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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... "
Publications - Nebraska State Historical Society - Page 10
by Nebraska State Historical Society - 1892
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The North American Review, Volume 54

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - 1842
...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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Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives

1994
...audience to recognize the need for a "well-constructed Senate" to protect the people at moments when, "stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit...the artful misrepresentations of interested men," they "may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn."...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Association ..., Volume 28

Ohio State Bar Association - 1907
...anything they may desire. I cannot but believe that the sober thought of James Madison that there are time in public affairs, when the people, stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit advantage, call for measures which they may afterwards have occasion to regret. I want to make what seems to me...
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