On Liberty

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Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869 - Liberty - 223 pages
 

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This book is one of my all time favorites, being of an analytical mind and love to discover things through logical reasoning.(although the print is small) "There is a class of persons(happily not ... Read full review

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