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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. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 15
by Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...understand him rightly) in favour of the coercive authority of such instructions. Certainly, gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative...communication with his constituents. Their wishes ought to havei great weight with him ; their opinion, high respect ; their business, unremitted attention. It...
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Coke and Birc[h].: The Paper War, Carried on at the Nottingham Election ...

Daniel Parker Coke - Elections - 1803 - 399 pages
...the candid perusal of the Electors of NOTTINGHAM. CKHTAIT? LT, gentleman, it ought to be the happiand glory of a Representative to live in the strictest...weight with him ; their opinion, high respect; their otrsiness, uuremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasure, his satisfaction,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 223

1916
...hideous nightmare. But even Burke recognised the general responsibility of a member of Parliament to his constituents : ' Their wishes ' ought to have...' respect ; their business, unremitted attention.' And even while claiming that a member of Parliament ought not to sacrifice his ' enlightened conscience...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...reason, instinct is always in the right. INSTRUCTIONS FROM CONSTITUENTS TO THEIR MEMBERS. CERTAINLY, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative,...satisfactions, to theirs ; and, above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But, his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...reason, instinct is always in the right. INSTRUCTIONS FROM CONSTITUENTS TO THEIR MEMBERS. CERTAINLY, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative,...satisfactions, to theirs ; and, above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But, his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...understand him rightly) in favor of the, coercive authority of such instructions. " Certainly, gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative...satisfactions, to theirs ; and, above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own. But, his unbiassed opinion, his mature j udgment, his enlightened...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 4

Europe - 1812
...of Bristol, he discusses the point in the following unanswerable language. " .Certainly, gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative,...satisfactions, to theirs; and, above all, ever, and in all cases, to pref r their interest to his own. But, his unbiassed opinion, his mat, re judgment, his enlightened...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...their constituents," out of the reach of all future litigation. " Certainly, gentlemen," says he, " it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative...satisfactions, to theirs ; and above all, ever and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own : but his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...the reach of all future litigation. " Certainly, gentlemen," says he, " it ought to be thehappiness and glory of a representative to live in the strictest...satisfactions, to theirs ; and above all, ever and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own : but his unbiassed opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...of their, constituents," out of the reach of all future litigation. "Certainly, gentlemen," says he, "it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative...respect; their business, unremitted attention ; it iť his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasures, his satisfactions, to theirs; and above all, ever...
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