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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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A Treatise on Constitutional Conventions: Their History, Powers, and Modes ...

John Alexander Jameson - Constitutional conventions - 1887 - 684 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 Federal Constitution: An Essay

John Freeman Baker - Constitutional history - 1887 - 126 pages
...now be questioned. For the accumulation of all powers,—legislative, executive, and judicial—in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." VIII. CA USES WHICH MA Y ENDANGER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. When the Federal Constitution was adopted,...
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An Essay on the Government of Dependencies

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - Colonies - 1891 - 392 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. . . . The oracle who is always consulted and cited on this subject is the celebrated Montesquieu.'...
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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 430 pages
...this man, or body, is the legislative, executive, and judiciary all in one. Says Mr. Madison : ' ' The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."1 Hence, as society has advanced and governments improved, there has been a strong tendency...
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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 488 pages
...one man or of one set of men. The result of such a state of things Mr. Madison has thus described : " The accumulation of all powers, Legislative, Executive,...in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elected, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."2...
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The Federalist and Other Contemporary Papers on the Constitution of the ...

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison - United States - 1894 - 945 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty, -than that on which the objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers Legislative, Executive,...hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly IKJ pronounced the very definition of tyranny. Were the Federal Constitution, therefore, really chargeable...
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History and Civil Government of Ohio

Burke Aaron Hinsdale, Mary Louise Hinsdale - Ohio - 1896 - 368 pages
...and so declares what it is. In this way liberty is secured. A great American statesman one said : ' ' The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elected, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny....
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Individual Freedom: The Germ of National Progress and Permanence, an Address ...

Thomas Francis Bayard - Free enterprise - 1896 - 43 pages
...accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary in the same hands, whether of one or a few or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny. * * The preservation of liberty requires that the three great departments of power should be separate...
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Individual Freedom: The Germ of National Progress and Permanence, an Address ...

Thomas Francis Bayard - Free enterprise - 1896 - 43 pages
...the authority of more enlightened patrons of liberty than that on which this objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary in the same hands, whether of one or a few or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the...
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Pitman's Journal of Commercial Education, Volume 55

1896
...authorhy of more enlightened [30] patrons of liberty, than that on which this objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one or a few [30] or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced...
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