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" To state the matter shortly, the sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights — the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others. "
The English Constitution - Page 73
by Walter Bagehot - 1872 - 291 pages
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The English Constitution: A Commentary on Its Nature and Growth

Jesse Macy - Constitutional history - 1896 - 534 pages
...the chief Ministerial officers who compose it. " To state the matter shortly," says Mr. Bagehot, " the Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy...having no others would enable him to use these with a singular effect. He would say to his minister : ' The responsibility of these measures is upon you....
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The Theory and Practice of the English Government

Thomas Francis Moran - Great Britain - 1903 - 379 pages
...influence for good or evil." Notwithstanding the fact that his powers are closely circumscribed, he has " the right to be consulted, the right to encourage,...of great sense and sagacity would want no others." It is easy even for the casual observer to see that even now in the United Kingdom there is still that...
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The Governance of England

Sir Sidney Low - Great Britain - 1904 - 320 pages
...things, the constitutional Sovereign is understood to have three rights, which have been defined as the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. The minister can do what seems good to him and his colleagues. But it is subject to the obligation...
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England: An Account of Past and Contemporary Conditions and Progress

John Manley Hall - Great Britain - 1906 - 151 pages
...the Crown still retains an immense personal and social influence for good or evil." He still has " the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sagacity and sense would want no others." To understand the English government correctly it is necessary...
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The Government of England, Volume 1

Abbott Lawrence Lowell - Great Britain - 1908
...influence has been substituted for power ; or as Bagehot puts it in his own emphatic way, the Crown has "three rights — the right to be consulted, the right...And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others."3 But after the advice and warning have been given the final decision must remain with the...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 10

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...political rights to which a constitutional monarch, in a system like the British, is entitled. He has "the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn." And, as the same writer very truly remarks, such rights, in the hands of a monarch of sense and sagacity,...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1919
...political rights to which a constitutional monarch, in a system like the British, is entitled. He has "the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn." And, as the same writer very truly remarks, such rights, in the hands of a monarch of sense and sagacity,...
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Constitutional History of England

George Burton Adams - Constitutional history - 1921 - 518 pages
...him, which are not many. The three rights which, fifty years ago, Bagehot attributed to the crown, " the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn," amount to no more than this, though they seem to allow some room to influence actual government. Much...
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British Politics in Transition

Edward McChesney Sait, David Prescott Barrows - Great Britain - 1925 - 319 pages
...Bagehot, while leaving the responsibility of shaping policy to his Prime Minister, has at any rate three rights — the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. If the Minister is determined to follow a certain line, the King, in the ordjnary course, will not...
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GI Roundtable Pamphlets ...

American Historical Association. Historical Service Board - 1944
...must choose him. His other constitutional acts are all done on the advice of his ministers. He has "the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn," and if he has accumulated knowledge, experience, and understanding by spending many years on the job he...
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