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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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Writings and Speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1901
...respect ; their business un remitted 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 judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you,...
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Hume, Volume 7

Thomas Henry Huxley - 1902 - 216 pages
...sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfactions, to theirs ; and above all, ever, and in all oases, to prefer their interest to his own. But his unbiassed...enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to yon, to any man, or to any set of men living. Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...
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Irish Literature, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - 1904
...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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University Chronicle, Volume 1

1898
...strictest union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved communication with his constituents." "It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures,...and above all, ever and in all cases to prefer their interests to his own." "But his unbiased opinion," he continues, "his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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Parliament: Its History, Constitution and Practice

Courtenay Ilbert - 1911 - 256 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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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...wishes ought to have great weight with him, their opinions high respect, their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose,...satisfactions to theirs; and above all, ever and in all places to prefer their interests to his own. But his unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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The Meaning of Democracy

Ivor John Carnegie Brown - 1920 - 175 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 judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you,...
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The Principles of Politics: An Introduction to the Study of the Evolution of ...

Arthur Ritchie Lord - 1921 - 308 pages
...wishes ought to have great weight with him ; their opinion, high respect ; their business, unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose,...to his own. But his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgement, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set...
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Our Social Heritage

Graham Wallas - 1921 - 307 pages
...union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved communication with his constituents. ... It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures,...their interest to his own. But his unbiassed opinion, part in the carrying out of decisions in which their judgment has been overridden, the abandonment...
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Selections

Edmund Burke - 1925 - 469 pages
...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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