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THE

Constitution of Engla.

OR

AN ACCOUNT

OF THE

ENGLISH GOVERNMENT;

IN WHICH'IT IS COMPARED WITH THE

REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT,

AND OCCASIONALLY

WITH THE OTHER MONARCHIES IN EUROPE.

BY

J. L. DE LOLME, ADVOCATE,

CITIZEN OF GENEVA.

A NEW EDITION;
wÍTH NOTES AND ADDITIONS, BROUGHT DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME.

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PRINTED AT THE REVIVED APOLLO PRESS,
BY JOHN BELL, PROPRIETOR OF THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, CORNER OF

CLARE-COURT, DRURY-LANE.

1814.

227

GODL

3 FEB 1950

BRARY

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ing Representatives........

VII. The Subject continued. The Advantages that

accrue to the People from their appointing Re-

presentatives, are very inconsiderable, unless

they also entirely trust their Legislative Autho-

rity to them .........

140

VIII, The Subject concluded. Effects that have resulted,

in the English Government, from the People's

Power being completely delegated to their Re-

presentatives.......

IX. A farther Disadvantage of Republican Govern-

The People are necessarily betrayed

by those in whom they trust......

148

X. Fundamental Difference between the English Go-

vernment and the Governments just described.

In England all Execntive Authority is placed

out of the Hands of those in whom the People

Usefulness of the Power of the Crown.... 153

....

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ments.

trust.

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