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INCE the Publication of
the Two Volumes of this Author's Works, some Gentlemen have been so gracious to assist us with the Pieces mark'd with an Afterism, which in Justice to the
, Publick we present them with gratis.
HO are you?
holder of Great Britain.
Q. What Privilege enjoy'st thou by being a Freeholder of Great Britain ?
A. By being a Freeholder of Great Britain, I am a greater Man in my Civil Capacity, than the greatest Subject of an Arbitrary Prince; becaufe I am govern'd by Laws, to which I give my Consent, and my Life, Liberty, and Goods, cannot be taken from me, but according to those Laws: I am a Freeman.
Q. Who gave thee this Liberty ?
Ă. No Man gave it me : Liberty is the Natural Right of every Human Creature ; he is born to the Exercise of it as soon as he has attained to that of his Reason; but that my Liberty is preserved to me, when loit to a great part of Mankind, is owing under God to the Wisdom and Valour of my Ancestors, Freeholders of this Realm,