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4187. JUDICIARY (Federal), Sappers and miners.—[continued].

The judges are, in fact,
the corps of sappers and miners, steadily working
to undermine the independent rights of
the States, and to consolidate all power in the
hands of that government in which they have
so important a freehold estate.—
Autobiography. Washington ed. i, 82. Ford ed., i, 113.
(1821)