We know how small a number of reigning queens history presents, in comparison with that of kings. of this smaller number a far larger proportion have shown talents for rule; though many of them have occupied the throne in difficult periods.

I shall pass over her vehement argument in favour of the eternity of future punishments, because I blush to think that a human being should ever argue vehemently in such a cause, and only make a few remarks on her absurd manner of making the parental autho

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