moral character. He opposed the ever-increasing centralizationrnand consolidation demanded by the modern state. The commercialrninterests centered in London, which was the base ofrnsupport for Pitt and Wilkes, were the hub of a vast mercantilernempire conducted by war and financed by public debt. Humernopposed big cities, big government, empire, mercantile . . .
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