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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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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,...in its being the express image of the feelings of a nation." l The best results of reform had been realised : the country was prosperous and contented....
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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,...in its being the express image of the feelings of a nation." l The best results of reform had been realised : the country was prosperous and contented....
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The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Erskine May - Constitutional history - 1862
...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 imiige of the feelings of a nation." 8 The best results of reform had been realized : the country was...
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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...in its being the express image of the ' feelings of a nation.' The examining into the working of the House of Commons naturally led Mr. May to a careful...
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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...feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to 'be a control upon the people, as of late it has beeu 'taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency....
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The Government of England: Its Structure, and Its Development

William Edward Hearn - Cabinet system - 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...express image of the feelings of the nation."* It is in this sense, as the same great authority observes, in its quick and unfailing sympathy with the...
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Speeches of Thomas Lord Erskine, Volume 2

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1870
...expresses this sentiment with admirable justness and force, — " The virtue, spirit, and essence of the House of Commons consists in its being the express...feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control UPON the people, as of late has been taught by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency,...
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Speeches of Thomas Lord Erskine, Volume 2

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1870
..." that a House of Commons, which in The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, consist 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,...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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 vigilant and jealous eye over executory and judicial magistracy; an...
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