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consolidate as in:  a consolidated loan

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  • I obediently consolidate the supplies I want into my pack.   (source)
    consolidate = bring together into one place
  • We have a consolidated loan.
    consolidated = brought together into one (in this case brought different loans into one)
  • The companies consolidated
  • The town and county schools are being consolidated
  • As the first hint of daybreak brightened the eastern horizon, the rocky, terraced terrain we'd been ascending gave way to a broad gully of unconsolidated snow.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unconsolidated means not and reverses the meaning of consolidated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • Even I who have no face, who make no difference when I come in (Susan and Jinny change bodies and faces), flutter unattached, without anchorage anywhere, unconsolidated, incapable of composing any blankness or continuity or wall against which these bodies move.†   (source)
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consolidate as in:  consolidated its hold on power

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  • We want to consolidate our gains.
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  • The plane that no one wanted was a new bomber, Consolidated Aircraft's B-24 Liberator.†   (source)
  • It's all Griffen-Chase Royal Consolidated, now.†   (source)
  • When, later in life, Usha and I consolidated finances, she was shocked to learn that I had multiple bank accounts and small past-due balances on credit cards.†   (source)
  • The marriage consolidated Sam's hundred and sixty acres with John's eighty.†   (source)
  • She stopped again on the first landing to consolidate a scheme; she would keep well clear of her skittish cousin, not even catch her eye—she could not afford to be drawn into a conspiracy, nor did she wish to prompt a disastrous outburst.†   (source)
  • Since coming to power in 1933, Hitler and the Nazis wasted no time in consolidating control, silencing their opponents, and beginning the campaign to reestablish Germany as a dominant world power.†   (source)
  • States 58.8 United States 37 38 Bill Gates Lawrence Joseph Ellison Richard Arkwright 58.0 58.0 United States United States 56.2 England THE 10,000-HOUR RULE No. Name Wealth in Billions (USD) Origin C o m p a n y or Source of Wealth Mukesh Ambani 55.8 India Reliance Industries Berkshire Hathaway Mittal Steel Company Getty Oil Company Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Merck & Company Western Union Union Pacific Reliance Communications Central Pacific Railroad Hughes Tool Company, Hughes Aircraft Company, Summa Corporation, TWA Curtis Publishing Company Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Union Pacific Railroad Warren Buffett 5 2.†   (source)
  • But Ashima does not believe in crossing out names, or consolidating them into a single book.†   (source)
  • The other clubs also disappeared as The Animal Tribe consolidated them in as well.†   (source)
  • In the Torah, the God of the Hebrews was known by many names—Jeova, Jehovah, Jeshua, Yahweh, the Source, the Elohim—but many Roman translations had consolidated the confusing nomenclature into a single Latin phrase: Jeova Sanctus Unus.†   (source)
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  • George Kramer, the assistant principal of the consolidated high school in S.D. 14 was a poker buddy.†   (source)
  • The man who consolidated their rage was a former Doe associate named Charles Taylor, a Liberian who had gone to college in Boston and New Hampshire and, after being convicted in an embezzling scheme, escaped an American jail through a window, using a hacksaw and a rope of knotted bedsheets.†   (source)
  • She was quiet for a moment, thinking, Jess decided, about her former school, which he saw as bright and new with a gleaming gymnasium larger than the one at the consolidated high school.†   (source)
  • Fernanda consolidated her authority.†   (source)
  • The return of House Harkonnen to power generally is ascribed to adroit manipulation of the whale fur market and later consolidation with melange wealth from Arrakis.†   (source)
  • Galbatorix was busy consolidating his power, the dwarves were in retreat, the southwest was a mass of war as the humans rebelled and fought to create Surda, and we had just lost our king.†   (source)
  • Jean and Blanca's country walks consolidated their friendship.†   (source)
  • On top of all that, the growth of the fast food chains has encouraged consolidation in the meatpacking industry.†   (source)
  • The often haphazard segregation of the past three hundred years was to be consolidated into a monolithic system that was diabolical in its detail, inescapable in its reach, andoverwhelming in its power.†   (source)
  • The spots consolidated into a twenty-foot-tall shadowy figure looming next to the Doors.†   (source)
  • Being a minority in both caste and class, we moved about anyway on the hem of life, struggling to consolidate our weaknesses and hang on, or to creep singly up into the major folds of the garment.†   (source)
