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THE PARTIES

soring the cause of freedom for the business man, adopting the philosophy of utilitarianism-where it suited its purposes-and the principle of laisser faire, and becoming "liberals." But the old family interests still retained an important share in party control. This was naturally a more marked feature of the Tories than of the Whigs. If the pocket borough had officially disappeared, the wealthiest county families still contrived to secure the reversion of county seats to their own nominees. This was easy before the ballot became secret in 1872; and even after the enfranchisement of the agricultural householder in 1884, wealth and social position have greatly reduced the difficulties of a continuance of the traditional system. Not until the last quarter of the nineteenth centuryis the continuing power of the old nobility put in question, and even then it takes the form of a quarrel within the ranks of an upper class, though it be guided by the fear of their own downfall. Just as it was later to be claimed that the Whig leaders were out of contact with the ideas of the new liberalism, so with Disraeli's death began the young Tory revolt against Lord Salisbury with Lord Randolph Churchill as its standard-bearer. The party's "leaders ... are a clique," they said, "composed of members of the aristocracy."(1) This revolt led by the son of a seventh duke against a third marquess shewed more than the hot-headed impatience of youth. Like the Liberal revolt, it was a sign of the times. To maintain the party position, it was in fact being said, appeal must now-since the enfranchisement of a million members of the town workingclass in 1867, and, above all, since the addition of twice that

1 Quoted in Ostrogorski, Democracy and Political Parties, vol. i, p. 263, from a letter to the Press issued by Gorst and Drummond Wolf.

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