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Chapter 30: How Townshend's American taxes were received by France and America.—coalition of the King and the aristocracy. July—November, 1767. the anarchy in the Ministry was agreeable Chap. XXX.} 1767. July. to the King, for it enabled him to govern as well as to reign. Grafton made no tedious speeches in the closet, and had approved the late American regulations; persuading himself even that the choice of tea as the subject of taxation was his own; Grafton of himself, in his
ways be a means in reserve by which England may shun the greater evil.—When the separation comes, the other Colonies of Europe will be the prey of those, whom excessive vigor may have detached from their parent stock.
The loss of the Colonies of France and of Spain will be the consequence of the revolution in the Colonies of England.
Durand to Choiseul, 5 Sept. 1767.
The idea of emancipating the whole colonial world was alluring to Choiseul; and he judged correctly of the nearness of the<