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" The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency.... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 282
1827
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. l I w express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. imes the angelick purity, power, and beneficence, I shall admit them to be ange express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - France - 1839
...illustrating the doctrine it sets out with, that " their representatives are a control for the people, and not upon the people ; and that the virtue, spirit,...essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation." (Ibid. 288.)* It may be superfluous to add, that one...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1839 - 4 pages
...illustrating the doctrine it sets out with, that " their representatives are a control far the people, and not upon the people : and that the virtue, spirit,...essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation." (Ib. 288.)* It may * " A vigilant and jealous eye over...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected: Under the Superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1839
...Mr. Erskine, now Lord Erskine, " speaking of those changes in the English government, truly said, ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 540 pages
...of the people out of doors. By this want of sympathy, they would cease to be a House of Commons. " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people,...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Part 3

Jeremy Bentham - Constitutional law - 1843
...Mr. Erskine, now Lord Erskine, " speaking of those changes in the English government, truly said, ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon th« Ticople,...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1845
...illustrating the doctrine it sets out with, that " their representatives are a control for the people, and not upon the people ; and that the virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consist in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation." (Ibid. 288.)* It may be superfluous...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1845
...of the people out of doors. By this want of sympathy, they would cease to be a House of Commons. " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people,...
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