APPEAL


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APPEALAsia-Pacific Programme of Education for All
APPEALAsian Pacific Partners for Empowerment and Leadership
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In the next place, it may be considered as an objection inherent in the principle, that as every appeal to the people would carry an implication of some defect in the government, frequent appeals would, in a great measure, deprive the government of that veneration which time bestows on every thing, and without which perhaps the wisest and freest governments would not possess the requisite stability.
But the greatest objection of all is, that the decisions which would probably result from such appeals would not answer the purpose of maintaining the constitutional equilibrium of the government.
There an appeal from one jury to another, is familiar both in language and practice, and is even a matter of course, until there have been two verdicts on one side.
Justice through them may be administered with ease and despatch; and appeals may be safely circumscribed within a narrow compass.
The Appeal paid union wages; and, in fact, was the backbone of the town, giving employment to hundreds of men and women.
My one object in following a new course is to enlarge the range of my studies in the art of writing fiction, and to vary the form in which I make my appeal to the reader, as attractively as I can.
She was angry again, and the feminine appeal had disappeared.
But in Princess Drubetskaya's case he felt, after her second appeal, something like qualms of conscience.
I congratulate myself, Sir Patrick, on having your ability and experience to appeal to in the conduct of the pending inquiry.
In the second place, we are all equally desirous--whatever difference of opinion may otherwise exist--to make this informal inquiry a means, if possible, of avoiding the painful publicity which would result from an appeal to a Court of Law.
When the Abyssins are engaged in a law-suit, the two parties make choice of a judge, and plead their own cause before him; and if they cannot agree in their choice, the governor of the place appoints them one, from whom there lies an appeal to the viceroy and to the Emperor himself.
It seemed as though the Priests had no choice between submission and extermination; when suddenly the course of events was completely changed by one of those picturesque incidents which Statesmen ought never to neglect, often to anticipate, and sometimes perhaps to originate, because of the absurdly disproportionate power with which they appeal to the sympathies of the populace.