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SPEECH ON THE ARMY ESTIMATES, 1790
OF IRELAND, ON THE PENAL LAWS AGAINST
IERCULES LANGRISHE, BART. M. P., ON THE
THE ROMAN CATHOLICS OF IRELAND, AND THE
OF ADMITTING THEM TO THE ELECTIVE FRAN-
ISTENTLY WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CON-
AS ESTABLISHED AT THE REVOLUTION
CONSIDERATION ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AF-
APPEAL FROM THE NEW TO THE OLD WHIGS
SPEECH ON THE NABOB OF ARCOT'S DEBTS
APPENDIX TO THE PRECEDING SPEECH
SUBSTANCE OF THE SPEECH ON THE ARMY ESTIMATES, 1790
LETTER TO A PEER OF IRELAND, ON THE PENAL LAWS AGAINST
LETTER TO SIR HERCULES LANGRISHE, BART. M. P., ON THE
SUBJECT OF THE ROMAN CATHOLICS OF IRELAND, AND THE
PROPRIETY OF ADMITTING THEM TO THE ELECTIVE FRAN-
CHISE, CONSISTENTLY WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CON-
STITUTION, AS ESTABLISHED AT THE REVOLUTION
OBSERVATIONS ON THE CONDUCT OF THE MINORITY, IN A LET-
TER ADDRESSED TO THE DUKE OF PORTLAND AND LORD
THE NEW TO THE OLD WHIGS.
IN CONSEQUENCE OF
SOME LATE DISCUSSIONS IN PARLIAMENT, RELATIVE TO THE REFLECTIONS ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.
ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION.
THERE are some corrections in this edition, which tend to render the sense less obscure in one or two places. The order of the two last members is also changed, and I believe for the better. This change was made on the suggestion of a very learned person, to the partiality of whose friendship I owe much; to the severity of whose judgment I owe more.
Ar Mr. Burke's time of life, and in his dispositions, petere honestam missionem was all he had to do with his political associates. This boon they have not chosen to grant him. With many expressions of good-will, in effect they tell him he has loaded the stage too long. They conceive it, though a harsh, yet a necessary office, in full parliament to declare to the present age, and to as late a posterity as shall take any concern in the proceedings of our day, that by one book he has disgraced the whole tenour of his life. Thus they dismiss their old partner of the war. He is advised to retire, whilst they continue to serve the public upon wiser princi ples, and under better auspices.