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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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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 74

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...stated in the language of Alexander Hamilton: It "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 Argument for the contractor. to possess the means by which it is attained."...
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WAR POWERS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

WILLIAM WHITING - 1871
...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 Life and Public Services of James G. Blaine: With Incidents, Anecdotes ...

Russell H. Conwell - Booksellers and bookselling - 1884 - 504 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...to possess the means by which it is to be attained. . . . And unless it can be shown, that the circumstances which may affect the public safety, are reducible...
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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 9

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1886
...cannot 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 for discussion...
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Political Discussions, Legislative, Diplomatic, and Popular, 1856-1886

James Gillespie Blaine - Etats-Unis - 1887 - 525 pages
...be made plainer by argument or i-easoning. It rests upon axioms as simple as they are universal — the means ought to be proportioned to the end: the...to possess the means by which it is to be attained. ..." And unless it can be shown that the circumstances which may affect the public safety are reducible...
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Political Discussions, Legislative, Diplomatic, and Popular, 1856-1886

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1887 - 525 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...to possess the means by which it is to be attained. ..." And unless it can be shown that the circumstances which may affect the public safety are reducible...
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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being ...

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1888 - 586 pages
...cannot 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 for discussion...
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Assassination of Lincoln: A History of the Great Conspiracy; Trial of the ...

Thomas Mealey Harris - Electronic books - 1892 - 419 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...possess the means by which it is to be attained." — Federalist. No. 23. In the same great contest for the adoption of the Constitution, Madison, sometimes...
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Military Government and Martial Law

William Edward Birkhimer - Electronic books - 1892 - 521 pages
...ought to be proportionate to the ends ; second, the persons from whose agency the attainment of the end is expected ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained. Chief Justice Marshall, speaking for the Supreme Court, has said : "The Government, then, of the United...
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Life and Public Services of Hon. James G. Blaine, the Illustrious American ...

James Penny Boyd - Bookbinding - 1893 - 686 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...to possess the means by which it is to be attained. "... And unless it can be shown, that the circumstances 'which may affect the public safety, are reducible...
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