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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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Communicative Rationality and Deliberative Democracy of Jürgen Habermas ...

Ukoro Theophilus Igwe - Religion - 2004 - 483 pages
...authoritative instructions: "Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.,., Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; which interests each...
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Extreme Democracy

Jon Lebkowsky, Mitch Ratcliffe - Social Science - 2005 - 371 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...serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." 203 Emergent Democracy? When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on Earth can imprison...
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Before The Fall: An Inside View Of The Pre-Watergate White House

Political Science - 2005 - 704 pages
...be established? Other questions flow from it: Edmund Burke is frequently quoted for his courageous "Your representative owes you, not his industry only,...serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." But Burke lost his next election. Was the father of conservatism too much of an elitist? How can we...
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Politics, Patronage and Public Works: 1842-1900

Hilary Golder - Political Science - 2005 - 268 pages
...representation had a respectable pedigree; the English conservative Edmund Burke famously told his electors that "your Representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead ot serving you. if he sacrifices it to your opinion". But practising pastoralists like Wentworth were...
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Parliament Today

Michael Rush - History - 2005 - 338 pages
...to any set of men living ... Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion ... Parliament is not a Congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; which interests...
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A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People, Second Edition

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - Political Science - 2005 - 198 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' (1902, 447). This description is no longer accurate - if, indeed, it ever was; moreover, it is open...
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Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance: Concepts and strategies

Community development, Urban - 2005 - 422 pages
...1774. "Your representative owes you, not his industry only," Burke counselled, "but his judgement; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." In Svara's terms. Burke was telling the citizens of Bristol that they should expect their elected representatives...
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We Ain't Making Sausage Here

Marshall Cobleigh - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 272 pages
...statesman Edmund Burke said, "Your Representative owes you not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion." The first vote in the House was to send the sweepstakes bill to the State Supreme Court for an advisory...
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The Mechanics of Modernity in Europe and East Asia: The Institutional ...

Erik Ringmar - Business & Economics - 2005 - 266 pages
...you, not his industry only, but his judgement," as Edmund Burke warned the voters of Bristol in 1774, 'and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.'39 Yet the relationship between representation and deliberation was never straightforward....
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 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...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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