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" Let every American, every lover of liberty, every wellwisher to his posterity swear by the blood of the Revolution never to violate in the least particular the laws of the country, and never to tolerate their violation by others. "
America Faces the Future - Page 67
by Durant Drake - 1922 - 339 pages
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...fortify against it?" The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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The Jurisprudence of Justice William J. Brennan, Jr: The Law and Politics of ...

David E. Marion - Law - 1997 - 177 pages
...to propose the promulgation of a "political religion" that would require that "every American . . . swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate...and never to tolerate their violation by others." Lincoln comes close to counseling the use of indoctrination to reinforce law-abidingness. "Let reverence...
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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - Political Science - 2001 - 337 pages
...fortify against it? The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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States' Rights and American Federalism: A Documentary History

Lynn Nelson - Political Science - 1999 - 232 pages
...government cannot last. . . . The question recurs, "How shall we fortify against it?" The answer is simple. Let every American, every lover of liberty, every...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to the support of the Constitution...
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The Cultural Study of Law: Reconstructing Legal Scholarship

Paul W. Kahn - Law - 1999 - 169 pages
...man, captured this popular sentiment linking sacrifice to the origin of law: Let every American . . . every well-wisher to his posterity swear by the blood...tolerate their violation by others. As the patriots of seventy-six did to the support of the Declaration of Independence, so to support of the Constitution...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - History - 2000 - 251 pages
...answer how they are to defend against it: "Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...country; and never to tolerate their violation by others."21 Van Buren remarked similarly: "How imperious, then, is the obligation imposed upon every...
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On Hallowed Ground: Abraham Lincoln and the Foundations of American History

John P. Diggins - History - 2000 - 330 pages
...lynched, as well as many blacks, and call upon people to "swear by the blood of the Revolution, to never violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others."48 The quandary of American history is that democracy itself freed humankind from the bonds...
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Dreams of a More Perfect Union

Provost and Professor of Political Science Rogan Kersh, Rogan Kersh - History - 2001 - 358 pages
...those constituted like ours," was "the attachment of the People," in 1838 he urged "every American" to "swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate...in the least particular, the laws of the country." Such "reverence for the laws" would enhance citizens' sense of mutual connectedness, Lincoln argued...
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The Ashes That Still Remain

Thomas Koys - Abortion - 2002 - 211 pages
...delivered after a mulatto man in St. Louis was burned to death in mob-style violence, Lincoln said: Let every American, every lover of liberty, every...country; and never to tolerate their violation by others . . . Let reverence for the laws, be breathed by every American mother, to the lisping babe, that prattles...
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A. Lincoln, Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in His Time

Allen D. Spiegel - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 372 pages
...the population against this disaster: Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution,...and never to tolerate their violation by others... Let every man remember that to violate the law, is to trample on the blood of his father. . . Let reverence...
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