A Popular Sketch of the Origin and Development of the English Constitution, Vol. 1

A Popular Sketch of the Origin and Development of the English Constitution, Vol. 1
A Popular Sketch of the Origin and Development of the English Constitution, Vol. 1
Excerpt from A Popular Sketch of the Origin and Development of the English Constitution, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Period to the Present TimeThe historical portion of the following pages formed the substance of three lectures delivered eight or nine years ago to the Mechanics' Institution in Chester. With the courtesy usually shown 011 such occasions to amateur instructors, I was requested to print them, that those who had heard might again peruse, and that those who had been prevented attending, might share the information obtained by others. With this request, 'however ?attering to vanity, I did not of course comply. For I was aware the lectures had nothing to recom mend them but truth and fairness. The information was nothing more than what auv intelligent man might collect for himself from a moderate library. And the fair and dispassionate view of those poli tical questions which men are wont to View through the passions and interests of the present, and which alone rendered the discussion at all compatible with the rules of the Institution, was not likely to be followed by those who might claim my example as a precedent for the delivery of their own Opinions on similar topics.Yet, though I declined to publish the lectures in the form, and at the time of their delivery, I yet did not abandon the intention at some future period ofvui preface.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.