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" The political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire by degrees the character of fundamental maxims of free Government, and as they become incorporated with the national sentiment, counteract the impulses of interest and passion. "
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by American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom - 2006 - 521 pages
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The life of Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States ..., Volume 1

George Tucker - 1837
...sovereign is not to be controlled by the dread of an appeal to any other force within the community. "' What use then, it may be asked, can a bill of rights...popular governments ? I answer the two following, winch, though less essential than in other governments, sufficiently recommend the precaution. 1. The...
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Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the ..., Volume 11, Part 2

Archives - 1905
...the sovereign is not be controuled by the dread of an appeal to any other force within the community. What use then it may be asked can a bill of rights...governments, sufficiently recommend the precaution, i. The political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire by degrees the character of fundamental...
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Documentary History of the Constitution of the United States of ..., Volume 5

Constitutional history - 1905
...the sovereign is not be controuled by the dread of an appeal to any other force within the community. What use then it may be asked can a bill of rights...governments, sufficiently recommend the precaution. i. The political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire by degrees the character of fundamental...
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The Constitution of the United States: Its History Application and ..., Volume 2

David Kemper Watson - Constitutional history - 1910 - 1959 pages
...Sovereign is not to be controuled by the dread of an appeal to any other force within the community. "What use, then, it may be asked, can a bill of rights...sufficiently recommend the precaution : 1. The political tn1ths declared in that solemn manner acquire by degrees the character of fundamental maxims of free...
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The Constitutional Bases of Political and Social Change in the United States

Shlomo Slonim - Law - 1990 - 375 pages
...the Constitutional Convention.24 In his personal view the only use of a formal declaration was that "the political truths declared in that solemn manner...sentiment, counteract the impulses of interest and passion."25 How far this is from judicial review! And how close to Learned Hand's thought that the...
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Administrative law - 1990
...the Bill of Rights. James Madison once noted that the idea of a Bill of Rights was valuable because "political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire...character of fundamental maxims of free government." Two hundred years later, the principles enshrined in our Bill of Rights have proved to be not only...
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A Culture of Rights: The Bill of Rights in Philosophy, Politics and Law 1791 ...

Michael James Lacey, Knud Haakonssen - History - 1992 - 474 pages
...then, would a bill of rights have in a republic? Madison asked rhetorically. He saw two uses for it "which though less essential than in other Governments, sufficiently recommend the precaution." The first can be described as educative: "The political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire...
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South Africa's Crisis of Constitutional Democracy: Can the U.S. Constitution ...

Robert A. Licht - Business & Economics - 1994 - 261 pages
...fashioned, will not succeed. 9 What Is a Bill of Rights, And What Is It Good For? Robert A. Goldwin "What use then it may be asked can a bill of rights serve in popular governments?"1 James Madison posed that question to himself and to Thomas Jefferson at the moment,...
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 256 pages
...sovereign is not [to] be controuled by the dread of an appeal to any other force within the community. What use then it may be asked can a bill of rights...Governments, sufficiently recommend the precaution. i . The political truths declared in that solemn manner acquire by degrees the character of fundamental...
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In Search of the Republic: Public Virtue and the Roots of American Government

Richard Vetterli, Gary C. Bryner - Business & Economics - 1996 - 269 pages
...analysis. "The political truths declared in that solemn manner," observed the Father of the Constitution, "acquire by degrees the character of fundamental maxims...sentiment, counteract the impulses of interest and passion."27 Professor Hart argues that although the "Founders generally believed that the ultimate...
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