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Walter Bagehot. THE PATERNOSTER LIBRARY VOLUME III . WORKS BY
WALTER BAGEHOT In the PATERNOSTER LIBRARY . Crown.
WORKS BY WALTER BAGEHOT In the PATERNOSTER LIBRARY . Crown 8vo ,
3s . 6d . each . Vol . I . PHYSICS AND POLITICS ; or , Thoughts on the Application
of the Principles of Natural Selection ” and “ Inheritance ” to Political Society .
In the older forms of the English Constitution , this may have been quite right ; the
power was then really lodged in the Crown , and because Parliament met very
seldom , and for other reasons , it was then necessary that INTRODUCTION TO ...
and for other reasons , it was then necessary that , on a multitude of points , the
Crown should have much more power than is amply sufficient for it at present .
But now the real power is not in the Sovereign , it is in the Prime Minister and in
... if it was an English duty to obey any one whatever he did , he was the person
to be so obeyed : if there was an inherent inherited claim in any king , it was in
the Stuart king to whom the crown had come by descent , and not in 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