The Victorian banking writer Walter Bagehot
in his classic Lombard Street, which Congdon cites repeatedly on other matters, was quite clear that legal privileges were the source of the Bank of England's central-banking status.
My own view is that the way in which a wise vice-regal office-holder attempts to exercise the "rights" attributed to him by Bagehot
is determined very greatly by the relationship between the Governor General or the Lieutenant Governor on one hand, and the Prime Minister or the Premier on the other.
La definition de Bagehot
est interessante, mais elle ne devrait plus etre consideree comme definitive.
And the chapter on Bagehot
summarises the argument of his Lombard Street by means of thirty-four equations; O'Brien draws a long bow, however, in suggesting that 'Bagehot
's classic statement of the role of the lender of last resort stems from the intervention of the outsider Thomas Joplin' (p.
But as Bagehot
observed, the President was 'an unhereditary substitute' for a king, an elective monarch serving for a fixed term.
said of Dickens, "He describes London like a special correspondent for posterity.
It's a long way from the dire warning by 19th century constitutional historian Walter Bagehot
about the danger of exposing the Royal Family to publicity, which he described as "letting daylight in upon magic".
Kimball is a conservative liberal (both words should be read here in their Continental sense) and a broadly tolerant rationalist: his essays on Tocqueville, Bagehot
, and Raymond Aron (pp.
It's one of four half-timbered lodges or gate houses built using sandstone blocks around the vast estate that was once owned by the Bagehot
Mesmerized discusses a variety of Victorian writers--Dickens, Poe, the Brownings, Wilkie Collins, Florence Nightingale, Harriet Martineau, Walter Bagehot
, Benjamin Disraeli--but its demonstration of the ubiquity and significance of mesmeric discourse is even more important for the way it will assist in the identification and unpacking of mesmeric references.
In his unsigned 1858 review of the Waverley Novels, for example, Walter Bagehot
refers to their elucidation of a system of ethical values that reflects what readers could expect to occur in "real" life: Scott's fiction is
Founder and president of the Walter Bagehot
Research Council on National Sovereignty (a nonprofit educational foundation), Paolucci was for many years chief editor of its newsletter, State of the Nation, and organizer of its annual discussion panels at meetings of the American Political Science Association.