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" ... Certainly, gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative, to live in the strictest union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved communication with his constituents. "
The orator, a treasury of English eloquence - Page 6
by Orator - 1864
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America's British Culture

Russell Kirk - 1993 - 122 pages
...member in the House of Commons, Burke said, a representative is no mere delegate: His own unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure— no, nor from the law and...
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Talking Politics: A Wordbook

A. W. Sparkes - 1994 - 314 pages
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The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches

Brian MacArthur - 1995 - 503 pages
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English Composition and Rhetoric

Alexander Bain - 1996 - 343 pages
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Conscience in Politics: An Empirical Investigation of Swiss Decision Cases

Jürg Steiner - 1996 - 170 pages
...respect, their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfactions, to theirs— and above all, ever,...all cases, to prefer their interest to his own." But then Burke continues: "Bui his unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he...
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The Mild Voice of Reason: Deliberative Democracy and American National ...

Joseph M. Bessette - 1997 - 289 pages
...Their wishes ought to have great weight with him; their opinion high respect; their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose,...cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But his unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you,...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1997 - 702 pages
...respect; their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfactions, to theirs — and above all, ever,...cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But his unbiased opinion, his mature judoment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you,...
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Conscience and Parliament

Philip Cowley - 1998 - 204 pages
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Edmund Burke: Volume I, 1730-1784

F. P Lock, Professor of English F P Lock - 1998 - 616 pages
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