Tuesday, June 4, 2013

G+: "The pyramid of government -- and a republican government may well receive that beautiful and solid form...

"The pyramid of government -- and a republican government may well receive that beautiful and solid form -- should be raised to a dignified altitude: but its foundations must, of consequence, be broad, and strong, and deep. The authority, the interests, and the affections of the people at large are the only foundation, on which a superstructure proposed to be at once durable and magnificent, can be rationally erected."--James Wilson, Legislative Department, 1804


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