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I 19 ment ; and it does not. * 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
I 19 ment ; and it does not heed a resignation , for it has not to find the successor .
Accordingly , when a difference of opinion arises , the legislature is forced to fight
the executive , and the executive is forced to fight the legislative ; and so very ...
... 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 Revolution king to whom it had come by vote of Parlia-
Many modes might be suggested by which a parlia9600 wnel ! ment might do in
appearance what our parliament does in reality , viz . , appoint a premier . But I
prefer to select the simplest of all modes . We shall then see the bare skeleton of
ment of cabinets by parties grew up in the manner Macaulay has described so
well . Up to the latest period the sovereign was supposed , to a most mischievous
extent , to interfere in the choice of the persons to be Ministers . When George III ...
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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