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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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Men And Manners In America, Volume 2

Thomas Hamilton - Travel - 2006 - 412 pages
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Maxims and Reflections of Burke

F. W. Raffety - Reference - 2006 - 168 pages
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Gavel to Gavel: An Insider's View of Parliament

Kevin Rozzoli - History - 2006 - 314 pages
...representative. In England in 1774 Edmund Burke in his famous speech 'To the Electors of Bristol' said: Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion ... government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, and not of inclination; and what...
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A Thinking Reed

Barry Jones - Politicians - 2006 - 561 pages
...the spirit of Edmund Burke 's celebrated address to the electors of Bristol in 1774, when he said: 'Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.' The politician must listen to people. But he/she must not merely follow public opinion: he/she must...
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Professional Practice 101: Business Strategies and Case Studies in Architecture

Andrew Pressman - Architecture - 2006 - 393 pages
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The Congress of the United States: A Student Companion

Donald A. Ritchie - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 269 pages
...British Parliament in the 1 8th century, expressed a different attitude when he told his constituents, "Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." Members of Congress generally win election because they reflect the views of the majority in their...
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Political Philosophy: A Beginners' Guide for Students and Politicians

Adam Swift - Philosophy - 2006 - 240 pages
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The Politics of Free Markets: The Rise of Neoliberal Economic Policies in ...

Monica Prasad - History - 2006 - 328 pages
...the maj ority who chose them. Edmund Burke provides what is still the best argument for this view: "Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion" (quoted in Zakaria 2003, 168). A representative is not delegated simply to follow public opinion slavishly,...
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Congress and the Cold War

Robert David Johnson - History - 2005
...at least one senator asleep, Byrd recalled Edmund Burke's famous words to his British constituents: "Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion."304 (The majority leader neglected to mention that voters had not returned Burke to 194 The...
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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...

Thomas E. Schneider - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 224 pages
...followers failed to heed the principle laid down by Burke in his "Speech to the Electors of Bristol": "Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion."14 Trent's criticism of southern politicians is not to be understood as implying that a solution...
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