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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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History and Civil Government of Iowa

Homer Horatio Seerley, Leonard Woods Parish - Iowa - 1897 - 388 pages
...persons; while free governments tend to division and separation of powers. In the words of Mr. Madison: "The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." 1 1 The Federalist, No. 47. CHAPTER XXVI. THE COMPOSITION OF CONGRESS AND THE ELECTION OF ITS MEMBERS....
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History and Civil Government of Iowa

Homer Horatio Seerley, Leonard Woods Parish - Iowa - 1897 - 388 pages
...persons; while free governments tend to division and separation of powers. In the words of Mr. Madison: " The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." 1 1 The Federalist,...
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History and Civil Government of Minnesota

Sanford Niles - Minnesota - 1897 - 307 pages
...persons; while free governments tend to division and separation of powers. In the words of Mr. Madison: "The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."1 i The Federalist,...
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Constitutional Studies, State and Federal

James Schouler - Constitutional history - 1897 - 332 pages
...executive, and judiciary, in the same hands," says the "Federalist," in that momentous canvass of 1788, " whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may be justly pronounced the very definition of a tyranny."1 But the accumulation of Federal power under...
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Constitutional Studies, State and Federal

James Schouler - Constitutional history - 1897 - 332 pages
...sovereignties had already bred a general discontent with the tyrannous tendencies of the Legislature. "The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands," says the "Federalist," in that momentous canvass of 1788, " whether of one, a few, or many, and whether...
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History and Civil Government of Pennsylvania and the Government of the ...

Burke Aaron Hinsdale, M. L. Hinsdale - Pennsylvania - 1899 - 365 pages
...persons; while free governments tend to division and separation of powers. In the words of Mr. Madison: " The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."1 1 The Federalist, No. 47. CHAPTER XXX THE COMPOSITION OF CONGRESS AND THE ELECTION OF ITS...
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The Federalist: A Collection of Essays

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1901 - 488 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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GOVERNMENT OF DEPENDENCIES AN ESSAY

SIR GEORGE CORNEWALL LEWIS, BART. - 1901
...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 Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1901 - 488 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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Philippine Review

Philippines - 1901
...added his own statement that "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." * It is undoubtedly true that the doctrine of the separation of the various powers was a growth in...
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