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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 Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 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. To deliver an opinion is the right of all men ; that of constituents is a weighty and respectable opinion...
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Party and Patriotism: Or, The Degeneracy of Politics

Sydney Edward Williams - Patriotism - 1886 - 149 pages
...own judgment, imperative instructions from his constituents. " Your representative," says Burke, " owes you not his industry only, but his judgment,...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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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 7

Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1886
...explained the constitutional position of a parliamentary representative : ' He owes you,' he said, ' not his industry only, but his judgment ; and he betrays...of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion ' (ib. 236). His success afforded him great pleasure, and in a cheerful letter, dated 19 Nov., he describes...
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Politicians Don't Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic ...

Lawrence R. Jacobs, Political Science Lawrence R Jacobs, Robert Y. Shapiro, Professor Robert Y Shapiro - Political Science - 2000 - 425 pages
...1987). 1 "Your representative owes you," Edmund Burke announced to the electors of Bristol in 1774, "his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion." The core dilemma of representative democracy, Burke and others have claimed, is to generate strong...
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The Uneasy Relationships Between Parliamentary Members and Leaders

Lawrence D. Longley, Reuven Y. Hazan - Political Science - 2000 - 341 pages
...sacrifice to you, to any man. ... 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." These two competing ideals exist in many, if not most, legislative systems, yet it is not these alone...
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Experiencing Politics: A Legislator's Stories of Government and Health Care

John E. McDonough - Medical - 2000 - 354 pages
...unbiased opinion, his mature judgment, his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you. . . . Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he hetrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. Political scientist Hannah Pitkin...
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Democracy: A Reader

Ricardo Blaug, John J. Schwarzmantel - Political Science - 2000 - 571 pages
...conscience, he ought not to sacrifice to you; to any man, or to any sett of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure; no, nor from the Law...Representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. From Edmund...
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Art and Representation: Contributions to Contemporary Aesthetics

Ananta Charana Sukla - Philosophy - 2001 - 282 pages
...sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure, — nor from the law and the Constitution. They are a...representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgement; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. ... To deliver...
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Political Representation

F. R. Ankersmit - Political Science - 2002 - 266 pages
...sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of living men. These he does not derive from your pleasure, — nor from the law and the Constitution. They are a...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...
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Historical Representation: F.R. Ankersmit

F. R. Ankersmit - History - 2001 - 321 pages
...sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of living men. These he does not derive from your pleasure, — nor from the law and the Constitution. They are a...instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.20 It is made admirably clear in this eloquent statement that the identity of represented and...
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