When the people in general do not partake of the deliberative power, but certain persons chosen for that purpose, who govern according to law; this also, like the first, is an oligarchy.
And thus we determine concerning the deliberative power in any state, and in whose hands it shall be.
They are sensible that their habits in life have not been such as to give them those acquired endowments, without which, in a deliberative
assembly, the greatest natural abilities are for the most part useless; and that the influence and weight, and superior acquirements of the merchants render them more equal to a contest with any spirit which might happen to infuse itself into the public councils, unfriendly to the manufacturing and trading interests.
The first is, that the convention must have enjoyed, in a very singular degree, an exemption from the pestilential influence of party animosities the disease most incident to deliberative
bodies, and most apt to contaminate their proceedings.
Miss Ophelia took Topsy home to Vermont with her, much to the surprise of the grave deliberative
body whom a New Englander recognizes under the term "Our folks." "Our folks," at first, thought it an odd and unnecessary addition to their well-trained domestic establishment; but, so thoroughly efficient was Miss Ophelia in her conscientious endeavor to do her duty by her eleve, that the child rapidly grew in grace and in favor with the family and neighborhood.
At first, the language, as well as the action of Magua, appeared calm and deliberative
. When he had succeeded in sufficiently awakening the attention of his comrades, Heyward fancied, by his pointing so frequently toward the direction of the great lakes, that he spoke of the land of their fathers, and of their distant tribe.
Kirby, who had no idea of being excluded from the deliberative
part of any affair in which he was engaged, drew up his bushy head in a reflecting attitude, and after musing a moment, replied by asking a few questions,
O-Tar has said that it is the finest deliberative
body upon Barsoom--much more intelligent than that composed of the living jeds.
Tulliver in suspense by a silence that seemed deliberative
, before he said,--
To guide the action of a deliberative
body to a desirable result.
Here another short but grave and deliberative
consultation was held.
Caution is needed with regards to the use of non-deliberative tactics, for the simple reason that they may not always contribute to deliberative
capacity, but most importantly that such tactics may not help animal activists get any closer to their own goals.