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" To state the matter shortly, the sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights — the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others. "
The English Constitution - Page 73
by Walter Bagehot - 1872 - 291 pages
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Political Science: Or, The State Theoretically and Practically ..., Volume 1

Theodore Dwight Woolsey - Political science - 1877 - 1211 pages
...sums up royal powers or " rights " under a constitutional monarchy such as that of England under " the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn." All these may exist without any direct influence on the course of public measures. A very able sovereign...
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The Dominion Annual Register and Review, Volume 12

Henry James Morgan - Canada - 1879
...that bill, either in its inception or after it had been virtually destroyed. According to Bagehot, " the Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy...of great sense and sagacity would want no others." " The Queen," says the same authority, " has no veto. She must sign 94 POLITICAL HISTORY — 1878....
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1879
...the Crown was thus laid down by the high authority to whom he had already referred (Mr. Bagehot) — "The Sovereign has, under a Constitutional Monarchy...consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn." Not one of these rights suggested the power of initiation. The first two had reference to the action...
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Monarchy and Democracy

Edward Adolphus Seymour (12th Duke of Somerset.), Edward Adolphus Seymour Duke of Somerset - Political science - 1880 - 192 pages
...triumph. Walter Bagehot, in his treatise on the British Constitution, asserted, "The sovereign has three rights : the right to be consulted, the right...right to warn, and a king of great sense and sagacity should want no others." With all these rights a king may find himself helpless in restraining a ministry,...
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Monarchy and Democracy: Phases of Modern Politics

Edward Adolphus Seymour Duke of Somerset - Democracy - 1880 - 192 pages
...triumph. Walter Bagehot, in his treatise on the British Constitution, asserted, " The sovereign has three rights: the right to be consulted, the right...right to warn, and a king of great sense and sagacity should want no others." With all these rights a king may find himself helpless in restraining a ministry,...
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Politicians of to-day, Volume 1

sir Thomas Wemyss Reid - 1880
...those three inalienable rights which are hers as the first and greatest of constitutional Monarchs — 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn.' She has committed mistakes, of course. Her opinions at times may not have been the opinions of her...
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The Queen. The Prince of Wales. Lord Beaconsfield. M. Gambetta. Mr ...

Thomas Wemyss Reid - Great Britain - 1880
...those three inalienable rights which are hers as the first and greatest of constitutional Monarchs — 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn.' She has committed mistakes, of course. Her opinions at times may not have been the opinions of her...
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The English Constitution

Walter Bagehot - Constitutional history - 1882 - 292 pages
...not unwisely choose a governor for life, and solely trusted with selected ministers, something like the Abbe Sieyes's grand elector. But the introduction...sagacity would want no others. He would find that his havingno others would enable him to use these with singular effect. He would say to his minister :...
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The English Constitution : and Other Political Essays

Walter Bagehot - Great Britain - 1889 - 468 pages
...to the control_over particular ministers, and especially over the foreign ^minister, the Queen_has X a certain control over the Cabinet. The first minister,...sense and sagacity would want no others? He would find thaffTiis~Tiaving no others would enable him to use these with singular effect. He would say to his...
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Canada's Patriot Statesman: The Life and Career of the Right Honourable Sir ...

Joseph Edmund Collins - Canada - 1891 - 613 pages
...Bagehot, " the Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights—the right to bs consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn;...of great sense and sagacity would want no others." " The Queen," says the. same authority, " has no veto. She must sign her own death warrant if the Houses...
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