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COMPARATIVE DISPLAY

O F THE

DIFFERENT OPINIONS

ON THE

FRENCH REVOLUTION.

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COMPARATIVE DISPLAY,

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Reformation of the Ecclefiaftical Eftablishment in
France-Seizure of the Ecclefiaftical Poffeffions
-Suppreffion of Monaftic Inftitutions, &c.

MR. BURKE.

on the Re

volution in

France,&c.

HE prefent ruling power has fhewn a difpo- Reflections THE fition only to plunder the church. It has punished all prelates, which is to favour the vicious, at least in point of reputation. It has made a degrading penfionary establishment, to which no man of liberal ideas, or liberal condition, will deftine his children. It muft fettle into the lowest claffes of the people.-As with you the inferior clergy are not numerous enough for their duties; as thefe duties are, beyond meafure, minute and toilfome; as you have left no middle claffes of clergy at their ease, in future nothing of science

VOL. II.

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