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... or two wealthy men to carry out the schemes of one or two wealthy
associations . So fully was this so , that the class to whom the great body of the
ten - pound householders belonged — the INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND
EDITION . xiii.
body of the ten - pound householders belonged — the lower middle class — was
above all classes the one most hardly treated in the imposition of the taxes . A
small shopkeeper , or a clerk who just , and only just , was rich enough to pay ...
Accordingly , when any number of men are collected together , each of whom
worships rank in his heart , the whole body will patiently hearin many cases will
cheer and approve — some rather strong speeches against rank . Each man is ...
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
Mr . Johnson described the most popular branch of the legislature — the House
of Representatives — as a body “ hanging on the verge of government ; ” and that
House impeached him criminally , in the hope that in that way they might get rid ...
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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