Had the convention attempted a positive enumeration of the powers necessary and proper for carrying their other powers into effect, the attempt would have involved a complete digest of laws on every subject to which the Constitution relates; accommodated too, not only to the existing state of things, but to all the possible changes which futurity may produce; for in every new application of a general power, the PARTICULAR POWERS, which are the means of attaining the OBJECT of the general power, must always necessarily vary with that object, and be often properly varied whilst the object remains the same.
In the first place, as these constitutions invest the State legislatures with absolute sovereignty, in all cases not excepted by the existing articles of Confederation, all the authorities contained in the proposed Constitution, so far as they exceed those enumerated in the Confederation, would have been annulled, and the new Congress would have been reduced to the same impotent condition with their predecessors.
In the next place, as the constitutions of some of the States do not even expressly and fully recognize the existing powers of the Confederacy, an express saving of the supremacy of the former would, in such States, have brought into question every power contained in the proposed Constitution.
They desire the existing
state of society minus its revolutionary and disintegrating elements.
Thus it is essential that the correlated terms should be exactly designated; if there is a name existing
, the statement will be easy; if not, it is doubtless our duty to construct names.
Aristotle is content to call existing
constitutions perversions of the true form.
The argument mainly relied on by those who believe in the multiple origin of our domestic animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds; and that some of the breeds closely resemble, perhaps are identical with, those still existing
In the European division of the world, we must look back to the tertiary epochs, to find a condition of things among the mammalia, resembling that now existing
at the Cape of Good Hope.
And here is a miracle, the sole miracle possible, continually existing, surrounding me on all sides, and I never noticed it!
Such, indeed, is the meaning of everything existing.
For retro-fitting to cost-saving "green" design standards, existing
and historic buildings may be architecturally challenging, but shouldn't be overlooked.
The Diamond Storage Array VT-Class doesn't replace existing
tape backup, it augments it," states Sherri Robinson, director of markets management.
At a larger scale, developers realize the value of an existing
building and often times take great efforts to either convert a building into a new use or renovate the building to appeal to today's contemporary market.
Because iSCSI is a native IP-based protocol, data can be transported over the existing
Ethernet infrastructure rather than through Fibre Channel or SCSI cabling.
In the taxonomy, the dialectical process begins with an existing