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E Our account of Foreign Literature is much larger than it hath hitherto been; and we have endeavoured to confer upon it an additional advantage in point of arrangement:

Upon the whole, we cannot help flattering ourfelves, that an impartial Public will not only acknowledge that we have not remitted in our diligence, but will be able to discern some marks of improvement, which will contribute to increase the reputation and success we have already had 'the honour to obtain.

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V. The ftruggles of the Ministry. The Firmness of Opposition. The Impatience

of the commons for a netu xdminiftration. Public Riots. A remarkable Motion by Mr. T. W. Coke. Affairs of the Eaft. The Recaptare of Trincomale. Motions by Lord Surrey. The Appointment of a new Miniftry.

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c H A P. VI. Debate in the House of Lords on the Irish Yurifdiétion Bill. American Affairs. Motion by Mr Fox concerning the American Trade. An Amendment upon it by Mr. Ed!en. The American Manifest Bill,

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CH A P. VII. Affairs of the Eas. Abuses in Trade and in Government. The Neceffy of

a new Syftem for the Direction of India. A B.! for this purpose is proposed by the Lord Advocate for Scoilani). Its Ohjeets and Tendency. The India Indemnity and Dividend Bill. Peace concluded with the Mabrattas. The Death of Hyder Aily,

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CH A P. VIII. The I oan is protoped in the House of Commcus. Ohjeétions to it. Defence

of it. It is debated in the House of Peers. A difcuffion of the Subject of Loans. Propofitions by Lord Shelburne. Their Rejeccion. 'The Loan Bill pallos,

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с н А Р. IX. Mr. Pitt's Motion for a Parliamentary Reforma'ion. His Refolutions. 05.

jestions to them. Defence of them. Division against them,

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CH A P. X. The Case of the Bishop of London, and Lewis Disney Ffyrche, Efa. Re

fination Conds respecting Church Livings. Questions with regard to them. 9e Judzes apprunje noi the Conduct of the Bilbop. Debate upon the Subjot. Decifion of the House of Peers,

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Debates about Powell and Bembridge. The Daih of Mr. Powel. The Irial ny Mr. Bembrie,

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Bill for reforming the Public Offices. The Objects of this Bill. Complaints

of abuses. Oppofition to the Reform Bill. It is lost in the House of

Lords,

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