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Definitions of WALTER BAGEHOT
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An English writer on political economy and government; born in Langport, Somersetshire, Feb. 3, 1826; died there, March 24, 1877. After graduating from University College, London, he studied law and was admitted to the bar; but never entered practice, being drawn rather to the study of economics and political science. His principal works are: "The English Constitution" (1867); "Physics and Politics", in which the life and growth of nations are studied in the light of Darwin's theory (1863); and "Lombard Street: a Description of the Money Market". His complete works, edited by Forrest Morgan, were published at Hartford, Conn., 1889.
By Charles Dudley Warner