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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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Great Words from Great Americans: The Declaration of Independence, the ...

Paul Leicester Ford - United States - 1889 - 214 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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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 3

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 536 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. 25 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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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Electronic books - 1890 - 454 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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American Patriotic Selections: Famous State Papers of Washington, Jefferson ...

Frederick W. Osborn - Recitations - 1890 - 68 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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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 3

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 540 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true- sovereign of a free people.25 Whoever rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...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 National Magazine: A Monthly Journal of American History, Volume 13

United States - 1891 - 928 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinion and •sentiment, 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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Reference History of the United States: For High Schools and Academies

Hannah Amelia (Noyes) Davidson, Mrs. Hannah Amelia Noyes Davidson - United States - 1891 - 232 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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Lincoln, His Life and Time: Being the Life and Public Services of ..., Volume 1

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1891 - 424 pages
...a free people. Whoever reject! it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity ia impossible; the rule of a minority, as a permanent...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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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1891 - 858 pages
...is 'the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it docs, of necessity, fly to nnnrcliy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule...principle, anarchy or despotism in some form is all I h.it is left. " I do not forget the position assumed by some, that constitutional questions arc to...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Liberator: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Wallace French - Presidents - 1891 - 416 pages
...deliberate changes of popular opinion and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy...arrangement, is wholly inadmissible ; so that rejecting the minority principle, anarchy or despotism in some form, is all that is left. . . . One section of our...
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