Walter Bagehot Quote

An Opposition, on coming into power, is often like a speculative merchant whose bills become due. Ministers have to make good their promises, and they find a difficulty in so doing.


The English Constitution (1867) 'The House of Commons'

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An Opposition, on coming into power, is often like a speculative merchant whose bills become due. Ministers have to make good their promises, and...

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An Opposition, on coming into power, is often like a speculative merchant whose bills become due. Ministers have to make good their promises, and...

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An Opposition, on coming into power, is often like a speculative merchant whose bills become due. Ministers have to make good their promises, and...

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An Opposition, on coming into power, is often like a speculative merchant whose bills become due. Ministers have to make good their promises, and...