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this book that it would very much surprise people if they were only told how many
things the Queen could do without consulting Parliament , and it certainly has so
proved , for when the Queen abolished Purchase in the Army by an act of ...
Any Minister who advised the Queen so to use her prerogative as to endanger
the safety of the realm , might be impeached for high treason , and would be so .
Such a minister would , in our technical law , be said to have levied , or aided to ...
By our Constitution nominally the Queen , but really the Prime Minister , has the
power of dissolving the Assembly . But M . Thiers has no such power ; and
therefore , under ordinary circumstances , I believe , the policy would soon
The use of the Queen , in a dignified capacity , is incalculable . Without her in
England , the present English Government would fail and pass away . Most
people when they read that the Queen walked on the slopes at Windsor — that
... a constitution - - unable to feel the least attachment to impersonal laws . Most
do indeed vaguely know that there are some other institutions besides the Queen
, and Thirail 1 . some rules by which she governs . But a vast THE MONARCHY .
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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