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The Conduct of the Allies, and of the late Ministry, in beginning
and carrying on the prefent War..
Some Remarks on the Barrier Treaty between her Majesty and
the States-general. To which are added, the faid Barrier
Treaty, with the two separate Articles; part of the Coun-
terproject; the Sentiments of Prince Eugene and Count
Zinzendorf upon the faid Treaty; and a Representation of
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1710.
longa est injuria, longæ
The tale is intricate, perplex'd, and long:
IT is a practice I have generally followed, to con
verse in equal freedom with the deserving men of both parties; and it was never without some cantempt, that I have observed persons wholly out of employment, affect to do otherwise. I doubted, whether any man could owe so much to the side he was of, although he were retained by it; but without some great point of interest, either in possession or prospect, I thought it was the mark of a low and narrow spirit.
It is hard that for some weeks past, I have been forced, in my own defence, to follow a proceeding that I have so much condemned in others. But several of my acquaintance among the declining party, are grown so insufferably peevish and sple
*For a particular history of the dean's share in this periodica paper see the eighteenth volume of this collection. B 2