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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 CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION; 178 HISTORY, POWERS, AND MODES OF PROCEEDING

JOHN ALEXANDER JAMESON - 1867
...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 mtk %\K& $IQWWS>, the Convention...
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Political and Constitutional Law of the United States of America

William O. Bateman - Constitutional law - 1876 - 386 pages
...enlightened patrons of liberty. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, judicial, and executive, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many,...elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.1 Montesquieu says, that the political liberty of the citizen consists in a tranquillity of...
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Electoral Count of 1877

1877
...keeping them separate, says: The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judicial, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many,...whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may be justly pronounced the very definition of tyranny. We inquire further, moreover, as to the startling...
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Electoral Count of 1877: Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the ...

United States. Electoral Commission (1877) - Presidents - 1877 - 1087 pages
...separate, says : The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judicial, in the same bands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may be justly pronounced the very definition of tyranny. We inquire further, moreover, as to the startling...
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Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ..., Volume 5, Part 4

United States. Congress - Law - 1877
...kcex>iu*g them separate, says : The accumulation of nil powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, iu the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appoint > L or elective, may bo justly pronounced the very donuitjon of tyranny. We inquire further,...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Weekly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 20

Law - 1879
...questioned. For the accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive and judicial, in the same bands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. (10) JOHN F. BAKER. (6) Southern Law Review for April-May, 1878. (7) Elliott's Debates, vol. 5, p....
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American Constitutions: The Relations of the Three Departments as Adjusted ...

Horace Davis - Constitutional law - 1884 - 70 pages
...statesmen of that day had a full understanding of these defects. Listen to Madison, in the Federalist: " The accumulation of all powers — Legislative, Executive...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." After comparing at length the provisions of these State Constitutions, he says : " They carry strong...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Johns Hopkins University - History - 1885
...statesmen of that day had a full understanding of these defects. Listen to Madison, in the Federalist: "The accumulation of all powers — Legislative, Executive...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." After comparing at length the provisions of these State Constitutions, he says : " They carry strong...
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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 9

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1886
...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 the accumulation of power, or with...
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Proceedings of The...reunion...

Michigan legislative association - 1886
..." The accumulation of all powers, Legislative, Executive and .Iudiciary, in the same hands, whether one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. (Federalist, No. 47.) I. The Legislative Department, thus established and separated, in our free, constitutional...
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