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The Suspending Power and the Writ of Habeas Corpus - Page 17
1862 - 48 pages
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A collection of the political writings of William Leggett

Theodore Sedgwick - 1840
...long ago, speaking of America, observed, that " in other countries, the people, more simple and of less mercurial cast, judge of an ill principle in...badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Little is this compliment...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 2

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1840
...splendid speech on conciliation with America, said, " in other countries, the people more simple, and of less mercurial cast, judge of an ill principle in...grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernmcnt at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Nor did this...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defence, full of resources. In other countries, the people, more simple and of a less mercurial cast,...principle in government only by an actual grievance ; here ^toey anticipate the evil and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle....
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A memoir of the political life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - 1840
...inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defence, full of resources. In other countries, the people, more simple and of a less mercurial cast,...principle in government only by an actual grievance ; here Shey anticipate the evil and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle....
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: 1760-1785

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1841
...inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defence, full of resources. In other countries, the people, more simple, and of a less mercurial cast, judge of aw ill principle in government only by an actual grievance ; but there, they anticipate the evil, and...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...describe the political feeling in America as follows; " In other countries, the people, more simple, of a less mercurial cast, judge of an ill principle...badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Mr. Otis was unanimously...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...describe the political feeling in America as follows ; " In other countries, the people, more simple, of a less mercurial cast, judge of an ill principle...of the grievance, by the badness of the principle. Thev augur misgovernment at a distance ; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze."...
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The provincial courts of New Jersey: with sketches of the bench and bar : a ...

Richard Stockton Field - Courts - 1849 - 311 pages
...judging of an ill principle only by an actual grievance, here they anticipated the evil, and judged of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle, auguring misgovernment at a distance, and snuffing the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze.1...
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The Provincial Courts of New Jersey: With Sketches of the Bench and Bar : a ...

Richard Stockton Field - Courts - 1849 - 311 pages
...judging of an ill principle only by an actual grievance, here they anticipated the evil, and judged of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle, auguring misgovernment at a distance, and snuffing the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze.1...
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