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Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 74
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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Representative Words: Politics, Literature, and the American Language, 1776-1865

Thomas Gustafson - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 469 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...concert results from the form of government itself (FP, 10. 81). This comment is a revision of a note Madison made in April 1787 while, as a scholar of...
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Power and Empowerment: A Radical Theory of Participatory Democracy

Peter Bachrach, Aryeh Botwinick - Business & Economics - 1992 - 211 pages
...interests to discover and align themselves with those who shared their ambitions, resentments, and desires. "A common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole." When a majority is united, Madison bluntly states, "neither moral nor religious motives can be relied...
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A New Constitutionalism: Designing Political Institutions for a Good Society

Stephen L. Elkin, Karol Edward Soltan - Philosophy - 1993 - 240 pages
...began with the notion that the problem posed by factions is especially acute in a direct democracy, for a "common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole" and there will be no protection for the minority. 18 But a large republic would provide safeguards....
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the Government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concern results from the form of Government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to...
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Business & Economics - 1997 - 486 pages
...person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest will, in ahuost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole; a...government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducemcim to sacrifice the weaker party, or an obnoxious individuaL Hence it is, that such democracies...
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Political Thought in the United States: A Documentary History

Lyman Tower Sargent - Political Science - 1997 - 428 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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Checks and Balances?: How a Parliamentary System Could Change American Politics

Paul Christopher Manuel, Anne Marie Cammisa - Political Science - 1999 - 226 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction, A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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The Libertarian Reader: Classic and Contemporary Writings from Lao Tzu to

David Boaz - Political Science - 2010 - 480 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: A Reader

David C. Hammack - Business & Economics - 2000 - 504 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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Machiavelli Redeemed: Retrieving His Humanist Perspectives on Equality ...

Robert Kocis - Political Science - 1998 - 264 pages
...number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person, can admit of no cure for the mischiefs of faction. A common passion or interest...majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice...
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