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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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Mr. Buchanan's Administration on the Eve of the Rebellion

United States - 1866 - 296 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 controlled by the others.' " Should the proceedings of the Covode Committee become a precedent, both...
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THE DEBATES AND PROCEDDINGS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION

1867
...that they are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the government we fought tor, but one which should not only be founded on free principles,...among several bodies Of magistracy, as that no one should transcend their legal limits, without beihg effectually checked and restrained by the others....
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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States : a ...

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1869 - 659 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 powers o government should be so divided and balanced among several bodies of magistracy ? as thajjio-<niB~c7ytrid...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). - 1871 - 652 pages
...us thatthey are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but h cause, and, if of a criminal nature, in the infliction of punishment on the party found tbat no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1871 - 652 pages
...chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but one which phoulu not only be founded on free principles, but in which the powers of government should he so divided and balanced among several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Weekly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 8

Law - 1874
...that they aro 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 its foundation on this...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 8

Law - 1874
...not the government we fought for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but iu which the powers of government should be so divided...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 POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE PERIOD OF ...

EDWARD McPHERSON - 1875
...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...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 Political History of the United States of America During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1880 - 652 pages
...us thatthey are chosen by ourselves. An elective despotism was not tho 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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Life of James Buchanan: Fifteenth President of the United States, Volume 2

George Ticknor Curtis - Buchanan, James - 1883
...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 controlled by the others " "Should the proceedings of the Covode committee become a precedent, both...
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