Democratical


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Dem`o`crat´ic`al


a.1.Democratic.
The democratical embassy was democratically received.
- Algernon Sidney.
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But some say, that in the ephori is absolute power, and that it is their common meal and daily course of life, in which the democratical form is represented.
And the different forms of government make laws democratical, aristocratical, tyrannical, with a view to their several interests; and these laws, which are made by them for their own interests, are the justice which they deliver to their subjects, and him who transgresses them they punish as a breaker of the law, and unjust.
From some quarter, or other, a rumor had got abroad that Miss Monson's governess was of a noble family, a circumstance that I soon discovered had great influence in New York, doubtless by way of expiation for the rigid democratical notions that so universally pervade its society.
One tendency appears alike in the philosophical speculation and in the rudest democratical movements, through all the petulance and all the puerility, the wish, namely, to cast aside the superfluous and arrive at short methods; urged, as I suppose, by an intuition that the human spirit is equal to all emergencies, alone, and that man is more often injured than helped by the means he uses.
The full experiment of a government democratical, but representative, was and is still reserved for [the Americans to try].
It is one of the evils of democratical governments, that the people, not always seeing and frequently misled, must often feel before they can act," George Washington wrote to the Marquis de Lafayette on May 10, 1786.
The Maryland Farmer echoed Taylor, describing the jury as 'the democratic branch of the judiciary power,' and the anti-Federalist John Hampden extended the metaphor, explaining that trial by jury was 'the democratical balance in the Judicary power.
Here also the book is weaved around two threads : on the one hand, to promote the true religion--pantheism--that he has found, despite the clergy, under the historical strata of Christianity; and, on the other hand, to build a genuinely democratical political identity.

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