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ON SECONDING THE MOTION OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER, FOR THE HOUSE
A UNION WITH IRELAND.
• There hath been put in practice in governments, these two several kinds of
policy in uniting and conjoining of states and kingdoms; the one, to retain • the ancient form ftill severed, and only conjoined in fovereignty; the other, o to superinduce a new form, agreeable and convenient to the entire estate. · The former of these hath been more usual, but the latter is more happy.'
SEVERAL Gentlemen who either heard the sub-
stance of the following Discourse when it was