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" Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. "
Coke and Birc[h].: The Paper War, Carried on at the Nottingham Election ... - Page 328
by Daniel Parker Coke - 1803 - 399 pages
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1880 - 530 pages
...he ought not to sacrifice to yon, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure ; no, nor from the law and the...of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . Authoritative instructions ; mandates issued, which the member is bound blindly and implicitly...
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The Friendship of Books and Other Lectures

Frederick Denison Maurice - Books and reading - 1880 - 384 pages
...or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure ; no, nor from the law and constitution. They are a trust from Providence, for the abuse of which he is deeply answerable. Your representativeowes you, not his industry only, but his judgment ; and he betrays, instead of serving...
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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical ..., Volume 352

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...and his conscience. " Your representative owes you not his industry only," he bravely said, " but hii ttending on all the ordinances of God : such are " The public worship of God : the min He declared Parliament was not a congress of amiuradora from hostile states with different ^wrests,...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENT - 1881 - 530 pages
...he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any sot of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure ; no, nor from the law and the...he is deeply answerable. Your representative .owes yon, not his industry only, but his judgment ; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices...
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A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1882
...he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure ; no, nor from the law and the...from Providence, for the abuse of which he is deeply responsible. — BURKE. There is no use of money equal to that of beneficence : here the enjoyment...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - Anecdotes - 1882 - 610 pages
...occasion, expressed the proper relation between a representative and his constituents, by saying, " Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." He remarked half-seriously of a personal relation with the city he represented, " Though I have the...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 3

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1882
...misconception of the nature of representative government. ' Your representative owes you,' he said, ' not his industry only, but his judgment, and he betrays...of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests. ... It is a...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

Biography - 1883
...enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. " Jly worthy colleague says, his will ought to be subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is...
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Leaders of the senate: a biographical history of the rise and development of ...

Alexander Charles Ewald - 1884
...enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. " My worthy colleague says his will ought to be subservient to yours. If that be all the thing is innocent....
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The Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 pages
...he ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure ; no, nor from the law and the...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. To deliver an opinion is the right of all men ; that of constituents is a weighty and respectable opinion...
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