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Political Science Quarterly - Page 607
1891
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Early history of the University of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Carrington Cabell - 1856 - 528 pages
...blasphemy to believe it,) that the secret will be found to be in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself, so far as he is...republics, the State republics, and the republic^ the Union, would form a gradation of authorities, standing each on the basis of law, holding every...
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The New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 10

New England - 1894
...Almighty has decreed man shall ever be free, the secret will be in making himself the repository of powers respecting himself, so far as he is competent...and delegating only what is beyond his competence." Jefferson would certainly, if allowed to reappear to survey the American Republic, warn us that we...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1891
...matter whether of the autocrats of Russia or of France, or of the aristocrats of a Venetian Senate The elementary republics of the wards, the county republics, the State republics, and tho republic of the Union would form a gradation of authorities, standing each on the basis of law,...
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The University of Virginia: Jefferson its father, and his ..., Volume 37

James Coolidge Carter - Biography & Autobiography - 1898 - 38 pages
...free (and it is blasphemy to believe it) the secret will be found in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself so far as he is competent to them, and delegating only what is beyond his competency by a synthetical process to higher and higher orders of functionaries, so as to trust fewer...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 148

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1908
...(and it is blasphemy to believe it) , the secret will be found in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself, so far as he is...competent to them, and delegating only what is beyond his competency by a synthetical process to higher and higher orders of functionaries, so as to trust fewer...
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The Life and Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Including All of His Important ...

Samuel Eagle Forman - JEFFERSON, THOMAS, 1743-1826 - 1900 - 474 pages
...a blasphemy to believe it) that the secret will be found to be in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself, so far as he is...the County republics, the State republics and the republics of the Union would form a gradation of authorities standing each on the basis of law, holding...
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The Life and Writings of ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1900 - 476 pages
...a blasphemy to believe it) that the secret will be found to be in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself, so far as he is...the County republics, the State republics and the republics of the Union would form a gradation of authorities standing each on the basis of law, holding...
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Political Science Quarterly

Social sciences - 1902
...county republics, then the states and finally the nation. Governmental powers should be delegated " by a synthetical process to higher and higher orders...as the trustees become more and more oligarchical." 4 Local government would thus be made a part of the complicated " check and balance " system in the...
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A History of American Political Theories

Charles Edward Merriam - United States - 1903 - 364 pages
...county republics, then the states, and finally the nation. Governmental powers should be delegated "by a synthetical process to higher and higher orders...in proportion as the trustees become more and more oligarchical."2 Local government would thus be made a part of the complicated "check and balance "...
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The writings of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 2

Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States - United States - 1903
...free (and it is blasphemy to believe it) the secret will be found in the making himself the depository of the powers respecting himself so far as he is competent to them, and delegating only what is beyond his competency by a synthetical process to higher and higher orders of functionaries, so as to trust fewer...
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