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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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Introduction to the study of law. Legal history

Albert Hutchinson Putney - Law - 1908
...have occurred; but it did not fairly represent them. In the words of the younger William Pitt: "The House is not the representative of the people of Great...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." In a population of 8,000,000 of English people, only 160,000 had the right of suffrage. The details...
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United States Constitutional History and Law

Albert H. Putney - Constitutional history - 1908 - 599 pages
...words of the younger William Pitt, "The House is not the representative of the people of Great Britian. It is the representative of nominal boroughs, of ruined...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." In a population of eight millions of English people only one hundred and sixty thousand had the right...
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Europe Since 1815

Charles Downer Hazen - Europe - 1910 - 830 pages
...exclaim: " This House is not the representation of the people of Great Britain; it is the representation of nominal boroughs, of ruined and exterminated towns,...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." The government of England was not representative, but was oligarchical. Closely identified with the...
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Life of Emanuel Swedenborg, with a Popular Exposition of His Philosophical ...

George Trobridge - New Jerusalem Church - 1912 - 337 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...noble families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates.'"1 So general was corruption and vice among politicians, that the absence of them in the...
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Library of World History: Containing a Record of the Human Race ..., Volume 7

World history - 1914
...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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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 35

Law - 1915
...patrons. On a particular occasion the younger Pitt, in tones of righteous indignation, exclaimed, — "This House is not the representative of the people...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." In the early part of the reign of George III., in 176(5, Lord Chatham, the elder Pitt, was a no less...
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Life of John Wilkes

Horace Bleackley - Great Britain - 1917 - 464 pages
...sentative of the people of England. It was merely, as the younger Pitt declared twenty years later, " the representative of nominal boroughs, of ruined...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." George the Third's struggle for supremacy was fought against the great Whig families : it was not a...
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Modern European History

Charles Downer Hazen - Europe - 1917 - 650 pages
...exclaim: "This House is not the representation of the people of Great Britain; it is the representation of nominal boroughs, of ruined and exterminated towns,...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." The government of England was not representative, but was oligarchical. Closely identified with the...
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Imperial England

Cecil Fairfield Lavell, Charles Edward Payne - Great Britain - 1918 - 395 pages
...time could write, " This House is not representative of the people of Great Britain. It is made up of nominal boroughs, of ruined and exterminated towns,...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." George III greatly influenced events until 1770 and from that date until the close of the war was virtually...
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Medieval and Modern History

Hutton Webster - History, Modern - 1919 - 787 pages
...declared, "This House is not a representation of the people of Great Britain; it is the representation of nominal boroughs, of ruined and exterminated towns,...families, of wealthy individuals, of foreign potentates." No improvement in these conditions took place until 1832. The Whigs, who now had returned to power,...
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