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" By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and... "
Eloquence of the United States - Page 225
1827
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802
...the unsteadiness and injustice, with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administration. By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community. There are two methods of curing the mischiefs of faction: The one, by removing its causes ; the other,...
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Federalist on the New Constitution Written in 1788

1817 - 417 pages
...tainted our public administration. By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether •mounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated bv some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, by Mr ...

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1818 - 671 pages
...unsteadiness and injustice, with which a factious spirit has lahiU.d our public administrations. ( By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...are united and actuated by some common impulse of pas.ion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, orto^fie permanent and aggregate...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1826 - 582 pages
...the unsteadiness and injustice, with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations. By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Oratory - 1836 - 531 pages
...gentleman from South Carolina over the classic ground of Greece, Carthage and Rome, to refute i»theory, and show, that not to vehement opposition, but to...majority or minority of the whole, who are united «nd tctuated by some common impulse of passion or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens,...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1837 - 500 pages
...tainted our public administrations. By a faction, 1 understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to majority or minority of the whole, who are united...permanent and aggregate interests of the community. There are two methods of curing the mischiefs of faction : The one, by removing its causes ; the other,...
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Considerations on the Questions of the Adoption of a Constitution, and ...

Elisha Reynolds Potter - Rhode Island - 1842 - 64 pages
...constitution of the State has not admitted to the right of suffrage ? " Federalist, No. 10, p. 50 : — " By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...and actuated by some common impulse of passion or interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the...
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An Address to the People of Rhode Island: Delivered in Newport, on Wednesday ...

William Giles Goddard - Constitutional history - 1843 - 80 pages
...its side." — Vide Mr. Madison's Speech in the Virginia Convention, 1829-30. Debates, pp. 537-38. 30 and actuated by some common impulse of passion or...other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interest of the whole?"* We have reason, my fellow-citizens, to be grateful that our Senate is just...
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A lecture on the life and character of Oliver Cromwell: delivered before the ...

Sherman B. Canfield - 1850 - 155 pages
...by monarchists and bigots, to those who least deserve the name, " By a faction," says Mr. Madison, " I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or minority of th" — *•-'- — ' — J— * — * --• — — J *— : •-- of passi intere.tts liberties of...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the ..., Volume 2; Volume 27

United States. Congress - United States - 1854
...minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common H. OP R. The Loan Bill. FERRUARY, 1814. impulse of passion or of interest, adverse to the...community." " The inference to which we are brought, ia, that the causes of faction cannot be removed, and that relief is only to be sought in the means...
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