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13)

Memorial.

35.
A paper conducted upon these principles, would answer
the purpose of the Minister for the time being as far his purpose deserved to be and was capable of being answered; it
would answer the purpose of the King, and of all
moderate and candid men at all times.
A Minister indeed would love by it when out of if he come to love
his
plan, and if he were to through throw himself into opposition:
he would love the advantage of accusing
his then adversaries without reply. But his would
not
loss would not be so much then as his gain would
now: his adversary would then have no more could have no more than
equal Justice. The Sovereign alone and all moderate
men, (the outed ejected Minister himself in as far as he
was moderate) would be clear and constant gainers.

36.
It cannot be said that a popular and unpopular
Minister will have precisely the same influence in Parliamentary
elections: nor even in Parliament itself. Nothing but very gross prejudice & very low malignity can give credence to such doctrines.
The influence of a Minister in both will always
be as it is to be wished it should be, in the compound
ratio of (his coercive influence and his the hold he has on men's interests and in
their affections.
popularity.) To diminish his popularity is to diminish,
to augment it is to augment the sum total
of this power.


Identifier: | JB/149/008/001
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Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

35-42

Box

149

Main Headings

Folio number

008

Info in main headings field

memorial

Image

001

Titles

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

4

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

d13 / b14 / d15 / b16

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

[[watermarks::[gr with crown motif] propatria [britannia with lion motif]]]

Marginals

jeremy bentham

Paper Producer

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

49862

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