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PUBLISHING HISTORY OF CATO'S LETTERS xi

EDITOR'S NOTE xiv A NOTE ON THE DATES OF CATO'S LETTERS xvi

A NOTE ON THE NOTES xvii

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xviii

INTRODUCTION xx

Dedication 1

Preface 11

VOLUME ONE OF THE SIXTH EDITION

NO. 1. Reasons to prove that we are in no Danger of losing Gibraltar. 37

NO. 2. The fatal Effects of the South?Sea Scheme, and the Necessity of punishing the Directors. 40

NO. 3. The pestilent Conduct of the South?Sea Directors, with the reasonable Prospect of publick Justice. 43

NO. 4. Against false Methods of restoring publick Credit. 47

NO. 5. A further Call for Vengeance upon the South?Sea Plunderers; with a Caution against false Patriots. 51

NO. 6. How easily the People are bubbled by Deceivers. Further Cautions against deceitful Remedies for the publick Sufferings from the wicked Execution of the South?Sea Scheme. 55

NO. 7. Further Cautions about new Schemes for publick Redress. 59

NO. 8. The Arts of able guilty Ministers to save themselves. The wise and popular Conduct of Queen Elizabeth towards publick Harpies; with the Application. 63

NO. 9. Against the projected Union of the Three Great Companies; and against remitting to the South?Sea Company any Part of their Debt to the Publick. 68

NO. 10. The Iniquity of late and new Projects about the South?Sea considered. How fatally they affect the Publick. 75

NO. 11. The Justice and Necessity of punishing great Crimes, though committed against no subsisting Law of the State. 87

NO. 12. Of Treason: All Treasons not to be found in Statutes. The Right of the Legislature to declare Treasons. 93

NO. 13. The Arts of misleading the People by Sounds. 99

NO. 14. The unhappy State of despotick Princes, compared with the happier Lot of such as rule by settled Laws. How the latter, by abusing their Trust, may forfeit their Crown. 104

NO. 15. Of Freedom of Speech; That the same is inseparable from publick Liberty. 110

NO. 16. The Leaders of Parties, their usual Views. Advice to all Parties to be no longer misled. 117

NO. 17. What Measures are actually taken by wicked and desperate Ministers to ruin and enslave their Country. 123

NO. 18. The terrible Tendency of publick Corruption to ruin a State, exemplified in that of Rome, and applied to our own. 128

NO. 19. The Force of popular Affection and Antipathy to particular Men.How powerfully it operates, and how far to be regarded. 133

NO. 20. Of publick Justice, how necessary to the Security and Well?being of a State, and how destructive the Neglect of it to the British Nation. Signal Instances of this. 138

NO. 21. A Letter from John Ketch, Esq. asserting his Right to the Necks of the overgrown Brokers. 148

NO. 22. The Judgment of the People generally sound, where not misled. With the Importance and Probability of bringing over Mr. Knight. 156

NO. 23. A memorable Letter from Brutus to Cicero, with an explanatory introduction. 164

NO. 24. Of the natural Honesty of the People, and their reasonable Demands. How important it is to every Government to consult their Affections and Interest. 174

NO. 25. Considerations on the destructive Spirit of arbitrary Power. With the Blessings of Liberty, and our own Constitution. 179

NO. 26. The sad Effects of general Corruption, quoted from AlgernonSidney, Esq. 188

NO. 27. General Corruption, how ominous to the Publick, and how discouraging to every virtuous Man. With its fatal Progress whenever encouraged. 194

NO. 28. A Defence of Cato against his Defamers. 201

NO. 29. Reflections occasioned by an Order of Council for suppressing certain impious Clubs that were never discovered. 207

NO. 30. An excellent Letter from Brutus to Atticus; with an explanatory Introduction. 214

NO. 31. Considerations on the Weakness and Inconsistencies of human Nature. 221

NO. 32. Reflections upon Libelling. 228

NO. 33. Cautions against the Encroachments of Power. 234

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9780865971318
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Trenchard, John
Publisher:
Liberty Fund
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Gordon, Thomas
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General Law
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Political Process - General
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General
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Politics - General
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Publication Date:
19950731
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530
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