THE AMERICAN SYSTEM

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Page 305 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the Government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended But we think the sound construction of the Constitution must allow to the National Legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it in the manner most beneficial to the people.
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