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3572. GOVERNMENT, Usurpation of.—

The government of a nation may be usurped
by the forcible intrusion of an individual into


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the throne. But to conquer its will, so as to
rest the right on that, the only legitimate
basis, requires long acquiescence and cessation
of all opposition.—
To—. Washington ed. vii, 413.
(M. 1825)