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Into the BEHAVIOUR of the
With Relation to their
Quarrels among themselves, and the Design charged upon them of altering the Succession of the Crown.

SINCE the death of the Queen, it was reasonable enough for me to conclude that I had done with all public affairs and speculations: Besides, the scene and station I am in have reduced my thoughts into a narrow compass: And being wholly excluded from any view of favour under the present administration, upon that invincible reason of having been in some degree of trust and confidence with the former; I have not found the transition very difficult into a private life, for which I am better qualified both by nature and education.

The reading and enquiring after news not being one of my diversions, having al-ways E 2