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" There is no position which depends on clearer principles than that every act of a delegated authority, contrary to the tenor of the commission under which it is exercised, is void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution can be valid.... "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 32
by Georgia. Supreme Court - 1850
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A collection of cases decided by the General Court of Virginia, chiefly ...

Virginia. General Court, William Brockenbrough, Hugh Holmes - Law - 1815 - 336 pages
...constitution, can be valid. To deny this " would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than the " principal; that the servant is above his master; that...the people are superior to the people " themselves. " If it be said that the legislative body are themselves " the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorise, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, by Mr ...

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1818 - 671 pages
...void, No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only wlnrf their powers do not authorize, but what they forbids If it be said Unit...
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The Federalist on the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - United States - 1831 - 542 pages
...this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his * Spirit of Lawi, TOl. I, p•g* 181. principal ; that the servant is above his master ; that the representatives of the people are superiour to the people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their...
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Paley's Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1835 - 298 pages
...the true intent and meaning of the constitution, is absolutely null and void.* To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. The proper and peculiar...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1837 - 500 pages
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal...people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that...
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An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of ...

George Washington Frost Mellen - Constitutional history - 1841 - 440 pages
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be v;.Iid. To deny this would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal,...people are superior to the people themselves, that mere actions, by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1843 - 419 pages
...authority from the people, can be valid. To deny this would be to affirm that the deputy is superior to his principal ; that the servant is above his master ; that the representatives of the people are greater than the people themselves ; and that persons acting in virtue of a delegated authority not...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

Child rearing - 1845
...authority from the people, can be valid. To deny this would be to affirm that the deputy is superior to his principal ; that the servant is above his master ; that the representatives of the people are greater than the people themselves ; and that persons acting in virtue of a delegated authority not...
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Journal of the Senate of the ... General Assembly of the State of Ohio ...

Ohio. General Assembly. Senate - Ohio - 1849
...void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm that the deputy is greater than his principal...the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. "Where the will of...
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