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It is worth observing that eren during the short existence of the Confederate
Government these evils distinctly showed themselves . Almost the last incident at
the Richmond Congress was an angry financial correspon Corce with Jefferson ...
... other parliament of late years , was a parliament elected to support a particular
premier — which was chosen , as Americans might say , upon the “ Palmerston
ticket ” - before it had been in existence two years , dethroned Lord Palmerston .
The newspapers describe daily and incessantly a certain conspicuous existence
; they comment on its characters , recount its details , investigate its motives ,
anticipate its course . They give a precedent and a dignity to that world which
The existence of this secret power is , according to abstract theory , a defect in
our constitutional polity , but it is a defect incident to a civilisation such as ours .
where august and therefore unknown powers are needed , as well as known and
His very existence is so far useful that it awakens the sensation of obedience to a
sort of mind in the coarse , dull , contracted multitude , who could neither
appreciate nor perceive any other . The order of nobility is of great use , too , not
only in ...
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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