form of government

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That is all very true," said the Republican Form of Government, putting on its hobnail shoes; "but consider how I thrill you every Fourth of July.
A common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual.
Nor can the example of the gypsies, though possibly they may have long been happy under this form of government, be here urged; since we must remember the very material respect in which they differ from all other people, and to which perhaps this their happiness is entirely owing, namely, that they have no false honours among them, and that they look on shame as the most grievous punishment in the world.
With this entire want of principle in many of the leading men, with the country full of ill-paid turbulent officers, the people yet hope that a democratic form of government can succeed!
You will, I trust, excuse me, monsieur, for not calling you by your title when I first addressed you," he said, "but you are aware that we are living under a popular form of government, and that I am myself a representative of the liberties of the people.
People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live under.
The form of government is the shape of a tool--an instrument.
It has been said that a benevolent despotism is the best possible form of government.
The focus of that debate is whether Worcester should keep the council-manager form of government it has operated under for more than 64 years, or switch to one where an elected mayor would serve as the city's chief executive.
He said people should rise against the present draconian system and replace it with the presidential form of Government.
Constitutional law experts, former Supreme Court justices Wajihuddin Ahmed and Saeeduz Zaman Siddiqui, along with former interim law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi agree with the view that the country has once again firmly turned towards a parliamentary form of government, reports The Express Tribune.
Through these case studies it is expected that scholars, students, and practitioners will see similarities in the arguments for and against changing the form of government and gain a greater appreciation for the experiences, histories, and personalities that affect each community's government.