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JEREMY BENTHAM.

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SPIRIT OF THE AGE.

JEREMY BENTHAM.

Mr. Bentham is one of those persons who verify the old adage, that.“ A prophet has no honour, except out of his own country.” His reputation lies at the circumference; and the lights of his understanding are reflected, with increasing lustre, on the other side of the globe. His name is little known in England, better in Europe, best of all in the plains of Chili and the mines of Mexico. He has offered constitutions for the New World, and legislated for future times. The people of Westminster, where he lives, hardly know of such a person; but the Siberian savage has received cold comfort from his lunar aspect, and may say to him with Caliban—"I know thee, and thy dog and thy bush!” The tawny Indian may hold out the hand of fellowship to him across the GREAT PACIFIC. We believe that the Em

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