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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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The New Composition-rhetoric

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1911 - 468 Seiten
...attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures, his satisfactions, to theirs ; and above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest...be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a mattes of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation...
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Parliament: Its History, Constitution and Practice

Courtenay Ilbert - 1911 - 256 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...innocent: if government were a matter of will upon my side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Band 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...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." This is a sweeping declaration of the obligation of individual conviction, which is, or ought to be,...
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Why Should We Change Our Form of Government?: Studies in Practical Politics

Nicholas Murray Butler - 1912 - 159 Seiten
...to any set of men living 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 You choose a member indeed, but when you have chosen him, he is not a member of Bristol, but he is...
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Congressional Serial Set

1913
...to any set of men living. Your representative owes you not only his Industry but his judgment, and he betrays, instead of serving you, If he sacrifices it to your opinion. You choose a representative, Indeed, but when he is chosen he is not n member of Bristol, but a member...
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The Winning of the Far West: A History of the Regaining of Texas, of the ...

Robert McNutt McElroy - 1914 - 384 Seiten
..."Your representative, " Burke had written,2 "owes you not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." The "Seventh of March Speech" was immediately denounced throughout the North. Theo1 See letter quoted...
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The Canadian Law Times, Band 36

1916
...constituents. " Your representative," writes Mr. Burke, " owes you not his industry only, but his judgment, and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." But, as the Laic Times observes, Mr. Burke, if he were alive to-day, would realize that speeches in...
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Speaking Out

Ann K. Symons, Sally Gardner Reed - 1999 - 111 Seiten
...that good men do nothing. 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. — EDMUND BURKE hese two quotes from Burke — the first clearly attributed to him in Bartlett's but...
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The Appearance of Equality: Racial Gerrymandering, Redistricting, and the ...

Christopher M. Burke - 1999 - 212 Seiten
...representatives." Ibid., 154, 164. 48. "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." Edmund Burke, "Speech to the Electors of Bristol," in BW Hill, ed., Edmund Burke on Government, Politics...
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The Resilience of Democracy: Persistent Practice, Durable Idea

Peter J. Burnell, Peter Calvert - 1999 - 293 Seiten
...Bristol constituents in blunt terms in l774. 'owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays. instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion'." It is Burke's version of representation, which gives the representative a signficant degree of autonomy,...
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