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" The Constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and representative body of the people. Will any man affirm that, as the House of Commons is now formed, that relation is in any degree preserved ? My Lords, it... "
William Pitt, Earl of Chatham - Page 259
by Albert von Ruville - 1907
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The History of England from the Year 1830-1874, Volume 1

William Nassau Molesworth - Great Britain - 1882
...constituent* and the renrcsentatiYe"6o3y 'of the' people. Will any man amrm that, as the House ot (Jommdns is now formed, that relation is in any degree preserved...recourse to violent expedients. ' The boroughs of the country have, properly enough, been called the rotten parts of the constitution. I have lived in...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 3

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1882
...clearly the principles that governed him. 'The Constitution,' he said, ' intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and...now formed, that relation is in any degree preserved ? It is not preserved, but destroyed. Let us be cautious, however, how we have recourse to violent...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the Continent

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...other, if we * wish to save the liberties of this country. The constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and representative body of the people. As the house of commons is now formed, that relation is destroyed ; " and he proceeded to open, as...
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The Platform: Its Rise and Progress, Volume 1

Henry Lorenzo Jephson - Great Britain - 1892
...representative 1 Parliamentary History, vol. xvi. p. 747. CHAP, II PARLIAMENTARY REFORM 63 body of the people.1 Will any man affirm that, as the House of Commons...preserved? My Lords, it is not preserved; it is destroyed. . . . The boroughs of this country have properly enough Ijeen called the rotten parts of the Constitution....
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 3

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1892
...clearly the principles that governed him. ' The Constitution,' he said, ' intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and...Will any man affirm that, as the House of Commons is 1 Chatham Correspondence, iv. the Constitution brought back to 169. According to Lord Charle- its first...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1896
...other, if we wish to save the liberties of this country. The constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and representative body of the people. As the house of commons is now formed, that relation is destroyed ; " and he proceeded to open, as...
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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - 1901 - 391 pages
...political practice, as nearly as possible, to our principles. The constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and...? My Lords, it is not preserved, it is destroyed." Burke and Chatham were at one in their desire for administrative reform, and in their belief that the...
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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham: And the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - Great Britain - 1906 - 391 pages
...political practice, as nearly as possible, to our principles. The constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and...? My Lords, it is not preserved, it is destroyed." Burke and Chatham were at one in their desire for administrative reform, and in their belief that the...
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The Irresistible Movement of Democracy

John Simpson Penman - Democracy - 1923 - 729 pages
...The Constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and the representative body of the people. Will any man affirm...formed, that relation is in any degree preserved? My "Ibid., p. 322. Lords, it is not preserved; it is destroyed. Let us be cautious, however, how we have...
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history of the united states, from the discovery of the american continent

george bancroft - 1854
...other, if we wish to save the liberties of this country. The Constitution intended that there should be a permanent relation between the constituent and representative body of the people. As the House of Commons is now formed, that relation is not preserved, it is destroyed ; " and he proceeded...
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