  • But the Rush firm convinced him to consolidate everything into one holding company.†   (source)
  • Two weeks ago, the day of our first staff meeting at Cecil Consolidated, there was that dream again.†   (source)
  • Unless you include, as one must, the Holcomb School, a good-looking establishment, which reveals a circumstance that the appearance of the community otherwise camouflages: that the parents who send their children to this modern and ably staffed "consolidated" school-the grades go from kindergarten through senior high, and a fleet of buses transport the students, of which there are usually around three hundred and sixty, from as far as sixteen miles away-are, in general, a prosperous people.†   (source)
  • She'd clamped Ashley in her other arm, somehow getting her away from Lewis, and hugged us both as tightly together as if she was trying to consolidate us into one person.†   (source)
  • Then, to consolidate control of Manchuria, Japan attacked China in 1937.†   (source)
  • All the assaulters were consolidated on Al and they were about to start clearing up the stairs.†   (source)
  • They had lived to see "the expanded greatness and consolidated strength of a pure republic."†   (source)
  • The drums went bang and the cymbals clanged and the financial manipulators found a champion, a legal scholar who lent respectability to their righteous dreams of merger and consolidation; buy out, take over and sell off, all for the good of the many, of course.†   (source)
  • The important thing right now was to consolidate their forces.†   (source)
  • Of course the nephew will have to consolidate his power more quickly than he anticipated.†   (source)
  • Then the base realignment and closure folks had decided to consolidate CID offices across all branches at Quantico, which was also home to the FBI Academy and the Marine Corps.†   (source)
  • Clayton was not convict ancestry; his people had been "volunteers" marched aboard ship at gunpoint during time Great China consolidated Earthside empire.†   (source)
  • Jimmy Frank, who played for the Vivian High School Warriors until it was consolidated into the North Caddo High School, always had a plentiful supply of footballs—old worn ones from his high school team.†   (source)
  • Four of the Robertson boys played football at Vivian High School and later North Caddo High School (after the parish consolidated several schools).†   (source)
  • But neither degenerated into one consolidated government.†   (source)
  • So part of the assumption was that people who were more economically advanced would do two things: wield more power and work to consolidate such power.†   (source)
  • You are a teacher at the Hillsboro Consolidated School?†   (source)
  • Stem's items were consolidated in a corner of the dining room.†   (source)
  • The poet was living then in a Norman tower which had been very much a part of the military history of the country in earlier and equally troubled times, and as his thoughts turned upon the irony of civilizations being consolidated by violent and powerful conquerors who end up commissioning the artists and the architects, he began to associate the sight of a mother bird feeding its young with the image of the honey bee, an image deeply lodged in poetic tradition and always suggestive of the ideal of an industrious, harmonious, nurturing commonwealth: The bees build in the crevices Of loosening masonry, and there The mother birds bring grubs and flies.†   (source)
  • By uniting the small power of small sums, by skillfully manipulating it, they could achieve a consolidated financial power.†   (source)
  • After that there will be a period of slow consolidation while your race becomes prepared for us.†   (source)
  • We consolidated our forces and pressed ahead.†   (source)
  • He had once been in control of the Beaufort district until Piedmont had eclipsed his star along with Bennington's during the consolidation of the county systems.†   (source)
  • Even in her last year in consolidated high school-just ended-she worked.†   (source)
  • MOTHER—JACQUES: My little girl ...She's my big consolidation.†   (source)
  • "the Flying Boxcar," and "the Constipated Lumberer," a play on Consolidated Liberator.†   (source)
  • The link with the Buendias consolidated Don Apolinar Moscote's authority in the town.†   (source)
  • Above his palm, flames flickered, consolidating into the miniature shapes of a woman and two girls.†   (source)
  • Since the early nineties SMP has eaten into a great many old consolidated assets.†   (source)
  • Certainly, this is the time in which they consolidated their hold upon the sorceresses, explored the subtle narcotics, developed prana-bindu training and conceived the Missionaria Protectiva, that black arm of superstition.†   (source)
  • This year Ellie and Brenda both had boyfriends at the consolidated high school and the problem of what to give them and what to expect from them was cause of endless speculation and fights.†   (source)
