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MEMBER AND CONSTITUENTS

of a green bench in the house, with a bundle of notes on his lap, waiting to catch the Speaker's eye, and to deliver a speech the points of which are being anticipated from other lips, and which may never be delivered at all. But there are times of interest and excitement, when history is being made, and when he feels that he is an active participant in its making. Members who are in the house often doubt whether a career which for many seems to mean wasted energies, fruitless endeavours and baffled hopes is worth the sacrifice involved; but members who have left the house usually look wistfully and regretfully back.
Sir George 1'revelyan, in his life of Macaulay, has depicted the less attractive side of parliamentary life as it presented itself in 1853:
" The tedious and exhausting routine of a political existence; waiting whole evenings for the vote, and then walking half-a-mile at a foot's pace round and round the crowded lobbies; dining amidst clamour and confusion, with a division of twenty minutes long between two of the mouthfuls; trudging home at three in the morning through the slush of a February thaw; and sitting behind ministers in the centre of a closely packed bench during the hottest weeks of a London summer."
According to a contemporary observer, this description of parliamentary life in 1853 might be applied with literal accuracy to the parliamentary life of forty years later. Writing

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