Title: Six essays or discourses on the following subjects: The balance of Astrea, or upright administration of justice. Ambition in Sovereigns. The Love of our Country, and National Prejudice or Prepossession. The Semblance of Virtue, or Virtue in Appearance. The Virtue or Superior Excellence of Nobility, with some Remarks on the Power or Influence of High Blood. The Machiavelianism of the antients. Translated from the Spanish of Feyjoo, by a gentleman.