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From Charles de Secondat Montesquieu’s The Spirit of the Laws, Book 11:

As all human things have an end, the state we are speaking of will lose its liberty, will perish. Have not Rome, Sparta, and Carthage perished? It will perish when the legislative power shall be more corrupt than the executive.

And yet here we are.

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