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" No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest. are the creatures of the law, and are bound to obey it. "
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The Writings of Cassius Marcellus Clay: Including Speeches and Addresses

Cassius Marcellus Clay - Slavery - 1848 - 535 pages
...jailors, hangmen, and grave-diggers are to be elected annually, biennially, or for a longer term of years. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are to be chosen at the polls ; the country must be harassed from day to day, and from year to year, with...
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The Law of God as Contained in the Ten Commandments

William S. Plumer - 1864
...anointed, and owned by the people as their king. 2 Kings xi. 12, 14. 2. It is the duty of all men to treat all the officers of the government from the highest to the lowest with respect, and to give to each the honour that is his due, never using reviling or railing language...
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The Law of God: As Contained in the Ten Commandments Explained and Enforced

William Swan Plumer - Summary of the Law (Theology) - 1864 - 644 pages
...anointed, and owned by the people as their king. 2 Kings xi. 12, 14. 2. It is the duty of all men to treat all the officers of the government from the highest to the lowest with respect, and to give to each the honour that is his due, never using reviling or railing language...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 27

Law - 1883
...Sergeaut-at-Arms of the House of Representatives by Chief Justice Carter. KUbourn v. Tliompson, 103 U. S.168. No man in this country is so high that he is above...the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. AD the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are creatures of the law aud are...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 93

Law - 1921
...militia, his action cannot be questioned by any authority or in any place.5 The language, "No man in the country is so high that he is above the law, no officer of the law may set the law at defiance with impunity," quoted from United States v. Lee," is not in conflict with the...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 21-22

Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...included within the survey, it seems to me a case is disclosed for the interposition of the courts. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are but agents with delegated powers, and if they act beyond the scope of those delegated powers their...
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United States Supreme Court Reports, Volume 27

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...of Representatives by Chief Justice Cartter. Kitbourn v. Thompson, 103 U. 8., 168 [XXVI., 8771. Nip man in this country is so high that he is above the...the law may set that law at defiance, with impunity. AH the officers of the pQovernment, from the highest to the lowest, are creatures of the law and arc...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 2

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1888 - 1400 pages
...and both were intended to be enforced by the judiciary as a co-ordinate department of the government. No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law can set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the law, from the highest to the lowest,...
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Essays on Government

Abbott Lawrence Lowell - Cabinet system - 1889 - 229 pages
...social compact shall instantly be made an article of the state religion. V. THE LIMITS OP SOVEREIGNTY. No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that Jaw at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest,...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 5

Law reports, digests, etc - 1889
...patent title was fraudulent and void. Morton v. Nebraska, 88 US 21 Wall. 060 (22 L. ed. 039). All of the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are but agents with delegated powers, and if they act ix>yond the scope of those powers their acts do not...
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