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" A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could scarcely be embraced... "
The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and ... - Page 235
1919
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The New-York review [ed. by F.L. Hawks]. Wanting no.6,8, Volume 2

Francis Lister Hawks - 1838
...of Confederation, excludes incidental or implied powers. The Constitution did not attempt to go into an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers would admit, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution. That would have made...
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The Writings of John Marshall, Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - Constitutional law - 1839 - 728 pages
...word in the articles of confederation, and probably omitted it to avoid those embarrassments. • A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood by the public. |_Its nature therefore requires that only its...
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A Course of Lectures on the Constitutional Jurisprudence of the United ...

William Alexander Duer - Constitutional law - 1843 - 419 pages
...Constitution," he continued, " can contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of its powers, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution. Its nature required that only the * Marshall. great outlines should be marked and its important objects...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 160

Child rearing - 1845
...Constitution," he continued, " can contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of its powers, and of all the means by which they may be carried into execution. Its nature required that only the * Marshall. great outlines should be marked and its important objects...
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De Bow's Commercial Review of the South & West, Volume 3

Industries - 1847
...present. In the case of McCulloch, vs. the State of Maryland, Judge Marshall s:tiil : " A constitution, lo contain an accurate detail of all the' subdivisions...great powers will admit, and of all the means by which ihey may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could scarcely...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida, Volume 6

Florida. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...the same enlarged views: "A constitution which should contain an accurate detail of all the minute subdivisions of which its great powers will admit,...means by which they may be carried into execution, and of the various subjects of jurisdiction of which its courts may respectively take cognizance, would...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 228

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...Chief Justice Marshall, in McCulloch v. State of Maryland, 4 Wheat. (17 US) 316, says (p. 407): "A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood by the public. Its nature, therefore, requires that only its...
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Constitutional Law: Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States ...

United States. Supreme Court - Banks and banking - 1863 - 63 pages
...this word in the articles of confederation, and probably omitted it to avoid those embarrassments. A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...and could scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood by the public. Its nature, therefore, requires that only its...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 244

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...4 Wheat. 316, 407: "A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of wljich its great powers will admit, and of all the means...partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could PITNEY, J., dissenting. 244 US scarcely be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood...
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 12

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...singular clearness was it said by Chief Justice Marshall, in McCulloch v. The State of Maryland,.). "A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...great powers will admit, and of all the means by which it may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of a political code, and would scarcely...
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