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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860), by
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court if the Southern District of New York.
THE SECOND VOLUME.
MILL ON Government. (Edinburgh Review, March
WESTMINSTER REVIEWER'S Defence of MILL. (Edin-
UTILITARIAN THEORY OF GOVERNMENT.
SOUTHEY'S COLLOQUIES ON SOCIETY .(Edinburgh Re-
MR. ROBERT MONTGOMERY'S POEMS. (Edinburgh Re-
SOUTHEY'S EDITION OF THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS.
(Edinburgh Review, December 1830.) .
SADLER'S REFUTATION REFUTED. (Edinburgh Review,
CIVIL DISABILITIES OF THE JEWS. (Edinburgh Review,
MOORE'S LIFE OF LORD BYRON. (Edinburgh Review,
CROKER'S EDITION OF BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON.
(Edinburgh Review, September 1831.)
LORD NUGENT'S MEMORIALS OF HAMPDEN. (Edin-
MILL ON GOVERNMENT.1
(Edinburgh Review, March 1829.)
Or those philosophers who call themselves Utilitarians, and whom others generally call Benthamites, Mr. Mill is, with the exception of the illustrious founder of the sect, by far the most distinguished. The little work now before us contains a summary of the opinions held by this gentleman and his brethren on several subjects most important to society. All the seven essays of which it consists abound in curious matter. But at present we intend to confine our remarks to the Treatise on Government, which stands first in the volume. On some future occasion, we may perhaps attempt to do justice to the rest.
It must be owned that to do justice to any composition of Mr. Mill is not, in the opinion of his admirers, a very easy task. They do not, indeed, place him in the same rank with Mr. Bentham; but the terms in which they extol the disciple, though feeble when compared with the hyperboles of adoration employed by
1 Essays on Government, Jurisprudence, the Liberty of the Press, Prisons and Prison Discipline, Colonies, the Law of Nations, and Education. By JAMES MILL, Esq., author of the History of British India. Reprinted by permission from the Supplement to the Encyclopædia Britannica. (Not for sale.) London, 1828.