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Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.

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    I got me flowers to straw thy way;
    I got me boughs off many a tree;
    But thou wast up by break of day,
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    The Republican form of government is the highest form of government; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature—a type nowhere at present existing.
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