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Bentham to Daniel O’Connell. - Jeremy Bentham, The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 11 (Memoirs of Bentham Part II and Analytical Index) 
The Works of Jeremy Bentham, published under the Superintendence of his Executor, John Bowring (Edinburgh: William Tait, 1838-1843). 11 vols. Vol. 11.
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Bentham to Daniel O’Connell.
“Q. S. P., 15th February, 1829.
“Dear, honest, supremely public-spirited, truly philanthropic, consistent, persevering, self-devoting Friend!—
“I have seen Bowring. O’Connell needing ‘introduction’!—what a joke! And to whom?—to a queer old hermit, half gone in dotage, sinking through it into the grave!
“Enclosed you have here your second ‘Brief:’ not, indeed, in Pimlico-order, (as our phrase says,) though so near to the Bird-cage Walk into which Q. S. P. looks, (being contiguous to Pimlico and the new Palace;) but, however, in such order as will serve the purpose—I mean of acceleration: these proofs being sent de bene esse, till superseded by a completed copy.
“So, as to the ‘Abridged Petition,’ spoken of in the herewith-sent advertisement, it could not accompany its lengthy, ‘full-length’ precursor: but will follow it, before your leisure, (not to speak of patience,) has been long enough to carry you through the aforesaid long one.
“As soon as it has, serve me with notice—name your day—all other engagements vanish. As late as half-after seven, for the sake of maximizing my writing-time, is the time, not before, which my dinner (tête-à-tête it will be) usually finds itself on table: but if it does not suit you, name yours, and the other vanishes: if it does suit you, at ¼—a quarter before the half-hour—for the sake of circumgirating the Hermitage,—come to the embrace of
“Aged 81, if he outlives the present four-and-twenty hours.”
“Q. S. P., 25th February, 1829.
“Liberator of Liberators,—
Herewith you receive, in print, the proposed Petition for Codification. Item, the proposed Petition for Justice at full length.*
“Not yet completed is the proposed Abridged Petition for Justice. I hope and believe another week will not have passed away, before this is likewise completed—meaning the writing of it: for completed the printing of it will scarcely be, even then.
“Of the use expected from the Abridged Petition, the advertisement gives some account.
“Besides curtailments, there are additions in it: want of conciseness will, I hope, be found compensated for by amelioration.
“As we can see one another so seldom, and to both time is so precious, better we should not meet till you have the tout ensemble: special cause of exception excepted.
“A primary auxiliary power has presented itself to me, and its assistance engaged. But this, too, will keep till we meet.
“I conclude, more Romano, for the present. ‘Vale et me ama.’
“P.S.—Cheering, in the highest degree, has been Bowring’s information of your sacrifice of professional profit to universal benefit, in being, at any rate, in contemplation, and on the cards.”
[* ] See these in the Works, vol. v.