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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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Lectures on the Fourteenth Article of Amendment to the Constitution of the ...

William Dameron Guthrie - Civil rights - 1898 - 265 pages
...operate with equal force upon any new modes of such commerce which the future may develop." divisions of which its great powers will admit, and of all the...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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The Law of Legislative Power in Canada

Augustus Henry Frazer Lefroy - Canada - 1898 - 825 pages
...by Harrison, CJ, in Leprohon v. The City of Ottawa,* may also be appropriately referred to : — " A constitution to contain an accurate detail of all...subdivisions of which its great powers will admit, and 0" y of all the means by which they may be carried into execution, would partake of the prolixity of...
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Cases on American Constitutional Law

Lawrence Boyd Evans - Constitutional law - 1898 - 678 pages
...Marshall, in McCulloch v. The State of Maryland,4 "A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all subdivisions of which its 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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A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law

Emlin McClain - Constitutional law - 1900 - 1080 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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Proceedings of the Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire at Its ...

Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire - Bar associations - 1903
...distinction between a constitution and a code of laws. He believed that the constitution was not intended to contain '• an accurate detail of all the subdivisions of which its great powers will admit," or of "all the means by which they may be carried into execution." In his view the very nature of the...
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An Address by John A. Shauck, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, on ...

John Allen Shauck - John Marshall Day - 1901 - 12 pages
...interpretation, and then was made manifest the wisdom of the employment of general terms in that instrument: "A constitution, to conta'in 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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Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the ..., Volume 1

James Mark Baldwin - Philosophy - 1901
...beyond drawing the outlines of the government, and laying down the main rules of administration. ' 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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Digest of Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army: Containing a ...

United States. Army. Office of the Judge Advocate General - Military law - 1901 - 393 pages
...conclusion unauthorized by the character of the instrument. In the language of Chief Justice Marshall, "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 onVy its...
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An Address on the Life, Character and Influence of Chief Justice Marshall ...

Horace Gray - Judges - 1901 - 47 pages
...question what powers may be implied from the express grants to Congress in the Constitution, he said : "A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could hardly be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood by the public. Its nature,...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...question what powers may be implied from the express grants to Congress in the Constitution, he said : " A constitution, to contain an accurate detail of all...partake of the prolixity of a legal code, and could hardly be embraced by the human mind. It would probably never be understood by the public. Its nature,...
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