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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 constitutional history of England, 1760-1860, Volume 1

Thomas Erskine May (baron Farnborough.) - 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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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 47

Christianity - 1864
...sympathies of the K 2 people, till it practically comes nearly up to 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.' The examining into the working of the House of Commons...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 47

1864
...sympathies of the K2 people, till it practically comes nearly up to Burke's standard, according to whom ' the virtue, spirit, and essence of a House ' of Commons consists in its heing the express image of the ' feelings of a nation.' The examining into the working of the House...
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Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1865
...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 Government of England: Its Structure and Its Development

William Edward Hearn - 1867 - 569 pages
...to the King in a distinct and authentic form the opinions and the wishes of his manifold subjects. "The virtue spirit and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation."* It is in this sense, as the same great authority observes,...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham, Volume 3, Part 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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 * "...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham, Volume 3, Part 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1872
...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 •...
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Works, Volume 3

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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 * "A...
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Theoretische beschouwingen over kiesregt (art. 76 der grondwet).

Hendrik Du Marchie van Voorthuysen - 1876 - 176 pages
...staatsbestuur. Deze overtuiging deed ons reeds aan het hoofd van dit geschrift de woorden van Burke plaatsen : »The virtue, spirit and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation." Is nu die opvatting van het vertegenwoordigend stelsel...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Forensic orations - 1880 - 540 pages
...of the people out of doors. By this want of sympathy, they would cease to be n 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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