The Congregational principle in church government is pure democracy.
Its main object was to abolish the oppressive aristocracy, without however introducing a pure democracy.
There he would enjoy the felicity of living in a pure democracy, where he could sit unelbowed by kings and aristocrats.
It was the establishment of a pure democracy that forced the experiment of universal free instruction in this country.
He has written strongly, far too strongly I think, in favour of pure democracy.
pure democracy is an utter and unattainable impossibility; nature has effectually barred against it.
But this is precisely the aim of pure democracy, and from its point of view a merit of the first order.
Democracy, pure democracy, has at least its foundation in a generous theory of human rights.
A pure democracy is a government conducted by the people in person.
Her great citizen Pericles changed the government of Athens to a pure democracy.