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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 Louisiana

John Rose Ficklen - Louisiana - 1901 - 383 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, selt-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." 1 1 The Federalist,...
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Civil Government of Ohio

Frank H. H. Roberts - Ohio - 1902 - 229 pages
...wrote in the Federalist, " The accumulation of all powers legislative, executive, and judiciary in the hands, whether of one, a few, or many and whether...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny," which is the perversion of monarchy. While France has an elective presidency, " the citizens considered...
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The Nation and the State: Civil Government of Ohio

Frank Hunt Hurd Roberts - Ohio - 1902 - 229 pages
...wrote in the Federalist, " The accumulation of all powers legislative, executive, and judiciary in the hands, whether of one, a few, or many and whether...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny," which is the perversion of monarchy. While France has an elective presidency, "the citizens considered...
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Stephen M. White: Californian, Citizen, Lawyer, Senator. His Life ..., Volume 2

Stephen Mallory White - United States - 1903
...with 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 Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 12

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1904
...objection is founded. The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, irithe same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether...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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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 8

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1904
...all power, legislative, executive, and judicial, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many ; whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.' Neither of the three departments ought to possess directly or indirectly an overruling influence over...
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The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 8

Alexander Hamilton - Finance - 1904
...all power, legislative, executive, and judicial, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many ; whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.1 Neither of the three departments ought to possess directly or indirectly an overruling influence...
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Annual Report of the Executive Secretary

Philippines. Executive Bureau - 1906
...is unnecessary. But should some authority be required, we would cite those famous words of Madison : "The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive,...justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny." (The Federalist, Henry Holt & Co., New York, 1898, p. 319.) It is just to acknowledge that in spite...
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The Arena, Volume 36

1906
...in realizing it we approach the condition which Alexander Hamilton conceived in the following words: "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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Orations and Historical Addresses, by Samuel Furman Hunt, Late Judge of the ...

Samuel Furman Hunt - History - 1908 - 460 pages
...accumulation of all power, legislative, executive and judicial, in the same hands, whether of one, or few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be termed the very definition of tyranny. ' ' The veto power is necessary in our system of government...
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