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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 27

Scotland - 1830
...might be inclined to listen. ES THE MEETING OF PARLIAMENT — THE STATE OF THE COCKTRV, AND OF PARTIES. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons,...being the express image of the feelings of the nation. HI-KKK. • ON the 4th day of February the two Houses of Parliament met, in the official language of...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 7

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1834
...council, into a mere member of the court, it must be greatly changed from its original character. * * 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 works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...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 tk 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 - 1834 - 2 pages
...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 tie 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 Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1839
...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...express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not institutecLtQ be a control upon the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1839 - 4 pages
...with, that " their representatives are a control far the people, and not upon the people : and that the virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons...the express image of the feelings of the nation." (Ib. 288.)* It may * " A vigilant and jealous eye over executory and judicial magistracy ; an anxious...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - France - 1839 - 417 pages
...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...the express image of the feelings of the nation." (Ibid. 288.)* It may be superfluous to add, that one so deeply imbued with the soundest principles...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - France - 1839 - 417 pages
...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...its being the express image of the feelings of the nations." (Ib. 288.)* It may be superfluous to add, that one so deeply embued with the soundest principles...
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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,...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 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...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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