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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 146
1819
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A popular memoir of William Penn

Jacob Post - 1850 - 72 pages
...government that shall serve all places alike." " The great end of government is to support and maintain power in reverence with the people, and to secure...confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery," From the accounts which William Penn had received of his newly acquired territory, he was desirous...
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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], Volume 1

Charles Sumner - 1850
...the Law of Love, as a rule of conduct, in the intercourse of nations. While recognizing the duty " to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from abuse of power," * as a great end of government, he declined the superfluous protection of arms against...
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William Penn: an Historical Biography: With an Extra Chapter on "The ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1851 - 457 pages
...reverence to God and good conscience towards men," he ^ has formed his scheme of government so as " to support power in reverence with the people, and...obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration."4 The constitution, a rough draft only, followed. It had been drawn up with great care...
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William Penn: An Historical Biography, from New Sources. With an Extra ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1851 - 353 pages
..."in reverence to God and good conscience towards men," he has formed his scheme of government so as " to support power in reverence with the people, and...abuse of power, that they may be free by their just obdience, and the magistrates honorable for their just administration."2 The constitution, a rough...
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Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Provincial Council - 1852
...contrived and composed the FKAME and LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz : to support power in reverence with the people, and...confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery. To carry this evenness is partly owing to the constitution, and partly to the magistracy ; where either...
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Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Provincial Council - 1852
...contrived and composed the FRAME and LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz : to support power in reverence with the people, and...their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable ror their just administration : for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty...
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The Life of William Penn: With Selections from His Correspondence and Auto ...

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1852 - 560 pages
...contrived and composed the frame and laws of this government 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 is confusion, and obedience...
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Memoir of Philip and Rachel Price

1852
...rights of person, property, and reputation depend. Wm. Penn recognised it as a great end of government " to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power." Our civil institutions are habitually recognised by the Society as excellent, and deserving their respect...
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The Life of William Penn: With Selections from His Correspondence and Auto ...

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1852 - 560 pages
...from the abuse of power, that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honorable for their just administration ; for liberty without...obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is shivery. " To carry this evenness is partly owing to the constitution, and partly to the magistracy...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 4

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...skill, contrived and composed the frame and laws of this government, to the great end of government ; to support power in reverence with the people, and...confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." The frame of government consisted of twenty-four articles, by which the power was lodged in the governor...
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