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" The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. "
Scrap Book on Law and Politics, Men and Times - Page 132
by George Robertson - 1855 - 404 pages
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The Federalist: a Collection of Essays Written in Favor of the New ..., Volume 1

United States - 1864 - 615 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, Legislative, Executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Fcederal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States : a ...

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1864 - 659 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the federal constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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The Fœderalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favor of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1864 - 615 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, Legislative, Executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Fcederal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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Federalist: a Collection of Essays, Written in Favor of the New Constitution ...

1865 - 615 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, Legislative, Executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Foederal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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Inquiry into the origin and course of Political Parties

Martin Van Buren - 1867
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Federal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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Inquiry Into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States

Martin Van Buren - Political parties - 1867 - 436 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Federal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable with this accumulation of power, or with...
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The Constitutional Convention: Its History, Powers, and Modes of Proceeding

John Alexander Jameson - Constitutional conventions - 1867 - 561 pages
...history, all of whom had united in the sentiment forcibly expressed by the authors of the " Federalist," " that the accumulation of all powers, legislative,...whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may be justly pronounced the very definition of tyranny;" that, clothed with such powers, the Convention...
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The Democratic Speaker's Hand-book ...

Campaign literature - 1868 - 395 pages
...modern, some of them in our country, and under our own eyes. — [Farewell Address, James Madison said : The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one or few, or many, may be called the definition of tyranny. — [Federalist. John Adams said : A total...
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The Nation: The Foundations of Civil Order and Political Life in the United ...

Elisha Mulford - Political science - 1870 - 418 pages
...vol. ii. sec. 2, p. 203. •' The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judicial, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.'' — President Madison, The Ftdcrnlist, No. xlvii. political organism ; but it is a merely formal conception,...
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THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR

Elder James A. Little - 1872
...they be technically separated. It has Ы-еп wisely said by one of America's greatest raen, th.it "the accumulation of all powers — legislative, executive...whether of one, a few or many, and whether hereditary, appointed or elective, may justly be pronounced tho very definition of tyranny ;" and this self evident...
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