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" By commonwealth I must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of government, but any independent community, which the Latins signified by the word civitas, to which the word which best answers in our language is commonwealth... "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 180
1796
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Two Treatises of Government: By Iohn Locke

John Locke - 1764 - 416 pages
...of making laws is placed, fuch is the form of' the common. 'wealth. §.133. By common-wealth, I muft be underftood all along to mean, not a democracy,...government, but any independent community, which the Latines fignined by the word civitas, to which the word which beft anfwers in our language, is common.'wealth,...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...laws is placed: such is the farm of the common.u'eallh. 183. By cominnn-isealth, I must he understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of government, hut an if independent community, which the Latins signified hy the word eirltaf, to which the word...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 5

John Locke - 1823
...laws is placed, such is the form of the commonwealth. § 133. By commonwealth, I must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of...government, but any independent community, which the Latines signified by the word civitas ; to which the word which best answers in our language is commonwealth,...
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Two Treatises of Government

John Locke - 1824 - 277 pages
...laws is placed, such is the form of the commonwealth. § 133. By commonwealth, I must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of...government ; but any independent community, which the Latines signified by the word civitas ; to which the word which best answers in our language, is commonwealth,...
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Annual Register, Volume 53

Edmund Burke - 1825
...writers. Thus Locke, in his Treatise on Civil Government, says, " By commonwealth 1 must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of...government, but any independent community, which the Latins signified by the word civitas." And this is the sense in which, he says, king James (surely no friend...
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The Foreign Review

1828
...By FRANCIS PALGRAVE, Esq., of the Inner Temple. 2 vols. 4to. " By Commonwealth, I must be understood all along to mean not a Democracy, or any form of...Government, but any independent Community which the Latins signified by the word Civitan...and therefore, to avoid ambiguity, I crave leave to usť the word Commonwealth...
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Oxford and Locke

William Wyndham Grenville Baron Grenville - 1829 - 87 pages
...vols. 4to. By FRANCIS PALGRAVE, Esq., of the Inner Temple. " By Commonwealth, I must be understood all along to mean not a Democracy, or any form of...Government, but any independent Community which the Latins signified by the word Civitas — and therefore, to avoid ambiguity, I crave leave to use the word...
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Remarks on the Use and Abuse of Some Political Terms

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - 1832 - 264 pages
...estates to add amplitude and greatness to their kingdoms." J " By commonwealth I must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of government, but any end of Charles the First's reign, it has received the narrower meaning of a republic ; (thus, at the...
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Remarks on the Use and Abuse of Some Political Terms

Sir Roland Knyvet Wilson - 1877 - 198 pages
...estates to add amplitude and greatness to their kingdoms.' * ' By commonwealth I must be understood all along to mean, not a democracy, or any form of...government, but any independent community, which the Latins signified by the word cimtas ; to which the word which best answers in our language is "commonwealth,"...
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Two Treatises on Civil Government: Preceded by Sir Robert Filmer

John Locke, Robert Filmer - 1884 - 318 pages
...laws is placed, such is the form of the commonwealth. I 2 133. By " commonwealth" I must be understood all along to mean not a democracy, or any form of...government, but any independent community which the Latins signified by the word civitas, to which the word which best answers in our language is " commonwealth,"...
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