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A Collection of Essays by Alexander Hamilton John Jay and James Madison Interpreting the Constitution of the United States and Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787 (Paperback) Loot Price: R545
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A Collection of Essays by Alexander Hamilton John Jay and James Madison Interpreting the Constitution of the United States and Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1901. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... appear entitled to serious attention. Such men must behold the actual situation of their country with painful solicitude, and deprecate the evils which ambition or revenge might with too much facility inflict upon it. Publius. No. XXX CONCERNING TAXATION IN disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasonings must depend. These contain an internal evidence, which, antecedent to all reflection or combination, commands the assent of the mind. Where it produces not this effect, it must proceed either from some defect or disorder in the organs of perception, or from the influence of some strong interest, or passion, or prejudice. Of this nature are the maxims in geometry, that: The whole is greater than its part; that things equal to the same, are equal to one another; that two straight lines cannot enclose a space; and that all right angles are equal to each other. Of the same nature are these other maxims in ethics and politics: That there cannot be an effect without a cause; that the means ought to be proportioned to the end; that every power ought to be commensurate with its object; that there ought to be no limitation of a power destined to effect a purpose which is itself incapable of limitation. And there are other truths in the two latter sciences, which, if they cannot pretend to rank in the class of axioms, are yet such direct inferences from them, and so obvious in themselves, and so agreeable to the natural and unsophisticated dictates of commonsense, that they challenge the assent of a sound and unbiassed mind, with a degree of force and conviction almost equally irresistible. The objects of geometrical inquiry are so entirely abstracted from those pursuits which stir up and put in motio...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 182
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41860-0
Barcode: 9781150418600
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-41860-5

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