Democratic Royalism: The Transformation of the British by William M. Kuhn (auth.)

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Yet, he still possessed some admiration for the Roman Catholic Church. Bagehot's friend, Richard Holt Hutton, wrote that What attracted Bagehot in the Church of Rome was the historical prestige and social authority which she had accumulated in believing and uncritical ages for use in the unbelieving and critical age in which we live - while what he condemned and dreaded in her was her tendency to use her power over the multitude for purposes of a low ambition. 56 Shortly after Bagehot's death Hutton wrote a memoir in which he noted that Bagehot possessed a 'double vein'.

J He paid close attention to the arrangements of religious services. Great acts of national religion struck a special chord in his psyche. In fact the ceremony may well have spurred Gladstone to write his first book, a book which in old age he placed on the list of his political mistakes. In The State in its Relations with the Church, which he began to write in the month following the coronation of Queen Victoria, he made an old-fashioned argument that the state should be involved in the spiritual cultivation of its citizens.

44 In both these passages Bagehot shows a latent liking for dignified spectacle at odds with the strong first impression given by his work that such spectacle was suited only for the uneducated. It may be well to remember that one of the uses of the monarchy in its dignified capacity was that it prevented competition for the leadership of society, that it mitigated natural reverence for wealth by occupying a position money could not buy. Bagehot thought the same was true of the aristocracy. Reverence for rarik mitigated the idolization of wealth.

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