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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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by Nebraska State Historical Society - 1892
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William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Saree Makdisi - 2007 - 412 pages
...passions, or to the danger of combining in pursuit of unjust measures." There are, the same author writes, "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. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies

Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi - 2004 - 368 pages
...Senate in particular was to represent the "cool and deliberate sense of the community" against those "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."34 Madison does not, however, address the situation...
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Passionate Declarations: Essays on War and Justice

Howard Zinn - 2003 - 368 pages
...sometimes necessary as a defence to the people against their own temporary errors and delusions. . . . There are particular moments in public affairs when...some irregular passion, or some illicit advantage, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn....
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - 2004 - 162 pages
...deliberate sense of the community ought. . . ultimately prevail over the views of the rulers," he argues, 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 Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 826 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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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - 2005 - 427 pages
...governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of the 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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Selected Writings of James Madison

James Madison, Ralph Ketcham - 432 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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Critical Masses and Critical Choices: Evolving Public Opinion on Nuclear ...

Kerry G. Herron, Hank C. Jenkins-Smith - 2006 - 247 pages
...common passion, their opinions, if they are so to be called, will be the same." Madison no. 63, p. 384: "[T]here are particular moments in public affairs...or some illicit advantage, or misled by the artful representations of interested men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - 2007 - 1193 pages
...governments, and actually will in all free governments ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so of the Universe, that I now confess to you, that I am not under afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be...
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American Government: Balancing Democracy and Rights

Marc Karnis Landy, Marc Landy, Sidney M. Milkis - 2008 - 825 pages
...that members of the House could not, providing them, in Madison's view, with a special responsibility: Stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit...by the artful misrepresentations of interested men, [the people] may call for measures which they themselves may afterwards be the most ready to lament...
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