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" If ever the free institutions of America are destroyed, that event may be attributed to the unlimited authority of the majority, which may at some future time urge the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy... "
History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ... - Page 205
by Archibald Alison - 1843
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1836
...oblige them to seek relief by the hazardous experiment of a physical collision. ' Anarchy will then be the result ; but it will have been brought about by despotism ' (vol. ii. p. 170). In support of this opinion, he quotes two great American names, that of General...
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Description of the banquet given in honour of ... sir Robert Peel ... on his ...

James Cleland - 1837 - 40 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism." (Long-continued cheering.) M. TocqueviUe then quotes the expression of opinion by Jefferson, whom he...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 57

1836
...oblige them to seek relief by the hazardous experiment of a physical collision. ' Anarchy will then be the result ; but it will have been brought about by despotism ' (vol. ii. p. 170). In support of this opinion, he quotes two great American names, that of General...
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Democracy in America, Volume 1

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1839 - 455 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism. * This power may be centred in an assembly, in which case it will be strong without being stable ;...
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Democracy in America: In Relation to Political Institutions

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1850 - 460 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism. Mr. Hamilton expresses the same opinion in the Federalist, No. 51. " It is of great importance in a...
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The Republic of the United States of America: And Its Political Institutions ...

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1851 - 875 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism. Mr. Hamilton expresses the same opinion in the Federalist, No. 51. "It is of great importance in a...
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Debates and Proceedings of the Maryland Reform Convention to Revise the ...

Maryland. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1851
...minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical furee. Anarchy will i then he the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism." To a government founded I upon the will of the majority, wiihuulsuch whole- | some checks and restrictions...
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New South Wales Constitution Bill: The Speeches, in the Legislative Council ...

Edward Kennedy Silvester - Constitutional law - 1853 - 228 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige th'em to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism. Mr. Hamilton expresses the same opinion in the Federalist, No. 51: — "It is of great importance in...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 7

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1854
...if he meansto stray from the track which it lays down. If ever the free institutions of America aro destroyed, that event will arise from the unlimited...appeared in the United States ;— " The executive power," says he, " is not the chief danger to be feared; the tyranny of the legislature is the danger...
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American Institutions and Their Influence

Alexis de Tocqueville - Democracy - 1854 - 460 pages
...the minorities to desperation, and oblige them to have recourse to physical force. Anarchy will then be the result, but it will have been brought about by despotism. Mr. Hamilton expresses the same opinion in the Federalist, No. 51. " It is of great importance in a...
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