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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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Historical Representation: F.R. Ankersmit

F. R. Ankersmit - 2001 - 321 pages
...respect; their business his 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, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set...
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Political Representation

F. R. Ankersmit - 2002 - 266 pages
...respect; their business his unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfactions, to theirs, — and above all, ever,...in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. Even the staunchest defender of the resemblance theory will have rejoiced in this eloquent statement...
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Leadership and Global Governance: The International Leadership Series

Adel Safty - 2003 - 360 pages
...spoke of a sacred charge that the representative owes to his constituency: "It is the representative's duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures, his satisfactions,...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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Canada's Founding Debates

Janet Ajzenstat - 2003 - 502 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 judgement, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you,...
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Edmund Burke of Beaconsfield

Elizabeth R. Lambert - 2003 - 212 pages
...told the people of Bristol, to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfactions to theirs—and above all, ever and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But his unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, [italics mine] he ought not to sacrifice...
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Extreme Democracy

Jon Lebkowsky, Mitch Ratcliffe - 2005 - 371 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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Parliament Today

Michael Rush - 2005 - 338 pages
...wishes ought to have great weight with him. their opinion high respect, their business his unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures, his satisfaction, to theirs, and, above all. even, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own....
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 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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Legislative Principles: The History and Theory of Lawmaking by ...

Robert Luce - 1930 - 667 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, his pleasures, his THEORIES OF REPRESENTATION 439 although by paths not those of logic. In this particular instance, the...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 600 pages
...respect ; their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure. his satisfactions, to theirs, — and above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to Ms own. But his unbiased opinion, Ms mature judgment, Ms enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice...
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