Letters of Junius (Classic Reprint)

Letters of Junius (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Letters of Junius The fubmiflion of a free people to the executive authority of government is no more than a com pliance with laws, which they themfelves have enae'ted. While the national honour is firmly maintained abroad, and while jufiice is impar tially adminillered at home, the obedience of the fubjee't will be voluntary, chearful, and I might almoft fay unlimited. A generous nation is grate ful even ii): the prefervation of its rights, and wil lingly extends the refpeet due to the oflice of a good prince into an afi'eetion for his perfon. Loyalty, in the heart and underfianding of an Englilhman, is a national attachment to the guardian of the laws. Prejudices and paflion have fometimes carried it to a criminal length a and, whatever foreigners may imagine, we know that Englilhmen have erred as much in a millaken zeal for particular perfons and families, as they ever did in defence of what they thought moll: dear and interelling to themfelves. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243058683
  • 9780243058686

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