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Chapter 2: The continent of Europe—France. 1763. France, the beautiful kingdom of central Eu- chap. II.} 1763. rope, was occupie
of royal power was the decay of the faith on which it had rested.
France was no more the France of the Middle Age. The caste of the nobility e of centuries, so that he classed the changes in the government of France among accidents and anecdotes.
Least of all did he understand the in the principles of political liberty, and showed to the people of France how monarchy may be tempered by a division of its power, and how re reating the liberty of industry and trade.
The great employment of France was the tillage of land, than which no method of gain is more grate coin.
Marquis de Mirabeau, the elder.
The new ideas fell, in France, on the fruitful genius of Turgot, who came forward in the virgin p ments burned them at the gibbet by the hangman's hand?
What though France drove him from her soil, and the republic of his birth disowned her