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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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Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 270 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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 274 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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Complete Works, Volume 6

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894 - 448 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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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894 - 854 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. H; I do not forget the position, assumed by some, that constitutional questions are to be decided by...
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Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains: 1540-42

George Parker Winship - Cibola, Seven Cities of - 1894 - 182 pages
...the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects ii. does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a...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: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894 - 782 pages
...rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or to despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule 01 a minority, as a permanent arrangement, is wholly...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 Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 184 pages
...the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or despotism. Unanimity is impossible ; the rule of a...anarchy or despotism in some form, is all that is left." LETTER TO HON. REVERDY JOHNSON, THEN AT NEW ORLEANS, JULY 26, 1862. " The people of Louisiana — all...
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Patriotic Citizenship

Thomas Jefferson Morgan - Citizenship - 1895 - 376 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. — Abraham Lincoln. The faith of our people in the stability and permanence of their institutions...
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Abraham Lincoln's Stories and Speeches: Including "Early Life Stories ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1896 - 502 pages
...the only true sovereign of a free people. Whoever rejects it, does, of necessity, fly to anarchy or despotism. Unanimity is impossible; the rule of a...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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VII. Civil war and reconstruction. VIII. Free trade and protection. IX ...

Alexander Johnston, James Albert Woodburn - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1897 - 504 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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