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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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Works of Henry Lord Brougham, Volume 3, Part 1

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 anxious...
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Works, Volume 3

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 anxious...
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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...the express image of the feelings of the nation." Is nu die opvatting van het vertegenwoordigend stelsel de juiste , dan dient niet alleen het kiesregt...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 146

English literature - 1878
...expectations that were formed of it. ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons,' says Burke, ' consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation.' For a long period the House of Commons satisfied this condition, because it reflected the feelings...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 146

English literature - 1878
...expectations that were formed of it. ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons,' says Burke, ' consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation.' For a long period the House of Commons satisfied this condition, because it reflected the feelings...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 145-146

1878
...expectations that were formed of it. ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons, ' says Burke, ' consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. ' For a long period the House of Commons satisfied this condition, because it reflected the feelings...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 146

English literature - 1878
...expectations that were formed of it. ' The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons,' says Burke, ' consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation.' For a long period the House of Commons satisfied this condition, because it reflected the feelings...
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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...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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Test questions on selected portions of English literature and history, Volume 2

Thomas Miller Maguire - 1880
...the new system operate injuriously upon the House of Commons? 218. Prove that the virtue and spirit of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation, and that it should be a control not upon but for the people. What two symptoms indicated its corruption...
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Representative Government in England: Its Faults and Failures

David Syme - Great Britain - 1881 - 220 pages
...aggregate represent those opinions. " The virtue, spirit and essence of the House of Commons," says Burke, "consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation" ; and where the House does not express the feelings of the nation, it does not represent it. In the...
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