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" Under such a regulation, it may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public good than if pronounced by the people themselves, convened for the purpose. "
The Federalist: a Collection of Essays Written in Favor of the New ... - Page 61
1864 - 615 pages
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...Under such a regulation, it may well happen, that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...means, first obtain the suffrages, and then betray the interest of the people. The question resulting is whether small or extensive republics are most favourable...
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The Federalist on the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - United States - 1831 - 542 pages
...Under such a regulation, it may well happen, that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...other hand the effect may be inverted. Men of factious tem5 pers, of local prejudices, or of sinister designs, may by intrigue, by corruption, or by other...
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Commentaries on Universal Public Law

George Bowyer - Jurisprudence - 1854 - 387 pages
...considerations. Under such regulation it may well happen that the public voice pronounced by the representatives of the people will be more consonant to the public...means, first obtain the suffrages, and then betray the interest of the people. The question resulting is, whether small or extensive republics are most favourable...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 5; Volume 36

United States - 1855
...Under such a regulation, it may well happen, that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...by other means first obtain the suffrages and then bctnfy the interests of the people. The question resulting is, whether small or extensive republics...
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The Federalist and Other Contemporary Papers on the Constitution of the ...

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison - United States - 1894 - 945 pages
...such a regulation, it may well happen, that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of S the people, will be more consonant to the public good,...pro[nounced by the people themselves, convened for the piupose.* On the other hand, the effect may be inverted. Men of factious tempers, of local prejudices,...
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The Federalist: A Collection of Essays by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and ...

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - United States - 1901 - 488 pages
...Under such a regulation, it may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...the other hand, the effect may be inverted. Men of fqctiouj tempers, of local prejudices, or of sinister designs, may by intrigue, by corruption, or by...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 13

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - Government publications - 1910
...Under such a regulation, it may .well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...by the people themselves convened for the purpose." — X Essay of Federalist. And then Madison argues with unanswerable logic to the effect that a representative...
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Initiative and Referendum: Speech of Hon. Joseph W. Bailey of Texas in the ...

Joseph Weldon Bailey - Democracy - 1913 - 44 pages
...Under such a regulation it may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...by the people themselves, convened for the purpose. Not only has Madison in these unequivocal terms expressed himself in favor of a representative democracy,...
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The Naked Truth: Vital Issues Before the Country Clearly Analyzed and ...

Charles Henry Betts - Campaign literature - 1913 - 91 pages
...Under such a regulation, it may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...pronounced by the people themselves, convened for that purpose. — The Federalist, Letter X. Writing upon the same subject, Jefferson said : For let...
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Back to the Republic

Harry F. Atwood - 1918
...Under such a regulation it may well happen that the public voice, pronounced by the representatives of the people, will be more consonant to the public...by the people themselves, convened for the purpose. . . . Hence, it clearly appears that the same advantage which a republic has over a democracy consists...
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