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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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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1866 - 222 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...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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Key-notes of American Liberty: Comprising the Most Important Speeches ...

Slavery - 1866 - 288 pages
...of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; and 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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KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTY;

1866 - 278 pages
...of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; and 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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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 264 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...as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible. . . . One section of our country believes that slavery is right, and ought to be extended ; while the...
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The National Handbook of Facts and Figures: Historical, Statistical ...

United States - 1868 - 422 pages
...of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; and 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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon - 1872 - 604 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 National Political Manual

Erastus Buck Treat - 1872 - 404 pages
...of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; and 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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The National Political Manual: Comprising Facts and Figures, Historical ...

Erastus Buck Treat - United States - 1872 - 386 pages
...of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; and 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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as ..., Volume 2

Ward Hill Lamon - 1872 - 630 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...as a permanent arrangement, is wholly inadmissible ; BO that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all that is left....
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873 - 786 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 decision must be binding,...
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