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In the first place , Mr . Gladstone ' s personal popularity was such as has not been
seen since the time of Mr . Pitt , and such as may never be seen again . Certainly
it will very rarely be seen . A bad speaker is said to have been asked how he ...
The thing looks like injustice , and in a time of popular passion it would not stand .
Much short of the compulsory equal division of the Code Napoleon , stringent
clauses might be provided to obstruct and prevent these great aggregations of ...
For twenty years no great political reputation could arise in France . The Emperor
governed and no one member could show a capacity for government . M .
Rouher , though of vast real ability , was in the popular dea only the Emperor ...
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 ...
S determined and in earnest in respect to this matter of taxation than were their
rulers ; and before long the popular discontent at the existing state of things was
openly manifest . Everywhere the opinion was expressed that taxation in all ...
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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