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" The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people, as of late it has been taught, by a doctrine of the most pernicious tendency.... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 282
1827
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of Commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a control upon the people,...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...distinction of a popular' representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a house of commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a house of commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul 'upon the people,...
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The State of the Nation: In a Series of Letters to His Grace, the Duke of ...

John Cartwright, John Russell Duke of Bedford - Great Britain - 1805 - 173 pages
..." this respect it was in the higher part of government, *"' what juries are in the lower," 1 — " The virtue, spirit, " and essence of a house of commons, consists in its " being the express image of the feelings of the nation. " It was not instituted to be a controul upon the peo"...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...distinction of a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a house of commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when at the Bar ...

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1810
...expresses this sentiment with admirable justness and force—" The virtue, spirit, and essence of the " House of Commons, consists in its being the ex" press image of the feelings of the nation. It was " not instituted to be a control UPON the people, " as of late has been taught, by a doctrine...
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...the people out of doors. By this (t want of sympathy, they would cease to be a " House of Commons. " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of " Commons, consists in its being the express image " of the feelings of the nation. It was not insti" tuted to be a control upon the people,...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine, James Ridgway - Freedom of the press - 1813
...people out of doors. By this " want of sympathy, they would cease to be a House t* of Commons. . ' " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of " Commons, consists in its being the express image " of the feelings of the nation. It was not insti" uted to be a control upon the people,...
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The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at ..., Volume 3

Freedom of the press - 1813
...the people out of doors. By this " want of sympathy, they would cease to be a House ** of Commons. " The virtue, spirit, and essence of a House of " Commons, consists in its being the express image *' of the feelings of the nation. It was not insti*. " uted to be a control upon the...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...distinction of -a popular representative. This belongs equally to all parts of government, and in all forms. The virtue, spirit, and essence of a house of commons consists in its being the express image of the feelings of the nation. It was not instituted to be a controul upon the people,...
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