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" ... Legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal ; that the servant is above his master ; that the Representatives of the People are superior to... "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 32
by Georgia. Supreme Court - 1850
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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
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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The Iowa Journal of History and Politics, Volume 1

Iowa - 1903
...the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves, that men acting by virtue of power may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. * * * It can be of no weight to us that the courts, on the pretense of a repugnancy, may substitute...
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The Iowa Journal of History and Politics, Volume 1

Iowa - 1903
...of the people are superior to the people themselves, that men acting by virtue of powers delegated may do not only what their powers do not authorize but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers...
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The Shop Review

1923
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize but what they forbid. * * * * "The interpretation of the laws is the proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in...
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Proceedings, Volumes 33-37

Middle States Council for the Social Studies - History - 1935
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The Spirit of American Government: A Study of the Constitution, Its Origin ...

James Allen Smith - Constitution - 1907 - 402 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. "If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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The Confict Over Judicial Powers in the United States to 1870 ...

Charles Grove Haines - Courts - 1909 - 181 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves ; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid.1 To the argument that the legislature must be the constitutional judge of its own powers and...
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Readings in Civil Government

Percy Lewis Kaye - United States - 1910 - 535 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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The Supreme Court and the Constitution

Charles Austin Beard - Constitutional history - 1912 - 127 pages
...representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men, acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid. If it be said that the legislative body are themselves the constitutional judges of their own powers,...
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