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" Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them, like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment. "
Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson - Seite 290
von Thomas Jefferson - 1830
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Band 3

Henry Stephens Randall - 1871
...misery, to have no sensibilities left but for sinning and suffering. Then begins, indeed, the helium omnium in omnia, which some philosophers observing...wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to ba beyond amendment. I knew that age well : I belonged to it, and labored with it. It deserved well...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - 1897
...out of reparti 1'nr the memory of the "fathers," "look at the Constitutions, " as Jeflerson said, 14 with sanctimonious reverence and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched." Two examples will suffice: Speech of Mr. Purviance of North Carolina, December 7, 1803; Annals, pp....
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - 1897
...out of regard for tho memory of the "fathers," ''look at the Constitutions, " as Jefferson said, " with sanctimonious reverence and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched." Two examples will suffice: Speech of Mr. I'urviance of North Carolina, December 7, 1803 ; Annals, pp....
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A Constitutional History of the American People: 1776-1850

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1898
...the executive offices of the county.* Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reference, and deem them, like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to men of the preceding age more wisdom than human and suppose what they did to be beyond improvement....
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1816-1826

Thomas Jefferson - 1899
...this world, have mistaken it for the natural, instead of the abusive state of man. And the fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follows...with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the arc of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom...
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Political Science Quarterly

1902
...above 1 Works, X (1816), 32 ff. Cf. Locke, Two Treatises of Government. human criticism. He did not "look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence...them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched."1 Government appeared to him as an institution existing for the good of the governed ; and...
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A History of American Political Theories

Charles Edward Merriam - 1903 - 364 Seiten
...believe in government as something so sacred in nature as to be above human criticism. He did not " look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence...the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched." 1 Government appeared to him as an institution existing for the governed ; and if it failed to serve...
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The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Band 12

Thomas Jefferson - 1905
...this world, have mistaken it for the natural, instead of the abusive state of man. And the fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follows...with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the arc of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom...
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Emancipation: An Introduction to the System of Progressive Government

Norbert Lafayette Savay - 1908 - 161 Seiten
...the sheep or oxen with 1 "Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence and deem them the ark of the covenant too sacred to be touched....preceding age a wisdom more than human and suppose that what they did to be beyond amendment. ... I know that laws and institutions must go hand in hand...
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The American Republic: A Text in Civics for High Schools, Academies and ...

Samuel Eagle Forman - 1911 - 359 Seiten
...constitutions ought to respond to social needs and aspirations. "Some men," says Thomas Jefferson, "look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence,...the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. But I know that laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As...
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