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" ... that narrow construction which, in support of some theory not to be found in the Constitution, would deny to the government those powers which the words of the grant, as usually understood, import, and which are' consistent with the general views... "
An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of ... - Page 413
by George Washington Frost Mellen - 1841 - 440 pages
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The opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of ...

United States. Supreme Court, Thomas Gibbons, Aaron Ogden, John Marshall, Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) - Exclusive and concurrent legislative powers - 1824 - 28 pages
...import, and which are consistent with the general views and objects of the instrument ; for that narrow construction which would cripple the government, and...fairly understood, render it competent, then we cannot preceive the propriety of this strict construction, nor adopt it as the rule by which the constitution...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 9; Volume 22

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1824
...import, and which are consistent with the general views and objects of the instrument; for that narrow construction, which would cripple the government, and render it unequal to the object for which it is declared to be instituted, and to which the powers given, as fairly understood,...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 27

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1855
...impart ; and which are consistent with the general views and objects of the instrument ; for that narrow construction which would cripple the Government, and...construction, nor adopt it as the rule by which the Constitutution is to be expounded. Powerful and ingenious minds, taking as postulates, that the power...
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Sketches of the lives and judicial services of the chief-justices of the ...

George Van Santvoord - Judges - 1854 - 533 pages
...import, and which are consistent with the general views and objects of the instrument ; for that narrow construction which would cripple the Government, and...rule by which the Constitution is to be expounded." And again, at the close of the opinion, " Powerful and ingenious minds, taking, as postulates, that...
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An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States: Especially ...

John Norton Pomeroy - Constitutional law - 1868 - 549 pages
...instrument — for that narrow construction which would cripple the government, and render it unequal for the objects for which it is declared to be instituted,...rule by which the Constitution is to be expounded.'' 268. Nor must it be supposed that these liberal and high national views which prevailed in the Supreme...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 27

New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Samuel Hand, Edward Jordan Dimock, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero - Law reports, digests, etc - 1868
...themselves and their posterity the blessings of liberty, if we give to it such a construction as will cripple the government, and render it unequal to the objects for which it was instituted. We must also bear in mind that no interpretation of the words, in which those powers...
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THE LIVES AND TIMES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF THE Supreme Court of the United ...

HENRY FLANDERS - 1874
...import, and which are consistent with the general views and objects of the instrument; for that narrow construction which would cripple the Government.,...it as the rule by which the Constitution is to be expounded.5 And again : — ' Powerful and ingenious minds taking, as postulates, that the powers expressly...
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The Federal Reporter

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...construction which would cripple the government, and render It unequal for the objects for which it was declared to be instituted, and to which the powers...rule by which the Constitution Is to be expounded.' In Martin v. Hunter, 1 Wheat. 304, 4 L. Ed. 07, Mr. Justice Story said: 'This instrument [the Constitution],...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 243-244

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...construction which would cripple the government, and render it unequal for the objects for which it was declared to be instituted, and to which the powers...rule by which the Constitution is to be expounded.' In Martin v. Hunter, 1 Wheat. .104, 4 L. Ed. 97, Mr. Justice Story said: 'This instrument [the Constitution],...
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Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Bar Association of Tennessee

Tennessee Bar Association - Bar associations - 1913
...impart, and which are consistent with the general views an objects of the instrument; for that narrow construction which would cripple the government, and...unequal to the objects for which it is declared to be submitted, and to which the powers given, as fairly understood, render it competent; then we cannot...
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