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SAID TO BE SPOKEN IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
ON THE TWENTY-SECOND OF MARCH, 1775.
BY JOSIAH TUCK ER, D. D.
DE ÄN OF GLOC ESTER..
* GLOCE S T E R :
AND SOLD BY
.., M. DCC. LXXV.
no HE present critical Junɛture obliges
the Author to postpone his Animad. versions on Mr. Locke's Theory of Government for fome Time longer.
But the Public may be assured, that he has not dropped the Design; and that he only poftpones it, because the present Subječt seems to require a more immediate Attention. In the mean while, the Learned and Judicious will easily perceive from several Parts of this Discourse, and particularly from what he has advanced, Page 11, that he is fixed in his Plan, and that he has selefied these Positions out of Mr. Locke's Book' for his future Animadversion, which are the most inconJistent with any form of Government, Republican or Monarchical, and therefore the most danger ous to real Liberty,
. . IO. . EDMUND BURKE, Esq;
AGENT FOR THE COLONY OF NEW YORK, &c."
as you have been pleased to bestow A much Abuse and Scurrility on me in
your public Speech of the 19th of
April, 1774;- and also many Commendations in private both before, and since that Publication ;-I shall take no other Notice of either, than just to assure you, that I am neither' elated by your Praises, nor chagrined at your Censures; and that I hold myself indifferent in respect to both. My Business with you