Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people,…
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And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon...
A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill...
A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly,...
A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government.
It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of...