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The Pre-Requisites op Cabinet Government, and the Peculiar Form which they
have assumed in England. 254 No. IX. Irs History, and the Effects of that History.
— Conclusion 272 INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION. There is a great
The principal question arises most naturally from a main doctrine of these essays.
I have said that cabinet government is possible in England because England was
a deferential country. I meant that the nominal constituency was not the ...
They ought to be the heads of the plutocracy. In all countries new wealth is ready
to worship old wealth, if old wealth will only let it, and I need not say that in
England new wealth is eager in its worship. Satirist after satirist has told us how
And this is very often the view taken now in England of treaties. There being
nothing practical in the Opposition — nothing likely to hamper them hereafter, the
leaders of Opposition are nearly sure to suggest every objection. The thing is
All the practised acumen of anti-Government writers and speakers is sure to be
engaged in proving that England has been imposed upon — that, as was said in
one case, "The moral and the intellectual qualities have been divided; that our ...
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Walter Bagehot was editor of the Economist and his name is still on the weekly page about England. This book describes the English Constitution and compares it favorably with the United States Constitution. Read full review