  • O'Brien 38.8 United States 38.1 Japan 37.7 United States Carnegie Steel Company Inheritance 37.0 United States 35.6 United States Pullman Company 34.6 United States Central Pacific Railroad American Tobacco Company 33.4 United States 33.4 United States Armour Refrigerator Line 33.3 United States Consolidated Virginia Mining Company IKEA Ingvar Kamprad 33.0 Sweden 6o THE 10,000-HOUR RULE No. Name Wealth in Billions (USD) Origin C o m p a n y or Source of Wealth K. P. Singh 32.9 India D L F Universal Limited Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Hutchison Whampoa Limited Brooklyn Rapid Transit Shipping James C. Flood 32.5 United States Li Ka-shing 32.†   (source)
  • If you're not familiar, I'd advise you to check Monondock Consolidated School District vs. Cranepool or—†   (source)
  • Mr. Richard E. Griffen, President and Chairman of the Board, Griffen-Chase Royal Consolidated Industries Ltd.,†   (source)
  • In a spirited address to the Empire Club last Thursday, prominent industrialist Richard E. Griffen, of Griffen-Chase Royal Consolidated, warned of potential dangers threatening world order and the peaceful conduct of international commerce due to the ongoing civil conflict in Spain.†   (source)
  • In a house bound up in mourning, the nightly conversations consolidated the friendship between the two men.†   (source)
  • In a vigorous and hard-hitting speech entitled "Minding Our Own Business," delivered at the Wednesday meeting of the Empire Club in Toronto, Mr. Richard E. Griffen, President and Chairman of Griffen-Chase-Royal Consolidated Industries Ltd., praised the outstanding efforts of the British Prime Minister, Mr. Neville Chamberlain, which have resulted in last week's Munich Accord.†   (source)
  • She laughs a little, but there's no humor in that, either....Found written repeatedly on one page of a Ewen Consolidated High School notebook owned by Carrie White: Everybody's guessed/that baby can't be blessed/'til she finally sees that she's like all the rest...* Carrie went into the house and closed the door behind her.†   (source)
  • But after our last war, just at the turn of the century, the Conservative regime consolidated its colonial customs, and funeral rites became so expensive that only the wealthiest could pay for them.†   (source)
  • Cunha and I made certain that our casualties were actually dead, then consolidated the two sections into one of four squads and down we went — and found the Bugs that had our platoon sergeant besieged.†   (source)
  • This afternoon, when the phone call comes, it is one month after my last visit to Granton and I am standing in front of my grades five and six class at Cecil Consolidated, defending myself.†   (source)
  • It would be wrong to say that Hank's death was caused by the consolidating and homogenizing influence of the fast food chains, by monopoly power in the meatpacking industry, by depressed prices in the cattle market, by the economic forces bankrupting independent ranchers, by the tax laws that favor wealthy ranchers, by the unrelenting push of Colorado's real estate developers.†   (source)
  • If the States had paid or could have been forced to pay with as peaceable a means as may be used with success towards a single person, the State governments would have kept their constitutional powers and not consolidated.†   (source)
  • After he sold out, and after he was diagnosed with lung cancer, he consolidated his records and spent more time at Berring.†   (source)
  • If you continue to move as you have-not consolidating your gains-and you move upon Khaipur, Brahma will not defend it either.†   (source)
  • Where the driveway ends at Jinny's, there are Spanish daggers and the bare front yard with the forked tree with the seat around it-like some old playground of a consolidated school, with the school back out of sight.†   (source)
  • By their nature, sovereign states don't want to consolidate.†   (source)
  • Wade Lanier has been maneuvering for months, trying to consolidate the contestants into his camp.†   (source)
  • But the Constitution is only a partial union or consolidation.†   (source)
  • This is an age for the consolidation of man's gains upon this world.†   (source)
  • I'd been able to consolidate dinner, and sometimes supper, depending on how Rose was feeling, but breakfast had to be served in each kitchen.†   (source)
  • The Depression, for our family, was a time of careful consolidation of holdings through hard work, good luck, smart farming.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, when Ursula realized that she had not had enough time to consolidate the vocation of Jose Arcadio, she let herself be disturbed by consternation.†   (source)
  • These are traits in his character which peculiarly fit him for the exalted station he holds, and God grant that he may hold it with the same applause and universal satisfaction for many, many years, as it is my firm opinion that no other man could rule over this great people and consolidate them into one mighty empire but he who is set over us.†   (source)
  • Now that it was wide-awake, Easy Company prepared for a day of consolidation as the American ground troops waited out the weather.†   (source)
