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Pagina 26 - Hence it is that such democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property, and have in general been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.
Pagina 142 - The principal officer in each of the executive departments, and all persons connected with the diplomatic service, may be removed from office at the pleasure of the President.
Pagina 32 - The choice of several, to form an intermediate body of electors, will be much less apt to convulse the community, with any extraordinary or violent, movements, than the choice of one who was himself to be the final object of the public wishes.
Pagina 198 - I am very glad indeed to have this opportunity to address the two Houses directly and to verify for myself the impression that the President of the United States is a person, not a mere department of the Government hailing Congress from some isolated island of jealous power, sending messages, not speaking naturally and with his own voice—that he is a human being trying to co-operate with other human beings in a common service.
Pagina 93 - On the 4th of March next I shall have served three and a half years, and this three and a half years constitute my first term. The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance, and not the form, and under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination.
Pagina 70 - John Tyler personally appeared before me this day, and although he deems himself qualified to perform the duties and exercise the powers and office of president, on the death of William Henry Harrison, late president of the United States, without any other oath than that which he has taken as vice-president, yet, as doubts may arise, and for greater caution, took and subscribed the foregoing oath before me.
Pagina 237 - The House of Representatives being to be elected immediately by the People, the Senate by the State Legislatures, the President by Electors chosen for that purpose by the People, there would be little probability of a common interest to cement these different branches in a predilection for any particular class of electors. As to the Senate, it is impossible that any regulation of
Pagina 31 - The same house will be the umpire in all elections of the president, which do not unite the suffrages of a majority of the whole number of electors ; a case which it cannot be doubted will sometimes, if not frequently, happen. The constant possibility of the thing must be a fruitful source of influence to that body. The more it is contemplated, the more important will appear this ultimate, though contingent power, of deciding the competitions of the most illustrious citizens of the union, for the...