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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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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873 - 780 pages
...anarchy or to despotism. UIIAnimity is impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, M wholly inadmissible; so that, rejecting the majority...the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions ire to be decided by the Supreme Court, nor do I deny that such decision must be binding,...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 698 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 ilo I deny that such decisions must be binding,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 680 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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The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Ready Reference Manual of ...

Erastus Otis Haven - United States - 1882 - 582 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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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 266 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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History of the Republican Party: Embracing Its Origin, Growth and Mission ...

Frank Abial Flower - Republican Party - 1884 - 662 pages
...Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible; and the rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement,...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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Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political ..., Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1884 - 430 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...rule of a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholy inadmissible ; so that, rejecting the majority principle, anarchy or despotism, in some form,...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888 - 600 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions aud sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...anarchy or despotism, in some form, is all that is left Physicallv speaking, we cannot separate. We cannot remove our respective sections from each other,...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888 - 600 pages
...sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly-to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ;...anarchy or despotism, in some form, is all that is left .... Physically speaking, we cannot separate. We cannot remove our respective sections from each other,...
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The Ideals of the Republic, Or, Great Words from Great Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1889 - 242 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...anarchy or despotism, in some form, is all that is left. . . . Physically speaking, we cannot separate. We cannot remove our respective sections from each other,...
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