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" LAWS of this government, to 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 they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their... "
The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ... - Page 146
1819
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A Popular History of the United States of America: From the ..., Volume 1

Mary Botham Howitt - 1860
...one man may not hinder the good of a whole country." And again, " 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." Shaftesbury...
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Our Whole Country: Or, The Past and Present of the United States ..., Volume 2

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1861
...April, 1682, Penn published & frame, of government, the chief object of * which was declared to be " to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power." He also published a body of laws, which had been examined and approved by the emigrants in England;...
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History of the Christian Church, Volume 2

John Fletcher Hurst - 1900
...that the will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country. 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." Nobly did...
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William Penn

George Hodges - 1901 - 140 pages
...party to those laws." His purpose, he says, is to establish " the great end of all government, viz., to support power in reverence with the people, and...confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." In a private letter, written about the same time, Penn stated his political position in several concrete...
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Views of an Ex-president

Benjamin Harrison - 1901 - 532 pages
...more comprehensive, or more noble than the end and purpose of civil government as described by him: "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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Year Book of the Pennsylvania Society of New York

Pennsylvania Society of New York - 1920
...venture to read it as one of the promulgations of the great father and advocate of brotherly love : "To support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the children from the abusive power, that they may be free by their just obedience and the magistrates...
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The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada which are ..., Volume 2

Cadwallader Colden - 1902
...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...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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The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada which are ..., Volume 2

Cadwallader Colden - 1902
...and LAWS of this Government, to the great End of all Government, viz. To support Power in Eeverence with the People, and to secure the People from the...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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The Rise of Religious Liberty in America: A History

Sanford Hoadley Cobb - 1902 - 541 pages
...people from abuse of power; that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honorable for their just administration; for liberty without...confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery." Nothing, surely, could be finer or more just than this declaration and definition. There is something...
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A History of American Political Theories

Charles Edward Merriam - 1903 - 364 pages
...may lack good men for their enforcement. The great end of the Frame of Government was declared to be "to support power in reverence with the people and to secure the people from the abuse of power." The opposition of the Quakers to taking the oath and to participation in war involved them at times...
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