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" However combinations or associations of the above description may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely, in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled, men, will be enabled to subvert... "
Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ... - Page 148
by United States. Congress - 1830
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A Mind of Her Own: Helen Connor Laird and Family, 1888–1982

Helen L. Laird - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 526 pages
...quoted from Washington's farewell address: "However combinations may now and then answer popular ends they are likely in the course of time and things to become patent engines by which cunning ambitious and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power...
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Democracy, Equality, and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy

John E. Hill - Philosophy - 2007 - 265 pages
...In his Farewell Address, he wrote that even though factions might occasionally serve "popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things to...power of the people, and to usurp for themselves the reins of government."68 Such a strong aversion was common in that era. Atticus wrote, in favor of adopting...
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New Comparative Government

J.C.Johari - 2006 - 460 pages
...'pernicious' development and Jefferson in his farewell address had to observe that political parties "are likely, in the course of time and things, to become potent energies by which cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the...
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George Washington and the Art of Business: The Leadership Principles of ...

Mark McNeilly - History - 2008 - 224 pages
...formation of factions and political parties, stating that while they may "now and then answer popular ends, they are likely, in the course of time and things,...and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the 176 power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government." Furthermore, the formation...
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