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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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Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the ...

David Brainerd Williamson - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 208 pages
...does, of necessity, fly to nnarcby 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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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 514 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,...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: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - History - 1864 - 492 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,...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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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1885 - 316 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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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 1

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1865 - 642 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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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1865 - 670 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 be binding...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 866 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, IH 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 Loyal People of the North-west: A Record of Prominent Persons ..., Volume 1

Stella S. Coatsworth - Chicago (Ill.) - 1865 - 636 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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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 676 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. on, of tbe Confederate States Navy, no person being...Yours, moot respectfully, ALEX. H. STEPHENS. To 8. constjtutiona'l questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that such decision...
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The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - Biography - 1865 - 206 pages
...popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, docs, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by the Supreme Court ; nor do I deny that such decision must be binding,...
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