o, because the moneyed men of his party did not engage more of the venal boroughs.
Burke to Rockingham, 13 August, 1767. In the great contest with oppression, he had no better reliance than on the English constitution as it was, and the charitable purchase of venal boroughs by opulent noblemen of his connection.
May the anarchy in the British government last for ages, wrote Choiseul.
Choiseul to Durand, Cornpiegne, 4 August, 1767; La minute de cette Depeche étoit de la main du Due de Choiseul. Your prayer will be
Chap. XXX.} 1767. Aug. heard, answered Durand, then in London as Minister.
Durand to Choiseul, August, 1767.
No date of the day. The P. S. is 22 August. The opposition during this reign will always be strong, for the cabinet will always be divided; but the genius of the nation, concentrating itself on commerce and Colonies, compensates the inferiority of the men in power, and makes great advances without their guidance.
My position, observed Choiseul as he con