17 AUGUST 1833, Page 14

It is done ! Mr. HUME last night moved to

erase from our sta- tutes a blot which even St DMOUTH and CASTLEREAGH would have deemed disgraceful in these times. The motion came "too late in the session "—of course it did—for the slow-moving if not sure- footed Ministerial Leader of the Commons: but it was not decent that the Member for Middlesex should be allowed to "filch popu- larity " at the expense of the Whig Government ; so his Lordship promised to add the consideration of this repeal to his load of care in the recess, and be ready with his relief when Parliament meets again.