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" Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible ; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left. "
The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with Biographical ... - Page 114
by Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - 1862
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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur ..., Volume 1

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861
...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 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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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...does, of necessity, fly to anarcby or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible. The rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly 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 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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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible....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
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a> minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible...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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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to depotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible...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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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to depotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible;...rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism hi some form is all that is left. I do not forget the position assumed by some, that constitutional...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1865 - 216 pages
...slavery in the Territories ? The Constitution does not expressly say. From questions of this nature spring all our constitutional controversies, and we...majority principle, anarchy or despotism, in some ibrm, is all that is left. " I do not forget the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...it ? All who cherish disunion sentiments are now being educated to the exact temper of doing 4»his. Is there such perfect identity of interests among...are to b,e decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny-that such decisions must be binding in any case upon the parties to a suit, as to the object of...
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The Lincoln Memorial: A Record of the Life, Assassination, and Obsequies of ...

John Gilmary Shea - Electronic book - 1865 - 288 pages
...is the essence of anarchy. " A majority, held in restraint by constitutional check and limitations, and always changing easily with deliberate changes...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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