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" But, his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure; no, nor from the law and the constitution. They are a... "
The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ... - Seite 48
von Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 Seiten
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What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building

Noah Feldman - 2009 - 176 Seiten
...1774, Burke asserted that "[y]our representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion."15 Although Burke's view is itself controversial, and subject to the charge of paternalism,...
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Legalizing Gay Marriage: Vermont And The National Debate

Michael Mello - 2008 - 352 Seiten
...of Edmund Burke's dictum that "your representative owes you not his industry, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion."46 Two days before the full House voted on the civil unions bill, the Associated Press reported...
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Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance: Concepts and strategies

2005 - 422 Seiten
...1774. "Your representative owes you, not his industry only," Burke counselled, "but his judgement; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." In Svara's terms. Burke was telling the citizens of Bristol that they should expect their elected representatives...
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We Ain't Making Sausage Here

Marshall Cobleigh - 2005 - 272 Seiten
...statesman Edmund Burke said, "Your Representative owes you not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." The first vote in the House was to send the sweepstakes bill to the State Supreme Court for an advisory...
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Parliament Today

Michael Rush - 2005 - 338 Seiten
...any set of men living ... Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion ... Parliament is not a Congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; which interests...
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Before The Fall: An Inside View Of The Pre-Watergate White House

2005 - 704 Seiten
...quoted for his courageous "Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." But Burke lost his next election. Was the father of conservatism too much of an elitist? How can we...
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A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People, Second Edition

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - 2005 - 198 Seiten
...had told his electors: 'Your representative owes you not his industry alone but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving, you if he sacrifices it to your opinion' (1902, 447). This description is no longer accurate - if, indeed, it ever was; moreover, it is open...
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Extreme Democracy

Jon Lebkowsky, Mitch Ratcliffe - 2005 - 371 Seiten
...he is deeply answerable. Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." 203 Emergent Democracy? When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on Earth can imprison...
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A Thinking Reed

Barry Jones - 2006 - 561 Seiten
...in 1774, when he said: 'Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.' The politician must listen to people. But he/she must not merely follow public opinion: he/she must...
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The Congress of the United States: A Student Companion

Donald A. Ritchie - 2006 - 269 Seiten
...told his constituents, "Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." Members of Congress generally win election because they reflect the views of the majority in their...
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