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" If, in the opinion of the people, the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be, in any particular, wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. But let there be no change by usurpation; for,... "
Washington's Political Legacies: To which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing ... - Page 83
by George Washington - 1800 - 208 pages
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Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1999 - 392 pages
...of the people, the distribution or modification of constitutional powers be wrong in any particular, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which...partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield." The advocates of this bill would have us believe that although in time of peace the...
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War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power

Jeffery A. Smith - History - 1999 - 336 pages
...also cautioned against any "usurpation" of the Constitution, saying that "the precedent must always overbalance in permanent evil any partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield." Accordingly, Washington did not take any steps to suppress opinion and would later...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...distribution or modification of the constitutional powers, he, in any particular, wrong, let it he corrected by an amendment in the way which the constitution designates. But let there he no change by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may he the instrument of good, it is...
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We the People, Volume 2: Transformations

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2000 - 528 pages
...Farewell Address: If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield. 21 Like many valedictories, this one contrasts sharply with the speaker's deeds when...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...institute them. If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield. Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and...
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Foreign Government Ownership of American Telecommunications ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection - Electronic books - 2000 - 217 pages
...particular wrong, let it be changed in the way the Constitution designates, for while the usurpation in the one instance may be the instrument of good, it is...customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed." Having touched upon the law, I will now turn to the policy that justifies prohibiting state ownership...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...institute them. If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield. Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...institute them. If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...partial or transient benefit which the use can at any time yield. Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and...
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Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Robert J. Bresler - Law - 2004 - 265 pages
...institute them. If, in the opinion of the people, the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...partial or transient benefit, which the use can at any time yield. 27. Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, Religion...
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Tyranny Through Public Education

William F. Jr Cox - Education - 2004 - 556 pages
...February 6, 1792) If in the opinion of the people the distribution or modification of the Constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected...But let there be no change by usurpation; for though in this one instance may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments...
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