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3949. INDUSTRY, Shackles on.—

should we wonder at * * *[the] pressure
[for a fixed constitution in 1788-9] when we
consider the monstrous abuses of power under
which * * *[the French] people were
ground to powder; when we pass in review
the * * * shackles on industry by guilds
and corporations.—
Autobiography. Washington ed. i, 86. Ford ed., i, 118.