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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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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...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....quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent it bursting into a flame, lest; instead of warming, it should consume. Cf) ty&*8itM8. — Spenser....
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Wells' national hand-book: embracing numerous invaluable documents connected ...

John G. Wells - Biography & Autobiography - 1856 - 144 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....force of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it. A tire not to be quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting into a flame, lest,...
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Incidents in American History

United States - 1856 - 448 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....being constant danger of excess, the effort ought to-be by force of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it. A fire not to be quenched, it demands...
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The Idea of a Party System: The Rise of Legitimate Opposition in the United ...

Richard Hofstadter - History - 1969 - 280 pages
...constant danger of an excess of it. He closed this passage by branding the spirit of party in a metaphor: "A fire not to be quenched; it demands a uniform vigilance...flame, lest instead of warming, it should consume." No one can doubt that by the end of his administration Washington's role had become that of a committed...
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The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 20

Alexander Hamilton, Harold Coffin Syrett, Jacob Ernest Cooke - Biography & Autobiography - 1974 - 597 pages
...encouraged. From the natural tendency of such governments, it is certain there will always be enough of it for every salutary purpose and there being constant...the effort ought to be by force of public opinion to not to mitigate & correct it. Tis a fire which cannot be quenched but dedemanding mands a uniform vigilance...
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Presidents Above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829

Ralph Ketcham - History - 1987 - 269 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." When such vigilance was lacking, Washington warned, "the alternate domination of one faction over another...
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Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Kathleen Hall Jamieson - History - 1990 - 275 pages
...speaking of the internal danger, he said: 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. 63 Washington's metaphors comported with his view of human nature. From his perspective, the problems...
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American Political Parties and Constitutional Politics

Peter W. Schramm, Bradford P. Wilson - History - 1993 - 269 pages
...is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency, it is certain that there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose....demands a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting into flame, lest instead of warming it should consume.45 As the New Dealers conceived the original constitutional...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1989 - 520 pages
...definition of tyranny. JAMES MADISON, The Federalist, ed. Benjamin F. Wright, no. 47, p. 336 (1961). 791 It is important, likewise, 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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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - History - 1996 - 216 pages
...spirit were found in "our nature," it was a "fire not to be quenched." Instead, party spirit demanded "a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting into a flame, lest instead of warming it should consume."60 The implication was that party spirit must be moderated and properly channeled. Madison,...
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