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ut civem, ut senatoremut virum denique cùm prudentiæ
et diligentiâ, tum omni virtute excellentem, probo; orationes autem ejus
yaldè laude."

CICERO.

NOT PUBLISHED SEPARATELY.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR.

1812.

210. e. 273.

TO

EARL FITZWILLIAM.

MY LORD, IN availing myself of Your Lordship's most obliging permission to inscribe to you the following Work, I am performing an act the propriety of which will not fail to be concurred in by all Mr. WINDHAM's friends. The grounds of that concurrence need not be sought for in your exalted rank or more distinguished character; - they are to be found in the uninterrupted private friendship and political agreement which subsisted between Your Lordship and the illustrious person of whom these memorials are collected in the striking proofs'which ocand in the watchful and affectionate solicitude which Your Lordship shewed, and which I, among many others, had the melancholy gratification of witnessing, during that illness which deprived his King and Country of a faithful servant and most zealous chiampion.

Two years have this day elapsed since the extinction of those talents and virtues, those graces of mind and of heart, which I am persuaded, are still fresh and yivid in Your Lordship’s recollection. That this

That this bumble attempt to convey to others that impression of which Your Lordship can require no renewal, may be honoured with your indulgent approbation, is the anxious wish of, '%, vil

My Lord, Your Lordship’s -":-D siulis , most respectful, in.is goi op

and obedient Servant, nii

THOMAS AMYOT.

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