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ELEMENTS OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT,
TENDING TO PROVE AS A
ON THE AUTHORITY OF THE JURISTS-THE NATURE OF GOVERNMENT-
PARTICULARLY THAT OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE,
THAT THE LOWER ORDERS OF SOCIETY,
CANNOT, CONSISTENTLY WITH THE STABILITY OF GOOD
OVER THE CONSTITUTED GOVERNMENT.
nil ausuram plebem, ductore amoto; jam
A BRITISH JURIST.
MILLIKEN AND SON, DUBLIN.
THE RT. HON. JOHN SINGLETON
LORD BARON LYNDHURST,
ETC. ETC. ETC.
Forgive me, for assuming without permission, the honor of connecting the following Tract with your Lordship’s name-a name now become illustrious by a defence of that constitution which, whatever may be its ultimate fate, you have, for the present rescued from the ruffian gripe of its malignant enemy
Utterly unknown to your Lordship--and unconnected with, as I am independent of, political party—I am induced to use the, perhaps, unwarranted freedom of addressing to you this halfphilosophical, half-political Essay, by a twofold