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" Legislature in their derivative and subordinate capacity. The one is the work of the creator, and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court and in the Court ... - Page 396
by Hiram Denio - 1863
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Constitutional Court of South ..., Volume 2

South Carolina. Constitutional Court of Appeals, David James McCord - Law reports, digests, etc - 1823 - 576 pages
...of the people, in which certain first principles of fundamental laws are established. It fixes the limits to the exercise of Legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit within which it shall move. It says to the Legislature, so far shalt thou go and no farther. Our constitution prohibits...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Issues 1-78

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1831 - 758 pages
...is the work or will of the people themselves, in their original, sovereign and unlimited capacity. The constitution fixes limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit in which it must more." The 10th article of the amendments provides, that "the powers not delegated...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1827 - 686 pages
...capacity. The one is the work of the creator, and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes the limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. In short, the Constitution is the sun of the political system, around which, all legislative, executive,...
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Report of the Presbyterian Church Case: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at ...

Samuel Miller, Pennsylvania. Supreme Court - Church polity - 1839 - 606 pages
...the Legislature in their derivative and subordinate capacity. The one is the work of the creator, and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes...and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. In short, gentlemen, the Constitution is the sun of the political system, around which all legislative,...
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A Few Lectures on Natural Law

Henry St. George Tucker - Natural law - 1844 - 372 pages
...will of the people themselves, in their original, SOVEREIGN and unlimited capacity. Law is the work of the legislature, in their derivative and subordinate...and prescribes the orbit, within which it must move. In short, the constitution is the sun of the political system, around which all legislative, executive,...
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Essays, Theological and Miscellaneous, Reprinted from the Princeton Review ...

Presbyterian Church - 1847 - 632 pages
...statute is plain," say the Supreme Court of the United States, " nothing is left to construction."* " The constitution fixes limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes * Coxe's Digest of the Decision! of the Supreme Court of the United States, &c., p. 183. the orbit...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1851 - 722 pages
...themselves in their original, sovereign, and unlimited capacity. The one is the work of the creator and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes...and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. In short, the Constitution is the sun of the political system around which all Legislative, Executive,...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States

United States. Congress - Law - 1851 - 716 pages
...themselves in their original, sovereign, and unlimited capacity. The one is the work of the creator and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes...and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. In short, the Constitution is the sun of the political system around which all Legislative, Executive,...
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Documents, Volume 21, Part 2, Issues 45-64

New York (N.Y.) - 1854 - 980 pages
...the legislature in their derivative and subordinate capacity. The one is the work of the Creator, and the other of the creature. The constitution fixes...and prescribes the orbit within which it must move. In short, the constitution is the sun of the political system, around which all legislative, executive,...
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A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity ..., Volume 1

Richard Peters - Law reports, digests, etc - 1860 - 836 pages
...indemnification, it cannot, itself, constitutionally determine upon the amount of the compensation. Ibid. 5. The constitution fixes limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit n which it must move. Whatever may be the case in other countiies, yet in this there can be no...
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