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" My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude for the public welfare, leads me to ask, who authorized them to speak the language of, " We, the People," instead of We, the States? States are the characteristics, and the soul of a confederation.... "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar Association - Page 80
by Alabama State Bar Association - 1903
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Constitutional History of the United States as Seen in the Development of ...

University of Michigan. Political Science Association - Constitutional history - 1889 - 296 pages
...before ? — when Patrick Henry, speaking of the framers of the Constitution, passionately demanded, — "Who authorized them to speak the language of We,...States? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederacy. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great consolidated,...
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Constitutional History of the United States as Seen in the Development of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley, University of Michigan. Political Science Association - Constitutional history - 1889 - 296 pages
...before? — when Patrick Henry, speaking of the framers of the Constitution, passionately demanded, — "Who authorized them to speak the language of We, the people, instead of We, the States i States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederacy. If the States be not the agents of...
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Constitutional History of the United States as Seen in the Development of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley, University of Michigan. Political Science Association - Constitutional history - 1889 - 296 pages
...before ?—when Patrick Henry, speaking of the framers of the Constitution, passionately demanded,— "Who authorized them to speak the language of We, the people, instead of We, the States1 States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederacy. If the States be not the agents...
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The History of the Virginia Federal Convention of 1788: With Some Account of ...

Hugh Blair Grigsby - Constitutions - 1890
...for those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand what right had they to say, We, the people ? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude...the States ' ? States are the characteristics and soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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The History of the Virginia Federal Convention of 1788: With Some ..., Volume 9

Hugh Blair Grigsby - Virginia - 1890
...for those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand what right had they to say, We, the people f My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude...to speak the language of ' We, the People ' instead oi ' We, the States ' ? States are the characteristics and soul of a confederation. If the States be...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal ...

Jonathan Elliot - United States - 1891
...for those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand, What right had they to say, We, the people ? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude...ask, Who authorized them to speak the language of, He, the people, instead of, We, the states? States are the characteristics and the soul of a confederation....
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - United States - 1891
...Heury said, "That this is a consolidated government is demonstrably clear." " The language [is] ' Wo, the people,' instead of ' We, the States.' [States are the characteristics and soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 27

United States - 1892
...danger of such a government is, to my mind, very striking. . . . Who authorized them (the framers) to speak the language of we the people, instead of we the states ? States are the characteristic and the soul of a confederation. If the states be not the agents of this compact, it...
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Orations of American Orators, Volume 1

Orators - 1899
...those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand, what right had they to say, " We, the People " ? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude..." States are the characteristics, and the soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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The World's Great Classics: Orations of American orators

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1899
...those gentlemen ; but, sir, give me leave to demand, what right had they to say, " We, the People " ? My political curiosity, exclusive of my anxious solicitude..." States are the characteristics, and the soul of a confederation. If the States be not the agents of this compact, it must be one great consolidated...
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