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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 146
1819
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America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive, Volume 1

James Silk Buckingham - 1841
...best of our skill, contrived and composed the frame of this government, to the great end of all rule : to support power in reverence with the people, and...magistrates honourable for their just administration ; for lib• erty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." The machine...
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The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises ..., Volume 5

William Evans, Thomas Evans - 1841
...men, according to the best capacity of their framcrs, to answer the great end of all government, viz., to support power in reverence with the people, and...to secure the people from the abuse of power, that the people may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - 1844
...will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country.''2 — " It is the great end of government to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power ; for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." Taking counsel,...
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A Brief Description of New York: Formerly Called New Netherlands, with the ...

Daniel Denton - 1845 - 74 pages
...which, as its preamble sets out, was "contrived, and composed to the great end of all government, viz. to support power in reverence with the people, and...free by their just obedience and the magistrates, honorable for their just administration, for liberty without obedience in confusion and obedience without...
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The True Grandeur of Nations: an Oration Delivered Before the Authorities of ...

Charles Sumner - 1845 - 104 pages
...rule of conduct for the intercourse of Nations. While he recognized as a great end of government " to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from abuse of power,"* he declined the superfluous protection of arms against foreign force, and " aimed...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

American Peace Society - 1845 - 606 pages
...a rule of conduct for the intercourse of nations. While he recognized as a great end of government, "to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from abuse of power," he declined the superfluous protection of arms against foreign force, and " aimed...
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The History of the American Revolution

Michael Doheny - 1846 - 248 pages
...intention in framing this justly celebrated form of government he thus describes : — " For the support of power in reverence with the people, and to secure...power, that they may be free by their just obedience ; for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." This intention,...
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A History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware: From Its Discovery by ...

Benjamin Ferris - 1846 - 312 pages
..."is free to the people under it, where the laws rule, and the people are a party to these laws." " To support power in reverence with the people, and...to secure the people from the abuse of power ; that the people * See trial of Penn and Mead. Penn's select works, folio p. 161. t Penn's conduct, on this...
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American Biography, Issue 163

Jeremy Belknap - 1846
...Society. The next spring he completed a frame of government (April 25, 1682), with the express design " to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power." It is prefaced with a long discourse on the nature, origin, use and abuse of government ; which shows...
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The ..., Volume 19

Robert Smith - 1846
...rule of conduct for the intercourse of nations. While he recognized as a great end of government, ' to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power,' he declined the superfluous protection of arms against foreign force, and 'aimed to reduce the savage...
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