  • "Hey, consolidate the women and children and get them out of the compound," Mike said over the radio.†   (source)
  • Although Ken Monfort decided to follow IBP's tough policy on labor unions, he strongly resisted the increasing consolidation of the meatpacking industry.†   (source)
  • But even if the districts decided to consolidate, neighboring nations wouldn't allow it; the empire would be too strong and powerful.†   (source)
  • Both large and small States want to guard against an improper consolidation of the States into one simple republic.†   (source)
  • Instead, they have created a national government; the Union will become a consolidation of the States.†   (source)
  • An entire consolidation of the States into one national sovereignty would imply an entire subordination of the parts; State powers would be completely dependent on the federal government.†   (source)
  • With consolidation he had had to accept the arrival of a more powerful presence in his midst and Dr. Piedmont had taken particular delight in letting his subordinates know that he was sitting with both buttocks solidly planted on the throne.†   (source)
  • Before the consolidation of Beaufort County school systems into one smoothly coordinated integer (at least in theory) Bennington had been in command of the Bluffton district, of which Yamacraw was a part.†   (source)
  • So de white man figger dat anything less than de Uncle Sam's consolidated water closet would be too easy.†   (source)
  • Whatever Ghalib had felt, he had anyhow lived in India, and this consolidated it for them: he had gone with his own tulips and roses, but tulips and roses do not go.†   (source)
  • It was as graceful on Henrietta's part to believe that Mr. Bantling took an interest in the diffusion of lively journalism and in consolidating the position of lady-correspondents as it was on the part of his companion to suppose that the cause of the Interviewer—a periodical of which he never formed a very definite conception—was, if subtly analysed (a task to which Mr. Bantling felt himself quite equal), but the cause of Miss Stackpole's need of demonstrative affection.†   (source)
  • The more the Russian army retreated the more fiercely a spirit of hatred of the enemy flared up, and while it retreated the army increased and consolidated.†   (source)
  • It is as clear to me as sunshine,—were there any in the sky,—that the greatest possible stumbling-blocks in the path of human happiness and improvement are these heaps of bricks and stones, consolidated with mortar, or hewn timber, fastened together with spike-nails, which men painfully contrive for their own torment, and call them house and home!†   (source)
  • Our great industrial centres have recovered all their activity; religion, more consolidated, smiles in all hearts; our ports are full, confidence is born again, and France breathes once more!†   (source)
  • [Footnote r: I do not speak of a confederation of small republics, but of a great consolidated Republic†   (source)
  • After the battle of Navarino, when the Greek government was consolidated, he asked of King Otho a mining grant for that district, which was given him.†   (source)
  • I am not here led to inquire when and how the aristocracy of the Middle Ages came into existence, why it was so deeply severed from the remainder of the nation, or what founded and consolidated its power.†   (source)
  • As the Federal Government consolidated its authority, America resumed its rank amongst the nations, peace returned to its frontiers, and public credit was restored; confusion was succeeded by a fixed state of things, which was favorable to the full and free exercise of industrious enterprise.†   (source)
  • This is what the alcove consisted of:— Three rather long poles, thrust into and consolidated, with the rubbish which formed the floor, that is to say, the belly of the elephant, two in front and one behind, and united by a rope at their summits, so as to form a pyramidal bundle.†   (source)
  • Besides, he had noticed that patrimonies are subject to adventures, and, for instance, become national property; he had been present at the avatars of consolidated three per cents, and he had no great faith in the Great Book of the Public Debt.†   (source)
  • As men are individually weak—as they live asunder, and in constant motion—as precedents are of little authority and laws but of short duration, resistance to novelty is languid, and the fabric of society never appears perfectly erect or firmly consolidated.†   (source)
  • By this influence the vague impulse of patriotism, which never abandons the human heart, may be directed and revived; and if it be connected with the thoughts, the passions, and the daily habits of life, it may be consolidated into a durable and rational sentiment.†   (source)
  • But it happens that at the same period and amongst the same nations in which men conceive a natural contempt for the rights of private persons, the rights of society at large are naturally extended and consolidated: in other words, men become less attached to private rights at the very time at which it would be most necessary to retain and to defend what little remains of them.†   (source)
