impolicy


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at 340 ("That impolicy is not so clear, nor are the reasons for the exception so potent as to permit us to interpolate an exception into the language of the act, and to thus materially alter its meaning and effect.
An address to the public on the impolicy of the new Corn- Bill, and on the alarming tendency of a late compromise, London 1815, 20p.
Appleton, 1838); and An Appeal to the Christian Public, on the Evil and Impolicy of the Church Engaging in Merchandise: and Setting Forth the Wrong Done to Boksellers and the Extravagance, Inutility, and Evil-working, of Charity Publication Societies (Philadelphia: King 8,: Baird, 1849).
If the King is like Amintor, he himself must react in purely visceral terms, his mind effectively disengaged by the continued emphasis on blood, as if the bodily fluid associated throughout with lust, guilt, impolicy, and instantaneous reaction were his sole apparatus for apprehending the world.
129) A state court cannot refuse to enforce a right arising from federal law because of "conceptions of impolicy or want of wisdom on the part of Congress in having called into play its lawful powers.
Wilson "dwelt on the injustice and impolicy of leaving N[ew] Jersey[,] Connecticut &c any longer subject to the exactions of their commercial neighbors.
In his very first leader for the Times, under the heading "The Starvation Laws," Smiles wrote, "Time is at length bringing about what reason was not able to accomplish, and hard times are producing a conviction much stronger than hard arguments have done, of the impolicy and injustice of the Corn Laws.
In a later, no less influential pamphlet, Considerations on the Injustice and Impolicy of Punishing Murder By Death (1792), Rush wrote:
On the one hand, "it would be a violation of duty under the Constitution for the court to refuse to enforce the right arising from the law of the United States because of conceptions of impolicy.
5; Benjamin Rush, "Considerations on the Injustice and Impolicy of Punishing Murder by Death [1792]," in Ibid.
As in the preceding instance, he draws heavily on someone else's text--this time, Thomas Clarkson's Essay on the Impolicy of the African Slave Trade (1788), borrowed the day before from the Bristol Library, together with Wadstrom's Essay on Colonization.
Katt, the Court explained that "a state cannot 'refuse to enforce [a] right arising from the law of the United States because of conceptions of impolicy or want of wisdom on the part of Congress.