The growth of the unwritten constitution has much in common with the earlier growth of the unwritten Common Law.
Mazamboni, though undoubtedly paramount chief of Undussuma, seems to be governed by an unwritten constitution.
But the change is due, far less to changes in the written Law than to changes in the unwritten constitution.
The unwritten constitution lays the agents and advisers of the Crown under a responsibility of quite another kind.
There is an unwritten constitution, a spirit that governs, like Maeterlinck's "spirit of the hive."
By this they meant that there was an unwritten constitution, of which they were the guardians and which limited the king's power.
And conduct sinning against the broad lines of the unwritten constitution is looked on as hardly less unlikely.
It was at once the weakness and the strength of his position that his rule was based on an unwritten constitution.
The written Law and the unwritten constitution alike exempt the Sovereign from all ordinary personal responsibility.
That is the biggest revolution in this unwritten constitution of ours that I can suggest.