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" There is an opinion, that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the administration of the Government, and serve to keep alive the spirit of Liberty. "
Freedom of Association: Rights and Liberties Under the Law - Page 153
by Robert J. Bresler - 2004 - 265 pages
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American Eloquence: A Collection of Speeches and Addresses, by the ..., Volume 1

Frank Moore - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1859
...passion. Thus the policy and the will of one country are subjected to the policy and will of another. ou will not disapprove of my determination to retire....the deep acknowledgment of that debt of gratitude wh popular character, in governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their...
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The Chicago Daily News Almanac and Year Book for ..., Volume 41

Almanacs, American - 1924
...spirit of liberty. This within cerLiin limits i probably true; and in governments of a monarchi al =/ h ) rq P \ __ o }2 ѪW ^pirii o party. But in those of the popul*r fhimcter. in governments purely elective. it U s spirit...
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Third Term for President of the United States: Hearings Before a ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1940 - 350 pages
...the policy and the will of one country are subjected to the policy and will of another. There is nn opinion that parties in free countries are useful...of party. But in those of the popular character, in government purely elective. it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency it is...
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History of the Formation of the Union Under the Constitution: With Liberty ...

United States, United States. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission - Constitutional history - 1941 - 885 pages
...Thus the policy and and the will of one country, are subjected to the policy and will of another. — There is an opinion that parties in free countries...Governments of a Monarchical cast Patriotism may look with endulgence, if not with favour, upon the spirit of party. — But in those of the popular character,...
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New Outlook

New Thought - 1952
...blood and treasure to establish, we must drive far away the demon of party spirit and local reproach. There is an opinion that parties in free countries...liberty. This, within certain limits, is probably true. But in governments of a popular character, and purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged....
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The Life of Washington

Mason Locke Weems - History - 1962 - 226 pages
...passions. Thus the policy and will of one country are subjected to the policy and will of another. "There is an opinion that parties in free countries...cast, patriotism may look with indulgence, if not with favour, upon the spirit of party. But in those of the popular character, in governments purely elective,...
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The Idea of a Party System: The Rise of Legitimate Opposition in the United ...

Richard Hofstadter - History - 1969 - 280 pages
...succeeds in elevating himself to power on the ruins of liberty. There was an opinion, Washington noted, "that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the Administration of Government, and serve to keep alive the Spirit of Liberty." This justification for opposition, he conceded,...
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The Republic in Peril: 1812

Roger Hamilton Brown - History - 1971 - 242 pages
...the famous Farewell Address, had warned his countrymen against "the spirit of party." In governments "of the popular character, in Governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged." Distrust of parties explained Jefferson's remark that it would be the "bitterest" day of his life when...
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The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Volume 20

Alexander Hamilton - History - 1974 - 597 pages
...Government and serve to ^probably keep alive the spirit of Liberty. This within certain bounds isAtrue, and in governments of a monarchical cast, patriotism may look with indulgence on the spirit of Party. But in governments of the popular character, in those purely elective, it is...
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Presidents Above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829

Ralph Ketcham - History - 1987 - 269 pages
...spirit, he admitted, was "inseparable from our nature" and might, especially in monarchies, furnish "useful checks upon the administration of the government, and serve to keep alive the spirit of liberty, . . . [but] in governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural...
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