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JOHN HORNE TOOK E,
BY ALEXANDER STEPHENS, ESQ.
OF THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE:
IN TWO VOLUMES.
"Nam divitiarum et formæ gloria fluxa
SALL. BEL. CATALINAR. cap. 1.
PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON AND CO.,
PUBLIC LIBRARY 161906
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN F
Printed by C. WOOD, Poppin's Court, Fleet Street.
EARL OF MOIRA, K. G.
GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIA,
&c. &c. &c.
I dedicate this work to you, merely because I know not of any other public man so worthy of my esteem.
Had your lordship, in conformity with the general wish, been occupied at this moment in directing the councils of that country, which your life, character, and talents have adorned, this address would have been withheld; for it might then have appeared to spring from the sordid calculations of interest, or the still meaner suggestions of adulation.
It is now only, when you are hastening, I trust, to confer blessings on millions,