An enquiry into the origin, nature and objects of the government scheme of education, and the causes of its failure [by J. Denison].

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Page 6 - ... dangerous to the freedom of the country, if the rich, by influence or otherwise, could choose a greater number of representatives than the poor; and equally dangerous to the constitution and welfare of the whole country, if the poor, by outnumbering the rich, could elect the majority: in either of which cases the preponderating number would prevail, and the other class would be inadequately represented 1 ." The government obtained from parliament this munificent grant of 30,000/.
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