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" An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among several bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend... "
Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times - Page 131
by George Robertson - 1855 - 404 pages
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...we fought for ; but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but in which the power of Government should be so divided and balanced, among...bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend the legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others. For these reasons...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1830 - 919 pages
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the Government we fought for ; but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but in which the power of Government should be so divided and balanced, among several bodies of magistracy, as that...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1832 - 280 pages
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the government we fought \\ for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles,...legal limits, without being effectually checked and re123 strained by the others. For this reason that convention, which passed the ordinance of government,...
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The Life and Political Opinions of Martin Van Buren

William M. Holland - Presidents - 1835 - 364 pages
...that they are chosen by ourselves. 14* An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles,...effectually checked and restrained by the others. For this reason, that Convention which passed the ordinance of government, laid its foundation on this...
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The Life and Political Opinions of Martin Van Buren

William M. Holland - Presidents - 1835 - 364 pages
...chosen by ourselves. 14* An elective despotism was not the government we fought for ; but one wnich should not only be founded on free principles, but...effectually checked and restrained by the others. For this reason, that Convention which passed the ordinance of government, laid its foundation on this...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1837
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the Government we fought for, but one which should not only be founded on free principles,...effectually checked and restrained by the others. For this reason, that Convention which passed the ordinance of Government, laid the foundation, on...
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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
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism " was not the government we fought for ; but one which should " not only be founded on free principles, but in which tlie-powers "of government should be so divided and balanced among " several bodies of magistracy,...
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The Bubbles of Canada

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - Canada - 1839 - 262 pages
...their eyes on the republic of Venice. An elective despotism is not the government we fought for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles,...effectually checked and restrained by the others." Another author says, "Another and most important advantage arising from this ingredient is, the great...
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The Clockmaker: Or, The Sayings and Doings of Sam Slick, of Slickville ; to ...

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - Canada - 1839 - 421 pages
...of Venice. An elective despotism is not the government we fought for; but one which should not oniy be founded on free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced amon^ several bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

Constitutional law - 1842 - 484 pages
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective u despotism was not the government we fought for ; but one which '< should not only be founded on free principles,...without being effectually checked and restrained by fl the others, For this reason, that convention which passed the *' ordinance of government, laid its...
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