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" This is one of those truths which, to a correct and unprejudiced mind, carries its own evidence along with it; and may be obscured, but cannot be made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms as simple as they are universal — the means... "
Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times - Page 197
by George Robertson - 1855 - 404 pages
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802 - 335 pages
...made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms, as simple as they are universal—the means ought to be proportioned to the end; the persons...attained. Whether there ought to be a federal government intrusted with the care of the common defence, is a question, in the first instance, open to discussion...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 2

Europe - 1811
...they are universal— the meant should be proportioned to the end — the persons from whose ageney the attainment of any end is expected, ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained. The moment it is decided in the affirmative that there ought to be a federal government, intrusted...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...be made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms, as simple as they are universal — the means ought to be proportioned, to the end; the...attained. Whether there ought to be a federal government intrusted with the care of the common defence, is a question, in the first instance, open to discussion;...
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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
...argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms, as simple as they are universal... .the means ought to he proportioned to the end; the persons from whose agency...attained. Whether there ought to be a federal government intrusted with the care of the common defence, is a question, in the first instance, open to discussion...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 20th Congress, 1st session, pt. 1. Dec. 3 ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1825
...Federalist, No. 23, has this paragraph: " The means ouglu to be proportioned to the end. The person (rom whose agency the attainment of any end is expected,...possess the means by which it is to be attained." Again, Mr. Hamilton says : " The powers are not too extensive for the objects of Federal Administration...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

Constitutional law - 1842 - 484 pages
...be made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms, as simple as they are universal — the means ought to be proportioned to the end ; the...defence, is a question, in the first instance, open for discussion ; but the moment it is decided in the affirmative, it will follow, that that government...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution: Written in 1788

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1852 - 496 pages
...be made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms as simple as they are universal — the means ought to be proportioned to the end; the...defence, is a question in the first instance, open for discussion ; but the moment it is decided in the affirmative, it will follow, that that government...
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The Federalist on the Constitution

1857
...be made plainer by argument or reasoning. It rests upon axioms as simple as they are universal — the means ought to be proportioned to the end ; the...defence, is a question in the first instance, open for discussion ; but the moment it is decided in the affirmative, it will follbw, that that government...
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The War Powers of the President and the Legislative Powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - 1862
...FORCES." This statement, Hamilton says, — " Rests upon two axioms, simple as they are universal: the means ought to be proportioned to the end ; the persons from whose agency the attainment of the end is expected, ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained." f The doctrine of the...
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The War Powers of the President: And the Legislative Powers of Congress in ...

William Whiting - Executive power - 1862 - 143 pages
...FORCES." This statement, Hamilton says, — " Rests upon two axioms, simple as they are universal : the means ought to be proportioned to the end ; the persons from whose agency the attainment of the end is expected, ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained." f The doctrine of the...
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