  • He left the duke with the state of Romagna alone consolidated, with the rest in the air, between two most powerful hostile armies, and sick unto death.†   (source)
  • The countless stories Homer's audiences knew came from all over the Greek world and were not consolidated in a single, consistent, and authoritative mythological compendium.11 Homer not only selects stories but retells them with different details and emphases to suit different contexts.†   (source)
  • 'Amy,' he resumed; 'your dear sister, our Fanny, has contracted ha hum—a marriage, eminently calculated to extend the basis of our—ha—connection, and to—hum—consolidate our social relations.†   (source)
  • But all the same I was not going to be built into Mrs. Renling's world, to consolidate what she affirmed she was.†   (source)
  • I've been working out a little scheme, just a bit of reorganization, and I've figured where I'll consolidate a few things together into a Women's Welfare Department.†   (source)
  • He wanted to consolidate his gains; to strike the black ensign, go ashore, hang the cutlass up over the chimney and think about the crops.†   (source)
  • lesser baronage whose principality was so far decayed that there would be no risk of his wife bringing him for dowry delusions of grandeur before he should be equipped for it yet not so far decayed but that she might keep them both from getting lost among the new knives and forks and spoons that he had bought—a wife who not only would consolidate the hiding but could would and did breed him two children to fend and shield both in themselves and in the progeny the brittle bones and tired flesh of an old man against the day when the Creditor would run him to earth for the last time and he couldn't get away: and so sure enough the daughter fell in love, the son the agent for the providing o†   (source)
  • They filled the factory-length corridors and giant classrooms with every human character and germ, to undergo consolidation and become, the idea was, American.†   (source)
  • "Forgive my mistakes," said Rafi, to consolidate himself.†   (source)
  • 4, was making the rough draft of his privy assembly to consolidate the monarchy.†   (source)
  • Hide thieves were numbered among these outfits, and this necessitated the consolidation of camps and the need for one or more men to be left on guard.†   (source)
  • But more and more, thanks to the development of hygienics and the consolidation of personal security, natural death was becoming the norm; and for the modern workingman the thought of eternal rest after having exhausted one's energies in labor was not at all horrible, but rather perfectly normal and desirable.†   (source)
  • He had them in the greatest order—his tapes and his files, his receipts, and his letters with lawyers and correspondents; the documents relative to the wine project (which failed from a most unaccountable accident, after commencing with the most splendid prospects), the coal project (which only a want of capital prevented from becoming the most successful scheme ever put before the public), the patent saw-mills and sawdust consolidation project, &c.†   (source)
  • If anything can more closely cement and consolidate the esteem which Mr. Bucket has formed for the family, it is the discovery of the nature of the occasion.†   (source)
  • Almost all the revolutions which have changed the aspect of nations have been made to consolidate or to destroy social inequality.†   (source)
  • My friend is dead, my neighbour is dead, my love, the darling of my soul, is dead; it is the inexorable consolidation and perpetuation of the secret that was always in that individuality, and which I shall carry in mine to my life's end.†   (source)
  • He said this at the stair-head, gently moving his right hand as if it were a silver trowel with which to spread the cement of his words on the structure of the system and consolidate it for a thousand ages.†   (source)
  • "No, my dear fellow," returned the young man, seating himself on the divan; "reassure yourself; we are tottering always, but we never fall, and I begin to believe that we shall pass into a state of immobility, and then the affairs of the Peninsula will completely consolidate us."†   (source)
  • The jury, then, which seems to restrict the rights of magistracy, does in reality consolidate its power, and in no country are the judges so powerful as there, where the people partakes their privileges.†   (source)
  • The constant action of the laws and the national habits, peculiar circumstances, and above all time, may consolidate it; but there is certainly no nation on the continent of Europe which has experienced its advantages.†   (source)
  • The thirteen colonies which simultaneously threw off the yoke of England towards the end of the last century professed, as I have already observed, the same religion, the same language, the same customs, and almost the same laws; they were struggling against a common enemy; and these reasons were sufficiently strong to unite them one to another, and to consolidate them into one nation.†   (source)
