In describing a war or the subjugation of a people, a general historian looks for the cause of the event not in the power of one
man, but in the interaction of many persons connected with the event.
His meaning, as his own words import, and still more conclusively as illustrated by the example in his eye, can amount to no more than this, that where the WHOLE power of one
department is exercised by the same hands which possess the WHOLE power of another department, the fundamental principles of a free constitution are subverted.
The crushing power of one
of these boas, some of which reach a length of thirty feet, with a body as large around as that of a full-grown man, is enormous.
Political power, properly so called, is merely the organised power of one
class for oppressing another.
Why, I first told her the nature of our laws about marriage, and what the reasons were that men and women were obliged to enter into such compacts as it was neither in the power of one
nor other to break; that otherwise, order and justice could not be maintained, and men would run from their wives, and abandon their children, mix confusedly with one another, and neither families be kept entire, nor inheritances be settled by legal descent.
It was strange: a bold, vindictive, and haughty gentleman seemed somehow in the power of one
of the meanest of his dependants; so much in her power, that even when she lifted her hand against his life, he dared not openly charge her with the attempt, much less punish her for it.
It not only involved a deep offence against the sacred courtesy of debate, but the mandate was likely to brave the unknown power of one
of those incomprehensible beings, whom few Indians were enlightened enough, at that day, to regard without reverence, or few hardy enough to oppose.
She gave the history of her recent visit, and now her raptures might well be over; for Edmund was so struck with the circumstance, so delighted with what Miss Crawford had done, so gratified by such a coincidence of conduct between them, that Fanny could not but admit the superior power of one
pleasure over his own mind, though it might have its drawback.
Behind these were two of the higher brethren of Emmet, and behind these again two retainers belonging to the Bishop; for the Lord Bishop of Hereford strove to be as like the great barons as was in the power of one
in holy orders.
Gentlemen, I have merely sketched the power of one
of the seven groups that constitute the brain of the Plutocracy.
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