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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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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,...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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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,...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 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,...express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not intended to be a control upan 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 George III ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1845
...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 to add, that one so deeply imbued with the soundest principles...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 13

1817
...belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a liouse of commons consists in its being the express image...feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people,- SB of !´tc has been taught, l>ya doctrine of the most pernicious tendency,...
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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,...feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people, & s of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency,...
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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...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 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...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 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,...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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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 49

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1895
...even went so far as to assert that the virtue, spirit, and essence of the House of Commons consisted in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. When Lord Carmarthen founded a plea for withholding representation from America on the ground that...
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