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SAID TO BE SPOKEN IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

ON THE TWENTY-SECOND OF MARCH, 1775.

BY JOSIAH TUCKER, D. D.

DE ÄN OF GLOCE S T E R.

GL O CESTER:
PRINTED BY R. RAIKES;

AND SOLD BY
T. CA DE L L, IN THE STRAND, LONDON,

M.DCC.LXXV.

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HE present critical Junęture obliges

the Author to postpone his AnimadT

versions on Mr. Locke's Theory of Government for fame Time longer.

But the Public may be assured, that he has not dropped the Defign; and that he only poftpones it, because the present Subje£t feems 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 selected these Positions out of Mr. Locke's Book for his future Animadversion, which are the most inconfiftent with any form of Government, Republican or Monarchical, and therefore the most dangerous to real Liberty.

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TO

EDMUND BURKE, Efq;

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE

CITY OF BRISTOL,

A N D

AGENT FOR THE COLONY OF NEW YORK, &c."

SIR,

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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

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