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" This House is not a representative of the people of Great Britain. It is the representative of nominal boroughs, of ruined and exterminated towns, of noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates. "
The Industrial Revolution - Page 75
by Charles Austin Beard - 1919 - 105 pages
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Memoirs of the life of sir Samuel Romilly, written by himself, ed ..., Volume 3

sir Samuel Romilly - 1840
...constitution are lost? Nay, it is past all doubt ; our shame and our misfortunes cannot be dissembled. This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates : and this is surely the most to be dreaded of all the misfortunes that can befall a nation, for there...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Samuel Romilly, Volume 1

Samuel Romilly - Lawyers - 1840
...constitution are lost ? Nay, it is past all doubt ; our shame and our misfortunes cannot.be dissembled. This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates ; and this is surely the most to be dreaded of all the misfortunes that can befall a nation, for there...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Samuel Romilly, Volume 1

Sir Samuel Romilly - Lawyers - 1840
...constitution are lost ? Nay, it is past all doubt; our shame and our misfortunes cannot be dissembled. This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates ; and this is surely the most to be dreaded of all the misfortunes that can befall a nation, for there...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Samuel Romilly

Samuel Romilly - Lawyers - 1840
...constitution are lost? Nay, it is past all doubt ; our shame and our misfortunes cannot be dissembled. This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates : and this is surely the most to be dreaded of all the misfortunes that can befall a nation, for there...
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The Life of Sir Samuel Romilly, Volume 1

Samuel Romilly - Biography - 1842 - 1028 pages
...constitution are lost ? Nay, it is past all doubt; our shame and our misfortunes cannot be dissembled. This House is not the representative of the people...representative of nominal boroughs, of ruined and extermyiated towns, of noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates ; and this is...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...proportionally diminished, and it was no Radical Reformer of our day, but Mr. Pitt, speaking in 1783, who said : "This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." One of these foreign potentates, the Nabob of Arcot, had eight nominees ia the House. A well-known...
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A History of England During the Reign of George the Third: 1745-1770

William Nathaniel Massey - Great Britain - 1855
...from the corruption of the open constituencies. ' Thus,' said the son of Chatham a few years later, 'this House is not the representative of the people...families; of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.' e Tarty policy. Each petty chief of party had his staff of spies, agents and go-betweens. The business...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874
...diminished, and it was no Eadical reformer of our day, but Mr. Pitt, speaking in 1783, who said : ' This House is not the representative of the people...ruined and exterminated towns, of noble families, of w ealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.' He stated that one of these foreign potentates, the Nabob...
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A History of England: 1745-1770

William Massey - Great Britain - 1865
...from the corruption of the open constituencies. ' Thus,' said the son of Chatham a few years later, ' this House is not the representative of the people...families; of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.' f Each petty chief of party had his staff of spies, agents and go-betweens. The business arypo ty....
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...diminished, and it was no Radical reformer of our day, but Mr. Pitt, speaking in 1783, who said : ' This House is not the representative of the people...ruined and exterminated towns, of noble families, of w ealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.' He stated that one of these foreign potentates, the Nabob...
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