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Letters on a Regicide Peace


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By E. Burke, the first two published 1796, the third 1797, the fourth posthumously in the collected works.

The theme of these letters, which purport to be addressed to a Member of Parliament, is the necessity for stamping out the Jacobin government of France, that ‘vast tremendous unformed spectre’; and the ability of England from an economic standpoint to carry on the struggle.

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