Title page from Government

Part of: Articles in the Supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica (1825) Government

One of the articles James Mill wrote for the Encyclopedia Britannica.

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We have seen already, that if one man has power over others placed in his hands, he will make use of it for an evil purpose; for the purpose of rendering those other men the abject instruments of his will. If we, then, suppose, that one man has the power of choosing the Representatives of the…