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27 June 1802 10 17

6 Convict
1 The Legislator
3 Causes
The act of doing
illegal things to
save trouble was
learnt by Pitt of his
father &
in the use of the Suspending
power over the Corn Laws in 1766
The principal principle of action was not a new
one to the headstrong Minister who was acting upon
it. A politician and an Orator Trained up to politics and oratory from his cradle,
he had been bred up in a School which taught mere
to kick-down constitutions to save trouble: — to kick them
down, say my Lord: not merely to kick them aside, as here.

The same versatile and fluent lawyer who,
to foment rebellion insurrection which ended in emancipation, separation had
discovered afterwards that taxation laws are not laws [+] had discovered
[+] and that the
on which the subjects
money is given by
the two noxious Houses to contain no command on any body
to pay it — this same
ingenious person

in 1766 that there is in every year a time during which the Bill of Rights is waste
paper; and that whenever Parliament is not sitting, the advisers of the Crown have a legal right to exercise supersede
a suspending power the laws of Parliament on condition of making use of
the word necessity, where they should they ever have need come to speak of it. That
in that case (+) there was a real necessity for suspending
a law of Parliament was admitted on all hands. That
they made the necessity was of their making was charged
[upon them by on the other side] by their opponents,
though — such was their candour the candour on that side (the candour of their
— the mission to a meeting of Parliament
while the necessity was growing before under their eyes
was ascribed — not to design but nothing worse than negligence. The indemnity
which they affected to disdain and fight against,
In this adventure
as afterward in the
on to the other the
the the first Earl Camden
and the first Earl
Chatham went hand
in hand
were co-partners.
Taught by this
lesson — emboldened by
this precedent — seeing
how much more might
be done attempted

they got notwithstanding, though without deserving it. They
were Ministers fresh in power, and censure for
creating the necessity might would have been liable to be misinterpreted
into censure for acting under it when created.
Seeing then what may be done by a Minister since it was done by his with impunity
Thus it was that from the example of Pitt the
first Pitt and his true friend, Pitt the second the hereditary minister, in the <add>new family stile</add> learnt to
scrupled not to kick the constitution aside to save trouble.

>The endeavour attempt had been to govern against law. Following him
in but for this time but at a distance, the son attempted to govern
without law and succeeded. In anoth a future address I shall have occasion [+]
[+] to exhibit a third attempt
equal in success
to the second, in audacity
to the first.

Identifier: | JB/116/191/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 116.



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jeremy bentham


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