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" A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks and limitations, and always changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy... "
The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ... - Page 167
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 808 pages
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1861
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court; nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding,...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 296 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding,...
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Das Staatsarchiv, Volume 1

History, Modern - 1861
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments , is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left, ^f I do not forget the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by...
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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur Geschichte der ...

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments , is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholl)' inadmissible ; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy Or despotism in some form...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...is the only trne sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarcby or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible. The rule...inadmissible ; so that rejecting the majority principle, anarcby or despotism in some form is all that is left. " I do not forget the position assumed by some...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - United States - 1862
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a majority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible....the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that sach .decision must be binding,...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...forget the position assumed by some that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must bo binding...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to depotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a minority,...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Electronic book - 1864 - 510 pages
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a majority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible....forget the position assumed by some that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must be binding...
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