Reading Bentham was a good warning but Solzhenitsyn was a better friend.
Mr. Bentham turned over some papers which lay upon the table before him.
Bentham's next performance was remarkable in the same sense.
They were opposed to Romilly, the old friend of Bentham and of Mill himself.
Bentham, however, did not see what ideas they were likely to have in common.
Certainly no thinkers of their time laboured more strenuously for the good of the community than Mill and Bentham.
Romilly showed Dumont some of Bentham's papers written in French.
We have only to ask in what sense Bentham appealed to 'experience' to see how he actually reached his conclusions.
Bentham says (Works, i. 240) that he was a member of a club of which Johnson was the despot.
Years afterwards Bentham, notwithstanding his habitual restraint, could not write of it without emotion.