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" When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical... "
The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches ... - Page 346
by William Hazlitt - 1809
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The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1898 - 793 pages
...meaning. "When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body," says he, " there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch ot senate should enact tyrannical laws to execute them in a tyrannical manner. " Again: " Were the...
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The Spirit of Laws: Including D'Alembert's Analysis of the Work, Volume 1

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - Evolution - 1899
...liberty, it is requisite the government be so constituted as one man need not be afraid of another. When the legislative and executive powers are united...liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same eThe natural end of a state that has f The greater part of the principles no foreign enemies, or that...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...legislative and executive powers." For the first part of this maxim, the reason, tersely given, is, " becauee of one State to pass through or to reside in any...purposes of trade, agriculture, professional pursuits and for the latter portion of the maxim, " if the power to judge be joined with the power to legislate,...
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University of Iowa Studies in the Social Sciences, Volume 2

Social sciences - 1900
...emphasized particularly those parts in which Montesquieu treats of the organization of government. " When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person," says Montesquieu, " or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions...
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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 pages
...indeed, cause to mourn. It was the celebrated maxim of Montesquieu, that " there can be no liberty where the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body of magistrates ; " or, " if the power of judging be not separated from the legislative and executive...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, 1765/1895: 1765-1788

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...safety." "When the power of making laws and the power of executing them are united in the same person or the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest some monarch or magistrates should enact tyrannical laws and execute them in the same tyrannical manner."...
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

FRANCIS NEWTON THORPE - 1901
...safety." "When the power of making laws and the power of executing them are united in the same person or the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest some monarch or magistrates should enact tyrannical laws and execute them in the same tyrannical manner."...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...safety." "When the power of making laws and the power of executing them are united in the same person or the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest some monarch or magistrates should enact tyrannical laws and execute them in the same tyrannical manner."...
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1901 - 488 pages
...department. The reasons on which Montesquieu grounds his maxim are a further demonstration of his meaning. " When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body," says he, " there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or...
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The Federalist: A Collection of Essays

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1901 - 488 pages
...department. The reasons on which Montesquieu grounds his maxim are a further demonstration of his meaning. " When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body," says he, " there can be no liberty, because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or...
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