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ONDON, t SATURDAY APRIL 23.…

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ONDON, SATURDAY APRIL 23. The Debate upon Sir Francis Burdett's bill, was renewed last night. Mr. Godlburri opened the discassidn by a speech of some length against the the bill. The right honourable gentleman argued with great force of eloquence, to Show that the effect of adopting the measures most be the overthrow of the Protestant Church in Ireland. Lord Binning supported the bill, and in- timated pretty broadly that the destruction of the Irish Protestant Church would not in his opinida amount to any great evil. Mr. Canning spoke at length, and with his usual grace and elegance* in support bf the bill. He highly eulogized the Roman Catholic faith as a form of reli- gious worship, and contended for the stipendiary establishment of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland. Mr. Peel opposed the bill in a speech bf great brilliancy and of immense power, in the course of which he replied seriatim to all the arguments advanced in its be- balf he also animadverted with complete Success upon the measures proposed as securities, showing that the disfranchise. inent of the 40s. freeholders would be ut- terly delusive, and that the payment of the Irish Popish priests would be a direct sacrifice, not only of the Protestant con. stitution, but of the Protestant religion. Mr. Brougham confessed his dislike to the proffered securities. At three o'clock the house divided, when the numbers were— For the Bill 268 Against it. 241 nH. Majdriiy 27 *•-

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