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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
found always most confused and often most foolish. They were competent to
decide an issue selected by the higher classes, but they were incompetent to do
more. The grave question now is, How far will this peculiar old system continue
There is a peculiar difficulty in answering this question. Generally, the debates
upon the passing of an Act contain much valuable instruction as to what may be
expected of it. But the debates on the Eeform Act of 1867 hardly tell anything.
At the last election the trial of the new system hardly began, and, as far as it did
begin, it was favoured by a peculiar guidance. In the meantime our statesmen
have the greatest opportunities- tliey have had for many years, and likewise the ...
This counsel to her so to use her prerogative would by the Judge be declared to
be an act of violence against herself, and in that peculiar but effectual way the
offender could be condemned and executed. Against all gross excesses of 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