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Edmund Burke - A Letter to a Noble Lord

Edmund Burke - A Letter to a Noble Lord

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 The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Works of the Right HonourableEdmundBurke, Vol. V. (of 12), by Edmund BurkeThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.netTitle: The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)Author: Edmund BurkeRelease Date: April 24, 2005 [EBook #15701]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: Unicode UTF-8*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK BURKE VOL 5 ***Produced by Paul Murray, Susan Skinner and the OnlineDistributed Proofreading Team from images generously madeavailable by the Bibliotheque nationale de France(BnF/Gallica) at http://gallica.bnf.fr
THE WORKS
OF
 THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
EDMUND BURKE
 
IN TWELVE VOLUMES
VOLUME THE FIFTH
 
 
 
London
 JOHN C. NIMMO14, KING WILLIAM STREET, STRAND, W.C.MDCCCLXXXVII
CONTENTS OF VOL. V.
 
OBSERVATIONS ON THE CONDUCT OF THE MINORITY,PARTICULARLY IN THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT, 1793 1 
 
PREFACE TO THE ADDRESS OF M. BRISSOT TO HIS CONSTITUENTS;WITH AN APPENDIX 65 
 
LETTER TO WILLIAM ELLIOT, ESQ., OCCASIONED BY A SPEECHMADE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS BY THE **** OF *******, IN THEDEBATE CONCERNING LORD FITZWILLIAM, 1795 107 
 
THOUGHTS AND DETAILS ON SCARCITY 131 
 
LETTER TO A NOBLE LORD ON THE ATTACKS MADE UPON MR.BURKE AND HIS PENSION, IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS, BY THE DUKEOF BEDFORD AND THE EARL OF LAUDERDALE, 1796 171 
 
THREE LETTERS TO A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT ON THEPROPOSALS FOR PEACE WITH THE REGICIDE DIRECTORY OFFRANCE. 
 
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LETTER I. ON THE OVERTURES OF PEACE 233 
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LETTER II. ON THE GENIUS AND CHARACTER OF THE FRENCHREVOLUTION AS IT REGARDS OTHER NATIONS 342 
 
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LETTER III. ON THE RUPTURE OF THE NEGOTIATION; THETERMS OF PEACE PROPOSED; AND THE RESOURCES OF THECOUNTRY FOR THE CONTINUANCE OF THE WAR 384 
OBSERVATIONS
ON THE
 CONDUCT OF THE MINORITY
PARTICULARLY IN THE
 
LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT.
 
ADDRESSED TO
 
THE DUKE OF PORTLAND AND LORD FITZWILLIAM.
 
1793.
 LETTER
TO
 
HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF PORTLAND.
 
My dear Lord,—The paper which I take the liberty of sending to your Grace was, forthe greater part, written during the last session. A few days after the prorogation somefew observations were added. I was, however, resolved to let it lie by me for aconsiderable time, that, on viewing the matter at a proper distance, and when thesharpness of recent impressions had been worn off, I might be better able to form a justestimate of the value of my first opinions.I have just now read it over very coolly and deliberately. My latest judgment owns myfirst sentiments and reasonings, in their full force, with regard both to persons andthings.During a period of four years, the state of the world, except for some few and shortintervals, has filled me with a good deal of serious inquietude. I considered a generalwar against Jacobins and Jacobinism as the only possible chance of saving Europe (and

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