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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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Limiting Government: An Introduction to Constitutionalism

Andr s Sają - 1999 - 292 pages
...is incapable of resisting the temptation their song presents if he does not tie himself to the mast. 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... jit may bej salutary......
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War and Press Freedom: The Problem of Prerogative Power

Jeffery A. Smith - 1999 - 336 pages
...the time of its ratification."102 tution, James Madison wrote in the Federalist, was to manage the "particular moments in public affairs, when the people...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn." Madison saw a need for a political system with...
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Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield

Harvey Claflin Mansfield - 2000 - 326 pages
...deliberate sense of the community" ought to prevail in all governments, a fortiori in free ones; but when the people, "stimulated by some irregular passion,...the artful misrepresentations of interested men," prepare to do themselves harm, then "some temperate and respectable body of citizens" has a responsibility...
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Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment: The Irony of ...

Ralph A. Rossum - 2001 - 307 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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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - 2001 - 358 pages
...Too often mass action yielded a "dangerous union," he noted in 1785. Three years later he warned that "the people, stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit advantage, or misled ... may call for measures which they will after be the most ready to lament and condemn." 72 Madison...
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Ruling Passions: Political Offices and Democratic Ethics

Andrew Sabl - 2009 - 368 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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Civic Republicanism

Iseult Honohan - 2002 - 328 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. iFederalist Papers. 1991: No. 63. 352) The problem...
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The Making of an American Senate: Reconstitutive Change in Congress, 1787-1841

Elaine K. Swift - 2002 - 264 pages
...necessary as a defense to the people against their own temporary errors and delusions" in the inevitable "moments in public affairs when the people, stimulated...men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn."2 These accounts of the Senate — as a representative...
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The Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Clinton Rossiter - 2003 - 648 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 and Anti-Federalist Papers

David Wootton - 392 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 afterward be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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