The English Constitution
A classic study of the British constitution, paying special attention to how Parliament and the monarchy work. The author frequently draws comparisons with the American Constitution, being generally critical of the American system of government.
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PHYSICS and PÓLITICS ; or Thoughts on the Application of the Principles of “
Natural Selection ” and “ Inheritance ” to Political Society . The above work will
form the Second Volume of “ The International Scientific Series . ” HENRY S .
The reply is , that the whole body of the Lords have an incalculably greater
influence over society while there is still a House of Lords , than they would have
if the House of Lords were abolished ; and that though one or two clever young
... which precede no motion - abstract disquisitions which leave visible things
where they were . But all men heed great results , and a change of government is
a great result . It has a hundred ramifications ; it runs through society ; it gives
And the opinion out of doors , the secret pervading disposition of society , has a
great influence on that division . The nation feels that its judgment is important ,
and it strives to judge . It succeeds in deciding because the debates and the ...
It is full of political activity ; it is close to political life ; it feels the responsibility of
affairs which are brought as it were to its threshold ; it has as much intelligence as
the society in question chances to contain . It is , what Washington and Hamilton
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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