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" Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is indeed little else than a name where the government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member... "
Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections, Exhibiting a ... - Page 286
by William Cobbett - 1801
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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - Philosophy - 2001 - 354 pages
...Harrison, quoting Washington, affirmed the party's general position, that " 'Liberty is indeed little less than a name where the Government is too feeble to withstand the enterprises of factions, to confine each member of society within the limits prescribed by the law, and to maintain...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 978 pages
...indispensable. Liherty itself will find in such a' government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little...withstand the enterprises of faction; to confine each memher of society within the limits prescrihed by the laws, and to maintain all in the secure and tranquil...
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The Lost Art of the Great Speech: How to Write It, how to Deliver it

Richard Dowis - Business & Economics - 2000 - 292 pages
...tlre enterprises of faction, to confine each member of society within tne limits prescribed by tne laws, and to maintain all in the secure and tranquil enjoyment of the rights of person and property. It is important . . . that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those...
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An Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

Henry Flanders - Constitutional law - 1999 - 314 pages
...indispensable. Liberty itself will find in such a government, with powers properly distributed and adjusted, its surest guardian. It is, indeed, little else than a name where the government is tqo feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member of the society within the...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 607 pages
...that you resist with care the spirit of innovation upon its principles, however specious the pretexts I have already intimated to you the danger of parties in the State, with particular reference to founding them on geographical discriminations. Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn...
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Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

George P. Fletcher - Political Science - 2003 - 308 pages
...egalitarian values of the Fourteenth Amendment. GOVE RNME NT AS PARTNER AGAINST THE PAST "Liberty ... is indeed little else than a name, where the Government is too feeble to ... confine each member of the Society within the limits prescribed by the laws and to maintain all...
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Parties and Party Systems: A Framework for Analysis

Giovanni Sartori - Political Science - 2005 - 368 pages
...praised. In Washington's Farewell Address of 1796 - based on a draft by Hamilton - one reads: Liberty... is indeed little else than a name where the government...feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction.... Let me... warn you in the most solemn manner against the harmful effects of the spirit of party. ....
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 4

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 417 pages
...and adjusted its surest guardian. — [lt is indeed little eise than, a name, where the Government ia too feeble to withstand the enterprises of faction, to confine each member of the gociety within the limits prescribed by the laws, and to malntain all in the secure and tranquil enjoyment...
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