Walter Bagehot

The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights -- the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others. Walter Bagehot quotes

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Eugene Ryabyi Love is the spring of feelings, filled with soft sunshine, fragrant gardens and butterflies with magical colouring. [08/12/2020 02:08:04] More


Lev Shestov Science is useful - no doubt about it, but it has no truths and never will. [07/25/2020 07:07:20] More


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