Black Dwarf,  1 (1817), 24–26.

Regent's Message—Suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act



Reportage, News-Commentary


Natural Law, Radicalism

    Claims that the suspension of the act is designed to visit the 'sins of a designing administration [...] upon the head of an unoffending multitude, whose only crime has consisted in yielding to the suggestions of nature, and asking for an alteration of the system, which denies them the bread for which they intreat permission only to toil in quiet' (26).

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