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" If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief is supplied by the republican principle, which enables the majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society ; but it will be unable... "
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and Its Perils - Page 74
by William Howard Taft - 1913 - 283 pages
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - History - 1997 - 1118 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controling its effects. It is lawful for me so to do, as it is all your practices and can you find a 2. the petition: presented by the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Business & Economics - 1997 - 486 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote: It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the constitution....
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...faction cannot be removed and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Business & Economics - 1997 - 486 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote: It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the constitution....
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Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: A Reader

David C. Hammack - Business & Economics - 2000 - 504 pages
...faction cannot be removed, and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Quentin P. Taylor, John Jay - History - 1998 - 183 pages
...faction cannot be removed, and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society, but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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Federalists and Antifederalists: The Debate Over the Ratification of the ...

John P. Kaminski, Richard Leffler - Law - 1998 - 228 pages
...faction cannot be removed; and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controling its effects. If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote: It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the constitution....
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Machiavelli Redeemed: Retrieving His Humanist Perspectives on Equality ...

Robert Kocis - Political Science - 1998 - 264 pages
...then might the undesirable consequences of "faction" be prevented, if we cannot eliminate the causes? If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...vote. It may clog the administration, it may convulse the society; but it will be unable to execute and mask its violence under the forms of the Constitution....
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Deliberative Democracy

Jon Elster - Political Science - 1998 - 282 pages
...However, he made clear that a minoritarian faction did not pose an important danger, given that "I i If a faction consists of less than a majority, relief...majority to defeat its sinister views by regular vote" (The Federalist, no. 37). The real danger, according to him, was the one posed by "the majorities."...
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The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal ...

Lance Banning - History - 1998 - 543 pages
...to the problem of a faction that "consists of less than a majority of people." From this, he said, "relief is supplied by the republican principle, which...enables the majority to defeat its sinister views." A faction with minority support might "clog the administration," might even "convulse the society,"...
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