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General end of Government, 268. Old Government of

France, to 272. Remote and immediate causes of its down,

fall, to 275. The fall of the old Government pleasing to

many Britons, from considering the general necessity of a

revolution, not the peculiar features of that revolution, to

230. Burke, reasoning from experience, disapproves of the

Rights of Man doctrines, as he had always done, to 283,

Is accurately informed of the intentions of the revolutionary

readers by Thomas Paine, to 288. Learns from him that it

is their object to revolutionize all countries, ibid. Barkę

right in judgment, and consistent in opinion, to 291. Dis-

cussions in the House between Messrs, Burke, Fox, and

Sheridan, to 300.

Burke prepares

prepares his . Reflections, 301 to 303. Reflec. ✓

tions' analyzed, and the intellectual process of Burke's mind

marked; the materials on which his genius operated, the

consistency of his opinions, the profoundess of his reason-

ing, and the justness of his conclusions shewn; the beauty,

sublimity, and pathos exemplified, 305 to 339. Address to

Mr. Burke from the University of Oxford, 341 to 343.--

Conveyed to him by Mr, Windham, ibid, Mr, Burke's

letter to that gentleman, to 345. Account and character of

the admirers and censurers of the · Reflections,' to 347.

Answered by Dr. Priestley, 347. Paine's Rights of Man,'

Part I. doctrines, reasoning, and character of, to 353.-

Effects, 354. Burke's • Letter to a Member of the National

Assembly,' to 356. Discussion between Messrs. Fox and

Burke, to 361. Burke's 'Appeal from the New Whigs to

the Old,' to 366. At Margate, ibid. A clergyman under-

takes to instruct him by a political serman, 367. Mr.

Mackintosh's · Vindiciæ Gallicæ,' character of, to 37.

Wisdom in that author's mind now takes the place of in-

genious theory, 372. Burke's “ First Memorial,' 374.--

Danger of this country in 1792, 375. Paine's . Second

Part,' ibid. Proclamation against seditious writings, 376.

Establishment of Corresponding Societies, 377. Exultation
of the Republicans on the retreat of the Duke of Brunswicka

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378. Burke recommends a general confederacy, 380. Se-

cond Memorial, ibid. Association against Republicans and

Levellers, 391. Discussion of Mr. Fox's conduct, to 393.

Splendid display of parliamentary eloquence on the internal

state of the country and war with France, 385. Burke's

very high opinion of Fox, ibid. Letter to the Duke af

Portland,' 386. Attempts to gain over-Fox, 388. Burke's

visit to Oxford, 389. Dr. Winstanley's account of his

learning, 390 and 391. Third Memorial, 392 to 394.-.

Death of his brother Richard, ibid. Account of democra.

tical writers, to 397. Corresponding Society, and plan for

a National Convention, 398.

BURKE retires from Parliament, 399. State of that as-

sembly when he left it, 401. Mr. Windham, to 403. Mr.

Dundas, to 405. Burke's son intended to be his successor

in the Borough of Malton, 405. Joy of the father on his

election, and on his being appointed Secretary to Lord Fitz-

william, 406. Returns from Yorkshire in high spirits with

his son, ibid. Entertains a party of his friends, and ex-

presses his delight at the appointments of his son, ibid. His

friends, seeing the young gentleman's state of health, re-

gret the flattering hopes of the father, 407. In a week

these are blasted for ever, ibid. Tender grief and mag-

nanimous fortitude, 408.

"Letter to Sir Hercules Langrishe,' 408---to the Duke

of Norfolk, 409. Receives a pension for himself and Mrs.

Burke, 410. Mr. M.Cormick's charge of corruption disa

proved, to 412. Letter about the Duke of Bedford, to 416,

His remarks on seditious meetings, 416. Burke's pursuits

and his retirement, 417. Institution in favour of the chil.

dren of Emigrants, 418. Benefit-clubs, ibid. Revered by

the poor, 419

Regicide Peace,'' to 423. Answered by

John Thelwall, 424.

BURKE visited by an eminent literary gentleman, 425.-

Guest's impression from the host's first address, ibid. From

of conversation, ibid. Host's account of a diffe.

rence of opinion between himself and David Hume, 426

to 428.-His high praise of Dr. Adam Smith, 428.--Con-

'versation on Godwin'and paradoxes, 429. Imputes God.

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THE LIFE

OF

EDMUND BURKE.

BEFORE Parliament met the ensuing winter, very important events had taken place in America. General Howe, with the main army, had gained several victories, which many have asserted might have put an end to the war.

General Burgoynë, with the northern army, endeavouring to effect a junction with the Commander in Chief, got into a defile, and was compelled to surrender.

In the sessions 1777 Burke returned to his vigorous attention to parliamentary business. During no preceding meeting had there been so great a quantity of inportant affairs, and in none had the powers of Burke

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