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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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Constitutional History and Political Development of the United States

Simon Sterne - Constitutional history - 1888 - 361 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 Constitutional History and Government of the United States

Judson Stuart Landon - Constitutional history - 1889 - 389 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. . . . The interpretation of the laws is the proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is in...
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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
...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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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Indiana State Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association (1916- ) - Bar associations - 1899
...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." It may be suggested that this is only the application of the common law doctrine of principal and agent...
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Universal Classics Library, Volume 12

Literature - 1901
...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 Federalist: A Collection of Essays

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 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 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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