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vain enough to believe. To render full justice to his various genius and acquirements, would demand some of his own powers. No wonder, therefore, if, under so illustrious a burthen, my pen should break down. But the intention, at least, may be excused by the admirers of a statesman, whom to remember is to honour; and whom to honour is but another name by which to express our reverence for those venerable institutions of our country, which, as forming its pride and boast, he laboured so strenuously to defend ; and which, through their influence on the national spirit, proved the salvation of Europe in the great struggle, now happily past. I have the honour to be, Sir,

With much respect,

Your most faithful

and obedient Servant,

JAMES PRIOR.

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Page 69, line 28 from top, for cource read sou

source. 87,

for Ireand read Ireland,

for injury read inquiry. 382,

omit was. 496, 18

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for villany read villainy.

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Page 346, line 18 from top, for and read or. 88, 23

for rules read rulers.

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