The Living Constitution

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Abstract

THE Constitution of the United States has been called a "sheet anchor," a "lighthouse," an "ark of the covenant," a "beacon," and a "fundamental law." The terms used in the document itself are of necessity abstract-House of Representatives, They lend themselves to metaphorical and figurative treatment, and our Senate, President, power, property, due process, life, liberty, and so forth. orators have taken full advantage of the opportunity.

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  • C.A. Beard

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