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CONTENTS OF 'NO. XXXIV.

1. M. J. B. Say's Letters to the Rev. T. R. Malthus, on Political Economy; parti-
cularly on the Causes of the General Stagnation of Commerce. (Transluted from
the French for this Work exclusively.)

II. Marriage and Divorce. (Original.]

III. On the Poetical Character of Pope, &c. By the Rev. W. Lisle Bowles. [Ori-

ginal.]

IV. On the Production of Wealth ; in a Letter to the Rev. T. R. Malthus, occasio

oned by his attempt to maintain the Division of Classes into Productive and Unproduc-
tive. By S. Gray, Esq. (Original.]

V. On the present National Distress.
VI. A Free Trade essential to the Welfare of Great Britain, &c. By J. Clay.
VII. Essay on the Currency. [Original.),
VIII. The United Kingdomn tributary to France the real Cause of our Distresses.

IX. The Marquis of Lansdown's Speech on Foreign Commerce. (Revised and cor-

rected by his Lordship expressly for this Work.]

X. Considerations on the Corn Question, &c. [Original.]

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CONTENTS OF NO. XXXV.

I. The Declaration of England against the Acts and Projects of the Holy Alli-

ance; with an Appendix, containing Official Documents,
II. Reflections on the Conduct of the Allies.
III. Sketch of a Plan for a Reformation in the System of Provincial Banking.
IV. An Essay on the Criminal Jurisprudence of this Country. By J. T. B. Beau-

mont, Esq.
V.

On the Dissolution of the Chamber of Deputies, and on the possible consequence

of this dissolution to the Nation, the Government, and the Ministry. By

M. Benj. Constant, (Translated exclusively for the Pamphleteer.)
VI. Tw.. Pairs of Historical Portraits : Octavius Cæsar, and William Pitt, (reprinted);

Rienzi and Buonaparte, (never before published). By G. Meadley,
VII. Thoughts on the Criminal Prisons of this Country. By G. Holford, Esq. M. P.
VIII. The Exclusion of the Queen from the Liturgy, historically and legally considered.

By a Barrister. (The fourth Edition, enlarged by the Author.)
IX. On the Poetical Character of Pope ; further elucidating the “ Invariable Princi-

ples of Poetry,” &c. By the Rev. W. L. Bowles. [Original.]
X. Phocion in Reply to Cato, in Defence of the People of England, and in Vindi-

cation of the Press.
XL. On the present Deal and Timber Trade, as regards Europe and the Britisha.

American Colonies. (Original.]

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VOL. XVIII.

Pam.

NO. XXXV.

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DECLARATION,

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When War broke out in Europe in consequence of the French Revolution, the People of Great Britain were led to take part with the combined Sovereigns against France, under various pretexts. A breach of treaty was alleged. The preservation of our properties, the defence of our establishment against Republicans and Levellers, and many other reasons, were urged for persevering in a contest once begun; they were strengthened by appeals to the national pride, to our sense of moral and religious duties, to our sympathy for a suffering world, and to every noble and generous quality of the human heart. These motives prevailed. Touched by the sentiments of honor, and persuaded by plausible expositions of the national interest, we followed the leaders of our public councils in the course prescribed to us, with implicit deference and with unextinguishable ardor. We stopped at no sacrifices. We

gave them the Revenue of the State, and the principal of its wealth. We surrendered to them our Constitution. We shared with them in every vicissitude of good and of evil fortune during a period of twenty years-deserted, and occasionally attacked, by those very Sovereigns for whom we had first embarked in the contest-until it pleased Providence to interpose for our common preservation, and by destroying the armies of Napoleon, to open the way for a general peace.

Delivered from all danger affecting ourselves, we saw with satisfaction the opportunity return to Europe of repairing its many losses, and of regaining the liberties of which its People had for so long been deprived; and it was not without the hope that, having so largely contributed to the fall of the French power by the uniform

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