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" Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases... "
Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government ... - Page 332
by Thomas Hart Benton - 1854 - 788 pages
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The Statesmen of America in 1846

Sarah Mytton Maury - Statesmen, American - 1847 - 261 pages
...said, to give to the General Government the final and exclusive right to judge of its powers, is to make 'its discretion and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ;' and that, ' in all cases of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an equal...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - Lawyers - 1850 - 295 pages
...that the same government is not made the final judge of the powers delegated to it, since that could make its discretion, and not the Constitution, the...cases of compact among sovereign parties, without any tiommon judge, each has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of the infraction as of the mode...
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The Virginia Report of 1799-1800: Touching the Alien and Sedition Laws ...

Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates - Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 - 1850 - 264 pages
...exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure...powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions,...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - 1850 - 295 pages
...powers not delegated by the compact, its acts are unauthorized, and are of no effect ; and that the same government is not made the final judge of the powers delegated to it, since that could make its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ; but that, as in all...
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The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun, Volume 1

John Stilwell Jenkins - Statesmen - 1850 - 454 pages
...said to give to the General Government the final and exclusive right to judge of its powers, is to make " its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers ;" and that, " in all cases of compact between parties having no common judge, each party has an equal...
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The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1851 - 454 pages
...not delegated by the compact, its acts are unauthorized, void, and of no effect ; and that the said government is not made the final judge of the powers...measure of its powers ; but that, as in all other ci-r- of compact among sovereign parties, without any common judge, each has an equal right to judge...
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A Disquisition on Government

John Caldwell Calhoun - Political science - 1851 - 406 pages
...exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to it — since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure...powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties, having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions...
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A Disquisition on government and a discourse on the Constitution and ...

John Caldwell Calhoun - United States - 1851
...exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to it — since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure...powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties, having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions...
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Speeches of Messrs. Hayne and Webster in the United States Senate on the ...

Robert Young Hayne - Foot's resolution, 1829 - 1852 - 84 pages
...exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself, since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure...; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge, for itself, as well of infractions...
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The History of Kentucky: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - Kentucky - 1852 - 316 pages
...exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure...; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions...
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