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Bagehot

[baj-uh t] /ˈbædʒ ət/
noun
1.
Walter, 1826–77, English economist, political journalist, and critic.
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  • I'd had a bent for it ever since the Bagehot 'Lombard Street' days.

    This Freedom A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • And this is the fundamental flaw in the argument of Bagehot in Physics and Politics.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • Bagehot's views upon the utility of the monarchy have become classic.

  • And if Burke has been his study, Bagehot has been his schoolmaster.

  • Bagehot says truly that, to have experiences, one must have the experiencing nature.

    Platform Monologues T. G. Tucker
  • The W. window has modern stained glass in memory of Bagehot, the historian, who was born here.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • To transpose Bagehot's profound little saying,—Each man dines in a room apart, but we all go down to dinner together.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • A learned man, says Bagehot, may study butterflies till he forgets that they are beautiful.

    Platform Monologues T. G. Tucker
  • Bagehot, in considering more particularly the progress of political institutions, put the problem in much the same way.

    The Group Mind William McDougall
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Bagehot

/ˈbædʒət/
noun
1.
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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