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" It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those intrusted with its administration to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of... "
Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing Anecdotes, Illustrative of ... - Page 177
by Horatio Hastings Weld - 1846 - 214 pages
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State Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials : with 1990-91 Supplement

Constitutional law - 1990 - 518 pages
...Commission, 238 Ind. 120, 149 NE2d 273, 294 (1958). In his farewell address George Washington observed, The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the...and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of the love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...its administration, to confine themselves within their respective Constitutional Spheres; avoiding in the exercise of the Powers of one department to encroach upon another. President GEORGE WASHINGTON, farewell address, September 19, 1796.— The Writings of George Washington,...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to...and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates...
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...its administration, to confine themselves within their respective Constitutional spheres; avoiding in the exercise of the Powers of one department to...and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates...
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On Faith and Free Government

Daniel C. Palm - Political Science - 1997 - 201 pages
...with its administration to confine themselves within their respective Constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the Powers of one department to...and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates...
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Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States

George Washington - 1998 - 32 pages
...with its administration to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of [18] encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one and thus to create,...
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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - Political Science - 2001 - 337 pages
...party's now traditional opposition to "centralization and to that dangerous spirit of encroachment which tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever be the form of government, a real despotism." 19 Nineteenth-century Democrats exhibited a quasi-religious...
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The Separation of Governmental Powers in History, in Theory, and in the ...

William Bondy - Law - 1896 - 185 pages
...farewell address Washington says: "The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all departments in one, and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism." James Madison forcibly says: " The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...
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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It, how to Deliver it

Richard Dowis - Business & Economics - 2000 - 272 pages
...its administration to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding, in the exercise of the powers of one department to...and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. . . . Of all those dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, religion...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avasding, in the exereise of the powers of one department, to encroach upon...and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominate...
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