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  • noun Obsolete spelling of republic.

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  • Neither monarchy nor aristocracy would have fitted the case, and the word republick itself would have been exposed to uncertainties, with which the word state is not chargeable; because it has been applied to governments discordant with those which were established by our revolution.

    Archive 2008-05-18

  • Ames, however, made a preemptive strike, cleverly portraying the “so much condemned” Senate as a critical component of the “federal republick” created by the Constitution, an institution that assured the continued existence of states and served as a barrier to “consolidation.”

    Ratification

  • Ames, however, made a preemptive strike, cleverly portraying the “so much condemned” Senate as a critical component of the “federal republick” created by the Constitution, an institution that assured the continued existence of states and served as a barrier to “consolidation.”

    Ratification

  • Ames, however, made a preemptive strike, cleverly portraying the “so much condemned” Senate as a critical component of the “federal republick” created by the Constitution, an institution that assured the continued existence of states and served as a barrier to “consolidation.”

    Ratification

  • Johnson thus expounds it, and adds, that it implies a republick, or a government not monarchical.

    Archive 2008-05-18

  • ‘Sir, (said he,) you are for making a monarchy of what should be a republick.’

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • In the republick of Sparta, it was agreed, that stealing was not dishonourable, if not discovered.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • They do, Sire, replied the minister, and have the highest sense of the honour your majesty has done them — but the republick, as godmother, claims her right, in this case, of naming the child.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • And what name has the republick fixed upon for the

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • And what name has the republick fixed upon for the

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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