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" ... possession of the government by a vigorous exercise of its patronage ; and for this purpose agitating, and alarming, and distressing social life by the exercise of a tyrannical party proscription. Sir, if this course of things cannot be checked, good... "
Journal of the Proceedings of the National Republican Convention, Held at ... - Page 60
by National Republican Party (Mass.). Convention, National Republican Party (U.S.). Massachusetts. Convention, 1832, National Republican Party (U.S.). Massachusetts - 1832 - 75 pages
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The War, its causes and consequences

C. C. S. Farrar - 1864 - 260 pages
...beforehand; they look upon popular elections as mere selfish contests for office; and accordingly they abandon the government to the scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate. Here, then, is formed a party organization, held together by the strongest bands which the vicious...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1879 - 707 pages
...emolument; it tends to form, it does form, we see that it has formed, a political combination, united by no common principles or opinions among its members,...into power on a cry against abuses, which did not erist, and then, as soon as it was in, as if in mockery of the perception and intelligence of the people,...
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The Works of Daniel Webster..., Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1881
...contest for office; and they will abandon the government to the scramble of the bold, the daring, and ths desperate. It seems, Mr. President, to be a peculiar...characteristic of the present administration, that it came into powei on a cry against abuses, which did not exist, and then, as soou as it was in, as if in mockery...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1886 - 707 pages
...exercise of a tyrannical party proscription. Sir, if this course of things cannot be checked, good mtn will grow tired of the exercise of political privileges....and the desperate. It seems, Mr. President, to be a pe•.uliar and singular characteristic of the present administration, that it came into power on a...
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The Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, Henry H. Barber, James De Normandie - 1882
...course of things cannot be checked, good men will grow tired of the exercise of political privileges. They will see that such elections are but a mere selfish...scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate. Lamentably true as this prophecy has proved in multitudes of instances, it would be more lamentable,...
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Civil Government in the United States: Considered with Some Reference to Its ...

John Fiske - 1890 - 360 pages
...course of things cannot be checked, good men will grow tired of the excise of political privileges. They will see that such elections are but a mere selfish...scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate." — Daniel Webster on Civil Service, in 1832. Question 4. Correct any errors in spelling which you...
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The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1890
...for office; and they will abandon the government to the scramble of the bold, the daring, and th.' desperate. It seems, Mr. President, to be a peculiar...characteristic of the present administration, that it came into powei on a cry against abuses, which did not exist, and then, as soon as it was in, as if in mockery...
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Civil Government in the United States Considered with Some Reference to Its ...

John Fiske - 1891 - 360 pages
...course of things cannot be checked, good men will grow tired of the exercise of political privileges. They will see that such elections are but a mere selfish...scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate." — Danisl Webster on Cieil Sereice, in 1832. Question 4. Correct any 6rrors in spelling which you...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 71

1893
...men in ; that, if not checked, good men would grow tired of the exercise of political privileges, and abandon the government to the scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate. But Mr. Webster was in the opposition. Mr. Calhoun had said that if it were not put down it would end...
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Proceedings of the 1st ... Annual Meeting ..., Volume 6

Michigan Municipal League - 1904
...course of things cannot be checked, good men will grow tired of the exercise of political privileges. They will see that such elections are but a mere selfish...scramble of the bold, the daring, and the desperate." Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun were also among those who at that time condemned the spoils policy....
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