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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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Sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Israel Smith Clare - World history - 1893
...high as four thousand pounds. A few decades later the younger William Pitt declared with indignation: "This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates. ' ' The meanest motives naturally actuated a House of Commons returned by such constituencies, cut...
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English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time

Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead - Constitutional history - 1896 - 669 pages
...Government and 267 private patrons, of whom 144 were Peers.1 Well might the younger Pitt exclaim : ' This House is not the representative of the people...noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.1 A House of Commons thus tainted at its source was peculiarly open nriberyof to the attacks...
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A Short History of the English People

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1896 - 872 pages
...we can hardly wonder that a reformer could allege without a chance of denial, "This House is not a representative of the people of Great Britain. It...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." The meanest motives naturally told on a body returned by such constituencies, cut off from the influence...
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American revolution to the present

Moses Coit Tyler - World history - 1897
...high as four thousand pounds. A few decades later the younger William Pitt declared with indignation: "This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." The meanest motives naturally actuated a House of Commons returned by such constituencies, cut off...
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England, Volume 4

John Richard Green, Julian Hawthorne - Great Britain - 1898
...We can hardly wonder that a reformer could allege without a chance of denial, "This House is not a representative of the people of Great Britain. It...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." The meanest motives naturally told on a body returned by such constituencies, cut off from the influence...
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The World's Great Classics: A short history of the English people, by J.R ...

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...we can hardly wonder that a reformer could allege without a chance of denial, " This House is not a representative of the people of Great Britain. It...towns, of noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreigns potentates." The meanest motives naturally told on a body returned by such constituencies,...
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The Theory and Practice of the English Government

Thomas Francis Moran - Great Britain - 1903 - 379 pages
...such a situation' as that. The younger Pitt saw the true inwardness of things when he exclaimed, " This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." These conspicuous defects in the representative system were not unnoticed by English statesmen. As...
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Modern History: Europe from Charlemagne to the Present Time

Willis Mason West - History, Modern - 1903 - 651 pages
...asserted, " is not representative of the people of Great Britain. It is representative of nominal boroughs and exterminated towns, of noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates" ; and he declared that this composition of Parliament alone had made it possible for the government...
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History of England, Part 2

George Carter - 1898
...system of corruption which led the younger Pitt sometime afterwards to exclaim with great indignation, "This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." SECTION II.— LORD BUTE'S MINISTRY. 1. Breaking-up of the Newcastle-Pitt Ministry, 1762. The position...
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English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time

Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead - Constitutional history - 1905 - 639 pages
...Government and 267 private patrons, of whom 144 were peers.5 Well might the younger Pitt exclaim : " This House is not the representative of the people...the representative of nominal boroughs, of ruined 1 Life of Wilberforce, iii. 335. 2 Hansard, vii. 529 ; May, Const. Hist., i. 303. 3 Wakefielcl, Statistical...
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