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" By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and... "
Readings on Parties and Elections in the United States - Page 29
edited by - 1912 - 354 pages
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Speech of the Honourable Artemas Ward: Delivered in the House of ...

Artemas Ward - 1814 - 59 pages
...the Federalist, written by Mr. Madison — We find the following apt and judicious observations — " By a faction I understand a number of citizens whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community." " The inference to which we are brought is, that the causes of faction cannot be removed ; and that...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 3

Thomas H. Palmer - 1814
...the Federalist, written by Mr. Madison, we find the following apt and judicious observations. — " By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community." " The inference to which we are brought is that the causes of faction cannot be removed ; and that...
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Federalist on the New Constitution Written in 1788

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison - 1817 - 417 pages
...tainted our public administration. By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether •mounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated bv some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, by Mr ...

James Madison, John Jay - 1818 - 671 pages
...unsteadiness and injustice, with which a factious spirit has lahiU.d our public administrations. ( By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...are united and actuated by some common impulse of pas.ion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, orto^fie permanent and aggregate...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the ..., Volume 2, Part 2; Volume 45

United States. Congress - 1825
...Hall, 1 would not have attended the meeting — public opinion was not setton's definition of faction. "By a faction, I understand a number of citizens,...amounting to a majority or minority of the whole, who arc united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

James Madison, John Jay - 1826 - 582 pages
...the unsteadiness and injustice, with which a factious spirit has tainted our public administrations. By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether amounting to majority or minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 3

1827
...the Federalist, written by Mr. Madison, we find the following apt and judicious observations — ' By a faction. I understand a number of citizens, whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community. The inference to which we are brought is, that the causes of faction cannot be removed; and that relief...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

1836 - 531 pages
...the. Federalist, written by Mr. Madison, we find the following apt and judicious observations : — " By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community. The inference to which we are brought is, that the causes of faction cannot be removed ; and that relief...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

1836 - 531 pages
...the Federalist, written by Mr. Madison, we find the following apt and judicious observations : — " By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...majority or minority of the whole, who are united «nd tctuated by some common impulse of passion or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens,...
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American Oratory, Or, Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

1840 - 531 pages
...the Federalist, written by Mr. Madison, we find the following apt and judicious observations : — " By a faction, I understand a number of citizens, whether...permanent and aggregate interests of the community. The inference to which we are brought is, that the causes of faction cannot be removed ; and that relief...
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