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.
xxi CIVIS (pseud.), 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.
Phillips, 1786; William Roscoe, A General View of the African Slavetrade, demonstrating its Injustice and Impolicy: with Hints towards a Bill for its Abolition, London, R.
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).
The King is thus "uncontrolled," his blood elevated and difficult to subdue, associated with "desire" and (perhaps bawdily) "spirit." 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.
& laws of the U.S.," Madison explained, "left no option." (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." (130) A state court may not treat federal law as if it were the law of some foreign sovereign or some other state.
Madison said, "[I]t would be unjust to the States whose produce was exported by their neighbours, to leave it subject to be taxed by the latter." Wilson "dwelt on the injustice and impolicy of leaving N[ew] Jersey[,] Connecticut &c any longer subject to the exactions of their commercial neighbors." Id.
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." (38)
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."(184) On the other hand,
Primarily, they sought to unveil slavery's "impolicy and injurious effects in retarding the settlement and prosperity of the State." One anti-convention editorialist, writing in May 1823, boasted that "the emigrants from the east will bring money, and industry--the very things we want." He warned, however, that "emigrants from the south will bring us idleness, luxury, and the slow but fatal disease of slavery--the things we do not want." Another editorialist predicted that encouraging slaveowners to migrate into the state would stifle the development of manufactures and invite unfair market competition.
5; Benjamin Rush, "Considerations on the Injustice and Impolicy of Punishing Murder by Death [1792]," in Ibid., p.