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.
Justice through them may be administered with ease and despatch; and appeals
may be safely circumscribed within a narrow compass.
to Reason was a weekly, and its regular circulation amongst the proletariat was seven hundred and fifty thousand.
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.
"Oh, yes; it is quite clear to me what you did." She was angry again, and the feminine appeal
But in Princess Drubetskaya's case he felt, after her second appeal
, something like qualms of conscience.
And then, as Jurgis came out from this meeting, some one handed him a paper which he carried home with him and read; and so he became acquainted with the "Appeal
to Reason." About twelve years previously a Colorado real-estate speculator had made up his mind that it was wrong to gamble in the necessities of life of human beings: and so he had retired and begun the publication of a Socialist weekly.
"I congratulate myself, Sir Patrick, on having your ability and experience to appeal
to in the conduct of the pending inquiry."
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.
We have appealed
to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.