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RIGHTS OF ENGLISHMEN.
FRANCIS PLOWDEN, ESQ.
MIDDLE TE M P L E.
Felices nimium, fua fi bona norint
Too happy Britons, if their Rights they knew!
KING'S BENCH, &c. &c.
A T a time when abilities and talents are most shamefully prostituted to the execrable purposes of decrying subordination to civil power, and enervating the arm of lawful government, my grateful boast is the permission to dedicate to your Lordship these humble efforts to explain the nature and reasons of our constitution and government to the ignorant, and to enforce their energy and obligations against the malevolent. Your exemplary lessons upon the perfections of our constitution and government have taught the nation to admire your