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As the plan pursued in the subsequent work is detailed in the first chapter, it would be superfluous to say any thing concerning it in this place. But there is another point on which the reader may wish for some explanation, before he enters on the perufal of the following pages. He will be aware that it can scarcely fall to the lot of any individual to attain to such a degree of personal knowledge of the habits, pursuits, and occupations of the different ranks and professions into which the higher and middle classes of society in this country are distributed, as to qualify him to delineate their respective duties with tolerable accuracy. And he may with justice expect to be informed whether the author of the present performance has enjoyed advantages of any kind, affording him a chance of accomplishing, in a satisfactory manner, the task which he has undertaken. It is therefore in.
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cumbent on me to state that I have en-
Nov. 6th, 1794.
of the British Constitution.
Tendency of Men to Social Union
9-II Simplicity of early Forms of Government exemplified
II-15 First General Principle of the British Conftitution 17, 18 State of popular Representation considered as to strict Justice
Advantages resulting from the Monarchical Branch of the
Power of the King as to Legislation
In what the real Power of the Sovereign consists 56
The Power and Duties of the Sovereign as to the Choice
The Effects of Party confidered, as to the Sovereign and