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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 State of the Nation: In a Series of Letters to His Grace, the Duke of ... - Page 95
by John Cartwright - 1805 - 173 pages
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812
...and of whom it has been said by a respected statesman, " the virtue, spirit, and essence of which, consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation," will deem itself called upon to protect the people from the effects of so unconstitutional a maxim...
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The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at ..., Volume 3

Freedom of the press - 1813
...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,...image *' of the feelings of the nation. It was not insti*. " uted to be a control upon the people, as of late " it has been taught, by a doctrine of the...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1813
...people out of doors. By this " want of sympathy, they would cease to be a House t* of Commons. . ' " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of " Commons,...image " of the feelings of the nation. It was not insti" uted to be a control upon the people, as of late " it has been taught, by a doctrine of the...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1817
...great eloquence, said Mr. Erskine, speaking of those changes in the English government, truly said, " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons...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,...
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Plan of Parliamentary Reform: In the Form of a Catechism, with Reasons for ...

Jeremy Bentham - Electronic book - 1817 - 68 pages
...Mr. Erskinc, now Lord Erskine, " speaking of those changes in the English govern" ment, truly said, ' The virtue, spirit, and essence, of a House of " Commons...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,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 121

1817
...quoted Mr. Barkis opinion as to the character of a genuine House of Commons. " The virtue (Borte said), spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists...being the express image of the feelings of the Nation, ft was uot instituted to be a controul up-- the people, as of late it has been Uoghi, by a doctrine...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 27

England - 1830
...STATE OF THE COUNTRY, AND OF PARTIES. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a Howe of Commons, cont isU in Its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. BURKX. . ON the 4th day of February the t ivo Houses of Parliament met, in the official language of...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...

Thomas Bayly Howell - Trials - 1818
...I have often had occasion to cite, expresses this sentiment with admirable justness and force — " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons...feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a conlroul UPON the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency....
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1818
...quoted Mr. Burke's opinion as to the character of a genuine house of commons. " The virtue (Burke said), spirit, and essence of a house of commons consists...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 tcntency...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 24

Trials - 1818
...sympathy, they would cet<-f to be a House of Communs. " The virtue, S|urit, and essence of a Hou-e of Commons, consists in its being the express image of the feelings ot the nation. It was not instituted tu be a control и/юп the people, as of latę it has been taught,...
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