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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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Als de Koning dit eens wist-- !: over gezag en kennis, onschendbaarheid en ...

Charel B. Krol - Executive power - 1994 - 277 pages
...Queen Victoria) heeft, ronduit, niets van macht. Haar zijn uitsluitend deze drie rechten toebedeeld: "the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn". Verder, vooral tegenover het parlement, staat ze machteloos; Bagehot schreef, met brute humor: 62 "She...
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A Federal Republic: Australia's Constitutional System of Government

Brian Galligan - Political Science - 1995 - 283 pages
...death warrant if the two houses unanimously send it up to her' (1963: 98). A constitutional monarch had three rights: 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn', he concluded, and 'a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others' (1963: 111). Effective...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Bagehot warned, the British monarchy's "mystery is its life. We must not let in daylight upon magic." The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy...of great sense and sagacity would want no others. WALTER BAGEHOT, (1826-1877) British economist, critic. The English Constitution, ch. 3(1867). 3 Put...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...daylight upon magic. 784 The English Constitution 'The Monarchy' The Sovereign has, under a constitutlonal ꂀ σ 0 Y ׬Ѐ 0 785 Estimates of some Englishmen and Scotchmen No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever...
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Maatschappij & Nederlandse politiek.

1998 - 333 pages
...best omschreven te worden met de formule van Bagehot: de koning in een constitutionele monarchie heeft 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn' (Bagehot 1963: 1 1 1) De invloed die de koning op het regeringsbeleid heeft hangt meer af van zijn...
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Political Issues in Britain Today

Bill Jones - Political Science - 1999 - 433 pages
...Walter Bagehot. that the monarch - who 'alone possesses a continuous political experience' - has only 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn' and that we had a 'disguised republic ... insinuated ... within the folds of a monarchy' (Bagehot, 1867)....
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Constitutional Practice: The Foundations of British Government

Rodney Brazier - History - 1999 - 327 pages
...see Sir Ivor Jennings, Cabinet Govemment 13rd edn., 1959). p. 336. Bagehot's actual fornmlation was 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn': Walter Bagehot, The English Constitution 11963 edn., with Introduction by Richard Crossman). p. 111....
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The Politics of the British Constitution

Michael Foley - Law - 1999 - 296 pages
...the monarchy can be seen as being confined to a vestigial role in government - defined by Bagehot as 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn'.121 This leaves the monarch free to generate a dimension of public life that is above party politics...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...must not let in daylight upon magic. The English Constitution (1867) 1974:243. IO BAILYN, BERNARD 5 The sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy...of great sense and sagacity would want no others. The English Constitution (1867) 1974:253. B In this there is nothing new. . . that when a philosopher...
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Europe, 1783-1914

William Simpson, Martin Desmond Jones - History - 2000 - 388 pages
...Bagehot, editor of The Economist at the time, and published in 1867, the monarch was credited with 'the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn'. In practice Edward VII (1901-10) and George V (1910-36) accepted the advice given by their ministers...
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