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MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE OF FRANCE, AND OF THE
HENRY REEVE, Esq.
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.
The Americans live in a democratic state of society, which has naturally suggested to them certain laws and a certain political character. This same state of society has, moreover, engendered amongst them a multitude of feelings and opinions which were unknown amongst the elder aristocratic communities of Europe: it has destroyed or modified all the relations which before existed, and established others of a novel
kind. The aspect of civil society has been no