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Cautious in resolving but never to be Shaken in a resolution once taken; Zealous in Religion without Bigotry; happy in the Choise of able Ministers; in private Life he appears the most amiable of Men, with a fine person & graceful deportment, He had an even Chearful temper; knew how to be affable to all without letting down His dignity; & how to gain the people's affections without losing their respect; temperate in his diet, Moderate in His desires, economical for the State, Yet supporting His dignity with great magnificence, & generous on all proper occasions; from all which this Prince's Character must appear the Most perfect, the Annals of History can produce; no wonder all Writers have given him the name of Great; & ^ [[addition]] from [[/addition]] his whole Reign, We learn one Great truth; viz. that if a Prince is not well serv'd 'tis Chiefly owing to himself; that a Great & Good Prince with in the worst of times have able & upright Ministers; for when Alfred Mounted