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" I like much the general idea of framing a government which should go on of itself, peaceably, without needing continual recurrence to the State legislatures. I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary, and executive. I like... "
The Monist - Page 8
edited by - 1895
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volume 2

William Cabell Rives - 1866
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary, and executive. I like the power given the legislature to levy taxes ; and, for...qualified to legislate for the Union, for foreign nations, &c., yet the evil does not weigh against the good of preserving inviolate the fundamental principle,...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 4

John Church Hamilton - 1868
...people," Jefferson coldly assented to this principle. " 1 like," he writes, § "the power given to the Legislature to levy taxes ; and for that reason,...for the Union, for foreign nations, etc. ; yet, this tvil does not weigh against the good of preserving invioWorks, ii. 382 ; Nov. 18, 1788. t Ibid., ii....
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - 1873 - 737 pages
...expressed his approbation of the principle of a direct choice in a very qualified manner. He says, " I approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For though I think a house «o chosen will be very inferior to the present Congress, will be vci-y ill qualified to legislate...
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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH STORY, LL.D. - 1873
...expressed his approbation of the principle of a direct choice in a very qualified manner. He says, " I approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. Eor though I think a house so chosen will be very inferior to the present Congress, will be very ill...
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FEARS FOR DEMOCRACY REGARDED FROM THE AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW.

CHARLES INGERSOLL - 1875
...previous notice, * In his thoughts on the plan, when laid before him, Mr, Jefferson said, " I like the power given the Legislature to "levy taxes, and for...qualified to legislate for the Union, for foreign nations, &c., yet this evil " does not weigh against the good, of preserving inviolate the " fundamental principle,...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 1

James Harrison Kennedy - 1888
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary, and executive. I like the power given the legislature to levy taxes ; and for...greater house being chosen by the people directly " There were objections on other points — in particular, the omission of a bill of rights ; and the...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Melville Madison Bigelow - 1891
...expressed his approbation of the principle of a direct choice in a very qualified manner. He says : " I approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For though 1 think a house so chosen will be very inferior to the present Congress, will be tvry ill qualified...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political, Financial ...

1894
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary, and executive. I like the power given the legislature to levy taxes; and for...greater house being chosen by the people directly " There were objections on other points — in particular, the omission of a bill of rights; and the...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by...
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