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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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 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,...people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal. Nor is...
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Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains: 1540-42

George Parker Winship - Southwest, New - 1894 - 15 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,...people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal. Nor is...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - 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,...Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary lititratmn between parties in personal actions, the people will have eeaaed to be their own rulers,...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 237 pages
...evils of aj different practice. At the same time, the _ca.ndid citizenj must confess that if the pol1cy of the government, upon vital questions affecting...people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically Designed their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal. Nor is...
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Complete Works, Volume 6

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 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, the candid citizen must confess that if the ploficy of the government, upon vital questions affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 23

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...consideration in all parallel cases by all other departments of the government. . . . At the same time, ... if the policy of the government upon vital questions...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government...
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The First Battle: A Story of the Campaign of 1896

William Jennings Bryan - Presidents - 1896 - 629 pages
...policy of the Government on vital questions affecting the whole people is to be Irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are...in ordinary litigation between parties in personal action the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned...
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Constitutional Self-Government

Christopher L. EISGRUBER, Christopher L.. Eisgruber, Provost Christopher L Eisgruber - Law - 2001 - 260 pages
...Sandford decision and promised to defy it. Second, in his First Inaugural Address, Lincoln declared, "if the policy of the government upon vital questions...fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - History - 2001 - 358 pages
...From his first inaugural address: "The candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the whole government upon vital questions, affecting the whole...decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made ... the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned...
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Constitutional Politics: Essays on Constitution Making, Maintenance, and Change

Sotirios A. Barber, Robert P. George - Law - 2001 - 337 pages
...these presidents believed and acted on the sentiment best expressed by Lincoln, that "if the policy of government, upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by the decisions of the Supreme Court . . . the people will have ceased to be their own rulers."34 Lincoln...
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