Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Benjamin Harvey Hill (182382)
But, sir, I have said I do not dread these corporations as instruments of power to destroy this country, because there are a thousand agencies which can regulate, restrain, and control them; but there is a corporation we may all well dread. That corporation is the Federal Government.
Senator BENJAMIN H. HILL, remarks in the Senate on the Pacific Railroad funding bill, March 27, 1878, Congressional Record, vol. 7, p. 2067.