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" I feel it a duty to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively and individually, that there never was an assembly of men, charged with a great... "
The United States Democratic Review - Seite 247
1839
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The American Law Register, Band 55

1907
...justified Madison's statement, "derived," as he wrote, "from an intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the convention, collectively...motives or more exclusively or anxiously devoted to the task committed to them, than were the members of the Federal Convention of 1787." The strongest illustration...
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The South in the Building of the Nation: Political history, ed. by F.L. Riley

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Franklin Lafayette Riley, James Curtis Ballagh, John Bell Henneman, Edwin Mims, Samuel Chiles Mitchell, Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1909
...Henry Lee, who had opposed the convention and therefore declined to serve as delegates. Madison wrote that "there never was an assembly of men, charged...trust, who were more pure in their motives or more anxiously devoted to the objects submitted to them. ' ' The most celebrated Southern delegates were...
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The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, Band 3

United States. Constitutional Convention - 1911
...to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively...devising and proposing a constitutional system which should best supply the defects of that which it was to replace, and best secure the permanent liberty...
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Readings in the History of the American Nation

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin - 1914 - 413 Seiten
...to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity ol observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively...devising and proposing a constitutional system which should best supply the defects of that which it was to replace, and best secure the permanent liberty...
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Readings in the History of the American Nation

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin - 1914 - 413 Seiten
...to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from rhy intimate opportunity ol observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively...than were the members of the Federal Convention of 1/87 to the object of devising and proposing a constitutional system which should best supply the defects...
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Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England ...

Thomas Townsend Sherman - 1920 - 474 Seiten
...effective one. The Convention met in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787. Of its members, James Madison said: "there never was an assembly of men charged with a great and arduous trust, who were more pure C Ja IWi'r •*** r^^~^*~ &• 4, ^2; Warrant to arrest Timothy Talmadtfe for murder, issued by Hon....
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Government and the People

Joseph Ragland Long - 1922 - 464 Seiten
...patriotic purpose. There was no self-seeking nor favoring of any particular class. Madison records that: "There never was an assembly of men charged...trust, who were more pure in their motives or more anxiously devoted to the objects submitted to them." 18. The Work of the Convention. — The convention...
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The Constitution of the United States: Yesterday, Today--and Tomorrow?

James Montgomery Beck - 1924 - 344 Seiten
...to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively...anxiously devoted to the object committed to them." — Madison. ONE problem remained for solution. After some vacillation, and with great hesitation,...
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The Essential American Tradition: An Anthology of Striking and Significant ...

Jesse Lee Bennett - 1925 - 332 Seiten
...to express my profound and solemn conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the Convention, collectively...anxiously devoted to the object committed to them. ROBERT MORRIS This paper has been the subject of infinite investigation, disputation, and declamation....
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The Constitutional Review, Band 8

1924
...conviction, derived from my intimate opportunity of observing and appreciating the views of the convention, that there never was an assembly of men, charged with...anxiously devoted to the object committed to them." This high sense of duty is beautifully brought out in an intimate letter of George Mason to his son,...
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