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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... "
The Development of National Administrative Organization in the United States - Page 13
by Lloyd Milton Short - 1923 - 514 pages
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...subject. It was so remarkably to the point, that he would quote it. That great man observes, " 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...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 17

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1810
...government be so constituted " as that one man be not afraid of another. " But." says Montesquieu, " 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...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 17

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1810
...let us hear what that able and admirable writer Montesquieu says upon this state of things. " vVhen the legislative and executive " powers are united in the same person, " or in the same body of magistrates, " there can be no liberty ; because ap" prehensions may arise, lest...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...often to attend and participate in its deliberations, though not admitted to a legislative vote. From these facts, by which Montesquieu was guided, it may clearly be inferred, that in aaying, " there can be no liberty, " where the legislative and executive powers are united in the same...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, by Mr ...

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1818 - 671 pages
...often to attend and participate in its deliberations, though not admitted to a legislative vote. From these facts, by which Montesquieu was guided, it may...be no liberty, where the legislative and executive pow" ers are united in the same person, or body of magis" trates ;" or, " if the power of judging,...
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The Spirit of Laws, Volumes 1-2

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - Jurisprudence - 1823
...liberty, it is requisite the government be so constituted as one man needs not be afraid oi another. When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can he no liberty ; because apprehensions may arise, lest the...
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The Federalist on the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - United States - 1831 - 542 pages
...though not admitted to a legislative vote. From these facts, by which Montesquieu WHS guided, it maji clearly be inferred, that in saying, " there can be...legislative and executive powers are united in the same per" son, or body of magistrates ;" or, " if the power of judging, be "not separated from the legislative...
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Paley's Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1835 - 298 pages
...principle generally acceded to 1 And the following reasons for it are given by Montesquieu : " When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person or body, there can be no liberty ; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact...
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Tracts on law, government, and other political subjects, collected and ed ...

Tracts - 1836
...requisite that the government be so constituted, as that one man need not be afraid of another. •" 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...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1837 - 500 pages
...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 senate...
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