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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... "
History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ... - Page 117
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1864 - 496 pages
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarcby or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible. The rule of a minority, as...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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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur Geschichte der ...

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; the 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 Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States, Volume 2

John Codman Hurd - Conflict of laws - 1862
...decisions (ante, p. 245, n.). President Lincoln, in his Inaugural, March 4, 1861, has said : — " I do not forget the position assumed by some, that...deny that such decisions must be binding in any case opon the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also entitled to very high...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...say. Must Congress protect shivery in the Territories? The Constitution does not expressly say. Prom questions of this class spring all our constitutional...majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form ia all that is left. I do not forget the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as...Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must bo binding in any case upon the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also...
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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
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a> minority,...decided by the Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that sach .decision must be binding, in any case, upon the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit,...
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“The” American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a minority,...Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decisions must bo binding in any case upon the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also...
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The Lincoln Memorial: A Record of the Life, Assassination, and Obsequies of ...

John Gilmary Shea - Electronic book - 1865 - 288 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....decisions must be binding in any case upon the parties tc a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also entitled to very high respect and consideration...
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THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL:

JOHN GILMARY SHEA LL.D., - 1865
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a majority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible....decisions must be binding in any case upon the parties tc a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they are also entitled to very high respect and consideration...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as...Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that such decisions mast be binding, in any case, upon the parties to a suit, as to the object of that suit, while they...
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