Thoughts Upon Government by Sir Arthur HelpsThoughts Upon Government by Sir Arthur Helps

Thoughts Upon Government

bySir Arthur Helps

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875. Excerpt: ... BRI British, critical, 17--tolerant, 17--averse to extremes, 17 Boar, fable of the troublesome, 84 Boards, 102, 103, 183 Broom, economy about a, 181 Buckhounds, master of the, 77 Bureaucracy, fear of a, 28 Cabinets, sinecures in, 127 Captains of industry, 37 Care, practical, in choice of men, 74 Case submitted to a Minister, 199 Causa causans, a, 220 Cauticn, British, 9 Caveat emptor, 27, 3 Central authority, imperial nature of. 57--what it really is, 59--inspecting, not superseding, local authority, 57 Chairman, choice of a, 102 Chamber, a second, 38--defects of a single, 40--De Tocqueville on, 43 Character of advisers to be consi-dered, 202 China, competitive examinations in, 62 Citizen and the man, 234 Coleridge's translation of Schiller, 229 Colonial affairs, dealing with, 22 Colonies, knowledge of, 144 Colonists, British the best of, 193--in Parliament, 47 Commerce, 221 Commercial enterprise, outlet for, 221 Commune of Paris, 42 Communications, to the press, 172 DAN Communications unnecessary, 168 Competitive examinations, 62 /--adopted in China, 62--advantage of, 63--inefficiency of, 63--motives for, 67 s--example of an opposite system, 77--Compromises, 17 Conclusions of author mostly apply to Great Britain, 5 Condition of lower classes, 146 Conduct of majorities, 11 "'Conservatives, first opinion on Am-bassadors, 189--Constitution, of a Department, 174--of the Privy Council, 109--George III. on British, 6--M. Guizot on British, 18 "Correspondence, publishing diplo-matic, 195 Council, Privy, 109 fCouncils, various, 43--use of, 96--two kinds of, 97--special nature, 98 1--tendency of representative, 98 I--advantages to be derived from, 99--characteristics of, 100--fatigue in, 101--choice of chairman for, 102 --sections should interchange du-ties, 103-...
Title:Thoughts Upon GovernmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217901026

ISBN - 13:9780217901024