During the interval (1835-40) between the two parts of Tocqueville’s work, Mill had of course not anticipated his giving up the connection, and had been continuing his efforts to get Tocqueville to contribute to the As early as 1836 he had reconciled himself, for the moment, to Tocqueville’s not having time to write more than one article, because his book was absorbing his time: and in January, 1837, hoping that the would be the first British review to notice the second part of he asked Tocqueville if he could have advance sheets of the work ( XIII, 316). When it finally appeared in 1840, Mill’s anticipations were more than met, and once more the correspondence is full of mutual esteem.


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