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" ... the spirit of party. But in those of the popular character, in governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency it is certain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose. And there... "
A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a ... - Page 315
by Joseph Story - 1865 - 372 pages
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Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic

Bruce Burgett - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 217 pages
...encouraged. From their natural tendency, it is certain there will always be enough ofthat spirit for everv salutary purpose. And there being constant danger...force of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it" (11), Civil and political associations organized to balance the power of the nation-state are. according...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Law - 1860 - 311 pages
...elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency it is certain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose....flame, lest, instead of warming, it should consume. its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding,...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...excess, the effort ought to he, by foree of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it. A tire not to he quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent...should consume. It is important, likewise, that the hahits of thinking, in a free country, should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration,...
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War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power

Jeffery A. Smith - History - 1999 - 336 pages
...essential that public opinion should be enlightened." Warning against "the spirit of party," he said, "A fire not to be quenched; it demands a uniform vigilance...flame, lest instead of warming it should consume." He also cautioned against any "usurpation" of the Constitution, saying that "the precedent must always...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington, Stephen Lucas - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 110 pages
...your countenance be pleasant but in serious matters somewhat grave. Rules of Civility, 1745 Faction A fire not to be quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance...flame, lest instead of warming it should consume. Farewell Address, Philadelphia, September 19, 1796 False Economy No person wishes more to save money...
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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It, how to Deliver it

Richard Dowis - Business & Economics - 2000 - 272 pages
...all in the secure and tranquil enjoyment of the rights of person and property. It is important . . . that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres,...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency it is cenain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose; and there being constant danger of excess, the effon ought to be by force of public opinion to mitigate and assuage it. A fire not to be quenched,...
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No Way to Pick a President

Jules Witcover - Political Science - 1999 - 303 pages
..."foments occasionally riot and insurrection," and he compared it to "a fire not to be quenched [that] demands a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting...flame, lest instead of warming it should consume." Yet, from colonial days, the concept of party inevitably took hold. Landowners who elected each other...
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George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 240 pages
...passions" of the human mind, thus found to some extent or other in every form of government. Party spirit demands "a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting...flame, lest instead of warming it should consume." A similar argument is found in Federalist 10, where James Madison famously writes that "the latent...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 477 pages
...elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency, it is certain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose,...in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres,...
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