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" ... there are particular moments in public affairs, when the people, stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit advantage, or misled by the artful misrepresentations of interested men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards... "
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The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic

George Wescott Carey - 1994 - 181 pages
...that, would occasionally form to impress their will on the legislature. "The people," he observes, "stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit...artful misrepresentations of interested men," may be induced to back factious measures (63:384). While the legislature may delay such majorities, Publius...
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Constitutional Democracy

Dennis C. Mueller - 1996 - 400 pages
...governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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The Mild Voice of Reason: Deliberative Democracy and American National ...

Joseph M. Bessette - 1997 - 289 pages
...governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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James Madison's "Advice to My Country"

James Madison - 1997 - 119 pages
...governments, and actually will in all free governments ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs, when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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The Tides of Reform: Making Government Work, 1945-1995

Paul Charles Light - 1997 - 290 pages
...would be necessary.” 4 ' How could the public govern, wrote Madison in Federalist Paper 63, when “there are particular moments in public affairs...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn”? 42 Surely, such a public could never be allowed...
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Democracy and the Policy Sciences

Peter DeLeon - 1997 - 160 pages
...governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...or some illicit advantage, or misled by the artful misrepresentation of interested men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be...
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Who Speaks for America?: Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy

Eric Alterman - 1998 - 244 pages
...governments and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

James Madison - 1998 - 183 pages
...governments, and actually will in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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US Government & Politics

Andy Williams - 1998 - 210 pages
...democracy could be dangerous. In The Federalist No. 63 James Madison expressed concern that '. . . there are particular moments in public affairs when...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn.' As a solution to the problem of too much democracy...
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The Reopening of the American Mind: On Skepticism and Constitutionalism

James W. Vice - 1998 - 274 pages
...governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when...or some illicit advantage, or misled by the artful misrepresentation of interested men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be...
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