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For the reasons given above, it is properly referred to as Vol. VII and XXIX S°Bain. John Stuart Mill, p. 57. , 10 vols. , 1823), Vol II1. p 104 [Bk IV, Chap xvi, §4]. In Locke the sentence begins, "At least those, who.. ') The accompanying motto may equally well point to the influence over the fledgling review exerted by James Mill (see p 208 below): "Legttlmae mquisltioms vera norma est. ut nihil vemat m practicam, cujus non fit etiam doctrina aliqua et theoria "'(Francis Bacon, De augmentts sctentiarum, in Works.
5_Sheworried a great dealover these passages. , 1873, AlexanderBain had urged her to omit the most extravagant parts of Mill's description of her mother as well as herself: "I greatlydoubt the propriety of your printing those sentences wherehe declares herto be a greater poet than Carlyle... anda greaterthinker than himself--and again, a greaterleader than hasfather (or at all events an equal)" (pp. 183,213 in the present volume); "I would recommend to you, under all the ctreumstances, to decline the comphment, for yourself, of being more original than Mr Mill" (Barn refers specifically tothe passage at the top of p.
See Francis E. Mmeka, "John Smart Mill and Neo-Malthuslamsm, 1873," Mill News Letter, VIII (Fall, 1972), 3-10 Also, Hayward's translation of Faust was attacked by J. H. Gamier m the London and Westminster, III and XXV (Apr, 1836), 366-90. S2EL, CW, Vol. XII, p. 245. S3LL, CW, Vol. XIV, p. 382. XI INTRODUCTION the Cloister and the Crowd, was another book that Mill held in more than a reviewer's regard. According to Alexander Bain, This [review] was another occasion when [Mill] displayed his passion for discerning and encouraging the first indications of talent and genius.