Conclusion of the classes on Absalom and Achitophel and Religio Laici. The difficulty of the middle way. Monarchy compared to Anglicanism. The idea of a center of perspective and understanding which comprehends all the different possibilities: how this belongs both to Anglicanism and monarchy, neither of which makes the part greater than the whole. Contrast with Lucretius, but acknowledgment of Dryden's appreciation of Lucretius, who is also part of the whole philosophical discourse.