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" Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is indeed little else than a name where the government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member... "
Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections, Exhibiting a ... - Seite 286
von William Cobbett - 1801
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A Sacred Union of Citizens: George Washington's Farewell Address and the ...

Matthew Spalding, Patrick J. Garrity - 1996 - 216 Seiten
...likely to prove too feeble than too powerful." Washington crossed it out and wrote instead that it was "little else than a name, where the Government is...the Society within the limits prescribed by the laws & to maintain all in the secure & tranquil enjoyment of the rights of person & property." Washington...
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Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic

Bruce Burgett - 1998 - 217 Seiten
...imagines a state energetic enough to "confine each member of the Society within the limits prescrilied by the laws and to maintain all in the secure and tranquil enjoyment of the rights of persons and property" (9), My previous chapter described these tensions as typical of republican and...
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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - 2001 - 337 Seiten
...Harrison, quoting Washington, affirmed the party's general position, that " 'Liberty is indeed little less than a name where the Government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of factions, to confine each member of society within the limits prescribed by the law, and to maintain...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - 1999 - 920 Seiten
...indispensable. Liherty itself will find in such a' government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little...withstand the enterprises of faction; to confine each memher of society within the limits prescrihed by the laws, and to maintain all in the secure and tranquil...
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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It, how to Deliver it

Richard Dowis - 2000 - 272 Seiten
...tlre enterprises of faction, to confine each member of society within tne limits prescribed by tne laws, and to maintain 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...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - 1860 - 311 Seiten
...indispensable. Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little else than a name where the government is tqo feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member of the society within the...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - 1998 - 608 Seiten
...that you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon its principles, however specious the pretexts I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the State, with particular reference to founding them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn...
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Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

George P. Fletcher - 2003 - 304 Seiten
...egalitarian values of the Fourteenth Amendment. GOVE RNME NT AS PARTNER AGAINST THE PAST "Liberty ... is indeed little else than a name, where the Government is too feeble to ... confine each member of the Society within the limits prescribed by the laws and to maintain all...
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George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - 2001 - 240 Seiten
...of liberty.") "Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little else than a name, where government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member of the society...
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The Fuller Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

James W. Ely - 2003 - 318 Seiten
...which makes of government by the people a government strong enough, in the language of the address, to "withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine...tranquil enjoyment of the rights of person and property," without which "liberty is little else than a name." Undoubtedly to this people, who from four have...
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