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 (băj′ət), Walter 1826-1877.
British journalist and editor of The Economist who wrote The English Constitution (1867), an analysis of the comparative powers of the branches of British government.


(Biography) Walter. 1826–77, English economist and journalist: editor of The Economist; author of The English Constitution, (1867) Physics and Politics (1872), and Lombard Street (1873)


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Walter, 1826–77, English economist and critic.
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One of the most suggestive essays on Milton is that of Walter Bagehot.
Walter Bagehot wanted to confine last-resort lending to solvent firms.
Whatever the reasons for that and why the great English constitutional historian Walter Bagehot described the Grand Old Man of 19th-century politics and four times Prime Minister of Great Britain as "Oxford on the surface and Liverpool underneath", and his opponent Benjamin Disraeli accused him of not possessing a single redeeming defect, the basic incontrovertible fact is that Walter Ewart Gladstone, fourth son of plantation owner John, was born in 62, Rodney Street, 200 years ago this week.
The traditional formulation of vice regal powers was formulated by Walter Bagehot 150 years ago.
La definition traditionnelle des pouvoirs vice-royaux a ete formulee par Walter Bagehot il y a 150 ans :
Chapters 3 and 4 of the ten chapters in this book are new, the remainder comprising already-published articles or book chaptcrs (with at most minor changes) dealing with Jean Bodin, Thomas Joplin, Walter Bagehot and nineteenth-century British monetary and banking controversies.
Walter Bagehot once famously said, "Money will not manage itself.
They divide their entries into three groups: ideas, organisations, and thinkers and include: the Anti-Corn Law League, Max Weber, Liberation Society, Mary Wollstonecraft, the Rowntree Trust, Henry David Thoreau, Walter Bagehot, Free Trade, New Liberalism, Karl Popper and Whiggism and numerous others.
In response, the Bank adopted the "responsibility doctrine," proposed by the economic writer Walter Bagehot, which required the Bank to subsume its private interest to the public interest of the banking system as a whole.
Former chairman Bill Tomlins has been charged with 15 rule breaches, former finance director Derek Peter with nine, and current directors John Mitchell and Richard Bagehot with failing to report the breaches when they became aware of them, the FA said in statement.
In his book The English Constitution, written in 1867, Walter Bagehot gave a description of the powers of the monarch which are accepted to this day.