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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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Food Production, Conservation, and Distribution: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture - Food prices - 1917 - 538 pages
...not 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 defense, is a question in the first instance, open for discussion;...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 8

John Davison Lawson - Crime - 1917
...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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United States Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1917
...not 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...expected, ought to possess the means by which it is to oe attained. Whether there ought to be a Federal Government intrusted with the care of the common defense...
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The Bar: West Virginia, Volume 24

Law - 1917
...In Letter 23 he sets out two axioms. First, "the means ought to be proport'oned to the end;" second, "the persons from whose agency the attainment of any...possess the means by which it is to be attained." If peace between the states is the end to be attained and the decision of controversies between the...
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Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts, Volume 1

William Maxwell Evarts - Statesmen - 1919
...as they are universal. The means ought to be proportioned to the end; the persons from whose agency any end is expected ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained." I have had occasion, if the Court please, to present no more fundamental, no more general propositions...
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Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts, Volume 1

William Maxwell Evarts - Forensic oratory - 1919
...cannot be made plainer, by argument or reason. It rests upon axioms as simple as they are universal. The means ought to be proportioned to the end; the persons from whose agency any end is expected ought to possess the means by which it is to be attained." I have had occasion,...
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Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson: Representative Selections

Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1934 - 422 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...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

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - History - 1982 - 672 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...it is to be attained. Whether there ought to be a Fcederal Government intrusted with the care of the common defence, is a question in the first instance...
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The Papers of Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, Harold C. Syrett - History - 1962 - 745 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...it is to be attained. Whether there ought to be a Fœderal Government intrusted with the care of the common defence, is a question in the first instance...
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Hearings Relating to Various Bills to Repeal the Emergency Detention Act of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Internal Security - Detention of persons - 1970 - 955 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. We conclude that there is no question about the basic right of the United States to defend itself from...
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