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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 Citizen

...our readers will pronounce u striking likeness, and one doing honour lo the abilities of the artist. "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 intended to be a control upan the people, as...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 pages
...popular origin cannot, therefore, be the characteristical distinction of a popular representative. 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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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1845 - 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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Outlines of the History of the English Language

George Lillie Craik - 1851
...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 the people,...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine to which is Added, the ...

1851 - 540 pages
...everything that concerned the people, than the other remoter and more permanent parts of the legislature. " 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 and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852
...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 control upon the people,...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852
...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 control upon the people,...
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The Speeches of the Earl of Chatham, the Hon. R.B. Sheridan, Lord Erskine ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1853 - 170 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 Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Erskine May - Constitutional history - 1861
...interests and sympathies of the people. It had nearly approached Mr. Burke's standard, according to whom, " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of a nation." l The best results of reform had been realised : the country...
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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...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 the people,...
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