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His MAJESTY

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KING of PRUSSIA.

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Design of this Work, and your Majesty's Paternal Care for your People, is so

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great and so manifest, that every Reader muft immediately perceive your Majesty to have an exclusive Right and Title to it.

WHAT your Majesty has recently undertaken and atchieved, in regard to the Reformation and Execution of the Laws in your extensive Dominions, loudly proclaims to the World, that you have truly drawn from the Source, and are inspired by the

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Your Majesty has tasted the Pleasure and understood the Duty of making your People happy, by Justice and Equity, by Integrity of Heart and Rectitude of Mind, from whence flow Honesty in Commerce and Plenty in a State : This is acknowledged by the whole World; and 'tis this that raises your Majesty's hap

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But, more than this, your Majesty has transcended even Imagination itself : For after having chained Victory to your Standards by formidable - Armies, and by a Conduct peculiar to your Majesty alone, you could not be satisfied with all that Honour and Glory, till you had encreased its Splendor by the brightest Beams of the Eternal Sun of Righteousness.

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