  • We have observed that in confederate peoples it is especially necessary to consolidate the judicial authority, because in no other nations do those independent persons who are able to cope with the social body exist in greater power or in a better condition to resist the physical strength of the Government.†   (source)
  • The difficulties which attend the consolidation of its independence rather augment than diminish with the increasing enlightenment of the people.†   (source)
  • I confess that I am inclined to consider the fears of a great number of Americans as purely imaginary; and far from participating in their dread of the consolidation of power in the hands of the Union, I think that the Federal Government is visibly losing strength.†   (source)
  • The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism.†   (source)
  • Lawyers of the past, haughty, pleading, beheld pass from the consolidated taxing office to Nisi Prius court Richie Goulding carrying the costbag of Goulding, Collis and Ward and heard rustling from the admiralty division of king's bench to the court of appeal an elderly female with false teeth smiling incredulously and a black silk skirt of great amplitude.†   (source)
  • Among a people consolidated into one nation, this supremacy is completely vested in the national legislature.†   (source)
  • Yet history does not inform us that either of them ever degenerated, or tended to degenerate, into one consolidated government.†   (source)
  • Struggling desperately to consolidate his shaky hold on the clan, he had sought an alliance with Munro to the north, or Grant to the south.†   (source)
  • From this consolidation of the Right Politique, and Ecclesiastique in Christian Soveraigns, it is evident, they have all manner of Power over their Subjects, that can be given to man, for the government of mens externall actions, both in Policy, and Religion; and may make such Laws, as themselves shall judge fittest, for the government of their own Subjects, both as they are the Common-wealth, and as they are the Church: for both State, and Church are the same men.†   (source)
  • It can place the militia under one plan of discipline, and, by putting their officers in a proper line of subordination to the Chief Magistrate, will, as it were, consolidate them into one corps, and thereby render them more efficient than if divided into thirteen or into three or four distinct independent companies.†   (source)
  • A distinction, more subtle than accurate, has been raised between a CONFEDERACY and a CONSOLIDATION of the States.†   (source)
  • An entire consolidation of the States into one complete national sovereignty would imply an entire subordination of the parts; and whatever powers might remain in them, would be altogether dependent on the general will.†   (source)
  • They ought, with equal care, to have preserved the FEDERAL form, which regards the Union as a CONFEDERACY of sovereign states; instead of which, they have framed a NATIONAL government, which regards the Union as a CONSOLIDATION of the States.†   (source)
  • So far the equality ought to be no less acceptable to the large than to the small States; since they are not less solicitous to guard, by every possible expedient, against an improper consolidation of the States into one simple republic.†   (source)
  • But as the plan of the convention aims only at a partial union or consolidation, the State governments would clearly retain all the rights of sovereignty which they before had, and which were not, by that act, EXCLUSIVELY delegated to the United States.†   (source)
  • in preserving a system with which his family pride is connected, and which constitutes him the first prince in Europe; —these causes support a feeble and precarious Union; whilst the repellant quality, incident to the nature of sovereignty, and which time continually strengthens, prevents any reform whatever, founded on a proper consolidation.†   (source)
  • Had the States complied punctually with the articles of Confederation, or could their compliance have been enforced by as peaceable means as may be used with success towards single persons, our past experience is very far from countenancing an opinion, that the State governments would have lost their constitutional powers, and have gradually undergone an entire consolidation.†   (source)
  • To this catalogue of circumstances that tend to the amelioration of popular systems of civil government, I shall venture, however novel it may appear to some, to add one more, on a principle which has been made the foundation of an objection to the new Constitution; I mean the ENLARGEMENT of the ORBIT within which such systems are to revolve, either in respect to the dimensions of a single State or to the consolidation of several smaller States into one great Confederacy.†   (source)
  • It is but too obvious that in some instances the fundamental principle under consideration has been violated by too great a mixture, and even an actual consolidation, of the different powers; and that in no instance has a competent provision been made for maintaining in practice the separation delineated on paper.†   (source)
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