-and, out of the Royal

family, where will you find greater, or so great ?-Great men as they are !-Such is their condescension, they claim to be nothing more. Great men, and so condescending to boot !-is it for such as you to fly in their faces, and act as if you were their superiors ? -You their superiors-and not they yours?

In this fictitious election, thus it is, that with relation to these self-chosen Elect, the supposed Electors are superior and inferior at the same time: superior as touching the furnishing of the money, inferior as touching the disposal of it: superior to the purpose of shew and appearance; inferior, or rather nothing at all, to every real purpose :—to every real purpose, but above all to the purpose of keeping open the door of the instruction, to all persons, by whom,--for their own sake, and that of the whole people of which they form a part,--it is so much needed.

But why-when facts are before us--why tax imagination for suppositions ?-He would have been dealt with this impertinently intruding guineaman at Sion-College--he would have been dealt with-exactly as, at the intended courtly meeting at Maidstone, the truth-obtruding journeymanwatchmaker was dealt with by the Whig Member, between whom and the Tory Member the representation of the County of Kent is so commodiously divided. *

Of this fiction, as of all such lawyer-begotten frauds, confusion is among the inevitable, as well as relatively useful and desirable, and desired consequences. Instead of the proper appellation, viz. Governing or Managing body, the appellation General Committee being employed-employed in the first instance-and thereafter, dropping the word General, the word Committee alone,-one consequence is that to what is really a Committee, the term Sub-Committee is thereafter attached. In those places in which this word Sub-Committee is employed, improper as the appellation is, no confusion however is produced by it. But, as often as for the designation

* Kentish Chronicle, 18th June, 1816, in Cobbett's Register, 29th June, 1816, p. 808. “ Here one of the populace had the

effrontery to remark, that only two hands were held up, except. " by the High-Sheriff and his friends.

Sir William Geary then challenged this man as to his condition in life, when he “ turned out to be a journeyman watchmaker, who was only a

lodger in the town." The proposed addresses in question (it is insisted, p. 818.) “purported to be the addresses of the No

bility, &c. ... and Inhabitants:" .... The watchmaker, " it “ is added.... had lived at Maidstone not above two years, and “ was only a lodger."

solution the 4th, the management (you see) is theirs and not yours: it is theirs and theirs only. And why should you grudge it them ?-For they-do not you see it?--they are your own Committee. You and they are the Society, and they are your Committee. Grcat men as they are,-and, out of the Royal family, where will you find greater, or so great ?-Great men as they are !_Such is their condescension, they claim to be nothing more. Great men, and so condescending to boot !-is it for such as you to fly in their faces, and act as if you were their superiors ?--You their superiors and not they yours?

In this fictitious election, thus it is, that with relation to these self-chosen Elect, the supposed Electors are superior and inferior at the same time: superior as touching the furnishing of the money, inferior as touching the disposal of it; superior to the purpose of shew and appearance; inferior, or rather nothing at all, to every real purpose :-to every real purpose, but above all to the purpose of keeping open the door of the instruction, to all persons, by whom,-for their own sake, and that of the whole people of which they form a part,-it is so much needed.

But why-when facts are before us why tax imagination for suppositions ?-He would have been dealt with this impertinently intruding guineaman at Sion-College-he would have been dealt with_exactly as, at the intended courtly meeting

at Maidstone, the truth-obtruding journeymanwatchmaker was dealt with by the Whig Member, between whom and the Tory Member the representation of the County of Kent is so commodiously divided. *

Of this fiction, as of all such lawyer-begotten frauds, confusion is among the inevitable, as well as relatively useful and desirable, and desired consequences. Instead of the proper appellation, viz. Governing or Managing body, the appellation General Committee being employed-employed in the first instance and thereafter, dropping the word General, the word Committee alone,-one consequence is—that to what is really a Committee, the term Sub-Committee is thereafter attached. In those places in which this word Sub-Committee is employed, improper as the appellation is, no confusion however is produced by it. But, as often as for the designation

* Kentish Chronicle, 18th June, 1816, in Cobbett's Register, 29th June, 1816, p. 808. Here one of the populace had the

effrontery to remark, that only two hands were held up, except " by the High-Sheriff and his friends. Sir William Geary " then challenged this man as to his condition in life, when he “ turned out to be a journeyman watchmaker, who was only a “ lodger in the town." The proposed addresses in question (it is insisted, p. 818.) “purported to be the addresses of the No.

bility, &c. .. .. and Inhabitants:" .... The watchmaker, " is added.... had lived at Maidstone not above two years, and

was only a lodger.

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of the governing body the word Committee is employed, on every such occasion,-on pain of misconceiving the matter, and taking the body so styled for the body there styled a Sub-Committee,what you have to do is-to remember that this which is called a Committee, viz. of the Governing body is not a Committee of the governing body, but the governing body itself.

But, without some special motive—and that a pretty strong one-a man does not choose to keep his attention and memory thus upon the rack for hours together. Nor would even all this pains suffice: for, to thicken the confusion, to this sort of body called a Sub-Committee, is also applied the appellation Committee:* and thus it is that, through

Thus, in Report I. p. 23. the same body which is styled the Sub-Committee for Building" is presently afterwards styled the Building Committee.So likewise in Report II. p. 5. we have the School-Committee," and that before any mention is made of Sub-Committees : and immediately after the word “ SubCommittees," instead of the Sub-Committee for Building we have the Committee for Building." So again in the next page (p. 6.) we have “ their Committee" (i. e. the Committee's Committee) of Correspondence :" and moreover in the same page a finance Committee:"-in p. 14. “ School Committeetwice; in p. 16, twice; in p. 17, once: and in pages 15 and 16, a “ Committee of Ladies :"-in all which instances, after due consideration, it will appear that what is meant by Committee is Sub-Committee. And thus it is, that throughout -as far as depends upon the Reverend and most Reverend penmen,--the two ideas, for the distin

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