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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. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 15
by Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The U.S. Supreme Court and the Electoral Process: , Second Edition

David K. Ryden - Political Science - 2002 - 384 pages
...NOTE 1. llGStat. 81 (2002). • • • l • • • The Judicial Search for Electoral Representation Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion. — Edmund Burke, Speech to the Electors of Bristol (1774) In a democratic society like ours, relief...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - Business & Economics - 2002 - 320 pages
...government or business had read, understood, and had the courage to act on Edmund Burke 's advice: "Your representative owes you not his industry only,...instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion."2 Perhaps Burke was advised by Coriolanus, who, flawed as he was, knew some tenets of leadership....
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1996 - 572 pages
...unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you. . . . Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to you1 opinion." 56 would serve the invaluable function of deliberation and therefore of expressing enlightened...
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A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - Political Science - 2002 - 183 pages
...Burke had told his electors 'Your representative owes you not his industry alone but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving, you if he sacrifices it to your opinion'.13 This description is no longer accurate. Moreover, it is questionable if this elitist conception...
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Leadership and Global Governance: The International Leadership Series

Adel Safty - Business & Economics - 2003 - 360 pages
...conscience, 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...his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays it if, instead of serving you, sacrifices it to your opinion." These sage ideas were voiced in 1774....
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Political Visions & Illusions: A Survey & Christian Critique of Contemporary ...

David T. Koyzis - Religion - 2009 - 256 pages
...sacrifice to you; to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure. They are a trust from Providence, for the abuse of...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. In Burke 's conception the representative is more than a mere coach-driver. She is a leader who has...
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Canada's Founding Debates

Janet Ajzenstat - History - 2003 - 502 pages
...conscience, 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...representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. "It was our...
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Reconstructing Criminal Law: Text and Materials

Nicola Lacey, Celia Wells, Oliver Quick - Law - 2003 - 912 pages
...One of these was Edward Heath, who quoted Edmund Bruce on the duty of a representative of the people: 'Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.' ... It is possible to hold that in a democracy the laws should reflect the views of the majority right...
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Edmund Burke of Beaconsfield

Elizabeth R. Lambert - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 212 pages
...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 Constitution. They are a...Providence, for the abuse of which he is deeply answerable." 48 "Any man"—even one's father. And it would seem that fate affirmed his action when his literary...
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The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Impossibility of Reason

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - History - 2003 - 135 pages
...the electors in Bristol that 'your representative owes you not your industry alone but his judgement and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion' (Burke 1902, 447). This problem would not, in Rousseau's opinion, be resolved through representative government...
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