Volume IV of the Author's Works Containing a

Volume IV of the Author's Works Containing a

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1735 edition. Excerpt: ...Letter, is where the Drapier affirms; that if a Rebellion should prove so successful, as to fix the Pretender on the Throne of England, he So here, in the Case of Mr. Wbod and his Coin; since the two Houses gave their Opinion by Addrefictes, how dangerous the Currency of that Copper would be to Ireland; it was, without all Question, both lawful and convenient, that the Bulk of' the People should be let more particularly into the Nature of the Danger they were in; and of the Remedies that were in their own Power, if they would have the Sense to apply them; and this cannot be more conveniently done, than by particular Persons, to whom GOD hath given Zeal and Understanding sufficient for such an Undertaking. Thus it happened in the Case of that destructive Project: for aBank in Ireland, which was brought into Parliament a few Years ago; and it was allowed, that the Atguments and Writings of some without Doors, contributed very much to reject it. i Now, I should be heartily glad if some able Lawyers would prescribe the Limits, how far a private Man may venture in delivering his Thoughts upon publick Matters: Because a true Lover of his Country, may think it hard to be a quiet Standerby, and anssindolent Looker on, while a publsikck Error prevails; by which a whole Nation may be ruined. Every Man who enjoys Propefsy, had! some Shate in the Publick; and therefore, the Care of the Publick is, in some Degree, every such Man's Concern. ss To come to Particulars, I gonld wish to know. Whether it be utterly unlawful in any write!" so much as to mention the Prerogative; at least so Fat as to bring it into doubt, upon any Point whatsoever: I know it is often debated in We/tminsterHall; and Sit Edward Coke, as well as other emi;-nen...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909615
  • 9781236909619