Now, the excellence of all rules depends on their conduciveness to the object they have in view.
The conduciveness of my habits to longevity may be seen in this.
In England also, its conduciveness to professional excellence might be hard to prove.
There was no original desire of it, or motive to it, save its conduciveness to pleasure, and especially to protection from pain.
conduciveness to Progress, thus understood, includes the whole excellence of a government.