210 AN HUMBLE ADDRESS TO BOTH Houses of PARLIAMENT. By M. B. Drapier. Writ before the Lord Carteret came over, and soon after the fourth Drapier's Letter. Multa gemens ignominiam Plagasq; superbi Victoris.—

I HAVE been told, that Petitions and Addresses, either to King or Parliament, are the Right of every Subject; provided they consist with that Respect, which is due to Princes and great Assemblies. Neither do I remember, that the modest Proposals, or Opinions of private Men, have been ill received, when they have not been delivered in the Style of Advice; which is a Presumption far from my Thoughts. However, if Propo- sals