This letter is grown', etc. At this point Burke after an interval of some months of absorption in parliament, in which he opposed several measures of political and religious reform, enters upon a distinctly new section of the work and sets himself to criticize:

1. the capacity and policy of the National Assembly
2. their achievements in the legislature, administration, the judicature, the army and finance.

Note by A.J.Grieve, (MA) to the chapter My Initial Intentions from Part Two of "Reflections On The Revolution"
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