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" The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did not suit the purposes of the people, in framing this great charter of our liberties, to provide for minute specifications of its powers, or to declare the means by which those powers should... "
Status of Puerto Rico: Hearings - Page 186
by United States-Puerto Rico Commission on the Status of Puerto Rico - 1966
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 1; Volume 14

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1816
...be taken in their natural and obvious sense, and not in a sense unreasonably restricted or enlarged. The constitution unavoidably deals in general language....was foreseen that this • would be a perilous and difficult, if not an impracticable, task. The instrument was not intended to provide merely for the...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...destroy the spirit, and to cramp the letter. It has been justly observed, by the Supreme Court, that " the constitution unavoidably deals in general language....great charter of our liberties, to provide for minute specification of its powers, or to declare the means, by which those powers should be carried into...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...the^ constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did notjsuit the purposes of the peo^ pie, in framing this great charter of our liberties, to provide for minute specification of its powers, or to declare the means, by which those powers should be carried into...
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The Writings of John Marshall, Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...be taken in their natural and obvious sense, and not in a sense unreasonably restricted or enlarged. The constitution unavoidably deals in general language....It was foreseen that this would be a perilous and difficult, if not an impracticable, task. The instrument was not intended to provide merely for the...
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The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America

United States - Session laws - 1845
...enforce them. Martin, heir at law of Fairfax, . Hunter's Lessee, 1 Wheat. 304; 3 Cond. Rep. 575. The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did not suit the purpose of the people in framing this great charter of our liberties to provide for minute specifications...
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The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

United States - Law - 1850
...and enforce them. Martin, heir at law of Fairfax, v. Hunter's Lessee, 1 Wheat. 304; 3 Cond. Rep. 575. The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did not suit the purpose of the people in framing this great charter of our liberties to provide for minute specifications...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Robbins Curtis, United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...be taken in their natural and obvious sense, and not in a sense unreasonably restricted or enlarged. The constitution, unavoidably, deals in general language....the means by which those powers should be carried iuto execution. It was foreseen that this would be a perilous and difficult, if not an impracticable,...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida, Volume 6

Florida. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...power. Of objections of a like character to the constitution of the United States, the Supreme Court say "the constitution unavoidably deals in general language....this great charter of our liberties to provide for a minute specification of its powers, or to declare the means by which these powers should be carried...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...be taken in their natural and obvious sense, and not in a sense unreasonably restricted or enlarged. The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language....It was foreseen that this would be a perilous and difficult, if not an impracticable task. The instrument was not intended to provide merely for the...
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A Treatise on the Rules which Govern the Interpretation and Application of ...

Theodore Sedgwick - Constitutional history - 1857 - 712 pages
...be taken in their natural and obvious sense, and not in a sense unreasonably restricted or enlarged. The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language....in framing this great charter of our liberties, to provMe for minute specifications of its powers, or to declare the means by which those powers should...
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