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" At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ... - Page 109
by Edward McPherson - 1865 - 653 pages
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Notes on the Constitutional History of the United States

Kenneth McIntosh - Constitutional history - 1877 - 197 pages
...the dominant party toward the Supreme Court. "The candid citizen must confess," said Mr. Lincoln, " that if the policy of the government upon vital questions,...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court tlie instanTthey are made in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions, the people will...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 pages
...that it may be overruled, and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice. At the same time,...questions affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably .ixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parties...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1882 - 655 pages
...it may be overruled, and never become a precedent tor o.her cases, can better be borne than co'ild the evils of a different practice. At the same time...people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having li that extent practically resigned their government into the hands ofthat eminent tribunal. Nor is...
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The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Ready Reference Manual of ...

Erastus Otis Haven - United States - 1882 - 560 pages
...that it may be overruled and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice. At the same time...confess that if the policy of the government upon the vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme...
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Notes on History: The constitutional history of the United States, Volume 9

Frank Gaylord Cook - 1882
...Address Pres. Lincoln l861 said : "The candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Gov't upon vital questions, affecting the whole people,...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant thev are made in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions, the people will have ceased...
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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 - 195 pages
...that it may be overruled, and never become a precedent for other cases, can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice. At the same time...affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decision of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parties in...
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Mormonism Exposed: The Constitution and the Territories. A Lawyer's View

Richard Whitehead Young - Law - 1885 - 113 pages
...an inferior station. Their candidate, Abraham Lincoln, in his inaugural address, said: At the game time, the candid citizen must confess that if the...people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal. It will...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 19

United States - 1888
...to fulfill, of dispensing justice impartially between adverse litigants." Later wisdom decided — " That if the policy of the government upon vital questions...irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, instantly they are made, in ordinary litigation, between parties in personal actions ; the People will...
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The National Magazine: A Monthly Journal of ..., Volume 13; Volume 15; Volume 19

United States - 1894
...that it may be overruled and never become a precedent for other cases—can better be borne than could the evils of a different practice. "At the same time,...confess that if the policy of the Government upon the vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme...
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The Constitutional History and Government of the United States

Judson Stuart Landon - Constitutional history - 1889 - 389 pages
...decisions of the SuMR. MADISON'S OPINION. 235 preme Court the moment they are made, as in ordinary cases between parties in personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own masters, having to that extent resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal."...
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