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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 ...
Most political crises — the decisive votes, which determine the fate of
Government — are generally either on questions of ... But now the real power is
not in the Sovereign, it is in the Prime Minister and in the Cabinet — that is in the
hands of a ...
The practical choice of first-rate nations is between the Presidential Government
and the Parliamentary ; no State can be first-rate which ... It is between them that
a nation which has to choose its Government must choose. ... I. THE CABINET.
... but England has shown that a government can be constructed in which these
evil tendencies exactly check, balance, ... the religious allegiance, which are
essential to a true monarchy, are imaginative sentiments that no B 2 THE
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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