The principles on which his system rested were these.
- The principles of equity as set out by the following writers may be consulted: J.
The views of Becher on the composition of substances mark little essential advance on those of the two preceding centuries, and the three elements or principles of salt, mercury and sulphur reappear as the vitrifiable, the mercurial and the combustible earths.
In 1873 he drew nearer the Conservatives, after which he was never again successful as a parliamentary candidate, though he maintained his principles vigorously in the press.
Vacherot was a man of high character and adhered strictly to his principles, which were generally opposed to those of the party in power.