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Aug. 18. ridan, was a provocation of a serious YUhahave copied at op: 3; the dyes I think that this will be found

character of Mr. Sheridan froin to be the key to all the praise, and to the Times Newspaper : a character, almost all the blame, of tbe intellecwhich, though written with great ta- tual portrait on which I am commentlent and eloquence, you will allow to ing. It sets out with au observation

You will hardly just in itself, and likely to catch the therefore refuse lo append to it the moralist, wbo moves not in the faqtifollowing criticism on that character, tious heat of politicks, as sincere and which formed the third of a Series of well iulended. But its consistency Letters, under the signature of Ox. with the usual principles of judgment FORD, in a Proviucial Newspaper. entertained and practised by the Party Yours, &c.

OXFORD. from whence it evidently comes, inay

well be doubted. It would have been 1 suspend my inquiries into the pe- deemed outrageously illiberal, had it cuoiary state of the country, to give been put forth in the case of Fox; room for a few observations on ano

and we should have beea da zaled by ther melancholy subject, which the all the splendour of indignant declas long article that followed my last let. malion, to shew the philanthrops and Jer in your Friday's Paper has suge

wisdom of a more liberal and enfarged gested. The death of Mr. Sheridan philosophy! is a public loss; and his inemory just

As long as Mr. Sheridan served the Jy mingles itself with our national purposes of a Party, his faults, which I know not from what

are now described witir such onre. Londvo print * the article in ques. Senting scrutiny, and condeinned with tion has been copied : it is written such harsh. severitys were deemed with great talent; and sometimes 'harmless foibles, suited to poitit a jest, with much eloqacace ; but there is a or raise a good-natured sinile; and spirit of severity and ill-will in it make the contrast of his wit and his which I cangut approve. This malig- oratory the more striking and attracnant tone it does not seem difficult to tive. They never overshadowed the trace to its source: I even imagine operation of his public opinions. Aod that I can give a shrewd guess at the

when he propounced his unrivalled band from which it flowed.

speech on Hastings's Trial, or his In the affecting lamentalions which patriotic sentiments on the Mutiny The Courier poured forth at the mo

at the Nore, they lost ngibing of ment that the great Statesman was

their effect, because they came froin trembling on the verge of eternity,

a man overwhelmed with private there broke out one or two expres- debts, or unpunctual to private or sions of contempt against the leaders domestic engagements. of a powerful Party, wbich could not Of all the difficult subjects in eibies, easily be forgiven or overlooked. To the degree in which the public agd Grenvilles, the Hollands, and the Tier- to be examined and individual are under-rate the Pettys, the Greys, the privale conduct of an

in conjuncneys, and place them far below a Sbe. tion, is the most dificult to be de

fived. There are undoubtedly sunde * The Times

kinds of faults which pollute the






sources of action, public as well as feited all claims to patronage, power, private. There are others, in which wealth, and even comfort and secuthe very self-neglect that gives rise to rity in old age, because he perverted private embarrassments and all their

these powers.

It is inconsistently numerous train of expedients, and in- said, that he united the various and dulgences, and injuries, is generated distinct mental and oratorical excelby a devotion to the larger grasp of lencies of Burke, Pitt, and Fox, and public concerns. He who escapes as yet that he threw away his time and he can from strails into which he has his talents. "Were then the imaginafallen from the blindness of indolence, tion and intellectual stores of Burke, is very different from the daring the flowing language of Pitt, and the wretch who enters into any hazard acuteness of Fox, altained without an with his eyes open, because he is pre- effort, and exhibited without industry determined to regard no ties in break- and practice, as well as native endowing from a danger.

ment? In short, the praise given in Mr. Sheridan, if he was ever worthy this sketch to his mental and seriatoof that idolatry of Party which he rial faculties is so superlative, and I once enjoyed, ought not to have may add, even 80 extruvagant, that to been deseried in his old age, and "at end with so mucir detraction, and his utmost need.". The continuation plead for such cruel and unexampled of a seat in Parliament would have at abandonment, is an instance of the least secured him from the blood. perverted prejudices of Party resentthirsty and useless revenge of an en- ment, to which I can recollect no raged creditor. If it be pleaded, that parallel ! indolence and babitual indulgence of There are temporary meteors, that which might make him forget the whose brilliance is accidental or fan. oppressor and his oppression, rendered cied, or impure, and who soon therehim no longer to be depended upon fore sink again into darkness; but as a debater or a wit-look at the Sheridan retained his influence over men of straw, who, for private con- the public miud so uniformly from venience, fill so many of the rolten

the hour of his first emergence, in (aye and of the free and independent) spite of the greatest disadvantages, Boroughs, of either side of the House, that it is impossible to deny the genuand say, whether Sheridan, if his fa- ine force, and I would add, real use of culties had been not merely clooded, his faculties! We often see the publick but gone, could not have filled any unaccountably one of them better than they! The

“ Yield to the fascination of a name;" · horrible picture of this expiring lu- but, if it be delusive, they are certain, minary, beset by myrmidons, and ere long, to recover from it. The watched ly the terriers of the Law, I inysterious ways in which the intelforbear to deliveate !

lectual powers sometimes develope If the rules of judgment, which are themselves, it is vain to systematize, now pronuulgated io cover the neglect or to deny results because the process of Sheridan in his old age, had been bas pot been conducted according to practised at the commencement of the ordinary forms of human disci. his public career, be would never, pline. Sheridan did in fact, un inollperhaps, have been allured and flat- merable occasions, either " set the tered into imprudences and conti- table in a roar” by the flashes of his dences, of which the punishment was wit, or astonish and illumine listento come upon him when he was least ing Senators ! He did this in spite of able to bearil.

the days and years lost in indolence We are now told that Sheridan bad and intemperance. Yet what right brany admirers but no friends amongst bave we to deny results, because they those great men with whom he once seem to us to be too favourable for lived and co-operated. Would this the occupations which we linow to have been said when Sheridan was have preceded ? living ? What would any of these The old adage, De mortuis nil nisi great men have declared, if any one bonun may not perhaps be entirely had accused tbem of this in the zenith just; but I cannot think it right or of Sheridan's splendour...

less than inhuman of such a man It is argued that Sheridan exhibited * To tear the frailties from their dread transceudent powers, but that he for


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